About Kathryn Post, PhD

Dr. Post is a postdoctoral research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Cancer Outcomes Research & Education Program (CORE). She has also worked as a Nurse Practitioner in breast oncology at MGH since 2007. Dr. Post received her Ph.D. from the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College where her research focused on breast cancer survivorship. During her doctoral studies, she was awarded a pre-doctoral research fellowship at Boston College from 2015-2018. Dr. Post was also awarded the Doctoral Scholarship in Cancer Nursing from the American Cancer Society for 2017-2019.

Research Interests:

Dr. Post’s research interests center on breast cancer survivorship and developing interventions to enhance the care and quality of life for patients with cancer, cancer survivors and their caregivers. Dr. Post has presented her research findings on cancer survivorship at regional, national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Post has published peer-reviewed articles and co-authored an online book chapter. She has been the principal investigator and co-investigator on funded grants seeking to improve the lives of patients with cancer and their families and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for peer-reviewed journals such as Cancer Nursing, the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, the Journal of Cancer Survivorship and the Journal of Women’s Health.