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Mershell, Christina

Patient Support Services Administrator

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Background / Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

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Summary

Christina is dedicated to serving patients and families at Texas Center for Proton Therapy as their patient advocate. She provides assistance with lodging, transportation, and access to community resources to ensure patients can focus on their health and recovery. Ongoing patient events and services, including a weekly Speaker’s Series Luncheon and on-site and off-site activities, are part of the patient support experience.

Prior to joining Texas Center for Proton Therapy, Christina served two years at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville, Fla., as executive assistant to the director, coordinating development activities and assisting families with housing. She originally joined Ronald McDonald House as volunteer coordinator where she trained and directed more than 1,000 volunteers.

Previously, Christina served five years in an administrative role at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville supporting physicians, radiation therapists, and physicists. As lead administrative assistant, she gained experience in every aspect of proton therapy and patient experience, answering patient inquiries, and assisting with interdepartmental procedures to implement measures that ensured exceptional patient experience.

Notably as part of her duties, Christina founded a committee focused on employee events and volunteer community service projects such as cooking dinner for Ronald McDonald House families.

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