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    Cancer Focus:
    Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oral Cavity or Throat Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Stomach (Gastric) Cancer, Throat Cancer, Tongue Cancer, Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    Rosy is a certified oncology nurse practitioner in the Senior Adult Oncology Clinic and has been with Moffitt since 1997. After 7 years as an RN in hematology/medical oncology and then bone marrow transplant, she obtained her advanced degree and worked at Lifetime Cancer Screening and Diagnostic Center for 3 years and in Supportive Care Medicine for 6 years. She has been in her current position for the last 10 years caring for older adults with a variety of cancer diagnoses. She earned her bachelor’s in nursing at the University of Southern Mississippi in 1994 and her master’s degree at the University of South Florida in 2000. Rosy’s areas of interest include: improving clinician communication skills, humanizing medicine, narrative medicine, advance directives, and cognitive and mobility issues in the older adult. She is active in the NICHE geriatric nursing group and the 4Ms Age-Friendly Health Systems project at Moffitt evaluating What Matters Most, Mobility, Mentation, and Medication issues. Rosy also recently completed Vital Talk faculty communication training and enjoys developing and co-teaching classes for nurses, medical assistants, and APPs.

  • Publications

    • Vonnes C, El-Rady R. Implementing the 4 Ms in a geriatric oncology clinic to create age friendly cancer care. Geriatr Nurs. 2023 Nov.54:365-368. Pubmedid: 37783590.
    • Vonnes C, Parrish L, El-Rady R, Patterson D, Mason TM. "What Matters Most" to Older Adults With Cancer: Advance Care Planning. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2022 Aug.24(4):240-246. Pubmedid: 35671372.
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