Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN

Dr. Donovan is a Professor of Nursing & Medicine Co-Director, National Center on Family Support University of Pittsburgh Director, Gynecologic Oncology Family CARE Center Magee Women’s-Hospital of UPMC. Dr. Donovan’s research and practice is in the development of education and support programs for families facing cancer. Her program of research, funded by NINR, NCI, NIDILRR, and ONS has tested innovative strategies and support systems to help families navigate the challenges of living with advanced cancer. She is currently the Principal Investigator and Co-Director of the first National Center on Family Support funded by the Administration for Community Living. She is the co-founder and Director of the GynOnc Family CARE Center at Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where her team provides support and education to family caregivers of patients with gynecologic cancer.