University of Nebraska Medical Center


The Division of Oncology and Hematology has a long tradition of pioneering research in the field of cancer and its treatment.

All faculty members of the Division participate in the various programs/studies conducted within the Fred & Pamela Buffet Cancer Center.

Memberships and Affiliations

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Nebraska Lymphoma Study Group

The Oncology and Hematology Division is known for the establishment of the Nebraska Lymphoma Study Group. Learn more about this unique collaboration between community oncologists and pathologists and their counterparts at UNMC.

Clinical Research Trial Contacts

Research Topic Primary Contact 
Bone Marrow Transplant  / GVHD Penny Hardiman, RN
Brain Sarah Kirke, RN
Breast Shara Graalfs, RN
Gastrointestinal Brandie Booker, RN
GYN/ONC Pamela Nielsen, RN
Head and Neck Jamie Willms, RNDevi Fitelly, RN
Leukemia Rachal Brantley, RN
Lymphoma / CLL Maribeth Hohenstein, RN
Lymphoma/ CLL / Car T-cell Susan Blumel, RN
Melanoma Jamie Willms, RNDevi Fitelly, RN
Myeloma / Plasma Cell Dyscrasia Penny Hardiman, RN
Myeloproliferative disease (MPD) Rachal Brantley, RN
Neuromuscular disease (MDA) Rachal Brantley, RN
Thoracic Jamie Willms, RNDevi Fitelly, RN
Sarcoma Sarah Kirke, RN