Patricia A. Mangan, MSN, CRNP, is Nurse Lead of the Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplant Programs at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In addition, she works in collaborative practice with Edward A. Stadtmauer, MD, focusing on the care of patients with multiple myeloma and other blood cancers. Ms. Mangan also serves as the nurse liaison of the Multiple Myeloma Committee and the Bone Marrow Transplant Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and is a member of the Nursing Leadership Board of the International Myeloma Foundation. She earned her master of science in nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is a certified registered nurse practitioner (CRNP) and clinical nurse specialist. An invited speaker on a broad number of topics that deal with bone marrow transplant and the care of patients with hematologic malignancies, Patricia Mangan has lectured on both the local and national level. The results of her work have appeared in such peer-reviewed journals as Blood, Nursing, Bone Marrow Transplant, Clinical Journal of the Oncology Nursing Society (CJON) and The Nurse Practitioner.