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Victoria Marshall, PhD, RN

Victoria Marshall, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

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  • PhD, Nursing, Michigan State University, 2018
  • BSN, Nursing, Bowling Green State University, 2002

Research Interests

  • Adherence
  • Self-symptom management
  • Integrating technology to support the self-management of oral oncolytic therapies
  • Dr. Marshall's research focuses on developing technologies to support the self-management of oral oncolytic therapies among older adults. Additionally, she is interested in how cancer patients' beliefs and perceptions of their health care are formed and changed over the course of their treatment, in order to improve their decision-making ability as they approach end of life.


  • Fellow of the ORBIT Institute: Developing Behavioral Treatments to Improve Health (National Cancer Institute (1R25CA244065-01A1) - 2023)
  • Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care Research Methods in Supportive Oncology Workshop (National Cancer Institute (R25CA181000) - 2022)
  • Outstanding New Investigator Award (University of South Florida - 2021)
  • DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty Nominee (University of South Florida - 2021)
  • Emeline Hamilton PhD Dissertation Award Endowment (Michigan State University - 2019)
  • George and Margaret Lorimer Parsons Nursing Endowed Scholarship (Michigan State University College of Nursing - 2016)
  • Michigan State University College of Nursing Scholarship (Michigan State University College of Nursing - 2016)
  • John F. Dunkel Memorial Endowed Scholarship (Michigan State University College of Nursing - 2016)
  • Behavioral Cooperative Oncology Group Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award (Behavioral Cooperative Oncology Group - 2013)


  • Member: Health Outcomes and Behavior (Moffitt Cancer Center Collaborative Member, 2019 - Present)
  • Member (American Psychosocial Oncology Society, 2019 - Present)
  • Member (Florida Nurses Association, 2019 - Present)
  • Member (Tampa Bay Community Cancer Network, 2018 - Present)
  • Member (Southern Nursing Research Society, 2016 - Present)
  • Member (Oncology Nursing Society, 2016 - Present)
  • Member (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2016 - Present)
  • Member (Midwest Nursing Research Society, 2013 - 2018)
  • Member (Ohio Nurses Association, 1998 - 2018)
  • Member (American Nurses Association, 1998 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Marshall V, K, Chavez M, Rigg K, Lubrano B, Rajasekhara S, Efre A, Martinez Tyson . Framing Cancer Survivors’ Access, Use and Disposal of Prescribed Opioid Medications within the Opioid Epidemic Oncology Nursing Forum. 50(1) : 25-34, 2023.
  • Marshall V, K, PhD Chavez M, Efre A, Lake P, W, Rigg K, K, PhD; Lubrano B, Pabbathi S, Rajasekhara S, Martinez Tyson D, . Barriers to Adequate Pain Control and Opioid Use Among Cancer Survivors: Implications for Nursing Practice Cancer Nursing. , 2022.
  • Marshall V, K, Visovsky C, Advani P, Mussallem D, Tofthagen . Cancer Treatment-Specific Medication Beliefs among Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients: A Qualitative Study Supportive Care in Cancer. 30(8) : 6807-6915, 2022.
  • Belcher S, Mackler E, Muluneh B, Ginex P, Anderson M, Bettencourt E, DasGupta R, Elliott J, Hall E, Karlin M, Kostoff D, Marshall V, K, Millisor V, Molnar M, Schneider S, Tipton J, Yackzan S, LeFebvre K, Sivakumaran K, Waseem H, Morgan . Guidelines™ to Support Patient Adherence to Oral Anticancer Medications Oncology Nursing Forum. 49(4) : 279-295, 2022.
  • Marshall V, K, Mason T, M, Chavez M, Martinez-Tyson D, Bugajski A, . Impact of COVID-19 on Oncology Health Care Providers: The Resilience of a Profession Cancer Nursing. 45(2) : E407-E416, 2022.
  • Marshall V, K, Chavez M, Mason T, M, & Martinez‐Tyson D, . Emergency preparedness during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Perceptions of oncology professionals and implications for nursing management from a qualitative study . Journal of Nursing Management. 29(6) : 1375-1384, 2021.
  • Marshall V, K, Chavez M, N, Mason T, M, & Martinez Tyson D, . The Use of Telehealth to Provide Continuity of Cancer Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Advantages, Disparities, and Implications to Promote Health Equity Hospital Topics. : 1-11, 2021.
  • Marshall, V.K., Given, B. Satisfaction with an Interactive Voice Response System & Symptom Management Toolkit Intervention to Improve Adherence and Symptoms Management in Patients Newly Prescribed an Oral Anticancer Agent Oncology Nursing Forum. 47(6) : 637-648, 2020.
  • Marshall V, K, & Cairns P, L. Challenges of caregivers of cancer patients who are on oral oncolytic therapy. Seminars in Oncology Nursing. , 2019.
  • Marshall VK, Lehto RH, Given CW, Given BA, Sikorskii A, Conceptualisation of medication beliefs among patients with advanced cancer receiving oral oncolytic agents using a theory derivation approach. European Journal of Cancer Care. : Advanced online publication. DOI: 10.1111/ecc.12988, 2019.
  • Marshall V, K, Given C, W, Sikorskii A, Given B, A, Lehto R. How Adverse Events and Permanent Medication Stoppages Affect Changes in Patient’s Beliefs About Oral Antineoplastic Agents Supportive Care in Cancer. 28: 2589-2596, 2019.
  • Sikorskii A, Given CW, Given BA, Vachon E, Marshall V, Krauss JC, Banik A, & Majumder A, Do Treatment Patterns Alter Beliefs Cancer Patients hold Regarding Oral Oncolytic Agents? Psycho-Oncology. 27(3) : 1005-1012. DOI: 10.1002/pon.4606, 2018.
  • Marshall V, Vachon E, Given B, & Lehto R, Impact of Anticancer Medication From a Family Caregiver Perspective. Oncology Nursing Forum. 45(5) : 597-606. DOI: 10.1188/18.ONF.597-606., 2018.
  • Marshall VK, & Given BA, Factors Associated with Medication Beliefs in Patients with Cancer: An Integrative Review. Oncology Nursing Forum. 45(4) : 508-526. DOI: 10.1188/18.ONF.508-526., 2018.