Susan Acquisto, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Susan Acquisto, DNP,R.N.,NEA-BC, Chair, received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from University of San Francisco and is board certified in Nursing Administration. She is Co-Founder of The Bili Project Foundation based in California, that is dedicated to fund research for early detection, curative treatment options and improve the outcomes of Hepatobiliary cancers – cancers of the liver, gallbladder or bile ducts (Cholangiocarcinoma).
She was the presenting author at the ASCO Palliative Care Conference in Boston in October 2015 on the Clinical Nursing Practice Guidelines for patients with Cholangiocarcinoma and is the recipient of the Association of California Nurse Leaders 2015 Best Practice- Excellence in Nursing Research ACNL award. She continues to work with the Nursing Advisory Board to publish these Guidelines in peer reviewed clinical journals to expand the knowledge of interdisciplinary clinical professionals in the care of these patients.