Stem Cell Transplant: Meet Your Team

Children's has a dedicated team for Hematopoietic Stem cell Transplant that is highly trained and eager to make life better for your child. The team works as a cohesive group to formulate a plan of care that is individualized for your child, for the best possible outcomes. Comprised of doctors, mid-level providers, nurses, social workers, child life specialists, dietitians, psychologists, financial services representatives, we are here to make sure both the needs of you and your child are met during and after the process of transplant.

Andrew Y. Koh, M.D. - Director
Victor M. Aquino, M.D. - Pediatric Transplant Specialist
Tiffany Simms-Waldrip, M.D. - Pediatric Transplant Specialist
Maite de la Morena, M.D. - Pediatric Immunologist
Jane D. Siegel, M.D. - Pediatric Infectious Disease
Cecilia Gladbach, RN, BSN, CPON - Transplant Coordinator
Ignacio Vasquez, RN, BSN - Transplant Coordinator
James DeMasi, RN, CPNP - Nurse Practitioner
Tara Pavlock, RN, CPNP - Nurse Practitioner
Stacy Ettinger, RN, CPNP - Nurse Practitioner
Kara Waters, RN, CPNP - Nurse Practitioner
Cara Zbylut, RN, CPNP - Nurse Practitioner
Jessica Anderson, RN, CPNP - Nurse Practitioner
Jessica Bailey, RN, CPNP - Nurse Practitioner
Teresa Kinsella, RN, CPNP – Nurse Practitioner
Jennifer Sheiner, RN, CPON - Transplant Nurse
Diane McGinnis, LCSW - Social Worker
Ruthie Davis, CCLS - Child Life Specialist
Julie Germann, Ph.D. - Pediatric Psychologist
Gevel Jackson, BA, CCRP - Clinical Research Coordinator
Niechelle Loyd, BS, MA - Clinical Research Coordinator
Paula Kelley, MT (ASCP) SBB - Accreditation Specialist

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