Von is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from UC Berkeley and then earned her Masters of Science in Nursing degree at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. After graduating, she worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner in primary care, urgent care, women's health and hematology/oncology. At Contra Costa Oncology, she works in tandem with our physicians, performing comprehensive health assessments and providing extensive review and interpretation of laboratory and imaging results. Von offers education to patients regarding side effects and toxicities of chemotherapy and biologic treatments. She is also involved in clinical trials aiming to explore, investigate and evaluate new and advanced treatment strategies. In her spare time, Von enjoys crafting, running and traveling. Her most memorable excursion includes traveling solo through Europe, visiting six countries and nine cities in four weeks. Von is also an avid foodie and relishes in trying new restaurants and cuisines.