Hollye Jacobs


Hollye Jacobs

Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW, is a writer, speaker, nurse, social worker, child development specialist, and the best-selling author of the New York Times bestseller The Silver Lining: A Supportive and Insightful Guide to Breast Cancer. 

An expert in the field of women’s health and wellness, Hollye has appeared on Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday, and The Doctors. She speaks about a family-centered approach to working with families facing life-threatening illnesses, bioethics, and grief/bereavement, and her personal experience and journey with breast cancer.  

Hollye received her MS in Child Development from the Erikson Institute as well as her BSN and MSW from Loyola University Chicago. She completed training in the Educating Physicians on End-of-Life Care (EPEC) program, the Palliative Care Program at Harvard University Medical School, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.

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