Past Fellows

Past Fellows Fellowship Current Position (Title/Location)
Jessie Barnum, M.D. 2012-2015 BMT Fellowship, St. Jude's Medical Center, Memphis, TN
Mayada Abu Shanap, M.D. (BMT) 2014-2015 Staff, King Hussein Cancer Center, Aman, Jordan
Christen Ebens, M.D., M.P.H. (BMT) 2014-2015 Asst. Prof., Pediatric BMT, University of Minnesota
Maggie Skrypek, M.D. 2011-2014 Pediatric Neuro-oncology Fellowship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Jen Orozco, M.D. 2011-2014 General Pediatrics, Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse, WI
Michael Kent, M.D. (BMT) 2013-2014 Asst. Prof., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Luiz Mantovani, M.D. (BMT) 2013-2014  
Lucie Turcotte, M.D. 2010-2013 Asst. Prof., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Minnesota
Richard Mitchell, M.D. (BMT) 2012-2013  
Heather Bechtel, M.D. 2009-2012 Staff, Hem/Onc, Mercy Clinic East Communities, St Louis, MO
Nicole Karras, M.D. 2009-2012 Staff, Hem/Onc, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA
Jennifer McCormack, M.D. 2008-2011 General Pediatrics, HealthPartners Woodbury, MN
Drew Dietz, M.D., M.S. 2008-2011 Asst. Prof,. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Rady Children's-San Diego
Leslie Mortland, M.D. 2008-2011 Asst. Prof., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Midwest Children’s Cancer Center. - Milwaukee
Heather Stefanski, M.D., Ph.D. 2007-2010 Asst. Prof., Pediatric BMT, University of Minnesota
Jill Beck, M.D. 2007-2010 Asst. Prof., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology University of Nebraska, Omaha
Weston Miller, M.D. (BMT) 2009-2010 Asst Prof., Pediatric BMT, University of Minnesota
Troy Lund, M.D., Ph.D. 2006-2009 Asst. Prof., Pediatric BMT, University of Minnesota
Vivian Nnebe, M.D. 2006-2009 Pediatrician, San Juan Pediatrics, Farmington, NM
Melissa Gabriel (BMT) 2008-2009  
Kris Ann Schultz, M.D. 2005-2008 Staff, Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Health Care, Minneapolis
Angela Smith, M.D. (BMT) 2005-2008 Asst. Prof., Pediatric BMT, University of Minnesota
Caridad Martinez, M.D. (BMT) 2007-2008 Asst. Prof., Pediatric BMT, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s
Paul Harker-Murray, M.D. 2004-2007 Asst. Prof., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UT, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Richard Tower, M.D. 2004-2007 Asst. Prof., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Christopher Fraser, M.D. (BMT) 2004-2006 Consultant Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Antoinette Peters, M.D. 2003-2006 Staff Hematologist/Oncologist, Gundersen Lutheran Clinic, La Crosse, WI
Suleimman Alsweedan, M.D. 2003-2006 Asst. Prof, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Jordan University of Science & Technology
Eric Anderson, M.D. 2002-2005 Assoc., Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA
Tracey O’Brien, M.D. 2002-2004 Head, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology & BMT, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Australia
Sandyha Kharbanda, M.D. (BMT) 2002-2003 Assoc. Prof, Pediatrics Stem Cell Transplantation, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
Poh-Lin Tan, M.D. (BMT) 2002-2003 Senior Consultant Of Pediatrics, National. University Hospital, Singapore
Ian Thornley, M.D. (BMT) 1/1-6/30/02 Staff Pediatric Emergency Medicine, North Shore Children’s Hospital, Salem, MA
Ashish Kumar, M.D., Ph.D. 2001-2004 Asst. Prof, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology & BMT, University of Minnesota
Daniel Mulrooney, M.D. 2001-2004 Asst. Prof, Peds. Hem/Onc/BMT, Univ of MN
Joanna Perkins, M.D. 2000-2003 Staff Hematologist/Onc, Children’s Health Care, Minneapolis, MN
Jakub Tolar, M.D., Ph.D. 2000-2003 Asst Prof, Peds. Hem/Onc, BMT, Univ of MN
Satkiran Grewal, M.D. (BMT) 2000-2001 Asst. Prof, Tufts University & Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
Martin Sauer, M.D. 1999-2002 Asst Prof, Peds. Hem/Onc, Hanover Med School, Hanover, Germany
Joseph Paul Woodward, Jr., M.D., (BMT) 1998-1999 Asst Professor, St. Jude Research Hospital
Rajaram Nagarajan, M.D. 1998-2002 Asst. Prof., Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Victor Lewis, M.D. 1998-2001 Staff Physician, Southern Alberta Children’s Cancer Program
Margaret MacMillan, M.D., FRCP, FAAP (BMT) 1997-1999 Prof. Peds Hem/Onc/BMT, University of MN
Mary Eapen, M.D. 1997-2000 Asst. Prof., Med. College of WI, Milwaukee, WI
Brenda Weigel, M.D. 1996-2000 Asst. Prof., Peds. Hem/Onc, University of MN
Anna Pawlowska, M.D. 1995-1998 Staff Physician, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Marquis Hodes, M.D. 1994-1998 Section Head, Hem/Onc, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
L. Krishnamurti, M.D. 1994-1997 Asst. Prof., Ped/Hem/Onc Children’s Hosp. of Pittsburgh
Samir Mullick, M.D. 1995-1997 Pediatric Hem/Onc/Staff Physn, Milwaukee, WI
Evelyn Boyle, M.D. 1993-1996 Staff Physician, Univ. of CA-Davis, Sacramento, CA
Yoav Messinger, M.D. 1993-1996 Staff Hematlgist/Oncologist, Children’s Health Care, St. Paul, MN
Shakila Khan, M.D. (BMT) 1993-1994 Sr Assoc Consultant, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Gretchen Eames, M.D. 1992-1995 Staff Hematologist/Oncologist, Cook-Ft Worth Children’s Medical Center, Ft. Worth
K.Y. Chang, M.D., Ph.D. 1992-1995 Asst. Prof., Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Smita Bhatia, M.D. 1991-1996 Staff Physician, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Michael Boyer, M.D. 1991-1995 Assoc. Prof., Primary Childrens Med Ctr, Salt Lake, UT
Thomas Gross, M.D., Ph.D. 1991-1993 Assoc. Prof., Children’s Hospital of Columbus, OH
Joanne Hilden, M.D. 1991-1994 Chair, Pediatric Hem/Onc, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Anne Bendel, M.D. 1990-1993 Staff Hematologist/Oncologist, Children’s Health Care, Minneapolis, MN
Fatih Uckun, M.D., Ph.D. 1990-1992 Director, Hughes Institute, Roseville, MN
Yousif Matloub, M.D. 1989-1992 Assoc. Prof., Univ. of WI, Madison, WI
Anne Warwick, M.D. 1989-1992 Asst. Prof., Milwaukee Children’s Hosp, Milwaukee, WI
Stella Davies, M.D. 1989-1992 Prof., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Susan Sencer, M.D. 1988-1991 Staff Hematologist/Oncologist, Minneapolis Children’s Medical Center
Alan Gamis, M.D., Ph.D. 1988-1991 Assoc. Prof., Children’s Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, MO
Paul Orchard, M.D. 1987-1990 Assoc. Prof., Ped BMT, University of Minnesota
Manny Katsanis, M.D. 1987-1990 Assoc. Prof., Univ of Arizona Health Science Center
Judy Villablanca, M.D. 1986-1989 Assoc. Prof., Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Carroll Brennan, M.D. 1986-1989 Leave of absence, moved to Stuart, FL
Marie Steiner, M.D. 1985-1989 Assoc. Prof., Ped Hem/Onc, Univ of MN
Peter Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. 1985-1988 Prof., Ped Hem/Onc, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Joseph P. Neglia, M.D., M.P.H. 1984-1987 Prof., Ped. Hem/Onc, University of MN
Donna Patton, M.D. 1984-1987 Staff, Hem/Onc, Akron Children’s Hosp, Akron, OH
Ralph Shapiro, M.D. 1984-1986 Immunology private practice, Minneapolis
Christopher Morris, M.D. 1983-1986 Asst Prof, Loma Linda Univ, Loma Linda, CA
John Perentesis, M.D. 1983-1986 Prof., Director, Oncology Prog, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Bruce Blazar, M.D. 1982-1995 Prof, Ped BMT, University of MN
Jean Henslee-Downey, M.D. 1982-1985 Blood Resources Prog Dir, HGLBI, Bethesda, MD
Chuck Rubin, M.D. 1982-1985 Assoc Prof, University of Chicago
Bruce Bostrom, M.D. 1981-1984 Staff Hmtlgst/Onclgst, MPLS Children’s Med Center
A. Elizabeth Cairney, M.D. 1981-1984 Hmtlgst/Onclgst, Children’s Hosp, Western Ontario
Steven Neudorf, M.D. 1980-1984 Stem Cell Transplantation, Children’s Hosp, Orange County, CA
Nathan Kobrinsky, M.D. 1979-1981 Hmtlgst/Onclgst, Roger Maris Cancer Ctr, Fargo, ND
Kenneth L. McClain, M.D., Ph.D. 1979-1981 Assoc Prof, Baylor College of Med, Houston, TX
Douglas Tate, M.D., Ph.D. 1979-1983 Hmtlgst/Onclgst, Minneapolis private practice
Maura O’Leary, M.D. 1979-1981 Hmtlgst/Onclgst, COG Chair’s Office, Bethesda, MD
Shigeko Lau, M.D. 1978-1980 Hmtlgst/Onclgst, private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii
Phyllis Warkentin, M.D. 1978-1980 Assoc. Prof., Univ of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Diane Arthur, M.D. 1978-1980 Chief, Clinical Cytogenetics, NIH/CNI, Bethesda, MD
Jack Priest, M.D. 1978-1980 Ret’d, Prev Staff Hmtlgst/Onclgst, Children’s of STP
Barry Golembe, M.D. 1977-1979 Hmtlgst/Onclgst, private practice, Charlotte, NC
Clark Smith, II, M.D. 1976-1978 Medical Director, Children’s Hospitals/Clinics, Mps.
William G. Woods, M.D. 1976-1978 Dir. Of Peds. Hem/Onc, Emory Univ, Atlanta, GA
John Neely, M.D. 1975-1978 Professor, Hershey Med Center, Hershey, PA
John Balfanz, M.D. 1974-1976 Priv. Practice, Ped Hem/Onc, MPLS, MN
Jon Gerrard, M.D. 1973-1976 Member of Parliament (Cabinet Member, Research Section)
Norma K.C. Ramsay, M.D. 1973-1975 Retired Director, Pediatric Hem/Onc/BMT, University of Minnesota
Peter Coccia, M.D. 1972-1974 Prof., Ped. Hem/Onc, Univ of NE, Omaha
Samphool Premsrivut, M.D. 1971-1974 554th Medical Group, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada

University of Minnesota Graduates Leaders in the Children’s Oncology Group (COG)

Name Fellowship COG Study Group
Rajaram Nagarajan, M.D. 1998-2002 Sarcoma & Late Effects Study Group
Brenda Weigel, M.D. 1996-2000 Sarcoma Study Group & DVL Chair
Yoav Messinger, M.D. 1993-1996 ALL & DVL Study Group
Gretchen Eames, M.D. 1992-1995 Lymphoma Study Group
K.Y. Chang, M.D., Ph.D. 1992-1995 CNS & Rare Tumors Study Group
Smita Bhatia, M.D. 1991-1996 Late Effects Study Group
Thomas Gross, M.D., Ph.D. 1991-1993 Lymphoma Study Group
Joanne Hilden, M.D. 1991-1994 ALL Study Group
Anne Bendel, M.D. 1990-1993 CNS Study Group
Yousif Matloub, M.D. 1989-1992 ALL Study Group
Stella Davies, M.D. 1989-1992 ALL , AML & HSCT Study Group
Alan Gamis, M.D., Ph.D. 1988-1991 AML Study Group
Judy Villablanca, M.D. 1986-1989 CNS & NBL Study Group
Peter Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. 1985-1988 Sarcoma Study Group
Joseph P. Neglia, M.D. 1984-1987 ALL & Late Effects Study Group
John Perentesis, M.D. 1983-1986 AML & DVL Study Group
Chuck Rubin, M.D. 1982-1985 ALL Study Group
Bruce Bostrom, M.D. 1981-1984 ALL Study Group
Steven Neudorf, M.D. 1980-1984 HSCT Study Group
William G. Woods, M.D. 1976-1978 AML Study Group