Julie Scott Title: Nurse Practitioner Education: University of Missouri, Maryville University, University of Missouri St. Louis Expertise: Oncology Oncology certified practitioner through Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC)Over 12 years of oncology experienceAdjunct faculty for university for MSN and DNP students Experience Julie Scott is an oncology nurse practitioner with more than 10 years of clinical experience. As a nurse practitioner, she has recognized the need for accurate, easy to read information for the general public. She's also an adjunct faculty member, serving as a Chair for Doctorate nursing students and Masters of nursing students.With a strong clinical oncology background, Julie has focused the majority of her health writing with a focus on cancer. Her writing has included blog posts, providing content for websites, to developing educational pieces for clinical practice. When someone receives a diagnosis, or is being worked up for a particular problem, they often go to the internet for answers. There is so much information available to them. I want to be sure that there is accurate, well-researched options for them. They deserve to have the right answers. Education Julie has a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. She also has a Masters of Science in Nursing from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from University of Missouri in St. Louis, She is also an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.