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Teresa L. Trabert, MS, RN, AGNP-C, ACHPN

Teresa L. Trabert, MS, RN, AGNP-C, ACHPN Photo

Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse


General Summary

Teresa L. Trabert, MS, RN, AGNP-C, ACHPN, has more than 23 years of oncology nursing experience. Teresa earned her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado.

She began her nursing career at a level one safety net hospital working on the oncology, medical, and surgery unit then transitioned to its outpatient infusion center, where she obtained her Oncology Certified Nurse certification. Teresa later worked at large for-profit hospitals and a blood cancer center treating patients in rural regions.

An advocate for comprehensive cancer care, Teresa returned to the hospital she began her career at to develop a palliative care program. During her eight years as an independent provider, she specialized in palliative medicine and symptom management while obtaining her Adult and Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner certification.

She now works at Texas Oncology as a nurse practitioner and looks forward to continuing her passion of providing patient care and increasing accessibility to cancer treatment in rural settings.



  • Master of Science in Nursing
    University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
  • Bachelor of Scienve in Nursing 
    Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Award of Excellence for Outstanding Research/EBP team, Denver Health (2006)
  • Community Health Nurse Leader, Sigma Theta Tau (2007)
  • DAISY Award, Denver Health (2018)
  • Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association
  • Nurse of The Year, Denver Health (2007)
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Outstanding Advanced Practice Provider Clinician, Department of Medicine, Denver Health (2019)

Why did you become a nurse practitioner?

Teresa became a nurse practitioner to broaden the scope of her practice and create a larger impact in treating patients with chronic illnesses. She is passionate about patient care and supporting nursing teams who work diligently to provide high-quality cancer care to patients.

What is your personal philosophy around patient care?

Teresa endeavors to work with each patient and their loved ones to establish their desired treatment goals. She believes these goals ultimately define their comprehensive treatment plan and ensure they are receiving the best possible care tailored to their specific cancer.

Community Service

  • Colorado Melanoma Foundation, Mallets for Melanoma, Volunteer, Denver, CO (2014)
  • 9Health Fair, Volunteer, Denver, CO (2012)
  • Cancer Survivorship Day, Volunteer, Denver, CO (2006 – 2007)
  • Aprendiendo A Vivir Grupo Apoyo, Breast Cancer Support Group Volunteer, Denver, CO (2005)
  • 9Health Fair, Volunteer, Denver, CO (2004)


Research Interest

  • Sustainability of Palliative Care Principles in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Using a Multi-Faceted Integration Model
  • Journal of Palliative Care, October Vol 37, No 4, pp562-569, 2022
  • Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia and Relative Dose Intensity: An Evidence Based Practice Project
  • Oncology Nursing Forum, Vol 34, No 2, 2007