Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN

Former Nursing Director, Adult Palliative Care, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Former Director, Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing Fellowship, DFCI

Educational and professional experience
1977 BSN, University of Vermont
1983 MS, Oncology Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
1996 Nurse Practitioner Certificate, Adult Oncology, University of Pennsylvania (Penn)
2004 Post-Masters Certificate in Teaching, Penn
2006 Faculty Scholar, Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care
2006-2011 Assistant Director, Palliative Care Service, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
2009-2011 Clinical Instructor, Jefferson School of Nursing
2011 Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Maryland, Baltimore
2010-2014 Clinical Associate, Penn School of Nursing
2011-2014 Co-Director, Palliative Care Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Current teaching and research interests

Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, is an oncology nurse practitioner with advanced certification in hospice and palliative nursing. Her clinical experience includes 16 years providing inpatient palliative care consultation and an extensive oncology nursing background. She is the former Nurse Director for the Adult Palliative Care Division and the Palliative Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Director at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 

Barbara served in director roles for palliative care services at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She teaches in the Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care and directs the Art and Science of Palliative Nursing Course. 

Scholarly interests include palliative nursing communication and post-graduate training for advanced practice nurses.