Dr. Nicole L. Stout is a renowned health care researcher, consultant, educator, and advocate. She is research assistant professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Hematology/Oncology at West Virginia University Cancer Institute and the Associate Director of the Survivorship Program. She is an internationally recognized expert and leader in the field of cancer rehabilitation and survivorship care and has given over 300 lectures nationally and internationally, authored and co-authored over 80 peer-review and invited publications, several book chapters, and is the co-author of the book 100 Questions and Answers about Lymphedema. Her research publications have been foundational in developing the Prospective Surveillance Model for cancer rehabilitation. Dr. Stout is the recipient of numerous research and publication awards. She has received service awards from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, the Navy Surgeon General, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Cancer Special Interest Group and the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. She is a Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Stout holds appointments on the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Cancer Rehabilitation Research and Outcomes Taskforce, the WHO Cancer Rehabilitation Guideline Development Group, and the American College of Sports Medicine Moving Through Cancer steering committee. Dr. Stout is a past member of the American Physical Therapy Association Board of Directors. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 1994, a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Chatham University in 1998 and a clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 2013. She has a post graduate certificate in Health Policy from the George Washington University School of Public Health.