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Clinical Advisors

LLS is committed to providing the most accurate and up-to-date blood cancer information. Professional volunteer clinical advisors review the information we provide, working with our medical, research and patient access staffs. The following nationally recognized thought leaders in hematology/oncology make up our list of volunteer clinical advisors: 


Melissa Alsina, M.D.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute 
F. Daniel Armstrong, Ph.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine & Holtz Children's Hospital
John C. Byrd, M.D.
The Ohio State University 
Jorge E. Cortes, M.D.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 
Elihu Estey, M.D.
University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Jonathan W. Friedberg, M.D., M.M.Sc.
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center 
Judith E. Karp, M.D.
The Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Armand Keating, M.D.
Princess Margaret Hospital
Wendy Landier, Ph.D., R.N., C.R.N.P.
Children's of Alabama UAB at Birmingham
John P. Leonard, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Jane Liesveld, M.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center
Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center 
Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.
UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center 
Susan M. O'Brien, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
UC Irvine
Kevin Oeffinger, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 
Robert Orlowski, M.D., Ph.D.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 
Guadalupe Palos, Dr.P.H., L.M.S.W., R.N.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
David L. Porter, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Gail J. Roboz, M.D. 
Weill Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
Neil P. Shah, M.D., Ph.D.
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Julie M. Vose, M.D., M.B.A.
University of Nebraska Medical Center