Linda Jacobs, PhD, CRNP
Clinical Professor of Nursing
Director, Development of Cancer Survivorship Clinical Programs, Research and Educational Initiatives, Abramson Cancer Center
Dr. Jacobs is the founding Director of the Cancer Survivorship Center of Excellence at Penn, founded in 2001. The Survivorship Program at the Abramson Cancer Center is a multidisciplinary initiative incorporating clinical, research, and education areas. She develops and oversees all of the survivorship clinical programs. As a researcher, she examines the co-morbidities experienced by survivors as a result of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Jacobs' research interests focus on cardiovascular, reproductive, endocrine, quality of life, and other long-term and late effects of cancer treatment, clinical and genetic risk assessment, treatment summaries and survivorship care plans, and health behavior modification.