A National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center


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Our Team

Medical Director, James R. Rigas, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Administrative Director

Nancy Rollings, RN, MEd, CCRC

Regulatory & Compliance Officer

Rebecca Carson Rogers, MA, CIP

Nurse Manager, Clinic Operations and Clinical Research

Sara Simeone, RN, BSN

Support Staff
  • Dorie McKenna, Data Specialist for BMT
  • Erin Lynch, Clinical Research Committees Coordinator
  • Lisa Wentworth, Administrative Assistant for OCR
Regulatory Specialists
  • Nancy Birkrem, MLS
  • Tim Lawrence, MSc.
  • Nora Thebodo, BS
Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Kara Brandariz, BA
  • Kristina Brann, AS, CCRC
  • Cheryl Cutting, CCRC
  • Christina Donnelly, BS, CCRC
  • Caroline English, BA
  • Darcie Findley
  • Kristen Fontaine, RN/Coordinator 
  • Heidi McAllister, BS, CCRC
  • Crystalee Newton, BA, CCRC
  • Kathy Phipps, BA, CCRP, CCRA
  • Jo Strohbehn, BA, CCRP
  • Sue Tarczewski, CCRC
  • Ian Williams, BA, CCRC
Research Nurses
  • Katie Abraham, RN, BSN
  • Kristen Fontaine, RN
  • Brian Highhouse, RN, BSN, OCN
  • Deborah Lindberg, RN, BSN, MBA
  • Sara Metzler, RN, BSN
  • Susan Morgan, RN, AAS, BSN, CCRC
  • Susan Jones, RN, BSN, BA, OCN
  • Marie Miller, RN (St. Johnsbury)
  • Kimberly Sleeper, RN, BSN, CPON
  • Maureen Stannard, RN, BS, OCN
  • Sandra Steel, RN, BSN
Regional Contacts
  • Keene, NH
    Claudia Peknik, Clinical Research Manager
    (603) 354-5454, ext. 2191
  • Manchester, NH
    Kristen Fontaine, RN/Coordinator
    (603) 629-1828
  • St. Johnsbury, VT
    Marie Miller, RN
    (802) 473-4100