Bio


Joanne is born and raised in Taiwan, bilingual in Mandarin and English, graduated with Masters of Science in Nursing with Gerontological Nurse Practitioner degree from University of California, San Francisco in 2008. She worked as a RN for 5 years on a Medical-Surgical unit at Stanford, and has worked as a Nurse Practitioner since 2010 with the first 4 years at the Community Living Center at VA Livermore and Menlo Park, and returned to Stanford working as a NP since 2014 in Urologic Medical Oncology specializing in treating urologic cancers, managing treatment related side effects and participating in clinical trials as a sub-investigator. Her top two StandOut strength roles are Equalizer and Creator.

Clinical Focus


  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Treating urologic cancers, managing treatment related side effects.

Honors & Awards


  • Certified Bilingual Speaker Provider, Clinician Cultural and Linguistic Assessment (April 23, 2020)
  • Hartford Scholarship, UCSF School of Nursing (Fall 2007)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Cum Laude Honor, San Jose State University (May 2005)

Professional Education


  • MSN, NP, University of California, San Francisco, Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (2008)
  • BSN, RN, San Jose State University, Nursing (2005)
  • Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Nurse Practitioner (2009)