Lauren McDonald


  • Assistant Teaching Professor

Faculty Mentoring Status / Research & Teaching Emphasis Areas

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Dr. McDonald has a background in medical-surgical nursing, specializing in oncology care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, she works in outpatient palliative care, providing symptom management to patients with serious illness. She has an interest in end-of-life care and advance care planning.

  • Medical Cannabis for Symptom Management in Cancer Patients. Ellis Fischel Cancer Symposium, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. June 2022. Presentation.
  • Advance Care Planning. Family Medicine Update, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. May 2022. Presentation.