- AHP Certification:
- American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
- Clinical Practice:
- Anal Cancer, Aplastic anemia, Bile Duct Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer in Men, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Ewing's sarcoma, Gallbladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer Treatment, Voice Box Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Malignant Mesothelioma, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer Treatment, Skin Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal), Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP), Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Polycythemia vera, Sickle Cell Disease, Thalassemia, Tongue Cancer, Von Willebrand Disease, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Breast Cancer Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Leukemia, Brachytherapy, Immunotherapy (Biological Therapy), Small Cell Lung Cancer, Nasal and Sinus Cancer, Oral Cancer, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor, Salivary Gland Cancer, Small Intestine Cancer, Lymphoma, Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Tumors), Gastrointestinal Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Superficial Thrombophlebitis, CMML Leukemia, Hemophilia Treatment, Lower Throat Cancer, Vascular Disease Care, Thymus Cancers, Blood Cancers & Disorders, Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia, Breast Cancer Treatment
Kathleen Oleson, RN, MSN, is a certified nurse practitioner who cares for adult cancer patients at UVA Cancer Center Pantops. She specializes in blood and cancer-related diagnoses and cancer symptom management, and is dedicated to working with each patient to make sure they receive the physical, emotional and spiritual support they need.
Oleson spent her childhood in New York and New Jersey before moving to Virginia, where she received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She earned a nursing degree from UVA and worked as an infusion/oncology nurse for Virginia Cancer Institute and Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center in Richmond for close to 20 years.
Oleson earned a master’s degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. She graduated with a certification in Adult Gerontology Primary Care in 2019.
Married with two children, Oleson and her husband live in the Richmond area. In their free time, the couple enjoys cycling on the Virginia Capital Trail and supporting the VCU basketball team.
- Virginia Commonwealth University, 2019