Medical Advisory Board

Chair

Sergio Giralt, MD
Chief, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Members

Brian L. Abbott, MD, MBA
Staff Physician
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Mounzer E. Agha, MD
Director, Mario Lemieux Center for Blood Cancers
Clinical Director, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program
UPMC HSCT Program, Hillman Cancer Center

Tauseef Ahmed, MD
Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program
Westchester Medical Center

Zoltan Antal, MD
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Long-term Follow-up Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine/NY Presbyterian Hospital

Joseph Antin, MD
Chief, Adult Oncology Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Jeffery J. Auletta, MD
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Director, Host Defense Program
Hematology/Oncology/BMT & Infectious Diseases;
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics at
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

David Avigan, MD
Director, Hematologic Malignancies
Bone Marrow Transplant
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Rajinder P.S. Bajwa, MBBS, MD, MRCP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Ohio State University
Department of Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Ruthee-Lu Bayer, MD
Director of Stem Cell Transplantation
North Shore LIJ Health System

Scott I. Bearman, MD
Clinical Director, Blood Marrow Transplantation Outpatient Program
Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

Samrawit Berhane
Transplant Coordinator, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Children's National Medical Center

Monica Bhatia, MD
Director, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Columbia University Medical Center

Valkal Bhatt, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Specialist
Blood & Marrow Transplant
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Farid Boulad, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Day Hospital
Attending Physician, Pediatric BMT Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Joel A. Brochstein, MD
Associate Chief for Cellular Therapy
Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY; Northwell Health

Xiomara Rocha-Cadman, MD
Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Mitchell S. Cairo, MD
Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and
Stem Cell Transplantation
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital,
Westchester Medical Center
Director, Children and Adolescent Cancer and Blood Diseases Center
Medical and Scientific Director, WMC Cellular and Tissue Engineering Lab
Medical Director, WMC Hematotherapy Program
Associate Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and Cell Biology & Anatomy
Westchester Medical Center

Richard E. Champlin, MD
Chairman, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cancer Medicine
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas

Nelson J. Chao, MD, MBA
Chief, Division of Hematologic
Malignancies and Cellular Therapy/BMT
Director, Global Cancer
Duke University

Allen Chen, MD, PhD, MHS
Associate Professor, Oncology and Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Quality, Safety, and Service, Oncology
Health IT Patient Safety Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Yi-Bin A. Chen, MD
Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital

Peter F. Coccia, MD
Ittner Professor and Vice-Chair of Pediatrics
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Laurence J.N. Cooper, MD, PhD
Professor, Pediatric Oncology
Chief, Pediatric Cell Therapy
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Children's Cancer Hospital

Morton J. Cowan, MD
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology, and Blood and Marrow Transplant Division
University of California, San Francisco
Children's Hospital

Pamela Crilley, DO
Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program
Hahnemann University Hospital

Jignesh Dalal, MD
Director Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant
Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Stella Davies, MBBS, PhD, MRCP
Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Nicholas C. D’Cunha, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine,
Dept. of Internal Medicine, Div. of Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Clinical Medical Director, BMT Program
Texas Tech University, Health Science Centre of Medicine

John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Oncology
Deputy Director, Siteman Cancer Center
Division of Stem Cell Transplantation
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University

Christopher Dvorak, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Chief, Allergy/Immunology Blood and Marrow Transplant Division
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Suzanne R. Fanning, DO
Director, Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant
Director Hematology Center of Excellence
GHS Cancer Institute, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Sherif Farag, MBBS, PhD
Director, Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Associate Director for Clinical Research
IU Simon Cancer Center

William Ferguson, MD
Medical Director of the Bob Costas Cancer Center;
Director of Hematology/Oncology and Professor of Pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

James L.M. Ferrara, MD
Ward-Coleman Chair in Cancer Medicine, Professor Director Hematologic Malignancies Translational Research Center
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
The Tisch Cancer Institute & Division of Hematology / Medical Oncology

Steven Fruchtman, MD
Chief Medical Officer; Senior Vice President
Onconova Therapeutics, INC

Alfred P. Gillio, MD
Section Chief, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center

Gregory Hale, MD
Director, Oncology Research and Education, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Blood & Marrow Transplantation
John Hopkin's Medicine/All Children's Hospital

Parameswaran Hari, MD, MRCP, MS
Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Froedtert Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin

Jonathan C. Howell, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Michelle Hudspeth, MD
Director, Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplantation
Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Medical University of South Carolina/Hollings Cancer Center

Luis Isola, MD
Medical Director,
Bone Marrow Transplantation Program
Mount Sinai Hospital

David Jacobsohn, MD, ScM
Chief, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Professor of Pediatrics
Children's National Medical Center, Center
for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Madan Jagasia, MBBS, MS
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Hematology-SCT
Director, Out Patient Transplant Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Matt Kalaycio, MD, FACP
Chair, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Professor, Department of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic

David Kaminetzky, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU Langone Medical Center, Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Neena Kapoor, MD
Professor of Pediatrics of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine
Director of Blood and Marrow Transplant Laboratory
Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Andrew Kung, MD, PhD
Chief, Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD
Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
Chief Scientific Officer, Robertson Clinical and Translational Cell Therapy Program
Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Duke University Medical Center

Leslie E. Lehmann, MD
Clinical Director, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program
Dana Farber Children's Hospital Cancer Center
Boston Children's Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Michael Lill, MD
Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Jeffrey M. Lipton, MD, PhD
Director, Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Aaron C. Logan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor (Hematology/BMT)
University of California, San Francisco
Medical Center

Fataneh Majlessipour, MD
Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Samual Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Markus Mapara, MD, PhD
Columbia University Medical Center
Professor of Medicine;
Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Program at College of Physicians and Surgeons

Philip McCarthy, MD
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Kerry McMillan, RD, MS, CD, CSO
Medical Nutrition Therapy Service
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Kenneth R. Meehan, MD
Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program
Associate Section Chief
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Steven M Neudorf, MD
Clinical Director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program.
Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

Stephen D. Nimer, MD
Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Richard J. O’Reilly, MD
Chief, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Andrew L. Pecora, MD, FACP
Cancer Center Director
Hackensack University Medical Center

Miguel-Angel Perales, MD
Deputy Chief, Adult Bone Marrow Transplantation Service
Director, Adult Stem Cell Transplantation Fellowship
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Steven A. Pergam, MD MPH
Medical Director, Infection Prevention, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Assistant Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division & Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington

Hemalatha Rangarajan, MD
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant

Voravit Ratanatharathorn, MD
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Co-Director, Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Director, JP McCarthy Cord Stem Cell Bank
Karmanos Cancer Center

Joseph Rosenthal, MD
Barron Hilton Professor and Chair in Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Scott Rowley, MD, FACP
Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Hackensack Medical Center

Indira Sahdev, MD
Section Head, Stem Cell Transplantation
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Lab
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY, Northwell Health

Brenda M. Sandmaier, MD
Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor of Medicine, University of Washington

Michael W. Schuster, MD
Director, Bone Marrow & Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Stonybrook Medical Center

Eileen Scigliano, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Mount Sinai Hospital

Stuart Seropian, MD
Assistant Professor, Section of Medical Oncology
Yale University School of Medicine

Tsiporah Shore, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Associate Director, Bone Marrow and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Service Chief, Inpatient BMT Unit
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College - New York Presbyterian Hospital

Thomas R. Spitzer, MD
Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

Ranier Storb, MD
Head of Transplantation Biology Program, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor of Medicine, Oncology at University of Washington

Roger Strair, MD
Hematology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital,
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Martin Tallman, MD
Chief, Leukemia Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Koen van Besien, MD
Director, Bone Marrow and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
New York-Presbyterian
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Marcel R.M. van den Brink, MD, PhD
Alan Houghton Chair in Immunology
Head, Division of Hematologic Oncology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Georgia B. Vogelsang, MD
Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins Oncology Center

Edmund Waller, MD, PhD, FACP
Professor of Hematology and Oncology
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology
Emory University Hospital, Winship Cancer Institute

Peter Westervelt, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Oncology
Director, Section of BMT/Leukemia
Washington University School of Medicine

Stephanie Williams, MD
Division Chief, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital / Spectrum Health

John R. Wingard, MD
Price Eminent Scholar and Professor of Medicine
Deputy Director for Research
Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Florida Shands Cancer Center
University of Florida College of Medicine

Ann Woolfrey, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Director, Unrelated Donor Program, FHCRC/SCCA
Full Member, Clinical Research Division, FHCRC
Professor, Pediatrics, University of Washington

Lolie Yu, MD
Eugenie & Joseph Jones Professor
Division Chief & Director, Pediatric Heme-Onc & HSCT Program
Children's Hospital/LSUHSC

Jasmine Zain, MD
Director, T-Cell Lymphoma Program Director,
Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
City of Hope National Medical Center