Matthew Burke, MBA, MSN, APRN-BC is an oncology nurse practitioner and co-investigator on multiple phase 1-2 clinical trials at the Yale Cancer Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven in New Haven, CT. He has spent his entire nursing career at Yale New Haven Hospital, initially as an oncology nurse in an in-patient medical oncology and bone marrow transplant unit, and now as a nurse practitioner and clinical researcher in a hospital-based outpatient clinic. He obtained an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a Master’s in Business Administration with a focus on not-for-profit healthcare management from The Heller School at Brandeis University, and a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the Yale School of Nursing.
He has published multiple articles and spoken widely on immuno-oncology agents, side-effect management, and cancer-related distress. In addition to his clinical work, Matthew is a member of the clinical faculty at the Yale School of Nursing. His personal research interest is on developing evidence-based guidelines for the management of side-effects from immune therapy for cancer and on cancer-related distress.