Brain Tumor Treatment Team

At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, your child will receive the most advanced treatment from an experienced, multi-disciplinary team of healthcare specialists who are dedicated to treating children with brain tumors and giving them the best chance of survival and quality of life.

Brain Tumor Physicians

  1. Neuro-Oncology Nurse Practitioners

    • Elizabeth Burghen, RN, BSN, MSN, PNP

      Burghen

      • Nurse Practitioner
    • Lindsay Chapman, RN, MSN, CPNP

      Chapman

      • Nurse Practitioner
    • Margaret Hussong, RN, MSN, CPNP

      Hussong

      • Nurse Practitioner
    • Ginger Spickler, RN, MSN, CPNP

      Spickler

      • Nurse Practitioner

    Radiation Oncology Nurse Practitioner

    • Valerie Groben, RN, MSN, APRN-BC

      Groben

      • Nurse Practitioner
  2. Clinical Scientists

    Clinical Research Support Staff

    • Kelley Booten, BS, CCRP

      Booten

      • Clinical Research Associate II
    • Jana Freeman, BS, CCRP

      Freeman

      • Clinical Research Associate II
    • Kate Lyons, BA, MS, CCRA

      Lyons

      • Clinical Research Associate III
    • Johanna Pranica, RN, CCRP

      Pranica

      • Clinical Research Associate-RN II
    • Dillon Robinson, MPH, CCRP

      Robinson

      • Clinical Research Associate II
    • Molly Turnage-Clarke, RN, CCRP

      Turnage-Clarke

      • Clinical Research Associate-RN II
  3. Neuro-Oncology Clinic Nurses

    • Heather Bradley, RN, BSN

      Bradley

      • Pediatric Oncology Nurse IV
    • Katie Heady, RN, BSN

      Heady

      • Pediatric Oncology Nurse II
    • Joni Holdiness, RN, BSN

      Holdiness

      • Resource Nurse (PON II)
    • Teresa Neal, RN, BSN

      Neal

      • Pediatric Oncology Nurse III Line Care
    • Angie Tidwell, RN, BSN

      Tidwell

      • PON Graduate Level Nurse

    Radiation Oncology Clinic Nurses

    • Christy Bosley, RN, BSN

      Bosley

      • Pediatric Oncology Nurse
    • Laura Dodds, RN

      Dodds

      • Pediatric Oncology Nurse
    • Katie Witt, RN, BSN, BHS

      Witt

      • Radiation Oncology QI Nurse
    • Devon Barry

      Barry

      • Chief Radiation Therapist
    • Carla Lafosse

      Lafosse

      • Radiation Therapist
    • Andrew Saunders

      Saunders

      • Radiation Therapist
    • Hanna Smith

      Smith

      • Simulation Therapist
    • Chance Taylor

      Taylor

      • Radiation Therapist
    • Mary Beth Wainwright

      Wainwright

      • Radiation Therapist
    • Katherine Walker

      Walker

      • Radiation Therapy Attendant
    • Jacky Zanders

      Zanders

      • Patient Representative