Ruth Dickinson, BSN, RN, OCN is a certified oncology nurse and a patient navigator in the Center for Gynecologic Cancers at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative. She earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Rhode Island College. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island. Dickinson works closely with patients and their families to navigate the healthcare system and their continuum of cancer care. She serves as a patient advocate and empowers patients to take an active role in managing their health.