Speakers

Gabriela Lacatus, RN, BSN, OCN, PhD

Scripps Health
San Diego, CA

Ms. Lacatus started her career as a passionate, excited medical surgical registered nurse and continued to expand her experience, knowledge and eagerness to push the boundaries into life sciences studies and cancer research. To build the full array of nursing skills and scientific background to better serve her patients, she went from a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at National University, San Diego, CA all the way to a doctorate degree in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas, San Antonio to a postddoctoral degree in Tumor Virology focusing on tumor angiogenesis mechanisms in HIV driven malignancies.

Ms. Lacatus currently serves as a Nursing Education Liaison and Charge Nurse to the outstanding group of oncology nurses at Scripps Health, San Diego, CA.

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