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; Director, Child Neurology Fellowship Program; Associate Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Hilda Ding, M.D., M.S., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

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

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

Anusha Preethi Ganesan, M.D., Ph.D.

Nicholas Gloude, M.D., Assistant Clinical 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., Associate 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., Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Janet Yoon, M.D., Director, Solid Tumor Program; 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


Psychologists

Molly Berman, Psy.D

Anke Reineke, Ph.D.


Fellows

Benjamin Briggs, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

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

Colette Lauhan, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

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

Fadi Nossair, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

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

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

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

YunZu “Michele” Wang, M.D., Fellow, UC San Diego

Eric Won, 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.

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