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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:

    General Summary

    Elisabeth is a Nurse Practitioner in medical oncology and hematology. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and holds advanced certifications in oncology and genetics. She is also a Certified Breast Care Nurse. Prior to joining Texas Oncology, her healthcare experience included pulmonology as well as obstetrics and gynecology.

    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.

    Education

    Elisabeth received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Texas at Austin, where she specialized in Human Biology with an emphasis on Genetics and Biotechnology. She then attended Austin Community College where she received her Associate Degree in Nursing. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Frontier Nursing University where she graduated with honors.

    Elisabeth has also completed the City of Hope Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment, which provided additional training in cancer related genetic risk assessment.

    Medical Practice

    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

    Elisabeth sits on the boards of both the Breast Cancer Resource Center and the Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society. She is a member of the Texas Oncology Advance Practice Provider (APP) Executive Committee and is the Texas Oncology Austin-Area Lead APP. Elisabeth is involved with fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), and has been nominated for the LLS 2017 Woman of the Year.

    Memberships include:

    • Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology
    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • Austin Advanced Practice Nurses
    • City of Hope Clinical Cancer Genetics Community of Practice.
    • Frontier Nursing University Honors Society
    • International Society of Nurses in Genetics
    • Oncology Nursing Society 
    • Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society

    Community Service

    Research Interest