Oncology professionals specializes in treating people who have cancer. Healthline’s Medical Network is composed of a diverse group of Oncology professionals that bring experience from a variety of specialty areas. The collective experience from our Network can be seen in the medical review of our articles, advisory insights provided on research initiatives, and via the proactive surveillance of the evidence landscape, which ensures that our medical content is at the forefront of healthcare.
Faith Selchick DNP, APRN, AOCNP
Dr. Faith Selchick is a board certified adult oncology nurse practitioner and an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner specializing in oncology. Currently, she is the associate director of medical strategy at a network of oncology healthcare and scientific communications agencies. Previously, she was an oncology nurse practitioner with over 10 years of experience. She also writes continuing education content and modules for nurses and advanced practice registered nurses.
Teresa Hagan Thomas PHD, BA, RN
Dr. Teresa Hagan Thomas is a registered nurse specializing in oncology and is a scientist at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. Dr. Thomas has an active, funded program of research focusing on promoting patient self-advocacy among individuals with cancer, including testing patient interventions to promote self-advocacy, patient-centered care, and quality of life.
Amy Tiersten, MD
Dr. Amy Tiersten is an ABMS board certified medical oncologist specializing in breast and gynecologic cancers. She is a professor of medicine and the clinical director of breast medical oncology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.