Ms. Oakley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a specialty certification in Oncology Social Work. She is responsible for assisting patients and families with the psychological, social and financial matters related to their diagnosis and treatment. She facilitates various patient and caregiver support groups at UFHPTI as well as provides short-term counseling. She has a special interest in working with adolescents and young adults with cancer. Ms. Oakley earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia and her Master’s in Social Work from Florida State University. She has practiced in the field of oncology social work for thirteen years and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers, where she serves as a board member.