Speakers 2024

Keynote Speaker

Scott Jessica

Jessica Scott PhD

Associate Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Associate Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College

Keynote: Astronauts, Transplant and CAR T-cell Recipients: What Do They Have in Common?   

Dr. Scott is an Associate Member at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Associate Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her research focuses on studying exercise therapy to prevent and treat the side effects of cancer therapy. 

Prior to joining MSK, Dr. Scott spent five years as a Senior Scientist in the Exercise Physiology and Countermeasures Laboratory at Johnson Space Center studying how to optimize exercise training for astronauts on long duration spaceflight.   


Workshop Speakers

Nausheen Ahmed

Nausheen Ahmed MD

Asstistant Director of Cellular Therapeutics Program, Medical Director of Transplant and Cellular Therapy Survivorship Program, The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Albaugh Jeff

Jeffrey Albaugh PhD, APRN, CUCNS

Urology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Applebaum Allison

Allison Applebaum PhD

Associate Attending Psychologist and Founding Director, Caregivers Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Arakaki Chelsea

Chelsea Arakaki PT, DPT  

Program Lead, Physical Therapist, Barnes Jewish Hospital
Armenian Saro

Saro Armenian DO, MPH 

Director, Center for Survivorship and Outcomes in the Hematologic Malignancies Research Institute, City of Hope Cancer Center
Barrell Kelsey

Kelsey Barrell MD  

Assistant Professor in the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine, University of Utah
Bergquist Thomas

Thomas Bergquist PhD ABPP, FACRM  

Neuropsychologist, Brain Rehabilitation Team, Mayo Clinic
Biller Jose


Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center
Callander Natalie

Natalie Callander MD  

Professor Of Medicine, Director, Myeloma Clinical Program, UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
Choe Hannah

Hannah Choe MD

GVHD Program Director, Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Costanzo Erin

Erin Costanzo PhD   

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dubberke Erik

Erik Dubberke MD, MSPH 

Professor of Medicine Co-Founder, Transplant Infectious Disease Service, Washington University School of Medicine
Frank Patricia

Patricia Fank PsyD 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center
Fox Rina

Rina Fox PhD, MPH  

Assistant Professor, University of Arizona School of Nursing
Gallogly Molly

Molly Gallogly MD, PhD  

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Clinical Operations, Cell Therapy Program, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
Gomez Arteaga

Alexandra Gomez Arteaga MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Hamilton Betty

Betty Hamilton MD  

Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
Robert Jenq

Robert Jenq MD

Director of MD Anderson Microbiome Core Facility and Associate Professor in the Department of Genomic Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Johnson Patrick Connor

Patrick Connor Johnson MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Johnston Patrick

Patrick Johnston MD, PhD 

Blood and Marrow Transplant Fellowship Director, Mayo Clinic
Keller Sarah

Sarah Keller MD, MA

Rheumatologist, Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine.
Kellerman Corrine

Corinne Kellerman OTD, OTR/L, CLT  

Occupational Therapist, Barnes Jewish Hospital
Margolis Todd

Todd Margolis MD, PhD 

Professor and Chair of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Merrigan Cecilia

Cecilia Merrigan APRN, CNP, DNP  

Nurse Practitioner, Mayo Clinic
Mooney Melvin Grace

Grace Mooney-Melvin LCSW         

Bone Marrow Transplant Social Worker, Rush University Medical Center
Mountjoy Luke

Luke Mountjoy DO  

Assistant Member Physician, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
Munoz Javier

Javier Munoz MD, MBA 

Director, Lymphoma Program, Mayo Clinic
Nawas Mariam

Mariam Nawas MD  

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of the Transplant Optimization Program, University of Chicago School of Medicine
Obrien Casey

Casey O'Brien MOT, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist, Barnes Jewish Hospital
Pugliese Silvina

Silvina Pugliese MD 

Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Stanford Cancer Institute
Pusic Iskra

Iskra Pusic MD, MSCI

Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
Tulio Rodriguez

Tulio Rodriguez MD

Director, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program, City of Hope
Salehian Behrouz

Behrouz Salehian MD  

Assistant Professor, Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, City of Hope
Sanchez Petitto Gabriela

Gabriela Sanchez Petitto MD   

Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Shah Urvi

Urvi A. Shah MD

Assistant Attending Physician, Myeloma Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Thomas Prince Lisa

Lisa Thomas-Prince MPH, CYT200

Manager, Mindfulness Center, UW Health Carbone Cancer Center
Trieister Nat 2

Nathaniel S. Treister DMD, DMSc  

Chief of the Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Vencill Jennifer

Jennifer A. Vencill PhD, ABPP, CST   

Assistant Professor and Consultant, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Psychology, Mayo Clinic
Wiese Stephanie

Stephanie Wiese RD, CNSC

Cancer Care Nutrition Supervisor, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
William Basem

Basem William MD, MRCP, FACP

Clinical Director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, OhioHealth
Gregory Yanik

Gregory Yanik MD

Professor, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, University of Michigan, Mott Children's Hospital