Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program Team

Our Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program offers the resources of a world-class medical center along with a personalized, integrated approach to your care. Our team approach means patients receive coordinated and thoughtful care with a personal touch. We create individualized care plans to diagnose, evaluate for stage, and treat each cancer in a timely fashion.

Members of this specialized team include:

  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Chest radiologists
  • Esophageal
  • Molecular biologists
  • Nurse navigator
  • Nutritionist
  • Palliative care
  • Pulmonologists
  • Social worker
  • Thoracic cytopathologist
  • Thoracic medical oncologists
  • Thoracic pathologists
  • Thoracic radiation oncologists
  • Thoracic surgeons

We also pursue new and innovative strategies to advance our field and the care we provide. We aim to reduce lung cancer incidence, improve treatments, and prolong the survival and quality of life of those diagnosed with cancer. Your integrated care is coordinated through our centrally located hub in Lebanon, NH, as well as our four regional locations in Manchester, NH; Nashua, NH; Keene, NH; and St. Johnsbury, VT and affiliated hospitals throughout New Hampshire and Vermont.

Program leadership

Program providers

If you are looking for other providers, or providers in a particular location, please use Find a Provider on the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics website for a more detailed search.

Additional team members

All of our providers and team members work together to ensure you receive the best possible care.

Interdisciplinary Clinic

  • Ariel K. Fitzpatrick, RN
  • Patricia Leblanc, RN
  • Rebecca Verny, RN
  • Angela Lynne Williams, RN

Program staff

  • Andrea R. Bernard
  • Erin Swasey, MSW – Continuing Care Manager
  • Frances Willette

Oncology dietitians

  • Elise B. Cushman, MS, RD, CSO, LD
  • Jeannine B. Mills, MS, RD, CSO, LD
  • Stacy Morig

Office of Clinical Research

  • Nerissa Charland, MS, CCRC – Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Stephanie L. Davis, BSN, RN, OCN –Thoracic Research Nurse
  • Lauren Michele Robinson, BS – Clinical Research Coordinator

Oncology program coordinators

  • Ashley R. Carrier
  • Ashley L. Mitchell

Thoracic surgery research coordinator

  • Kayla A. Fay, MPH, CCRP

Lung cancer screening program coordinator

  • Jill Cornellier