Daniela Jordan Casbourne, MSN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, AOCNP, has been named advanced practice provider (APP) chief for Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, effective Jan. 7, 2024. In this role, Casbourne will lead the Winship physician assistants and nurse practitioners across Emory Healthcare, overseeing oncology APP clinical practice, quality, safety, education and the APP fellowship. She will also be responsible for development and oversight of oncology advanced practice guidelines for Emory Healthcare.
"Dani is a talented clinician and an insightful operational leader who has done an outstanding job serving as Winship's interim APP chief over the last few months," says Suresh Ramalingam, MD, Winship's executive director. "She brings extensive experience to the role and a demonstrated commitment to elevating care and supporting teams across multiple Winship specialty areas and campuses."
"Dani is a wonderful partner, and I know she will continue to grow the APP talent and programs across our many sites," says Charise Gleason, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP, vice president and chief APP officer for Emory Healthcare. "She understands the value that APPs bring to our oncology practices and the importance of ongoing collaboration with physicians and nursing teams to provide exceptional quality patient care."
In addition to her role as APP chief, Casbourne serves as Winship’s clinical director of the Rollins Immediate Care Center. She joined Winship in 2007.
Casbourne graduated from Mount Carmel School of Nursing and completed her BSN at the State University of West Georgia. She received a master’s degree from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, graduating with honors in the specialty area of family practice. She is active in regional and national programs related to oncology and APP leadership.
"I am honored and excited to lead our APP teams at Winship," said Casbourne. "We are well positioned to continue to make meaningful contributions to the lives of our patients and their families as we transition into new care delivery models to meet the growing needs of cancer care at Winship."