Heather Hannon MSN, RN ANP-BC OCN ACGN is a board-certified adult nurse practitioner focusing on GI and GU oncology and cancer genetic counseling. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Tufts University in Boston and her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in nursing at Marymount University in Arlington, VA. Ms. Hannon has worked at multiple top ten medical centers and has a wealth of experience in many aspects of cancer care, including medical and surgical oncology, oncology nurse navigation, and identification and management of individuals at high-risk for cancer. As a GI Oncology Nurse Navigator and Genetics Nurse at Bon Secours Cancer Institute in Richmond, VA, Ms. Hannon provides support and education to individuals and families throughout the cancer care continuum and is especially interested in utilizing genetic findings for informing cancer therapies. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society, International Society of Nurses in Genetics, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators. She is currently part of a group involved in updating the scope and definition of genetics nursing for the American Nurses Association.