Joan Giblin, NP


Ms. Giblin has over 40 years of nursing experience, both as a family nurse practitioner and as an oncology nurse practitioner, where she was actively involved in patient care and clinical trials.

Titles and Roles

Survivorship Program Director
Winship Cancer Institute
Nurse Practitioner Specialist
Emory Healthcare
Survivorship Program
Adrenal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Brain and Spine Tumors
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Head and Neck Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Ocular Melanoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer


Ms. Giblin's experience as an oncology nurse practitioner gives her unique perspective on the needs of cancer patients and cancer survivors. As a clinical nurse practitioner, she was part of the aerodigestive team, specializing in the care of patients with lung, head and neck and throat cancers.

In 2011, Ms. Giblin assumed a new role as the director of the Winship Survivorship Program with primary responsibilities for developing the program as a resource for patients and a means to facilitate continued good health and quality of life for cancer survivors. Prior to this, she was the director of the Winship Call Center, the first point of contact for new cancer patients, and was instrumental in establishing protocols and procedures to streamline access to care at Winship.


Ms. Giblin received a BS in Nursing and a MS in Nursing-FNP, both from Pace University in Pleasantville, NY.


Ms. Giblin's current research is in the area of survivorship related to long term and late effects of cancer treatment and adherence to follow up.


Ms. Giblin's recent awards include:

  • 2005 Outstanding Nurse Practitioner in Georgia, AANP
  • 2006 "Marriage Angel". Redbook Magazine
  • 2007 "Champion of Change", Amgen
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