Kristine L Kwekkeboom, PhD, RN, FAAN

Lillian S. Moehlman Bascom Professor in Nursing and PhD Program Director


3137 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

Portrait of Kristina Kwekkeboom

PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Nursing
MS, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Nursing
BS, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Nursing

Dr. Kwekkeboom studies complementary therapies for pain and symptom management in persons with cancer and other chronic illness. Her research focuses on understanding symptom clusters, developing and testing interventions to improve symptom control, and identifying individual difference variables that explain which patients benefit from specific treatments. Dr. Kwekkeboom mentors students developing science in the areas of coping with cancer and treatment, cancer symptom management, quality of life, and self-management of pain in various health conditions. Her current service includes the UW–Madison Social Sciences Divisional Committee (vice-chair), and she is a standing member of the National Institute for Nursing Research Initial Scientific Review Group. Dr. Kwekkeboom is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

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