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Lisa Petgrave-Nelson, LMSW, OSW-C

Oncology Social Worker; End-of-Life Doula


Currently pursuing a doctorate in social work at Wurzweiler University, Lisa is deeply committed to advancing her knowledge and expertise. Within the field, she contributes to the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee for the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW). Furthermore, she has actively participated in the BIPOC Council of the International End of Life Doula Association (INELDA).

Lisa's educational and professional journey revolves around her profound passion for serving cancer patients and their families, particularly in the realm of quality end-of-life care and healthcare equity. These themes have inspired numerous articles, blogs, and presentations, some of which have been featured in respected publications like The Journal of End of Life & Palliative Care. Lisa remains a fervent advocate for healthcare and end-of-life equity, particularly for those in underserved communities.