The Oncology Nursing Society is a professional organization of more than 35,000 registered nurses and other health-care providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research and administration in oncology nursing. Its mission is to promote excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care. In addition to her faculty work, Walker has held positions as a registered nurse in critical care and emergency medicine and as an advanced practice nurse in the area of adult hematology/oncology. She has served on various committees with the Oncology Nursing Society on the local and national levels.
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