Carrie Tompkins Stricker, PhD, RN
Dr. Stricker is an oncology nurse practitioner at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In addition to clinical and teaching responsibilities at the Rena Rowan Breast Center, Dr. Stricker is a clinical assistant professor at University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program, the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the American Cancer Society for her independent and collaborative research focused on women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Dr. Stricker has authored and co-authored a number of peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Oncology Nursing Forum, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Seminars in Oncology Nursing and Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, as well as several book chapters on breast cancer and symptom management. She is an associate editor for the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. She has also authored a number of lay publications, including those addressing supportive care and cancer survivorship issues for women with breast cancer. She presents regularly to both lay and professional audiences on these topics.
Ms. Tompkins Stricker is a member of LBBC”s Medical Advisory Board. She is a frequent program speaker and reviewer of publications for LBBC.