Ms. Gorgens' specialties include head and neck, lung, breast and prostate cancer.
Titles and Roles
- Nurse Practitioner, Department of Radiation Oncology
- Emory University School of Medicine
Ms. Gorgens is an advanced registered nurse practitioner in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. She holds her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. She has worked for Emory Healthcare since 2006.
Ms. Gorgens is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Georgia Chapter, Oncology Nursing Society and American Society for Radiation Oncology. An avid runner, she has participated on the Emory Atlanta Heart walk team, Marathon Team of Massachusetts General Hospital for children’s oncology research, Liver Foundation Marathon Team and the Winship 5-K. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society and a volunteer at MEDSHARE in Atlanta.
Ms. Gorgens was born in Stuttgart, Germany. She speaks German, English, Spanish, French and Turkish. In addition to her NP experience, she has lived extensively abroad and has organized and planned diplomatic outreach programs with German trade and governmental agencies in Mexico City, Washington DC, and Bonn, Germany. She also served as assistant to the German Ambassador in Bangui, Central African Republic, and to the German Economic Counselor in Tunisia.
When she's not working, she enjoys running, hiking, traveling, eating healthfully and antiquing. She has four children and is also a cancer survivor.