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Elisabeth King, RN, FNP-C, AGN-BC, AOCNP, CBCN

Elisabeth King, RN, FNP-C, AGN-BC, AOCNP, CBCN

Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner

Board Certifications:
  • Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Breast Care Nurse
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

General Summary

Prior to joining Texas Oncology, her healthcare experience included pulmonology as well as obstetrics and gynecology.


  • Frontier Nursing University, Masters in Nursing
    Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Austin Community College, Associates in Nursing
    Registered Nurse
  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science
    Human Biology, specializing in Genetics and Biotechnology

Medical Practice

Research Interest

Before entering the healthcare field, Elisabeth worked in molecular biology research at MD Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas at Austin focusing on cancer prevention. She has co-authored several papers and has presented her research at local and national conferences, including the American Association for Cancer Research and Oncology Nursing Society Congress. She has lectured at national conferences on various topics, including hereditary cancer and genetics. She also guest lectures on clinical oncology at The University of Texas nursing school.

Surgery Locations

Other Information

Elisabeth is married and has two children. She is an active volunteer at the Volunteer Healthcare Clinic, which serves uninsured adults and children with limited resources.

Accolades & Memberships


  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society
  • Clinical Cancer Genetics Community of Practice    
  • Coalition for Nurses in Advanced Practice
  • Frontier Nursing University Honors Society
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society Community Service/Publisher of the Year (2017)
  • Oncology Nursing Society Roberta Scofield Award (2016)
  • Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society ONS Congress Scholarship (2016)
  • Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society Certification Scholarship (2015)
  • Advanced Genetics Nurse, American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner, Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Breast Care Certified Nurse, Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
  • Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certification, Oncology Nursing Society
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Community Service

  • Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society, Board Member (2016-present)
  • Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church, Board Member (2016-present)
  • Breast Cancer Resource Center, Board Member (2016-present)
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Woman of the Year Runner-up (2017)
  • University of Texas, Clinical Nurse Specialist Preceptor (2015-present)
  • Volunteer Healthcare Clinic, Nurse Practitioner (2013-present)
  • American Cancer Society, Wig Room Attendant (2006)

Advanced Training

  • Oncology Nursing Society, Capital Hill Days (2017)
  • Oncology Nursing Society, Chapter Leadership Workshop (2016)
  • City of Hope, Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment (2015-2016)


  • Modifiable Correlates of Perceived Cognitive Function in Breast Cancer Survivors up to 10 Years after Chemotherapy Completion

    Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 2017

  • Genetic Testing: Challenges and Changes in Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

    Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 2017

  • The Role of Oncology Advanced Practice Providers in Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment

    Oncology Nursing Society Congress Poster Session, 2016

  • A Study of Triple-negative Breast Cancer Patients Tested with a 25-gene Panel of Hereditary Cancer Genes

    Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2015

  • Chemoprevention of Skin Carcinogenesis by Phenylretinamides: Retinoid Receptor-independent Tumor Suppression

    Clinical Cancer Research, 2006

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  • SAGE Profiling of UV-induced Mouse Skin Squamous Cell Carcinomas, Comparison with Acute UV Irradiation Effects

    Molecular Carcinogenesis, 2005

  • Identification of Genes Regulated by Chemopreventive Retinoids during Skin Cancer Development: Microarray Analysis In-vivo

    Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2005

  • Effect of Dietary Conjugated Linoleic Acid on Apoptosis and Gene Expression in Mouse Colon and Human Colon Cancer Cell Lines

    Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2004

  • Induction of Apoptosis by Vitamin E Succinate and Vitamin E Analog, α-TEA, in Human Ovarian and Cervical Cancer Cells

    The University of Texas Undergraduate Research Poster Session, 2004

  • The Tumor Preventive Effect of Conjugated Linoleic Acid Is PPARα-dependent:  Evidence that PPARα Is a Tumor Suppressor Gene

    Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2003

  • Retinoid Receptor Dependent and Independent Effects of Potential Chemopreventive Phenylretinamides: Mechanistic Studies In-vitro and In-vivo

    Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2003