Nonniekaye Shelburne, C.R.N.P., M.S., A.O.C.N.
Program Director, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Contact Information

Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
9609 Medical Center Drive, Rm. 4E110, MSC 9763
Bethesda, MD 20892
(For express delivery, use Rockville, MD 20850)

Interest Areas

  • Epidemiology and benefit-risk prediction models related to cancer treatment outcomes and toxicity and translation into clinical oncology practice


  • M.S. - Advanced Practice Oncology Nursing
    University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Nursing
  • B.S. - Nursing
    University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Nursing


Ms. Shelburne is a Program Director in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program's (EGRP) Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Branch (CTEB). She is responsible for facilitating research consortia and epidemiology research on risk assessment and interventions for cancer treatment outcomes and toxicity. She also has an adjunct research appointment focusing on symptom management in cancer patients and stress in informal caregivers at the NIH Clinical Center.

Before joining EGRP in 2010, Ms. Shelburne was an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the NIH Clinical Center. From 1998-2004, she was a Clinical Research Nurse within the same program. Her focus was on improving the clinical and research outcomes of patients in phase I and II clinical trials for cancer and hematological disorders.

Ms. Shelburne is an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (A.O.C.N.) and a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (C.R.N.P.) in Acute Care Oncology.

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