Award-Winning Care. Close to Home.
From diagnosis through treatment, you can count on the latest advancements in technology and a highly skilled team of Jefferson cancer specialists to provide seamless and effective care. If more advanced care is needed, you can rest assured knowing that the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center — Washington Township is a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson in Philadelphia, providing you with even greater access to world-class care. Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center — Washington Township physicians work cooperatively with Jefferson specialists, maintaining communications and collaboration throughout your care journey.
Medical Oncology Program
Vice Chair, Medical Oncology; Chief of Cancer Services, Jefferson Health - New Jersey; Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health
Dr. López is Professor and Vice Chair of Medical Oncology Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Chief of Cancer Services at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health – New Jersey. Dr. López joined Jefferson in 2018 from the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, UT, where she was Director of Cancer Health Equality and Inclusion and served as Associate Vice President of Health Equality and Inclusion at the University of Utah Health. A board-certified Medical Oncologist, Dr. Lopez’s clinical expertise is in women’s malignancies, integrative medicine and oncology, and telehealth. Dr. López is President-Emeritus of the American College of Physicians, the largest medical specialty organization in the U.S. Her strong commitment to health equity is reflected in her work with the American Society of Clinical Oncology as former Chair of the Health Equity Committee and with the Association of American Medical Colleges where she serves as Member of the Steering Committee of the Group of Women in Medicine and Science. Her areas of expertise and research focus include cancer prevention, integrative oncology, and innovations in healthcare.
Director of Clinical Operations
A 2005 graduate of Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Scarpaci is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. He completed both his Hematology/Oncology fellowship and Internal Medicine Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH). In 2009, he was awarded Fellow of the Year at TJUH. Shortly after completing his residency, Dr. Scarpaci served as an Attending Physician at Einstein Medical Center, then spent almost five years at Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Scarpaci’s passion for long-term management of patients with challenging diseases was a driving force in his decision to become an oncologist. He strives to be as open and conversational as possible with patients, helping them understand not only what’s going on medically, but also how it fits into their life, and how they can adapt.
A 2005 graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine, Dr. Rotkowitz is board-certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, and his Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at the Health Science Center at Brooklyn, NY. He is a member of several organizations, including the American Society of Hematology, the American Medical Association, and the Brooklyn Minority based Community Clinical Oncology Program. Dr. Rotkowitz says the most rewarding aspect of his job is developing long-standing relationships with patients and their families: “As the majority of the conditions I treat are chronic in nature, taking on the role of counselor, healer, and confidant brings me great joy. Working with such a comprehensive team here at Jefferson, I know that my patients have access to the latest developments in cancer care.”
A 1989 graduate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (formerly UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School), Dr. Fernandez is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. He completed both his Internal Medicine residency and Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Prior to joining the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Fernandez most recently worked at Lourdes Medical Associates Hematology/Oncology, where he served as Medical Director from 2016 to 2019; and Compassionate Care Hospice, where he served as Medical Director from 2009 to 2019. In 2013, Dr. Fernandez was honored with the Healing Spirit Award at Lourdes Medical Center. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American College of Physicians, and the American Medical Association.
A 1992 graduate of the Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Dr. Filicko-O'Hara is board-certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology. She completed both her residency and fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and has been in practice for more than 25 years. At Thomas Jefferson University, she serves as an Associate Professor and the Director for the combined fellowship program in Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Filicko-O'Hara has been recognized repeatedly for her exceptional patient care by Castle Connolly in "America's Top Doctors for Cancer" and "Top Doctor - Hematology." Her research interests include stem cell transplantation for non-malignant disease, sickle cell anemia, and autoimmune disease.
A 1986 graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Medical School, Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Glass is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. He completed his Internal Medicine internship at Kings County Hospital, his Neurology residency at Boston University Medical Center, and his Neuro-Oncology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. In practice for more than 30 years, he has been named a "Top Doc" by Philadelphia Magazine numerous times. Dr. Glass serves as Professor and Division Director of the Neuro-Oncology Multidisciplinary Group Lead for CNS tumors, at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia.
A 2013 graduate of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College – Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Keiffer is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Oncology and specializes in hematologic malignancies. Prior to her doctorate, she earned her B.S. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan. She is currently pursuing her M.S. in Pharmacology in Human Investigation at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU).
Dr. Keiffer completed both her residency and fellowship at TJU hospitals, where she participated in various committees – including Code Blue Committee and the Clinical Competency Committee – and led multiple lectures. In 2013, the health system awarded her with the Arnold R. Weitz Memorial Prize in Hematology for outstanding aptitude and interest in Hematology. In 2016, she served as Clinical Instructor, and now, she serves as Assistant Professor for the Department of Medical Oncology. Dr. Keiffer is currently an avid member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
A 2009 graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Dr. Thomas is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. She completed both her Internal Medicine residency and Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) in Philadelphia. Prior to joining the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, she worked for Virtua-Lourdes, Camden, and Delaware Clinical & Laboratory Physicians, P.A., in Newark, NJ. Dr. Thomas also spent several years as a hospitalist in the bone marrow transplant unit at TJUH. Between her undergraduate and medical school career, Thomas spent a year serving Teach for America as a seventh grade math teacher. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Medical Association.
Courtney Daniels, APN, a 2010 graduate, earned her BSN from La Salle University. While working in the Medical Oncology unit at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, she obtained her oncology nursing certification (OCN). She went on to become an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner — which she completed at Thomas Jefferson University in August 2019 — and is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She joined the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township Medical Oncology and Infusion Suite team in December 2019.
Gloria L. Jackson, DNP, BA, ANP-BC, AOCNP, a board-certified Adult and Oncology Nurse Practitioner, joined the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township in October 2019. Gloria previously held similar roles for the NIH National Cancer Institute, Abramson Cancer Center - Penn Medicine, Regional Cancer Care Associates, and other prominent health systems. Other certifications she holds include Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner, board-certified Adult Advanced Practice Nurse, chemotherapy administration, and basic cardiac life support.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University, Gloria has fulfilled various teaching and leadership roles over the years. For five years, she was an adjunct professor of nursing or the University of Pennsylvania. For three years, she worked for Cornell University as Assistant Director of State Programs, where she developed and implemented special programs for student retention. Gloria has been a presenter and content expert for several organizations, including the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation, NIH Clinical Center, Oncology Nursing Society, and more. She is an avid member of the Oncology Nursing Society, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Cannabis Nurses Association.
Kelly Filer, RN, BSN, CCM
Kelly Filer, RN, BSN, CCM, graduate of Walden University, is an Oncology Nurse Navigator with 10-plus years of clinical experience. She holds certifications in case management (CCMC) and population health from Duke University. Prior to joining the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township, Kelly worked in various departments including integrated care, home infusion, and emergency medicine. Over the years, she’s been honored with various awards, including Shore Medical Center’s Guardian Angel Award – which she received twice – given to providers for their compassion and commitment to exceptional patient care. She is an avid member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and the National Society of Leadership and Success.
Margaret Mackiewicz, BSN, RN, CPN
Clinical Nurse Manager
Margaret Mackiewicz, BSN, RN, CPN, a graduate of Drexel University, became Clinical Nurse Manager of the Medical Oncology & Infusion Suite at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township in 2018. Prior to joining Jefferson Health, she held numerous roles in Oncology leadership, including a Nurse Manager roll at MD Anderson Cooper Cancer Center and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA, where she achieved her certification by the Pediatric Nurses Credentialing Board (PNCB) as a Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN). She is currently working toward her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Thomas Edison State University and studying for the Nurse Executive exam. Shortly after, she will pursue her OCN (Oncology certified nurse) certification.
DeAnnette Stanton-Cross, BAS, OPN-CG
DeAnnette Stanton-Cross, BAS, OPN-CG, has served as Practice Manager of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township since 2018. Before joining Jefferson Health, she was a Program Manager and Practice Manager for oncology services at the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute for nearly a decade. A graduate of Stockton University, DeAnnette also holds a Certificate in Office Automation and an Oncology Patient Navigator–Certified Generalist certification. She is an avid member of the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators®, the ACCP, and the Music Ministry Steps of Praise.
DeAnnette’s most rewarding accomplishment throughout her career has been being able to help deliver personalized cancer care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This included converting appointments from in-person to telehealth, developing on-demand instructions for patients to properly access calls, and providing constant reassurance to patients. “Simply put, it’s what we do,” said DeAnnette. “I count it a blessing to be able to care for all patients who enter our department. It is with pure joy that I am able to use my skills to contribute to and work with such a fantastic team, who are committed to providing outstanding care.”
Comprehensive Breast Center Program
Enterprise Director of Breast Oncology
Kristin Brill, MD, FACS, is Enterprise Director of Breast Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health. She is also an Associate Professor at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Brill is a graduate of Hahnemann University School of Medicine and completed her General Surgery Residency at New York Methodist Hospital Dr. Brill also undertook a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia Medical Center. Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Brill’s special interests include young women with breast cancer and those at high risk. She also holds special interest in breast conservation surgery, oncoplastic surgery, and skin-sparing mastectomy. Dr. Brill is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Brill been recognized as a “Top Doc” by Philadelphia Magazine and New Jersey Monthly, as well as a “Top Doctor” by U.S. News & World Report. For Dr. Brill, the most rewarding part about practicing medicine is getting to know her patients and helping them through their cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Nazarian is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During her training in General Surgery there, she earned her PhD from the Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation. She is board certified in General Surgery and certified in Breast Surgery by the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Nazarian is also certified in abdominal transplantation by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons - her first career. Dr. Nazarian is a member of the Association for Academic Surgery, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and serves on the Council of the Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.
Helen joins the Jefferson Comprehensive Breast Program with over 30 years of experience as a registered nurse and 11 years of experience as a breast nurse practitioner. Helen earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Widener University in 1997 and later earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Felician College in 2010. She holds a national certification with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as an adult nurse practitioner.
Helen has a strong passion for women’s health. As a breast cancer survivor herself, she has a special interest in dense breasts, high-risk patients, and breast cancer survivorship. She currently resides in Cherry Hill, NJ, with her husband and daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and walking her two dogs, Roxie and DJ.
Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology Services
A 1999 graduate of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (formerly UMDNJ-SOM), Dr. Wilson-Smith completed her OB/GYN Residency at Philadelphia’s Albert Einstein Medical Center, and at Cooper University Hospital. She then completed a three-year Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at Cooper in 2009. As a gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Wilson-Smith specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the female reproductive system, including cervical, vulvar, vaginal, ovarian and uterine cancers.
As of 2021, Dr. Wilson-Smith has performed more than 1,000 da Vinci™ robotic surgical procedures. Robotic surgery, often used for gynecologic procedures, can result in a quicker recovery time for patients, along with reduced post-operative pain and less scarring.
Board certified in OB/GYN and Gynecologic Oncology through the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, this South Jersey native/resident, is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists. In 2021, she was named one of South Jersey Biz magazine’s “Women to Watch.”
The married mother of four children, including a set of triplets, Dr. Wilson-Smith is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on community service, and she supports the South Jersey and Central Jersey chapters of the Buffalo Soldiers, a community-focused organization that annually holds a “Divas for a Cure” breast cancer fundraising drive.
Ashley Ferris specializes in GYN/Oncology and Obstetrics/Gynecology. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Cytotechnology and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jefferson University. She also earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Rutgers University.
Lung Nodule Center
A 2006 graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Christopher Bariana completed his General Surgery Residency (as Chief Resident) at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (then UMDNJ-SOM) in June 2011. He underwent Fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH, and is board certified in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery through the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS). A resident of Mullica Hill, NJ, Dr. Bariana currently serves as Medical Director of Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Esophageal, and Foregut Disease for Jefferson Health – New Jersey.
Dr. Jason Becker is a Fellowship-trained Pulmonologist/Critical Care physician with the Kennedy Health Alliance. He received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY, and completed his Internship and Residency at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM). Dr. Becker is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine. He holds memberships in the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.
Dr. Joseph DeLaurentis is a board certified Radiologist and longtime member of the Jefferson Health New Jersey Medical Staff. A graduate of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ, he completed his Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Philadelphia’s Albert Einstein Medical Center in 1984. Dr. DeLaurentis is a Clinical Professor at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, and a member of the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the New Jersey Medical Society.
A graduate of Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, AZ, Dr. Jay Kirkham completed a Fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) in 2017. Dr. Kirkham also completed his Internship and Residency at RowanSOM, and holds a master’s degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Osteopathic Internists, and the NJ Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons.
Dr. Neveen Malik is a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Medicine specializing in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Internship, Residency, and Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine, Dr. Malik is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Internists. In 2015, she won the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) Teacher of the Year Award.
Dr. Marc Mongeau is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. He completed his Traditional Osteopathic Rotating Internships as Chief Hospital Intern at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Our Lady of Lourdes. Dr. Mongeau was also an Internal Medicine Resident at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM), Jefferson Health Stratford Hospital and Our Lady of Lourdes.
Dr. Duane Monteith is a 2002 graduate of Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed a General Surgery Residency at the State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY, serving as Chief Resident in 2006-2007. Dr. Monteith also undertook three-year Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship training at New York University Medical Center in New York City (2008-2011). Board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Monteith serves as Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology and is also a member of several professional organizations, including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society, and the Medical Society of New Jersey, among others. He resides in Southampton, NJ.
Robert Principato, DO Dr. Principato is Fellowship-trained in Angiography/Interventional Radiology and holds a master’s degree in Anatomy from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology (A.O.B.R.), Dr. Principato has been in practice for more than 28 years. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic College of Radiology, and the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology.
Dr. Nicole Scivoletti-Polan is a member of the Kennedy Health Alliance, and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care. A 2007 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), Dr. Scivoletti-Polan completed Fellowship training in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care in 2013 through Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM). She holds memberships in the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Internists and the American College of Physicians.
Douglas Bye-Jeh Tsai, MD, MS Certified by the American Board of Radiology, Dr. Tsai graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Fellowship-trained in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, he also earned a master’s degree in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Dr. Tsai is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Emma-Ruth Paz-Querubin, APN, NP-C, is a Nurse Practitioner with the Lung Nodule Center located at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township. A licensed Advance Practice Nurse (APN) with Paz-Querbin has more than 20 years experience in her field, and holds certification in chemotherapy and biotherapy treatment administration. She joined Jefferson Health - New Jersey from Hackensack (NJ) University Medical Center. Previously, she had also worked with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in East Orange, NJ, and as an Oncology RN/Charge Nurse at MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston, TX. Paz-Querubin is a member of the Academy of American Nurse Practitioners and the Oncology Nursing Society.
Medical Director, Radiation Oncology Services, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township
Medical Director Board Certified in Radiation Oncology, Dr. LaCouture has been recognized as a "Top Doc" in her field by SJ Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine and Inside Jersey. A graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. LaCouture is a member of multiple professional societies, including the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, the Radiosurgery Society, and the American College of Radiology.
Dr. Dane Cohen, a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, specializes in Radiation Oncology. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital and his Radiation Oncology Residency at UT Health San Antonio.
Nurse Navigators & Cancer Center Staff
Margaret Bonawitz, RN, BSN
Jennifer L. Craig, BSN, RN
Jennifer L. Craig, BSN, RN, graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine and Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, has worked in various clinical settings over the past ten years, including radiologic technology, labor and delivery, and medical-surgical units. Prior to joining the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center as a Clinical Research Nurse, she served as Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator at the University of Pennsylvania for almost four years. There she worked with investigators to design, set-up, and execute clinical trials.
Brenda Gorman has worked in the medical field for 20 years in various roles as a surgical technician, radiology scheduler and, most recently, an oncology assistant. She has been a team member at Jefferson Health for 15 years. In her current role as the oncology assistant, Brenda coordinates the screening, scheduling and follow up for patients and supports the nurse navigation team. She also reports to the American College of Radiology for the lung cancer screening program and helps coordinate community outreach events at the cancer center. Brenda is currently pursuing her lay oncology patient navigator certification.
Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, has worked in the field of Oncology Social Work for nearly 10 years. A Licensed Clinical Social worker, Abigale holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in social work (MSW) from Rutgers University. An Oncology Certified Social Worker, she is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW).
Christine Miller, BSN, RN, OCN, CHTC
Christine Miller, BSN, RN, OCN, CHTC, is an Oncology-Certified Nurse and Certified Hematopoietic Transplant Coordinator. A Rutgers University School of Nursing graduate, Christine has more than 25 years of oncology nursing experience. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators (AONN), and the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). She is an active volunteer with Be The Match registry for the National Marrow Donor Program.
Sandy Murray, BSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, NCTTP, TTS
Sandra Murray, BSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, NCTTP, TTS, received her BSN from Wilmington University, Delaware. She is an Oncology Certified Nurse, an Oncology Nurse Navigator Certified Generalist, as well as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS). A member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and the Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators (AONN), Sandy has over 25 years of oncology nursing experience. She is involved with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township’s Lung Nodule Center, providing support and guidance to individuals diagnosed with lung nodules. As a TTS, Sandy assists smokers to become tobacco-free.
Janice L. Prodell, RN, BSN, CCRC, ACRP-PM
Clinical Research Coordinator
Janice L. Prodell, RN, BSN, CCRC, ACRP-PM, joined the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township as a Clinical Research Nurse and Project Manager in January. A graduate of the Helene Fuld College of Nursing, Camden, and Southern New Hampshire University, she has been certified in both research and project management for more than 13 years and has nearly 20 years of experience in clinical research. Before starting in research, Prodell served as a nurse in critical care and private practice environments for various health systems. Once in research, she worked with heart attack patients, translational research, phlebotomy, and rheumatology. She's also led lectures on patient-oriented research. At the Cancer Center, she will build out programs/clinical studies for various cancers, including lung, bladder, kidney, prostate, stomach, and more. At the end of the day, Prodell's goal is to make research as replicable as possible so that it helps improve research and medicine in the long run.