Suzanne Mahon is a professor at Saint Louis University in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology.
Dr. Mahon’s clinical practice focuses on advancing care in cancer genetics to patients and families. Her sustained clinical practice of more than 30 years demonstrates advance practice nurses can provide excellent comprehensive genomic care and counseling that ultimately decreases the morbidity and mortality associated with cancer. She has served on the Centers for Disease Control Task Force on Direct to Consumer Marking for Genetic Testing, the Advisory Board for the Missouri Show Me Healthy Woman program, the Oncology Nursing Society Hot Flash Clinical Guideline team, and the Oncology Nursing Society Genomics Task Force. Dr. Mahon has over 220 publications in peer reviewed journals beginning in 1986. She has served as an Associate Editor of the Oncology Nursing Forum and Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing coordinating departments on genetics/genomics. She is the recipient of the Oncology Nursing Society national award for Excellence of Scholarship and Consistency of Contribution to Oncology Nursing Literature Award (2005). Dr. Mahon was also awarded the 2011 International Society of Nurses in Genetics Founders' Award for Excellence in Education, the 2012 Saint Louis University School of Nursing Alumni Award, and the 2018 Certified Nurse of the Year from the American Nurses Credentialing Commission for Advanced Genetic Nursing.
Dr. Mahon receive her BSN and MSN at Saint Louis University and DNS from Rush University.