Katherine Byar, MSN, APRN, BC, BMTCNTM is a hematologic malignancy nurse practitioner at the Nebraska Medicine. She received her bachelor of science in nursing from Nebraska Methodist College, in Omaha, Nebraska and her master of science in nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is a bone marrow transplant certified nurse. Ms. Byar has co-authored a number of chapters, articles, poster/oral abstracts and has given numerous presentations in the field of oncology. She has received awards and grants for her excellence in oncology nursing in the areas of research and clinical experience from the American Cancer Society and the Oncology Nursing Foundation.