Nursing Board

Chair

Rita Jakubowski, RN OCN
Senior Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Program Manager
Mount Sinai Hospital

Members

Linda Abramovitz, RN, MSN
Practice Nurse
Hematology and Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant
University of California, San Francisco

Allison Adler, RN, MSN, OCN
Duke University
Transplant Coordinator,
Adult Bone Marrow Transplant

Barbara Adler-Brecher, MS, cGC, CHTC
Coordinator, Unrelated Donor Search Services,
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
Hackensack University Medical Center

Kristine Ahlberg, RN, BSN, OCN, CHTC
Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator,
Cancer Center Clinics
University of California, Davis Medical Center

Kristy Applegate, MBA, CHTC
BMT Project Manager
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Diana Beavers, RN
Transplant Coordinator,
Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Melissa Cochran, RN, MS, NP
Nurse Practitioner, Adult Stem Cell Transplant Program
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Caroline A. Costello, MBA, BSN, RN, CPON, BMTCN
Nursing Clinical Education Coordinator
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program
Boston Children’s Hospital

Denise Cummings, RN, BSN, CHTC
Nurse Coordinator, Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Adrienne Daigle, CHTC
Administrative Manager,
Centers for Leukemia & Bone Marrow Transplant.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark DeNinno, RN, BSN
Assistant Patient Care Manager BMT OP Clinic
Moffitt Cancer Center

Karen Dubel, RN, BSN, CHTC, CCRC
Transplant Program Coordinator,
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Adrienne Ewing
Specialty Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner
Mount Sinai Hospital

Sara A. Flickner-Houlihan, RN, BSN, OCN
Administrator,
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Lisa Fox, RN, OCN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Marrow Transplant Unit
VA Puget South Heath Care System/Seattle Division

Amy M. Garee, RN, MS, PNP
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Practitioner,
Hem/Onc/BMT Division

Cecilia Gladbach, RN, BSN, CPON, CHTC
Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator
Children’s Medical Center, Dallas

Londia Goff, RN, BSN, OCN, BMTCN, CHTC
Transplant Coordinator/Specialty Care Nurse
Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy & Transplantation Program
West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc.

Renee Gorczyca, RN
Transplant Center Coordinator
Western Pennsylvania Cancer Institute

Kelly Gray, RN, BSN
Director, Stem Cell Transplant, BMH-TIPTON
Baptist Memorial Hospital Tipton

Rebecca Gueco-Tolentino, RN
Transplant Center Coordinator
New York-Presbyterian,
The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

Elana Hamburger-Smilow, CPNP
Transplant Coordinator,
Division of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation
The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NYP

Elizabeth Harvey, RN, BSN, CHTC, BMTCN
Lead Blood and Marrow Transplant Coordinator
The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Christina Havey, RN, BSN
Rush University Medical Center

Ria Hawks, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPON
Transplant Center Coordinator
The Children's Hospital of New York

Patrice Hunter, RN, BSN, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN
Transplant Nurse Practitioner
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Christine Scura Iovino, RN, MS, FNP-BC
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
NYP/Columbia University Medical Center

Edna F. Klinger, RN, BS, CPHON, CHTC
Blood and Marrow Transplant Coordinator
Children's Hospital of Orange County

Christine Koch, RN, BSN, BMTCN, CHTC
Allogeneic Transplant Coordinator, Hematological Malignancies & Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
University of Colorado Cancer Center

Cindy Kramer, BSN, RN, OCN
Blood & Marrow Transplant Program/Oncology Navigator Program Nurse Manager
Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC Transplant Program

Metilde Lambert, RN, MN, OCN
Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator
University of California, Los Angeles

Deborah J. Liney, RN
Technical Director,
Unrelated Donor/Transplant Programs
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Judith Luck, MSN, ARNP, CHTC
Manager, Quality and Performance Improvement
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Miami Cancer Institute

Elisa Malek, RN, BSN, OCN
Clinician, Stem Cell Transplant Service
Quality Manager, Stem Cell Transplant Service
Hillman Cancer Center, UPMC

Wendi Martinez, RN, OCN
Stem Cell Transplant Center Coordinator
Manager, Quality Management Programs
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas

Peggy McNiece
Adult Stem Cell Transplant Program Manager/Coordinator
University of Miami, Sylvester Cancer Center

Kathleen Neves, RN, BSN, CHTC
Oncology Nurse Navigator
Los Alamitos Medical Center
Total Care Cancer Center

Lynn D. Root, RN
BMT Coordinator,
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Virginia Ross-Dodds, RN
Associate Director of Nursing
Mount Sinai Hospital

Peggy A. Russell, RN, CHTC
Allogeneic Nurse Coordinator
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center

Christy Satterlee, CHTC
Manager, Intake for Related and Unrelated Transplants
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Lori Short, BS, BSN, RN, OCN
Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy Unit
NMDP Coordinator/Clinical Transplant Coordinator
Cancer Treatment Centers of America at
Midwestern Regional Medical Center

Micah Skeens, RN, MS, PNP
Advanced Practice Nurse Hematopoietic, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant Division
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Inc.

Sharon Swift, RN, CHTC
Unrelated Adult and Pediatric Program,
James P Wilmot Cancer Center
Nurse Coordinator, Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Strong Memorial Hospital
University of Rochester Medical Center

Diana Tate, RN
Transplant Center Coordinator
University of Alabama at Birmingham and
The Children's Hospital of Alabama

Joanne Taylor
Nurse Coordinator
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

D. Kathryn Tierney, RN, PhD
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Stanford Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Victoria Tierney, BSN, RN,BMTCN
Interim Manager, Stem Cell Transplant Unit
Medical City Dallas | Medical City Children’s Hospital

Patricia VanStrien, RN, MSN, OCN, CHTC, BMTCN
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Clinical Program Quality Management Coordinator, Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Mati Vizcaino, RN, CHTC
Blood and Marrow Transplant Coordinator Johns Hopkin's Medicine/All Children's Hospital

Patricia Wang, RN, OCN
Transplant Coordinator
Florida Center for Cellular Therapy at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute

Susan Webb, RN, OCN
Manager BMT Program
GHS Cancer Institute, Outpatient Transplant Unit

Nan Werther, MS, CPNP, CPON
Transplant Coordinator/Nurse Practitioner
Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s
Medical Center of New York

Jennifer Wilder, RN, BSN, OCN, CHTC
Search, Procurement, and Outcomes Coordinator
NIH Unrelated Donor Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program
Clinical Monitoring Research Program
National Institutes of Health

Ruby Yusay, RN
Bone Marrow Transplantation Coordinator (Adult)
Montefiore - Einstein Center for Cancer Care