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Adult BMT Physicians

Pediatric BMT Physicians

Cellular Therapy Physicians

Physician Extenders

  • Brianne Buchanan, PA-C — Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Megan McElfresh, PA-C — Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Arpita Patel, CPNP-AC — Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Alicia Pinto, MSN, ANP — Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Cammie Presler, DNP, RN, CPNP, CPON — Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Angela Spruill, MSN, ANP-BC, OCN — Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Kimberly Wehner, DNP — Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Ashley Zanter, RN, AOCNP, MSN, ANP — Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

Clinical Director

  • S. Elizabeth “Sam” Sharf, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CHTC

Program Manager

  • Rebecca Davis, MSN, RN, BMTCN

Nurse Coordinators

  • Rhonda Burton, BSN, RN, OCN, BMTCN
  • Soraya Flores-Tan, BSN, RN, OCN
  • Monica Hicks, BSN, RN, OCN, BMTCN
  • Karen Lynn, MSN, RN, BMTCN
  • Emily Nanney, BSN, RN, OCN
  • Pat Odell, BSN, RN, BMTCN
  • Wendy Quigley, RN, BMTCN
  • Kaitlyn Utley, BSN, RN, OCN

Program Coordinator – New Referrals

  • Angelina Phillips — Phone: (984) 974-8333, Fax: (984) 974-8788

BMTU Nurse Manager

  • Jennifer Myers, BSN, RN, BMTCN

BMT/Cellular Therapy Pharmacists

  • Tatjana Grgic, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
  • Jonathan Ptachcinski, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
  • Ryan Shaw, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Financial Coordinator

  • Charlotte Haithcox
  • Sheniqua Paylor
  • Lisa Sofferin

Recreational Therapist

  • Kelly Kivette


Fertility Preservation

Social Workers

  • Kimberly Holsclaw, LCSW
  • Tina Weiler, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Protocol Office – Clinical Trials

The Clinical Protocol Office (CPO) supports the design and conduct of oncology clinical trials. The CPO is responsible for patient and study coordination-related activities, including subject evaluation and registration, toxicity assessment and safety monitoring of novel therapeutics and patient education.

The CPO works to assure patient eligibility and safety, regulatory compliance, and quality, reproducible data.

Learn more about the UNC Lineberger Clinical Protocol Office