Meet the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Team

Jorge Ricardo Galvez Silva, MD

Medical Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Blood and marrow transplant, stem cell transplant, acquired and inherited bone marrow failure syndrome, metabolic conditions in children.


Ossama M Maher, MD

Associate Director, Neuro-Oncology Program
Associate Medical Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Medulloblastoma, germ cell tumors, gliomas and stem cell transplant for brain tumors.


Matthew David Hall, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: cancer treatments with radiation therapy, minimizing long-term side effecs.


Blood and Marrow Transplant Nurses

  • Peggy Townsend, RN - Clinical Nursing Director, 6 Tower
  • Tracee Smith, RN, BSN - Outpatient Nurse Manager
  • Jennifer Prieto, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, BMTCN - BMT Program Coordinator
  • Maylin Garcia, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC - BMT Nurse Practitioner
  • Jennifer Ruano, RN
  • Daniella Mora, RN
  • Maylin Garcia, APRN
  • Jennifer Prieto, APRN
  • Marcia Prieto, RN

Administrative Staff

  • Gema Midence - Quality and Accreditation Coordinator
  • Staci Mendieta - Physician Administrative Assistant

Multidisciplinary Team

Child Life Specialists

  • Elizabeth Fitzgibbons, CCLS
  • Maria Gaby Maggi, CCLS

Clinical Dietitian

  • Olguyne Fernandez-Fraga, RD
Clinical Educators:
  • Michelle Burke, MSN, ARNP, CPN, CPON
  • Sarah Taylor, BSN, RN, CPON

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

  • Yaletza Rodriguez

Music Therapist

  • Stephanie Hassell, MT-BC
Psychologist
  • Sara Rivero-Conil, PsyD
Social Workers
  • Tiffany Gallart
  • Stephanie McGuinness

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