Project Director for ELNEC Undergraduate and ELNEC Graduate Nursing Education and Research Associate Professor at Case Western, ELNEC
Polly Mazanec, PhD, AOCN®, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN is an oncology palliative care advanced practice nurse who has been on the ELNEC Faculty since 2001, teaching palliative care nationally and internationally. She is the project director for ELNEC Undergraduate and ELNEC Graduate nursing education. Dr. Mazanec has had extensive clinical experience in integrating palliative care into out-patient oncology settings and hospice programs and into nursing education. She has published and presented in the areas of palliative care in the oncology setting, cultural considerations at end of life, and caregiving.