Stephanie Yates holds a BSN from UNC-Chapel Hill and an MSN from Duke University
with a primary focus in adult oncology. She later completed a Post Masters
certificate as an adult nurse practitioner. Her WOC nursing training was completed at
Emory in 1981.
Practicing as a WOC nurse for over 35 years, ostomy patients have always been a
large part of her practice. She has lectured on ostomy related topics in a variety of
settings and was recently lead author in the revision of the PSAG tool and resulting manuscript.