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Musser, Denise, MSN, MPA

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  • Hematology

Care Philosophy:

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, my career in nursing has been focused the needs of patients with all types of cancer, hematological disorders and blood and marrow transplant patients. My areas of specialty include nursing care for those living with cancer as a chronic condition, collaborative clinical coordination of health care among physicians, nursing staff and other providers, case management, staff and patient education, and bringing current research findings to practice.

Clinical Interests:

  • Familial cancers
  • Adult oncology
  • Adult hematological disorders
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer genetics


Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Education Institution:

Winona State University, Winona, MN (Master of Science in Nursing)
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KA (Master of Public Administration)


  • Medical Specialty Achievement Award, Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, Hematology/Oncology/BMT, 2011
  • Oncology Nurse of the Year , Southeast Minnesota Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society, 2011
  • Recognition for Service to the Chapter Award, Southeast Minnesota Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society, 2011