> Wendy Harpham, MD, FACP

Wendy Harpham, MD, FACP



Wendy S. Harpham, MD, FACP, is a doctor of internal medicine, best-selling author, long-term cancer survivor and mother of three. Diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1990, Dr. Harpham redefined her career by turning to writing as a way to continue to educate, comfort and inspire others. She has written six books for people dealing with illness or injury and their families. Her book set—When a Parent Has Cancer with the children’s book Becky and the Worry Cup— was awarded 2006 Consumer Book of the Year by the American Journal of Nursing. Her newest book, Happiness in a Storm, is about getting good care and finding happiness when you are sick or injured. She also has her own regular column in Oncology Times, entitled View From the Other Side of the Stethoscope, which received the 2006 Silver Award from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors for “Best Regular Column: Contributed.”