Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, is a registered nurse, a professor in the departments of surgery and gynecology, and a university distinguished service professor of breast cancer at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She also serves as the director of the Johns Hopkins Cancer Survivorship Programs and administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center. She is the co-creator of the Johns Hopkins Managing Cancer at Work Program.

Ms. Shockney has had breast cancer twice in the past and works tirelessly to improve the care of people with breast cancer around the world. She is a published author and nationally-recognized speaker on cancer with a focus on cancer survivorship. She has written 15 books and more than 250 articles on the subject, and serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Oncology Navigation and Survivorship.

Outside of her work at Johns Hopkins, Ms. Shockney is also the founder and director of the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) and the consultant for breast cancer for national ABC News and Good Morning America. She is also regularly consulted by the Today Show and CNN. She serves on 34 medical advisory boards and has received 46 national awards and 6 state awards, including being inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame, being recognized with the Women in Business Healthcare Trailblazer Award, and receiving the Johnson & Johnson Most Amazing Nurse in America award.


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