Our Writers

About Rebecca Araujo, Writer at Cancer Nursing Today

Learn about Rebecca Araujo, medical writer, one of the editorial contributors to Cancer Nursing Today, a publisher delivering the latest in medical and health care news by providing readers with access to curated topics and content most relevant to their field and daily practice.

Education

Rebecca received her bachelor’s degree in English from Rutgers University.

Background and Expertise

Rebecca covers hematology and oncology research and news. She is the Hematology/Oncology editor for DocWire News, and her work has appeared in ASH Clinical News, Multiple Myeloma Today, GU Oncology Now, and more.

Contact

Rebecca can be reached at raraujo@AMCMediaGroup.com.

 

 

About Rob Dillard, Writer at Cancer Nursing Today

Learn about Rob Dillard, medical writer, one of the editorial contributors to Cancer Nursing Today, a publisher delivering the latest in medical and health care news by providing readers with access to curated topics and content most relevant to their field and daily practice.

Education

Rob received his BS in public relations/advertising from Rowan University.

Background and Expertise

Robert Dillard is a contributing writer with Cancer Nursing Today and its parent company, Mashup Media LLC. As a medical writer and editor, Mr. Dillard is experienced at producing high-quality clinical articles, blog articles, news releases, whitepapers, and a wide array of educational and promotional content pieces. Mr. Dillard has been writing in the health care space for over seven years and previously served as a public relations specialist, a field in which he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rowan University. He lives in Manalapan, NJ, with his son.

Contact

Rob can be reached at rdillard@AMCMediaGroup.com.

 

 

About Elaine S. DeMeyer, RN, MSN, AOCN®, BMTCN®, Contributor at Cancer Nursing Today

Learn about Elaine S. DeMeyer, RN, MSN, one of the editorial experts from Cancer Nursing Today. Elaine is a contributor for the Best Practice channel on Cancer Nursing Today, a publisher delivering the latest in medical and health care news by providing readers with access to curated topics and content most relevant to their field and daily practice.

Education

Elaine received her BSN and MSN – Nursing from St. Louis University.

Background and Expertise

Elaine is passionate about “inspiring, encouraging, and motivating oncology nurses.” She has worked as a staff nurse, educator, nursing faculty, clinical nurse specialist, scientific director, managing editor, and consultant. Currently, she owns her own company, beyond Oncology. Collaborative oncology projects include: an international online nursing curriculum, several health literacy projects; a lung cancer care coordination model; oncology certification reviews, and numerous blogs and educational activities. She facilitates an oncology speaker/mentorship and author/mentorship program. She has been awarded three separate Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) mentorship awards and is honored to have an annual nursing scholarship in her name from the Dallas Chapter ONS.

Contact

Elaine can be reached at contactcnt@mashupmd.com

 

About Joni L. Watson, DNP, MBA, RN, OCN®, Contributor at Cancer Nursing Today

Learn about Joni L. Watson, DNP, MBA, RN, OCN®, one of the editorial experts from Cancer Nursing Today. Joni is a contributor for the Best Practice Channel on Cancer Nursing Today, a publisher delivering the latest in medical and health care news by providing readers with access to curated topics and content most relevant to their field and daily practice.

Education

Joni received her BSN from the University of Texas at Arlington, MSN from the University of Texas at Tyler, and her MBA from the University of Texas at Tyler.

Expertise

Joni describes her calling as “taking care of the people who care for the people.” She has served and led several interprofessional teams impacting innumerable patients through work beyond Oncology, the Texas Nurses Association, Baylor Scott & White Health, LIVESTRONG, the American Cancer Society, and the Oncology Nursing Society. Her key interests include cancer prevention and detection, creativity and innovation in healthcare, and professional uses of social media to advance care. She has published thousands of nursing blog posts, contributed peer-reviewed articles, and edited print and online materials. Her edited work – Your Guide to Cancer Prevention – won the American Journal of Nursing 2018 Consumer Health Book of the Year.

Contact

Joni can be reached at contactcnt@mashupmd.com

 

About Teresa Hagan Thomas, PhD, RN, Contributor at Cancer Nursing Today

Learn about Teresa Hagan Thomas, PhD, RN, one of the editorial experts from Cancer Nursing Today. Dr. Thomas is a contributor for the Focus on Patients Channel on Cancer Nursing Today, a publisher delivering the latest in medical and health care news by providing readers with access to curated topics and content most relevant to their field and daily practice.

Education

Teresa received her BA in anthropology and international peace studies at the University of Notre Dame before earning her BSN from the University of Pittsburgh. She received her PhD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing with a focus in cancer survivorship and women’s health. She earned a certificate in Consumer Health Advocacy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Center for Patient Partnerships.

Background and Expertise

Teresa is a nurse and researcher. She is passionate about improving cancer care to ensure patients’ needs and priorities drive the care they receive. She has an active program of research integrating patient self-advocacy, symptom management, serious games for health, and palliative care. She also teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level and serves as mentor to nursing students and researchers. She lives in Pittsburgh, PA, with her husband and two boys.

Contact

Teresa can be reached at contactcnt@mashupmd.com