Jenny Gilchrist is a Nurse Practitioner in Breast Oncology at Macquarie University Hospital, one of only four breast cancer specialist nurse practitioners in Australia. She also works for the McGrath Foundation as the Chief Clinical Lead for the Metastatic McGrath Breast Cancer nurses.
Jenny has twenty years nursing experience in oncology and palliative care, in both adults and children, and holds an honorary position as Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University. She a member on the board of directors of the Australasian Society for Breast Diseases and is a sub-investigator on several phase 2 and 3 breast cancer clinical trials at Macquarie University.
Her clinical interests and passions include breast cancer, supportive care and the prevention of burnout in healthcare professionals. Jenny also has a strong interest in clinical research, particularly that which aims to improve patient symptoms, care and quality of life.