Advanced Practice Providers

Mariko Pusinelli, MSN, FNP-BC

Oncology, Hematology


Mokena - Medical & Radiation Oncology

19060 Everett Blvd
Mokena, IL 60448



  • Undergraduate Education: Villanova University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Graduate Education: University of Maryland School of Nursing, Master of Science, Family Nurse


  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN)
  • Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certification

Honors & Awards

  • 1NWDH NIH Team Excellence Award 2017
  • 6th Annual IACRN Conference, Poster, “PLEAS Check,” 2014
  • Best Poster Award at NIH Professional Recognition Day 2014
  • Meyer 9 Monks Memorial Nursing Award of Excellence 2005

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Society Of Pediatric Nurses
  • International Association Of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN)
  • American Association Of Neuroscience Nurses


Mariko has worked in healthcare for 19 years, including pediatrics, post-partum, diabetes, hematology, oncology, and research. She enjoyed 9 years of pediatric hematology/oncology at the National Institutes of Health. Recently she spent 3 years coordinating diabetes type 1 and 2 research, including immunotherapy clinical trials. She is originally from Maryland and visits her family in Maryland and Hawaii as much as she can. She loves to paint and go on outdoor adventures with her son, husband, and dog Mochi.