Margie Hickey, RN, MS Nursing, MS Human Resource Administration
MMH Communications, LLC
Global patient advocacy and patient engagement
Margie’s academic and oncology nursing experience is extensive and crosses all clinical settings. As director, Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, Margie was responsible for program planning, development and staff management for several cost centers. She also maintained responsibility for a multi-disciplinary oncology clinic, radiation therapy center, tumor registry and chemotherapy infusion center. Prior to this she was clinical director at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, where she held similar responsibilities and roles. These positions followed many years as a staff nurse where she was directly responsible for patient care.
Over the years, Margie also has shared her experiences in several ways to advance oncology nursing – as adjunct faculty in Medical Surgical Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh to being an Oncology Nurse Educator addressing multiple oncology disease states, treatment and symptom management.
She also is an author and editor on several publications in oncology. A member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), and the Society of Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses (SOHN).
Having an RN, MS in Nursing and MS in Human Resource Administration, Margie combines her vast experience in oncology and understanding of organizational challenges to help embed patient engagement in clinical settings.