Michelle Peña, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Medical Oncology - Hematology

Michelle Peña is a nurse practitioner at Austin Cancer Center, who works along side Dr. Brian Shimkus.

Educational Background

Michelle earned her Masters of Nursing with a Minor in Nurse Education at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio where she graduated Suma Cum Laude.

Awards & Research

Michelle began her career as a nursing assistant, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Registered Nurse (RN) and then Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau.  She has been in nursing for 14 years; 11 of them as an oncology nurse.

She speaks Spanish fluently and enjoys exercise, weight lifting, traveling and spending time with her dogs.