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Our Adult Palliative Care Team

  • Our expert physicians, nurses, and pharmacist work together with social workers and chaplains to offer compassionate expertise to you, your family, and your oncology team. Our staff is experienced in helping patients and families manage distress in the face of serious illness and at life's end.

  • Palliative Medicine

    Janet L. Abrahm, MD

    Institute Physician

    Rachelle E. Bernacki, MD, MS

    Director of Quality Initiatives, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care

    Douglas E. Brandoff, MD, FAAHPM

    Physician Leader, Schwartz Center Rounds

    Joshua R. Lakin, MD

    Senior Physician

    Kate Lally, MD


    Andrew Lawton, MD

    Senior Physician

    Lida Nabati, MD

    Senior Physician

    Elizabeth M. Rickerson, MD

    Senior Physician

    Jane deLima Thomas, MD

    Associate Director, Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship

    James A. Tulsky, MD

    Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care

    Irene M. Yeh, MD, MPH

    Senior Physician
  • Nurse Practitioners

    Barbara Reville, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, Nursing Director, Palliative Care Nursing
    Daniel Gorman, MS, FNP-C, OCN, Director, Adult Palliative Care Clinic
    Christina Bagley, MSN, FNP-C
    Jessie M. Brain, MSN, FNP-C, CCRN
    Clark Cassone, FNP-BC, ACHPN
    Sarah Hauke Given, MSN, ANP-BC
    Lyns Hercule, AGNP-C
    Jonathan Jehle, MSN, AGNP
    Natasha Lever, NP
    Kate Sciacca, NP
    Callie Siegert, MSN, AGNP-C

    Program Nurses

    William Carroll, RN, BSN
    Susan Mac Isaac, MSN, RN
    Karen Mott, BSN, RN, OCN

    Physician Assistants

    Linda Drury, PA-C
    Amy Fang, MS, PA-C
    Kaycee Farland, PA-C
    Julia Hussey, PA-C
    Kayla McCarthy, PA-C
    Courtney Moller, PA-C

    Social Workers

    Catherine Givens Arnold, MSW, LICSW, ACHP-SW
    Eliza Curtis, MSW, LICSW
    Jessica Goldhirsch, LCSW, MSW, MPH
    Mary Beth Labbe, LICSW
    Alice Liu, LCSW
    Amanda Moment, MSW, LICSW


    Molly Bacon, PharmD
    Benjamin S. Kematick, PharmD, BCACP
    Victor Phantumvanit, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
    Bridget Scullion, PharmD, BCOP
    Iman Suliman, PharmD

    2021-2022 Palliative Care MD Fellows

    Emily Aaronson, MD, MPH
    Angela Banks Paulino, MD
    Matthew Bartek, MD, MPH
    Sophia Bellin Warren, MD
    Jessica Cruz Whitley, MD
    Helen Knight, MD
    Jessica Logeman, MD, MSc
    Boris Martinez Recinos, MD

    2021-2022 Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Fellows

    Sara D'Arpino, MSN, AGPCNP-BC
    Charmaine Lastimoso, MSN, NP-C, MPH, CARN-AP

    PGY-2 Pain Management and Palliative Care Pharmacy Resident

    Joseph Ricciutti, PharmD

    Program Administrator

    Wendy Florentino

    Administrative Support Specialists

    Maggie Brady
    Kimberly Brown
    Dulcea Courant-Morgan
    Kristina Flynn
    Charlene Montgomery