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Kate McReynolds, APRN, MSc, MSN, ANP-BC

Assistant in Medicine
Genetic Nurse Practitioner

  • Appointments
    615-322-2064
    Physicians: 1-877-936-8422
  • Clinical Trials Information
  • Other Telephone Numbers
    Village at Vanderbilt
    615-322-2064

    Vanderbilt Breast Center at One Hundred Oaks
    615-322-2064

  • Faxes
    Village at Vanderbilt Fax
    615-343-3343
    Vanderbilt Breast Center at One Hundred Oaks Fax
    615-343-3343
  • Addresses
    Village at Vanderbilt
    1500 21st Ave S., Suite 2500
    Nashville, TN 37212
    Website

    Vanderbilt Breast Center at One Hundred Oaks
    719 Thompson Lane, Suite 25000
    Nashville, TN 37204
    Website

Profile

Ms. McReynolds is an advanced practice nurse with expertise in cancer genetics. She started her nursing career in the UK in 1989 as a registered nurse. Prior to coming to Vanderbilt, she worked for 12 years at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London (Europe's largest cancer center).
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Ms. McReynolds is an advanced practice nurse with expertise in cancer genetics. She started her nursing career in the UK in 1989 as a registered nurse. Prior to coming to Vanderbilt, she worked for 12 years at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London (Europe's largest cancer center). She is certified in Oncology and Gynecology Nursing, and has gained experience in many areas of cancer care. Her last 3 years at the Royal Marsden were spent in the Cancer Genetics unit working with Dr. Rosalind Eeles, a leading physician in clinical and translational cancer genetics. Kate's role involved research and cancer risk counseling. 

Ms. McReynolds moved to the United States and started work at Vanderbilt in 2004. While contributing to cancer genetic research in prostate cancer at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, she completed her studies and graduated from London University in 2007 with a health science master's degree in Advancing Professional Health Care (Cancer Care), specializing in Cancer Genetics. She enrolled at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and graduated in December 2011 with a Master of Science in Nursing and became a certified Adult Nurse Practitioner in 2012. She is now a nurse practitioner and the clinic manager of the Vanderbilt Hereditary Cancer Clinic. She has been instrumental in building the Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program at Vanderbilt. 

In 2014, Ms. McReynolds was appointed to the American Nurses Credentialing Commission (ANCC) Content Expert Panel for Genetics Nursing Advanced Certification and ANCC Genetics Content Expert Registry. This panel is currently determining how nurse practitioners will be nationally certified in genetics.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Biology, Oxford Brookes University 1986
  • Registered General Nurse, Guy's Hospital, London 1989
  • Gynecology Nursing Certificate, 1993
  • Cancer Nursing Certificate, 1995
  • Cancer Genetics Course, European School of Genetic Medicine, Italy, 2000
  • Course in Genetic Counseling in Practice, European School of Genetic Medicine, Italy, 2001
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Cancer Genetics, Institute of Cancer Research, London, 2004
  • Master's in Advancing Professional Health Care (Cancer Care), King's College, London, 2007
  • Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, (Adult Nurse Practitioner/Palliative Care) MSN-2011 

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