Dr. Ardith Doorenbos is a Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, College of Nursing at the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is Director of Palliative Care at the University of Illinois Cancer Center and Director of the Palliative Care Training Center.
Dr. Doorenbos’ research is centered on palliative care, pain and symptom management. Her grant portfolio is funded by the National Institute of Health: National Institute of Nursing Research and National Cancer Institute, and other professional sources. She has sustained record of over 150 peer-reviewed, data-based publications in nursing and multidisciplinary journals.
Her research is focused on the use of innovative technology and integrated therapies to enhance the delivery of pain and symptom management for individuals with cancer.