Edith Pituskin, RN, MN (NP) PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing
Email
pituskin@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 432-8221
Address
4-281 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 - 87 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 1C9

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

cardio-oncology oncology precision health targeted therapies survivorship body composition quality of life


About

Dr. Edith Pituskin holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. She has been an oncology nurse across multiple practise settings. 

Dr Pituskin is currently appointed as Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.


Research

Dr Pituskin's overall research theme aims to alleviate the difficult side effects of necessary cancer treatments, often lifelong. Preventive pharmacotherapy, physical activity, early supportive care, dietary interventions are only a few of her approaches. 


Teaching

Dr Pituskin maintains her NP clinical practice thus remains a 'hands-on' clinical expert.