Meet members of the Cancer Center Survivorship Program's team.

Leadership

Jeff Peppercorn

Jeffrey Peppercorn, MD, MPH
Director, Mass General Cancer Center Survivorship Program

Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer
Research Interests: Issues related to quality of care and survivorship for patients with breast cancer as well as health policy and bioethics issues related to oncology.

 

Elyse Park

Elyse Park, PhD
Associate Director of Survivorship Research and Psychosocial Services

Clinical Interests: Psychology
Research Interests: Development and integration of motivational and behavioral intervention treatments, particularly for chronic stress and smoking cessation, into cancer and survivorship care.


Faculty

Yen-Lin Chen

Yen-Lin Chen, MD

Clinical Interests: Radiation oncology, sarcoma
Research Interests: Sarcoma, survivorship, health outcomes research

 

Jorg Dietrich

Jorg Dietrich, MD, PhD
Director Neurotoxicity Clinic

Clinical Interests: Neurology, Brain Tumors, Neurotoxicity, Cognitive Impairment
Research Interests: Neurotoxicity, cognitive impairment

 

Areej El-Jawahri

Areej El-Jawahri, MD
Director, BMT Survivorship Program

Clinical Interests: Hematologic Malignancy, Bone Marrow Transplant, Chronic Graft vs. Host Disease
Research Interests: Investigating patient-reported outcomes, developing interventions to enhance patient-centered decision-making, and designing supportive and palliative care interventions to improve the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and their families.

 

Daniel Hall

Daniel Hall, PhD

Clinical Interests: Psychology
Research Interests: Cancer survivorship, fear of recurrence

 

Jamie Jacobs

Jamie Jacobs, PhD

Clinical Interests: Psychology
Research Interests: Development, testing, and integration of behavioral and mind-body interventions to improve psychological and disease-related outcomes for patients during cancer treatment and survivorship.

 

Rachel Jimenez, MD

Clinical Interests: Radiation oncology, breast cancer
Research Interests: Translational radiation therapy research, survivorship, quality of life

 

Allison McDonough

Allison McDonough, MD
Clinical Director, Oncology Focused Primary Care

Clinical Interests: Internal Medicine, Oncology
Research Interests: Survivorship Care, Patient Doctor Communication, Palliative Care

 

Tomas Neilan

Tomas G. Neilan, MD, MPH
Director, Mass General Cardio-Oncology Program

Clinical Interests: Cardiovascular disease among patients with active or prior cancer
Research Interests: Detection and prevention of cardiac toxicity from cancer therapy

 

Ryan Nipp

Ryan Nipp, MD, MPH

Clinical Interests: GI malignancy
Research Interests: Geriatric oncology, palliative care and health services research.

 

Elizabeth O'Donnell

Elizabeth O’Donnell, MD
Clinical Director, Lifestyle Medicine

Clinical Interests: Multiple Myeloma, Lifestyle Medicine
Research Interests: Development of exercise interventions that can be incorporated into cancer and survivorship care.

 

Giselle Perez

Giselle Perez-Lougee, PhD

Clinical Interests: Psychology
Research Interests: Development of integrative mind-body and behavioral interventions to promote health behavior change, treatment adherence, and treatment outcomes for patients throughout the cancer spectrum.

 

Kathryn Post, MS, ANP-BC

Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Survivorship
Research Interests: Issues related to survivorship for patients with breast cancer and the development and implementation of person-centered, targeted cancer survivorship interventions.

 

Julie Vanderklish

Julie Vanderklish, NP
Co-Director, BMT Survivorship Clinic

Clinical Interests: Hematologic Malignancy, Bone Marrow Transplant, Chronic Graft vs. Host Disease


Research Assistant

Julia Rabin

Julia Rabin