Janine Overcash, PhD, GNP-BC

Janine Overcash


College of Nursing

Academic Title

Professor - Clinical

Research Program

Cancer Control

Research Interest

Cancer ● Pain ● Depression ● Fatigue ● Breast Cancer ● Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

Janine Overcash, PhD, GNP-BC, is a geriatric nurse practitioner in the College of Nursing at Ohio State and a member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James.

Her work focuses on the care of older patients diagnosed with cancer, particularly on helping them maintain their functional independence and predicting their cancer treatment tolerance.

One of her recent studies determined that the mind-body exercise known as medical Qigong can reduce problems with cancer and treatment.

Dr. Overcash has co-authored many articles in well-known publications, including Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Supportive Care in Cancer.

Office Location

340 Newton Hall

1585 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210



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