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Dr. Rosaleen Bloom, Assistant Professor

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Rosaleen Bloom, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, AOCNS

Dr. Bloom earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marquette University, Master of Science in Nursing with an area of concentration as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist from the University of Minnesota and PhD from the University of Utah. Her nursing background is in Medical-Surgical Oncology nursing in both adult and pediatric populations. Dr. Bloom has advanced practice nursing leadership experience as an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and is certified as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (ACNS-BC) by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and as an Advanced Oncology Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (AOCNS) by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation. During her doctoral studies she received a doctoral degree scholarship in cancer nursing from the American Cancer Society. Her research interests focus on individuals with cancer and their caregivers and ways to improve healthcare access and support. Dr. Bloom’s professional memberships include the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, National League for Nursing, Oncology Nursing Society, and Sigma Theta Tau International.

  • Individuals with cancer
  • Caregivers of individuals with cancer
  • Improving health care access
  • Social support
  • Social media


Bloom, R.D., Beck, S.L., Chou, W.S., Reblin, M., Wilson, A. & Ellington, L. (2019). In their own words: experiences of caregivers of adults with cancer as expressed on social media. Oncology Nursing Forum, 46(5), 617-630. doi: 10.1188/19.ONF.617-630