Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay

Registered Nurse


Technical Writing, Medical Editing, Healthcare Content Consulting, Oncology Nursing


Syracuse University - Utica College



Ashley Hay (owner of AHayNursing, P.C.) dedicated over a decade of her early career as an R.N. in oncology nursing. She's become experienced in a wide variety of clinical settings and obtained specialty certifications as a Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider, Pediatric Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Provider, ONS Adult Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Provider, and more.

Her passion for medical education has merged seamlessly with her long-time love of reading and creative writing. After moving to the West Coast, she transitioned to freelance medical writing, content consulting, and entrepreneurship. Ashley has covered topics including the healthcare system, cancer, and improving patient care for publications like,,, and Oncology Nursing News, among other publications. 


Ashley received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Syracuse University - Utica College. 

Other work:

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