Team

Our multidisciplinary team includes physicians, nurses, hematology/oncology nurse practitioners, psychologists, clinical social workers, child life specialists, clinical pharmacists, dietitians, and chaplains.

Attending Physicians

William D. Roberts, M.D., Director, Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Rady Children’s and UC San Diego; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Hyunah Ahn, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Eric Anderson, M.D., Medical Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Peckham Center; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Paula Aristizabal, M.D., Medical Director, International Outreach Program, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Site Director for Pediatric Residency Education in Mexico, Department of Pediatrics, UC San Diego/Rady Children’s; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Sun Choo, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

John Crawford, M.D., M.S., Director, Neuro-Oncology Program, Peckham Center; Assistant Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Donald Durden, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Hematology/Oncology Research, Rady Children’s; Associate Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jenny Kim, M.D., Medical Director, Sickle Cell Program; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Faith Kung, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Dennis Kuo, M.D., M.S., Medical Director, Long-Term Follow-up Program; Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Deborah E. Schiff, M.D., Medical Director, Palliative Care Program, Peckham Center; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Courtney Thornburg, M.D., M.S., Medical Director, Hemophilia and Thrombosis Program and Co-Director, Hemophilia & Thrombosis Research Program; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Victor Wong, M.D.

Janet Yoon, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jennifer Yu, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Peter Eric Zage, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor in Residence, UC San Diego


Fellows

Lauge Farnaes, M.D., Ph.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

Preethi Ganesan, M.D., Ph.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

Scott McCarty, D.O., Fellow, UC San Diego

Megan Rose Paul, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

Erin Trovillion, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

Ksenya Shliakhtsitsava, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

Yun Zu “Michelle” Wang, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

William Woolbright, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

 

Nurse Practitioners

Christine Killian-Benigno, N.P.

Kate Keese, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.

Nathalie Le Floch, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.

Elizabeth Sheldon, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.

Jeanie Spies, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.

Amanda Wolfe, M.S.N., P.N.P.

Lani Yeh-Nayre, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.