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Nurse Leadership Board (NLB)

International MDS Foundation Nurse Leadership Board


Erik Aerts, RN

Nurse Manager
University Hospital Zürich
Internal Medicine-Oncology
Stem Cell Transplantation Ward and
Polyclinic Hematology/Apherese/Stem Cell Transplantation
Zürich, Switzerland

Mariela Andrea Blanco, Nursing Graduate, Magister

Favaloro Foundation University Hospital
Oncology Day Hospital
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Angelika Bitter

Study Coordinator/Nurse
University Hospital Dresden
Dresden, Germany

Claudia Boglione, RN

Stem Cell Transplantation Nurse Mentor
University Hospital Careggi
Florence, Italy

Jordan Hwang Chung Cheng, RN, MN, ADV. Dip. (Oncology Nursing)

Advanced Practice Nurse-Haematology
Singapore General Hospital

Nicole Crisp, RN, BScN, MN, NP-adult

Nurse Practitioner, Hematology
University of Alberta Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Nancy Corbitt BSN, RN, OCN, CRNI

Survivorship Nurse Navigator
Senior Clinical Nurse II
University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Erin Demakos, RN, CCRN

Administrative Director
Myelodysplastic Disease Center
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York, United States

Rebecca Dring, RN, Post Grad Dip. in Cancer Nursing

Royal Melbourne Hospital
Clinical Nurse Consultant MDS/MPN and Lymphoma
Melbourne, Australia

Lenn Fechter, RN

Nurse Coordinator, Department of Hematology
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Stanford, California, United States

Janet Hayden, RN, BSc(hons), MPH

Myeloid Clinical Nurse Specialist
Haematological Medicine
Kings College NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom

Amelia Hodson, AG-ACNP

Stem Cell Transplant Unit / Oncology & Hematology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Miki Iizuka, RN

Metropolitan Research and Treatment Center for Blood Disorders (MRTC Japan)
Tokyo, Japan

Jacqueline Jagger, BA, RN, MN

Haematology Cancer Nurse Coordinator
Gosford Hospital, Cancer Day Unit
Gosford, Australia

Natasha L. Johnson, MS, APRN, AOCNP

Malignant Hematology Department
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida, United States

Sandra Kurtin, PhD, ANP-C, AOCN

Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner
The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, United States

Petra Lindroos Kolqvist, RN

Teamleader, Anemia Leukemia Team
Department of Hemathology and Coagulation
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Goteborg, Sweden

Sarah Jayne Liptrott, PhD, MSc, BN(Hons), Onc. Cert.

European Institute of Oncology IRCCS
Division of Hemato-oncology
Milan, Italy

Ashley Moncrief, RN, BSN

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Cindy Murray, RN, MN, NP-adult

Malignant Hematology, Princess Margaret Hospital
Clinical Appointee University of Toronto, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Geke Ong, RN

Network Services
Kings College NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom

Phyllis Paterson, RN, RSCN, Dip Onc

MDS Clinical Nurse Specialist
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Samantha Soggee, RN, MN Cancer/Palliative Care

Oncology/Haematology Nurse Unit Manager
Epworth Freemasons
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Amber Thomassen, AGPCNP-BC, AOCNP

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Phase 1 Research
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami, Florida, United States

Sara M. Tinsley, PhD, APRN, AOCN

Malignant Hematology Nurse Practitioner
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida, United States

Catherine Vassili, RN, MN

Haematology – Leukaemia Nurse Practitioner (Candidate)
The Alfred
Victoria, Australia

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