Laura J. Zitella, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN®
Laura Zitella is the lead advanced practice provider and nurse practitioner for inpatient hematology at Stanford University Medical Center and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Physiological Nursing at the University of California San Francisco.
In her current position, Laura leads an inpatient medical service of nurse practitioners responsible for the care of hospitalized patients with malignancies. She is actively involved in program development, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement initiatives at the Stanford Cancer Institute and the Stanford Center for Advanced Practice.
Laura is an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is a well published author, presenter, and educator on various oncology topics, particularly hematologic malignancies, the administration of chemotherapy and biotherapy, and supportive care topics such as infection, anemia, and oncologic emergencies.