Ms. Byrd was a 2013 nominee for Magnet Nurse of the Year recognizing her exceptional patient care.
Titles and Roles
- Oncology Nurse Navigator
- Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
- Nurse Navigator
- Breast Cancer
Ms. Byrd received her Associate Degree in Nursing in 1988 and holds a Nurse Navigator Certificate from Georgia Highlands College. She has worked at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital since 1996 and has been a nurse navigator since 2007. Her work experience has been in medical-surgical nursing, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, radiology, breast imaging, and breast oncology. She assists patients being treated for breast cancer at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital.
Ms. Byrd has written several abstracts that were accepted for poster presentations. Most recent being the improvement of turn- around time for reporting hormone receptor results for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.