Hobbie is Associate Director of the Cancer Survivorship Program at Children's Hospital
of Philadelphia, one of the first comprehensive follow-up clinics in the United
States. In addition to co-authoring Childhood
Cancer Survivors, Wendy is one of the editors and chapter authors of the
textbook for professionals, Survivors of
Childhood Cancer: Assessment and Management (now in its second edition).
She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics such as
the late effects of treatment for childhood cancer, the role of the nurse
practitioner in follow-up care, and risk taking and decision making by
survivors of childhood cancer. She is frequently invited to present lectures to
healthcare professionals, cancer survivors, and their families on a variety of
cancer survivorship issues.
29 years, Wendy has devoted her professional life to the research and clinical
care of survivors of childhood cancer and their families. Through education,
Wendy has empowered survivors with the knowledge to advocate for themselves in
the healthcare system and society. Wendy lives with her husband Dan and two
children, Jonathan and Sarah, in Philadelphia.