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Genevieve A. Hollis, MSN, CRNP, AOCN, BC

Degree and Institution

MSN, University of Pennsylvania

Faculty Title

Advanced Senior Lecturer-B, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Administrative Title

Lead Nurse Practitioner

Abramson Cancer Center Title

Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Department of Radiation Oncology



Radiation Oncology/Genitourinary Service

Clinical Expertise

Physical and psychosocial symptom management, survivorship care, nursing education


Research Expertise


Jung OS, Guzzo T, Lee D, Mehler M, Christodouleas J, Deville C, Hollis G, Shah A, Vapiwala N, Wein A, Pauly M, Bekelman JE. (2012). Out-of-pocket expenses and treatment choice for men with prostate cancer. 80(6):1252-7.

Brunner DW, Hollis G (2012). Radiation Oncology Nursing Practice and Education in Haas M, Gosselin T (eds), Manual for Radiation Oncology Nursing Practice and Education (4th edition), Oncology Nursing Socity: Pittsburg. CHAPTER

Stricker C, Hollis G (2011). Reproductive Hormonal Imbalances in Cancer Survivors in J. Lester, P. Schmitt ( eds), Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Personalized Care, Oncology Nursing Society: Pittsburg. CHAPTER

Fredricks A, Hollis G, (2010). Diagnosis and Management of Opioid Bowel Dysfunction in Advanced Cancer Patients. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.

Deatrick JA, Lipman TH, Gennaro S, Sommers M, de Leon Siantz M, Mooney-Doyle Hollis, G., Jemmott LS (2009). Fostering health equity: Clinical and research training strategies. The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 25, 479-485.

Hollis G, Crighton M (2004). Myelosuppression. In American Cancer Society, A Cancer Sourcebook for Nurses. Sudbury MA: Jones and Bartlett. CHAPTER

Hollis G, Recio A, Schuchter L (2003). Diagnosis and management of high-risk and metastatic melanoma. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 19, 32-42.


Hollis G, Stricker C. Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: Impact on cardiovascular, metabolic, and bone health. American College of Nurse Practitioners 2012 Clinical Conference; October 2012; Toronto, Canada

Hollis G. Caregivers have needs too! Oncology Nursing Society Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse Conference; November 2007; Chicago, Il.

Houldin AD, Hollis G Lewis FM A qualitative study of caregivers of patients with newly diagnosed advanced colorectal cancer, Oncology Nursing Society 9th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research; February 2007; Hollywood, CA.


Hollis G, Deatrick J, Barrell CA, Fitzgerald B “Tell me your story”: Integrating explanatory models into an undergraduate nursing cancer case study, Oncology Nursing Society Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse Conference; November 2007; Chicago, Il.

Houldin AD, Lewis FM, Hollis G, Haller DG, Grande C, Boland B Experiences of colorectal cancer patients and their caregivers, Abramson Cancer Center Research Symposium; 2005; Philadelphia, PA.

Other Affiliations
Oncology Nursing Society; Oncology Nursing Society Nurse Practitioner Special Interest Group; Sigma Theta Tau, Gamma Nu; Southern New Jersey Chapter of Oncology Nursing Society

Board Certifications
Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AOCN)
Adult Nurse Practitioner (APRN, BC)

Honors and Award

Nominated, Provost Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing-- 2006
President's Award, Philadelphia Area Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society-- 1994
Sigma Theta Tau Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Leadership, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing - 1992

Contact Information

Genevieve A. Hollis

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Radiation Oncology

2nd Floor West PCAM
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-662-2428