Willow Durand, CNP
Willow Durand, CNP, joined New Mexico Cancer Center in Albuquerque in May 2010. Willow started as a nurse’s aide in high school, working in nursing homes and hospitals. She graduated from Creighton University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology in 1972. After working as a medical technologist in Iowa, California, and Alaska, she graduated from nursing school at the University of Alaska at Anchorage with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. A desire to participate in short term missions in Haiti led to working in Florida as a nurse. In 1995, she started specializing in oncology nursing. In 2004, she graduated from the University of South Florida with Dual Masters in Adult Health and Oncology in the nurse practitioner program. Willow has been an instructor in nursing at Keiser University. She also has experience in hospice, home health care and pediatric oncology.