Meet the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Team

Guillermo R De Angulo, MD

Associate Director, Bone Marrow Transplant Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Immuno-oncology, leukemia, lymphoma, hemophilia.

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

Primary Office: Miami

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

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

Administrative Staff

  • Brian Gurucharri - Program Operations Leader
  • Kristen Mendez, APRN - Manager, Survivorship Program
  • Raisa Gomez -  Physician Administrative Assistant

Multidisciplinary Team

Child Life Specialists

  • Elizabeth Ftizgibbons, CCLS

Clinical Dietitian

  • Lydia Newman
Clinical Educators:
  • Michelle Burke, MSN, ARNP, CPN, CPON
  • Sarah Taylor, BSN, RN, CPON

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

  • Yaletza Rodriguez

Music Therapist

  • Stephanie Hassell, MT-BC
  • Sara Rivero-Conil, PsyD
Social Workers
  • Nancy Mendoza
  • Stephanie McGuinness

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