Radiation Oncology Nurses
Cheryl A. Fiscelli, DNP, RN, CAPA
Nurse Manager for Radiation Oncology/Tomotherapy and has been a nurse for over 28 years. Cheryl received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 1991, with honors from Madonna University, a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) in 2014, with honors from Walden University and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in 2019, with honors from Walden University. Cheryl is a Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse (CAPA).
Cheryl started her career at University of Michigan Medical Center in the intensive Care Unit (ICU) internship followed by positions in the emergency department, post-anesthesia care unit, clinical coordinator of the Breast Center, and the clinical coordinator for thoracic surgery. In 2010, Chery and her family moved to Colorado where she began her nursing practice at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) as the clinical coordinator for radiation oncology and was promoted to her current positions within a few years. During her time at UCH, Cheryl was also the nurse manager of Urologic Oncology, Littleton Cancer Center, and interim manager for the Breast Center.
Cheryl has been involved in several cancer center quality improvement (QI) initiatives including the oncology patient education and documentation QI project, oral chemotherapy adherence, co-chair of the Ambulatory Professional Practice Committee, and is a member of the Radiation Oncology Quality Team. Cheryl is also involved with several hospital and system wide projects. In 2016, Cheryl received a certification in process improvement through the Institute for Healthcare Quality Safety and Efficiency. In 2018, Chery was a Nightingale Nominee and was awarded the Magnet Nurse of the Year Award for Transformational Leadership.
Amy Hansen, RN –
Amy obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO in 1979. She has worked in nursing continuously since her graduation.
Amy took a position as Registered Nurse, in the department of radiation oncology, at the University of Colorado Hospital in November, 2000. Prior to coming to UCH she was employed at the Rocky Mountain Poison Center as a certified poison information specialist for 13 years.
Currently, Amy is working with Dr. Karyn Goodman, Dr. Sarah Milgrom, and Dr. Tracey Schefter. She has been an oncology certified nurse since 2003.
Janet Surls RN, BSN -
Janet received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech & Hearing Science and Communication Disorders from the University of Colorado @ Boulder in 1977. She returned to the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center to receive her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree in 1995. After working in a small community hospital in Belleville, KS for approximately 2 years, she returned to Denver. Janet worked as a chemo certified nurse at the University of Colorado Hospital on the Oncology Unit from August 1998 through March 2006. She joined the Radiation Oncology Nursing team in March 2006. She has been a member on a Radiation Oncology Nursing panel in a professional nursing presentation. She is in pursuit of OCN Certification by this summer.
Claudia Morena Cazarez