The Geraldine Richtand Pediatric Marrow & Blood Cell Transplantation Program


Our Team

The Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at CHAM is comprehensive and relies on a multi-disciplinary approach to allow successful outcomes. 

Kris Mahadeo, MD serves as the director of the PBMT Program at CHAM.

Other team members include: Leslie Cunnignham, MD (Psychology); BMT Coordinator and inpatient Physician Assistant Samantha Prinzing; Nurse Practitioners Catherine Scorrano and Megan Duggan, NP; Sheila Buchanan, clinical nurse educator; Donor Advocate, Denise Velasquez (SW); and Clinical Research Coordinator Ruth Santizo. 


We also work closely with physical and occupational therapy, pharmacy, nutrition, child life and social work to ensure that we provide holistic care to our patients.