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Kate Mazur

Location

Texas Medical Center

Specialty
Cancer
Phone: 832-824-4266
Fax: 832-825-1198
Email

kamazur@texaschildrens.org

Address

1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1580.21
Houston, TX 77030

Kate A. Mazur, MSN, APRN, CPNP

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Columbia University Nursing Education Master of Science in Nursing 2009
Columbia University Nursing Education Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2007
University of Michigan University Bachelor of Science, Chemistry Mathematics 2006
Columbia University Nursing Education Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

About

Kate Mazur is the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for the Developmental Therapeutics Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, where she focuses on clinical research and the development of novel agents to treat childhood cancers. She is particularly interested in patients with brain tumors and solid tumors, as well as the incorporation of palliative and supportive care into the treatment of patients with cancer.

Ms. Mazur holds individual memberships in the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), as well as the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC), and is actively involved with the nursing discipline for both groups. She also holds the first nurse practitioner position on the Planning Committee for the American Society for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO). Additionally, Ms. Mazur is a member of the Data Review Committee at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, where she participates in the safety monitoring of internally-initiated studies.

Ms. Mazur holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Michigan and graduated nursing school from Columbia University, where she completed a sub-specialty program in Pediatric Oncology.

Ms. Mazur was the 2013 recipient of the Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry Award for Advanced Practice Provider Excellence in Clinical Practice, Education, and Research at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers.

She is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB).

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Member
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) Member
Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Member
Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing Manuscript Reviewer
Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Manuscript Reviewer
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Member
Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) Member
Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society Member
Société Internationale D’Oncologie Pédiatrique (SIOP) Member
Texas Nurse Practitioners Member
Therapeutic Advances in the Treatment of Leukemia/Lymphoma Member

Selected Publications

Awards

2016    Clinical Research Award

2013    Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry Award for Advanced Practice Provider Excellence in Clinical Practice, Education, and Research, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center

2011    First Place Poster Presentation

2009    Sigma Theta Tau International, Columbia University School of Nursing

2008    Rudin Scholar, Columbia University School of Nursing  

Board Certification

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)

Language

English

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