Martha Francis, PhD, CRNP
Radiation Oncology Nurse Practitioner
UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
Available for Telehealth Visits
Martha E. Francis is a registered nurse practitioner who specializes in radiation oncology. Her delivery of care focuses on the needs of not just the patient but also the entire family. Her ultimate goal is to impart meaningful change in how cancer care is delivered to help families live well during treatment.
Francis has been working at University of Maryland as a radiation oncology nurse practitioner since 2006. A London, Canada, native, she completed her undergraduate nursing education at the University of Toronto in 1994. Shortly thereafter, she immigrated to the United States to begin her nursing career in oncology, eventually receiving her master's degree and nurse practitioner certification from the University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida) in 2003. In July 2021, she completed her PhD in nursing, her dissertation focusing on communication and palliative care for couples living with advanced cancer.
Francis' clinical and research interests are in palliative and end-of-life care.
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University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine - BSN, 1994
University of Tampa, School of Nursing - Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner, 2003
University of Maryland School of Nursing - , 2021
American Nurses Credentialing Center - Family Nurse Practitioner, 2004
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University of Maryland Medical Center