Lauren Ghazal, Ph.D., is a family nurse practitioner and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan School of Nursing on the National Cancer Institute T-32 in Cancer Care Delivery. She completed her PhD at the Rory Meyers College of Nursing at New York University, where her dissertation focused on work-related challenges and financial toxicity in adolescents and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors. Her broader program of research builds on her background in economics, clinical, and personal experiences to address cancer survivorship disparities in adolescents and young adults.