Janine Overcash, PhD, GNP-BC

Janine Overcash


College of Nursing

Academic Title

Assoc Professor - Clinical

Research Program

Cancer Control

Research Interest

Cancer, pain, Depression, fatigue, Breast Cancer, Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

Dr. Overcash is a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner (GNP) specializing in geriatric oncology, and is currently the Director of Nursing Research at the James Comprehensive Cancer Center and an Assosciate Clinical Professor at the College of Nursing at Ohio State University. Her primary areas of interest are the care of the older patient diagnosed with cancer, with a focus on maintaining functional independence, performance status, and the ability to care for self, and assessment of the older cancer patient for prediction of cancer treatment tolerance.

Education and Background

Office Location

340 Newton Hall

1585 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210



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