Stephanie Allen is an Instructor in the College of Nursing, and has been with Creighton University since May, 2019. As a registered nurse since 2010, Stephanie has worked in the areas of adult medical-surgical nursing, oncology nursing and hospice. Prior to coming to Creighton University, she worked at Nebraska Methodist Hospital as an Oncology Nurse Navigator. She has a passion and dedication for all of the different disciplines that she has been shaped by in her nursing career. She follows a deep calling for volunteering with International Nursing, and has been on several medical trips to deveolping countries, such as Haiti and the Dominican Republic. These experiences have provided fulfillment and realization of the importance of participating in these programs. Research interest includes the importance of early treatment for depression with cancer.