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Elizabeth A. Gilger, MSN, APRN, CNP

APRN Program Lead, Division of Oncology

Neuro-Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Division of Oncology

Phone 513-803-0539

Email elizabeth.gilger@cchmc.org

BSN: The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1995.

MSN: The University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PA, 2001.

Certification: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 2001.

Eshelman-Kent D, Gilger E, Gallagher M. Transitioning survivors of central nervous system tumors:  challenges for patients, families, and health care providers. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs.  2009 Sept-Oct; 26(5): 280-94.

Shih CS, Hale GA, Gronewold L, Tong X, Laningham FH, Gilger EA, Srivastava DK, Kun LE, Gajjar A, Fouladi M. High-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell rescue for children with recurrent malignant brain tumors. Cancer. 2008 Mar 15; 112(6):1345-53.

Fouladi M, Gilger E, Kocak M, Wallace D, Buchanan G, Reeves C, Robbins N, Merchant T, Kun LE, Khan R, Gajjar A, Mulhern R. Intellectual and functional outcome of children 3 years old or younger who have CNS malignancies. J Clin Oncolo. 2005 Oct 1; 23(28):7152-60.

Fouladi M, Helton K, Dalton J, Gilger E, Gajjar A, Merchant T, Kun L, Newsham I, Burger P, Fuller C. Clear cell ependymoma:  a clinicopathologic and radiographic analysis of 10 patients. Cancer. 2003 Nov 15; 98(10):2232-44.

Gilger EA, Groben VJ, Hinds PS. Osteosarcoma nursing care guidelines:  a tool to enhance the nursing care of children and adolescents enrolled on a medical research protocol. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2002 Sep-Oct; 19(5):172-181.

Hinds PS, Gilger EA, Eder M, Kodish E. The nurse as a witness in the research consent/assent process:  an inherently problematic role, or an ethical obligation?J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2002 Jan-Feb; 19(1):35-40.

Hinds PS, Oakes L, Quargnenti A, Furman W, Bowman L, Gilger E, Gattuso J, Martinson I, Yi KH, Drew D. An international feasibility study of parental decision making in pediatric oncology. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2000 Sep; 27(8):1233-43.

Hinds PS, Hockenberry-Eaton M, Gilger E, Kline N, Burleson C, Bottomley S, Quargnenti A. Comparing patient, parent, and staff descriptions of fatigue in pediatric oncology patientsCancer Nurs. 1999 Aug;22(4): 277-88.

Hinds PS, Hockenberry-Eaton M, Quargnenti A, May M, Burleson C, Gilger E, Randall E, Brace-Oneill J. Fatigue in 7- to 12-year-old patients with cancer from the staff perspective:  an exploratory study. Oncol Nurs Forum. 1999 Jan-Feb; 26(1):37-45.