Jeannine M. Brant, Ph.D., APRN-CNS, AOCN, FAAN
Jeannine M. Brant is an oncology clinical nurse specialist and executive director of Clinical Science & Innovation at the City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, California. She is recognized as a community, regional and national expert on cancer, pain and symptom management, and palliative care. Brant’s clinical work and program of research includes improving patient symptoms, developing clinically applicable tools to gather patient-reported outcomes, and focusing on nursing sensitive indicators that lead to quality nursing and interdisciplinary care. In a previous role, Brant served as director and lead scientist for the Collaborative Science and Innovation (CSI) Department at Billings Clinic and was also the principal investigator for the Montana Cancer Consortium Cancer Control Delivery Research (CCDR) through the National Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). She also served on the Joe Biden Moonshot Panel, Clinical Trials Workgroup, the National Quality Forum Opioid Use and Use Disorder Panel, and the American Nurses Association Palliative Care Steering Panel. Her work in disparities has included being director of the Women Reaching for Wellness Program, which promoted cancer education, prevention and early detection in Native American women. In her daily role, Brant mentors nurses and other clinicians to conduct studies that span population health needs, with a focus on studies focused on hospital -and ambulatory-based cancer care. She also has a keen interest and expertise in multilevel implementation science to test strategies to integrate evidence into practice. She has more than 150 contributions to the literature and has delivered more than 200 national and international seminars and symposia on her areas of expertise. She currently serves as a director at large for the Oncology Nursing Society and will assume the role of president in May 2022. The Oncology Nursing Society is the largest cancer nursing organization in the world, comprised of almost 40,000 oncology nurses and representing over 100,000 oncology nursing colleagues and cancer care organizational nationwide.