Since 1981, Gretchen A. Vaughn, RN, MSN, CPON, has worked at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati as a pediatric oncology nurse in various roles. She was a staff nurse in the Hematology/ Oncology Stem Cell Transplant unit for four years before earning a master's degree in Pediatric Oncology Nursing.
Gretchen then became an assistant head nurse/education coordinator for three years. Since 1989, she has worked as a clinical nurse specialist in the Hematology/Oncology Division.
In 1996, Gretchen finished her education as a pediatric nurse practitioner.
Education and Training
BSN: College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1981.
MSN: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala., 1986.
PNP: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1997.
Certification: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 1997.
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Marsh RA, Vaughn G, Kim MO, Li D, Jodele S, Joshi S, Mehta PA, Davies SM, Jordan MB, Bleesing JJ, Filipovich AH. Reduced-intensity conditioning significantly improves survival of patients with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Blood. 2010 Dec 23;116(26):5824-31.
Mehta P, Vinks A, Filipovich A, Vaughn G, Fearing D, Sper C, Davies S. High-dose weekly AmBisome antifungal prophylaxis in pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a pharmacokinetic study. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2006 Feb;12(2):235-40.
Hern MJ, Vaughn G, Mason D, Weitkamp T. Creating an international nursing practice and education workplace. J Pediatr Nurs. 2005 Feb;20(1):34-44.