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Our Stem Cell Transplant Team

  • Our providers work together across a range of specialty areas to coordinate fully integrated, personalized care. A dedicated team of clinicians that specializes in your type of blood cancer works with you throughout your treatment, from diagnosis through long-term follow-up and specialized survivorship support.

    Patients receive world-class care from a team of specialists, including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, hematopathologists, infectious disease specialists, hematologists, physician assistants, nurses, oral surgeons, pharmacists, nutritionists, physical therapists, search coordinators, care coordinators, financial counselors, and clinical social workers.

    Your entire care team has extensive experience in stem cell transplantation. Our specialists work closely together and collaborate regularly to ensure that your care plan offers the best possible outcomes and that all your needs are met.

    Stem Cell Transplantation Leadership

    Joseph Antin, MD, Chief and Program Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program

    Robert J. Soiffer, MD, Co-Chief, Stem Cell Transplant Program
    Chief, Hematologic Malignancies Division

    Edwin Alyea, MD, Associate Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program

    Vincent Ho, MD, Clinical Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program

    Amy Emmert, MScPH, Vice President, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapies

  • Medical Oncology

    Edwin P. Alyea, MD

    Director, Clinical Strategy, Hematologic Malignancies

    Kenneth C. Anderson, MD

    Program Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center and LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics

    Joseph H. Antin, MD

    Chief, Stem Cell Transplantation, Emeritus

    Philippe Armand, MD, PhD

    Senior Physician

    Giada Bianchi, MD


    Jennifer R. Brown, MD, PhD

    Director, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Center

    Corey S. Cutler, MD, MPH, FRCPC

    Director of Clinical Research, Stem Cell Transplantation

    Matthew S. Davids, MD, MMSc

    Associate Director, Center for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    David C. Fisher, MD

    Institute Physician

    Arnold S. Freedman, MD

    Institute Physician

    Irene Ghobrial, MD

    Director, Michele & Steven Kirsch Laboratory

    Brett E. Glotzbecker, MD

    Medical Director of Inpatient Oncology and Physician Assistant Service

    Vincent T. Ho, MD

    Director of Clinical Operations, Stem Cell Transplantation

    Eric D. Jacobsen, MD

    Clinical Director, Adult Lymphoma Program

    Caron A. Jacobson, MD

    Medical Director, Immune Effector Cell Therapy Program

    Austin I. Kim, MD


    John Koreth, MBBS, DPhil

    Director of Translational Research, Stem Cell Transplantation

    Ann S. LaCasce, MD, MMSc

    Director, Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare Hematology-Medical Oncology Fellowship Program

    Andrew A. Lane, MD, PhD

    Director, Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm Center

    Jacob Laubach, MD, MPP

    Clinical Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center

    Nikhil C. Munshi, MD

    Director of Basic and Correlative Science, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center

    Sarah Nikiforow, MD, PhD

    Technical Director, Immune Effector Cell Therapy Program

    Paul G. Richardson, MD

    Clinical Program Leader and Director of Clinical Research, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center

    Jerome Ritz, MD

    Executive Director, Connell and O'Reilly Families Cell Manipulation Core Facility

    Rizwan Romee, MD

    Director, Haploidentical Donor Transplantation Program

    Margaret A. Shipp, MD

    Douglas S. Miller Chair in Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Robert J. Soiffer, MD

    Chair, Executive Committee for Clinical Programs

    Catherine J. Wu, MD

    Chief, Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies
  • Stem Cell Transplant Nurses

    Rachel Beaver, RN
    Patricia Byrne, RN 
    Stacey Chuma, RN 
    Kathleen Finn, RN
    Anne Gray, RN 
    Irene Heffernan, RN, BSN, OCN 
    Kathleen McDermott, RN 
    Susan Twohig, RN

    Stem Cell Transplant Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants

    Josie Bazemore, NP
    Sara Close, PA-C, Auto Transplant PA
    Melissa Cochran, MS, FNP 
    Virginia Dalton, NP 
    Bonne Dirr, NP 
    Tina Flaherty, NP
    Lauren Gurschick, NP, Engineered Cell Therapy Clinician 
    Amy Joyce, MSN, NP, AOCN 
    Mary McKenney, NP 
    Kim Noonan, NP 
    Emily Scranton, NP 
    Katherine Stephans, RN, MS, CS, OCN 
    Lisa Stewart, NP 
    Barbara Virchick, NP

    Stem Cell Transplant Research Nurses

    Dana Breashears, RN
    Jennifer Brock, RN
    Sue Stephenson, RN, OCN

    Inpatient Stem Cell Transplant Physician Assistants

    Shauna Curran, PA-C (Chief PA)
    Dakota Blauvelt, PA-C
    Kendra Church, PA-C
    Bryan Danilchuck, PA-C
    Hilary Donahue, PA-C
    Raquel Donnelly, PA-C 
    Jennifer Fahey, PA-C 
    Kristine Gauthier, PA-C 
    Erin Grzywna, PA-C
    Laura House, PA-C
    Megan Krug, PA-C 
    Sharyn Kurtz, PA-C
    Alexis Landry, PA-C 
    Tim Lens, PA-C
    Alexandra Lynch, PA-C 
    Janice MacGillivray, PA-C
    Kimberly MacKenzie, PA-C
    Shawn Maguire, PA-C
    Bronwyn Mastrangelo, PA-C 
    Michelle Noiles, PA-C
    Kelly O'Connell, PA-C 
    Kerri Rall, PA-C
    Andrea Ramsey, PA-C 
    Christianne Sharr, PA-C
    Christine Shevchenko, PA-C
    Susanne Smith, PA-C
    Caitlin Stanford, PA-C 
    Jennifer Starr, PA-C

    Stem Cell Transplant Oral Medicine Team

    Hani Mawardi, DMD, DMSc 
    Stephen Sonis, DMD, DMSC 
    Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc 
    Alessandro Villa, DDS, PhD, MPH 
    Sook-Bin Woo, DMD, MMSc

    Stem Cell Transplant Clinical Coordinators

    Catherine Andrade 
    Erin Civetti 
    Robert Durand 
    Pamela Kostaras, Operations Manager  
    Blossom Marshall
    Melanie Mauller
    Vickie Shidler
    Stephanie Yip

    Stem Cell Transplant Donor Services

    Eric Jacobsen, MD, Donor Services Medical Director 
    Susanne Smith, PA-C, Donor Services Clinician 
    Cindy Albert, Associate Director, Stem Cell Transplant Donor Services 
    Jane Antin, Donor Services Financial Coordinator 
    Cristina Balboni, Stem Cell Transplant Donor Search Coordinator
    Lauren Bein, Stem Cell Transplant Donor Search Coordinator
    Greg Bourdeau, Stem Cell Transplant Donor Search Coordinator, Supervisor
    Shana Cuddy, Stem Cell Transplant Donor Collection Coordinator 
    Lisa Koed, Be The Match/NMDP Donor Center Coordinator 
    Patricia Kovalski, Be The Match/NMDP Donor Center Coordinator 
    Peggy Powers, Stem Cell Transplant Donor Collection Program, Supervisor 
    Anna Rubin, Donor Collection Coordinator 
    Leigh Sullivan, Be The Match/NMDP Donor Education & Community Engagement Specialist 
    Kathryn Silva, Stem Cell Transplant Donor Collection Coordinator

    Care Coordination

    Social Work

    Holly Barron, MSW, LICSW 
    Kelly Drummond, MSW, LICW
    Darlene Holland, BSW, LSW 
    Larisa Patacchiola, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C

    Ambulatory Pharmacy Resource Specialist

    Hillary Prescott, PharmD

    Ambulatory RN Care Coordination

    Cinda Gaumer, RN, BSN

    Inpatient RN Care Coordination

    Alice Morrison, RN 
    Terri O’Sullivan, RN

    Ambulatory Resource Office

    Hannah Kitzmiller

    Inpatient Resource Office

    Mary O’Neill-Kerrigan

    Financial Counselors

    Tonya Ferguson 
    Raquel Gajonera 
    Melissa Montrond 
    Kevonyia Perkins 
    Lisa Quashie 
    Denyzes Williams