Julie Scott

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 experience
  • Adjunct 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.

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