Meet the Blood and Marrow Transplant Team

The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program team specializes in providing autologous and allogeneic transplants for cancer patients, particularly those with leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. The interdisciplinary team includes medical oncologists/hematologists, pathologists, nurses, nutritionists, social workers, and genetic counselors.

Aaron P. Rapoport, MD
Gary Jobson Professor in Medical Oncology
Clinical Director of Blood and Marrow Transplant Program


Ashraf Z. Badros, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Multiple Myeloma Services

Nancy Hardy, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine Clinical Director, Stem Cell Processing Laboratory

Mehmet Kocoglu, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jean Yared, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Radiation Oncology

Young Kwok, MD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

Blood and Marrow Transplant Coordinator

Kathleen Ruehle, RN, OCN

Stem Cell Transplant Coordinators

Cathy Myers, RN

Sherri Bauman, RN

Nurse Practitioners

Susan Hodges, CRNP, RN


Core Resources

Jessica Scott, MGC
Certified Genetic Counselor

Clinical Nutrition Services:

Lisa Silberman
Outpatient Dietitian, Nutritionist & Certified Oncology Specialist

Rachel Ernzen, RD, LDN, CNSD
Senior Dietitian

Psychosocial Services:

Caroline Silva, LCPC
Social Worker

Anique Kerry-Ann Forrester, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry