Kathy Choo

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Acute Care Services

Kathy Choo

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Acute Care Services

I began my nursing career at Memorial Sloan Kettering in 1984, caring for adult and pediatric transplant patients in a laminar air-flow environment (a contaminant-free environment). As the clinical nurse specialist on the adult inpatient transplant unit, I work with the nurse leader and clinical staff to promote a culture of excellence in the care of our patients.

I am responsible for implementing new policies in the unit, educating the staff about new practices, and developing  educational services to support institutional initiatives such as the prevention of central line-associated blood stream infection. I present materials to enhance our ongoing staff educational opportunities through our Overview of Hematologic Malignancies and Nursing Considerations Program and the Bone Marrow Transplant/HST Program.

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Among other responsibilities I work to foster the professional development of new nurses, and facilitate the workings of our relationship-based care model.

Clinical Expertise

Bone Marrow Transplantation (Adults)
Hematologic Oncology

Languages Spoken



Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)

Degrees and Licensures

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Molloy College
Juris Doctor (JD), Brooklyn Law School
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Molloy College
Registered Professional Nurse (RN)