Our Providers

Penn State Hershey Children's Hematology/Oncology Team consists of a a group of outstanding health care providers who come together to meet the diverse and often challenging needs of children with blood disorders and cancers. Comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for a full range of problems in infants, children, adolescents and young adults is available through this team of highly trained and dedicated individuals.

Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Donna Kandsberger, RN, MSN, CPON

Nurse Practitioners

Pediatric Oncology Nurse Specialists

  • Pamela Dougher, RN, BSN, CPON, CPN
  • Denise Gibson, RN, OCN
  • Melissa Roslevege, RN,BSN
  • Amy Tubbs, RN, BSN, CPN

Survivorship Clinic Nurse Coordinator

  • Michelle Marino, RN, BSN

Clinical Research Professionals

  • Kathryn Byrnes, BS, CCRP
  • Zvjezdana Sever-Chroneos, PhD, CRA
  • Chris Crnjar, CRA
  • Donna Kraynak, BS, CCRP
  • Scott Stanley, BS, BA, CCRP
  • Suzanne Treadway, MS, RN, CCRP

Laboratory Staff

Dr. Barbara Miller's Lab:

  • Lei Bao, MD, PhD
  • Shu-Jen Chen, PhD
  • Kathy Conrad, CLA (ASCP)
  • Iwona Hirschler-Laskiewicz, PhD
  • Kerry Keefer, MS

Dr. Sinisa Dovat's Lab:

  • Yali Ding, PhD
  • Melanie Hartman
  • Sunil Muthusami, MD
  • Xioakang Pan, PhD
  • Chunhua Song, MD, PhD
  • Sadie Steffens
  • BiHua Tan, MD, PhD

Dr. Hong-Gang Wang's Lab:

  • Longgui Chen, MS
  • Neelam Desai, MS
  • Wei Ding, MD, PhD
  • Christopher Dower, MS
  • Qiang Liu, MS
  • Ying Liu, MS
  • Jacob Serfass, MS
  • Yoshinori Takahasi, PhD
  • Zhenyuan Tang, MS
  • Nikolas Tsotakos, MS
  • Megan Young, MS



Social Workers

  • Greg Baiocchi, MSW, LSW
  • Heather Hartrum, MSW, LSW
  • Aubrey Mora, MSW
  • Katherine Stenman, MSW, LSW

Social Work Support

  • Sherri Carruthers, Allocations/Education Program Coordinator

Child Life Specialists

  • Becky Combs, M.Ed, CCLS
  • Julie O'Neill, MEd, CCLS

Clinical Nutritionist

  • Janice Heintzelman, RD, LDN

Psychological Services

Music Therapy

  • Christina A. Myers, MMT, MT-BC
  • Jan Stouffer, MT-BC

Division Secretaries

  • Anne English, Administrative Associate
  • Barbara Lytle, Administrative Associate
  • Candace Costik, Secretary