Director-at-Large Member

Amy Newman - PhD RN CPNP-PC CPHON®

Current Position

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

APHON Membership

APHON member 1996-2010 and 2011-Present

Local Chapter Membership

Wisconsin Chapter member since 2001


  • PhD, 2017, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • MSN, 2002, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI


APHON National

  • Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing (JOPON)
    • Ad Hoc Manuscript Reviewer, 2012-Present
    • “Patient/Family Education for Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Oncology Patients Consensus Recommendations from a Children’s Oncology Group Expert Panel,” 2016
  • Annual Conference
    • Paper & Poster Abstract Reviewer, 2004-Present
    • Concurrent Session Presenter: “Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Communication and Decision Making,” 2015
    • COG Track Speaker: “Pediatric Bone Tumors: Meeting the Challenges Through COG Clinical Trials,” 2015
  • Conference Program Planning Committee
    • Conference Chair, 2007
  • APHON Counts
    • APN Updates Column Editor, 2008-2016
  • Nominating Committee
    • Chair, 2013
    • Member, 2010-2012
  • Patient and Family Handbook Editor
    • “Ewing Sarcoma,” 2014

APHON Local Chapter

  • Regional Conference Planning Committee, Member, 2010
  • Chicago, President, 2002–2006

Other Nursing Leadership

  • Oncology Nursing Forum, Published Manuscript: “Pediatric Oncology Nurses’ Experiences with Prognosis-Related Communication,” 2018
  • International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Paper Presentation: “Pediatric Oncology Nurses’ Experiences with Prognosis-Related Communication,” 2017
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Co-Presenter: “Is It Cancer? When to Refer to a Pediatric Oncology Provider,” 2017
  • Cancer Nursing, Published Manuscript: “Nurses’ Perceptions of Diagnostic and Prognosis Related Communication: An Integrative Review,” 2016
  • Oncology Nursing Society, Poster Presenter: “Living with Sarcoma: Facing Today with Hope for Tomorrow—A Patient-Focused Educational Event,” 2016
  • Children’s Oncology Group, Protocol Core Group: Bone Tumors, 2015-2020