Meet the Researchers


Melissa Edmister, BSN, RN, Service Line Director Research and Cancer Services
Mandy Bartlett, RN, BAN, CCRC Lead Certified Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Marci Fournier, RN, CRC, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Lex Oestmann, RN, CRC, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Joanne Smith, Research Regulatory Specialist
Jaime Wyatt, CCRC, CPT, RMA, Certified Clinical Research Coordinator



Elise Anderes, MD, Principal Investigator, Medical Oncology
Jonathan M. Brunson, MD, Principal Investigator, Cardiology
Roger J. Diegel, MD, Principal Investigator, Rheumatology
Eve Gillespie, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator, Cardiology
Melissa Kaptanian, MD, Principal Investigator, Breast Surgery, Oncology
Daniel Lustig, MD, Principal Investigator, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Timothy Obermiller, MD, Principal Investigator, Pulmonology
William Simpson, MD, Principal Investigator, Gastroenterology
Jose de Souza, MD, Principal Investigator, Endocrinology
Bethany Weiler-Lisowski, MD, Principal Investigator, Pulmonology
Dmitry Tchapyjnikov, MD, Principal Investigator, Pediatric Neurology

Peter Henning, DO, Sub-Investigator, Rheumatology
Meghan Upham, PARN, Sub-Investigator, Rheumatology
Jeffrey Eshleman, MD, Sub-Investigator, Radiation Oncology
Alexis Harrison, MD, MS, Sub-Investigator, Cardiology
Justin Linam, MD, Sub-Investigator, Radiation Oncology
Jose Ness, MD, Sub-Investigator, Medical Oncology
Ryan Roop, MD, Sub-Investigator, Medical Oncology
Austine Siomos, MD, Sub-Investigator, Pediatric Cardiology
Peter Wagner, MD, Sub-Investigator, Medical Oncology