Titles and Roles
- Oncology Nurse Navigator
- Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Kristen Schappeler, RN, BSN, OCN, is a nurse navigator at Emory Johns Creek Hospital supporting community oncology patients and benign hematology patients.
Mrs. Schappeler began her nursing career at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta as an inpatient nurse on the AFLAC oncology and hematology unit at the Scottish Rite campus. She then transitioned into adult oncology working as an outpatient clinic and infusion nurse at Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital in Atlanta. Working alongside medical oncologists, she assisted patients with symptom management, chemotherapy education, and access to resources. In 2016, Mrs. Schappeler returned to Emory working as an outpatient infusion nurse at Winship at Emory Johns Creek Hospital and later transitioned into her current role as oncology nurse navigator.
Mrs. Schappeler graduated from University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She then obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Emory University.