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    David Williams, MD

    David Williams, MD

    Division Chair, Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital
    Associate Chair, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

    Dr. David A. Williams is a graduate of Indiana State University and Indiana University School of Medicine. After training in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Williams completed fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's. He completed his research training there and at the Whitehead Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then became a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).

    Stuart Orkin, MD

    Stuart Orkin, MDDepartment Chair, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Associate Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital 

    Dr. Stuart Orkin received his MD in 1972 from Harvard Medical School, followed by postdoctoral research at the National Institutes of Health and clinical training in pediatrics and hematology-oncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's, where he joined the faculty in 1978. Dr. Orkin is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Over the past decade, his laboratory has defined critical nuclear regulators of hematopoiesis.

    Lisa Diller, MD

    Lisa Diller, MDChief Medical Officer, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
    Clinical Director, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Founding Director, David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

    Dr. Lisa Diller leads the joint clinical Pediatric Oncology Program at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's. She is also the Director of the Perini Family Survivors Center and the David B. Perini, Jr. Quality of Life Clinic for Cancer Survivors at Dana-Farber. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Diller received a bachelors degree from Harvard University, and earned her medical degree from the University of California at San Diego.

    Patricia Branowicki, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

    PatriciaABranowickiAssociate Chief Nurse, Medicine Patient Services, Boston Children’s Hospital 
    Associate Chief Nurse, Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

    Patricia Branowicki is involved in all aspects of patient care operations. Certified by the Board of American Nurses Credentialing Center and in the final stages of completing her PhD at Boston College, she is particularly interested in the areas of improving systems within health care settings to enhance the patient experience and transitions from hospital to home. She is currently the Principal Investigator for two research studies examining the transition from hospital to home following a new diagnosis of childhood cancer.

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