Ellen Neylon, MSN, FNP-BC, RN, CCRP, OCN
Ellen is a board certified Oncology Nurse Practitioner at the Center for Lymphoid Malignancies. She has been working with the practice since 2005, and has a vast knowledge of standard of care treatment modalities as well as a long history of working with novel agents as they advance through the clinical trial process towards FDA approval. She has expertise in anticipating patient’s concerns and questions, and promptly addressing symptom management throughout treatment and in follow up care. Ellen has an innate ability to communicate with patients and family members. She guides patients through the treatment care continuum, and strives to ensure each patient’s treatment and supportive care is tailored to their unique situation to improve the quality of their experience.
Ellen graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After relocating to New York City and working in clinical research for five years at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she attained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Long Island University. She then became a research nurse at Columbia University. Ellen furthered her education receiving her Masters degree in Nursing from Columbia University nursing school in a dual nurse practitioner program in Family Medicine and Oncology. She completed her specialized training at many of New York’s hospitals including New Presbyterian – Cornell Campus, North Shore LIJ, Brookdale Hospital, St Luke’s Roosevelt, and Beth Israel. Ellen is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC), is an oncology certified nurse, and holds a research certification as a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA).
Ellen is professionally active in a number of nursing organizations including the Oncology Nursing Society, both nationally and the local chapter, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the New York State Nurse Practitioner association. She currently serves on the editorial board of The Oncology Nurse Journal. Ellen speaks for the Lymphoma Research Foundation to educate other health professionals, patients, and families on hematologic malignancies.