Anna Babcock — nurse researcher

Anna BabcockAnna Babcock, RN, MSN joined the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute Research Department in 2014 as a nurse researcher. She earned her bachelor of science degree in Biology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Babcock went on to complete her master of science degree in Nursing at Metropolitan State University, including earning her public health nursing certification.

Prior to coming to Allina Health, Babcock worked with the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the University of Minnesota in the Masonic Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office. She assisted with clinical data abstraction and management, interviewed research subjects, and ensured federally mandated reporting deadlines were met.

Babcock’s current position is a meld of her science and nursing backgrounds. She works on both industry-sponsored therapeutic trials and investigator-initiated research projects in the adult brain tumor population. This includes working closely with clinical staff to delegate and coordinate patient care in accordance with protocols.

Babcock also assures participant safety, collects pertinent clinical data and meets reporting requirements. Additionally, she serves as a resource for patients and caregivers keeping them informed and educated about clinical trials. She finds this work rewarding as it provides patients an opportunity to access additional treatment options not otherwise available.  


 Anna Babcock, RN, MSN 

Nurse researcher
Phone: 612-863-9166
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