Kristen Haase is a Registered Nurse and PhD candidate at the School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Canada and an Assistant Professor at the University of Saskatchewan. Her research focuses on the patient experience with cancer, with particular interest in two areas: patient-healthcare professional interactions and the use of technology to optimize self-management in older adults. Kristen has clinical expertise in medical and surgical nursing, and the use of simulation in nursing education. Kristen has held fellowships and awards from the Nursing Intervention Research Group of Quebec, the Psychosocial Oncology Research Training Program, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care. Kristen has held funding as a principal investigator and co-applicant on research grants from several organizations, including the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology, and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation.