Kathleen Mott, RN, MS, NP-BC, APNG is a nurse practitioner with an advanced
practice degree and special certification in cancer genetics. Along with
40 years in women’s health, she brings 11 years of experience in
genetic risk evaluation, patient education/counseling and facilitation
of hereditary cancer genetic testing to Annadel Medical Group and St.
Joseph Health Sonoma County. Kathleen’s areas of expertise include
development and management of cancer risk assessment programs and the
evaluation and counseling of patients at risk of hereditary cancer within
a multidisciplinary oncology practice.
Kathleen received a diploma in nursing in 1972, a Bachelor of Science in
Nursing with an Education Minor from Alverno College and in 2006, a Master’s
of Science in Nursing with a dual option in Oncology and Genomics from
the University of California, San Francisco, California. Prior to joining
Annadel, Kathleen was the Coordinator of the Cancer Risk Assessment and
Hereditary Cancer Genetic programs for Redwood Regional Medical Group.
In this role, Kathleen developed a unique approach to cancer risk assessment
utilizing risk analysis software to identify clients at increased risk
of developing cancer. Following self-reported personal and family histories
collected in the breast imaging center, she provided individualized risk
consultations, risk reduction education and referrals for comprehensive
genetic evaluation, chemoprevention, and intensified cancer surveillance.
In her tenure, Kathleen has served the medical community in numerous capacities,
including principal of North Bay Cancer Risk Assessment Services; practice
as breast health specialist, and as a UCSF research nurse. While nurse
practitioner for breast surgeon Charles Elboim MD, FACS, Kathleen developed
and managed a breast endoscopy study for women at increased risk of developing cancer.
When Kathleen is not managing cancer risk assessments, caring for patients
with hereditary risk or serving as a resource to staff, she enjoys providing
professional continuing education and presentations to community groups.
A fitness buff, Kathleen loves working out with weights, power walks and
taking Pilates classes.