Suzanne Mahon, RN, DNSc, AOCN®, APNG, is a professor in internal medicine and adult nursing at Saint Louis University where she has run the Hereditary Cancer Program in the Saint Louis University Cancer Center since 1999. She has been an oncology nurse for 30 years. Suzanne lives in Sunset Hills, MO, with her loving husband Jerry who is a geriatrician. Her oldest daughter, Emily, has degrees in music therapy and nursing and works as an RN caring for the older adult population. Suzanne’s middle daughter, Maureen, recently completed her BSN and is working with neurosurgical patients, and her youngest daughter, Elaine, is pursuing a BSN with a minor in public health from Saint Louis University. Suzanne’s energetic lab mix dog, Maggie, keeps her busy and active. Outside of nursing she is proud to be an active parent in her girls’ lives and enjoys reading, swimming, fishing, and cross stitching.