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Advanced Practice Providers

At the SKCCC, we use provider teams consisting of a physician and an advanced practice provider (APP) to deliver the very best in oncology care.  Our advanced practice providers are nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are specialists in oncology.  Our APPs partner with patients to help better control symptoms, prevent complications and coordinate the state-of-the-art treatments so that you can best manage your life after diagnosis.

Laura Schoch, CRNP

Laura Schoch, CRNP

Laura Schoch is a nurse practitioner and advanced practice provider manager for the division of hematologic malignancies at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. 
Ms. Schoch earned her master’s of science in nursing in 2014 from the University of Maryland with an adult and gerontology focus.  She also completed an oncology certificate program while at UMD, and was a recipient of the American Cancer Society Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice in 2012.  She is a licensed Nurse Practitioner in Maryland and a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Ms. Schoch was a recipient of the Friends of Oncology Nursing Clinical Excellence Award in 2019.  
Ms. Schoch primarily treats patients with lymphoma and those undergoing blood or marrow transplantation.  She also has developed an interest in immunotherapy and has published on this topic in relation to BMT.

Peirse Byrnes

Pierse Byrnes, CRNP

Pierse Byrnes is a nurse practitioner and advanced practice provider leader for the outpatient division of hematologic malignancies at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. 
Ms. Byrnes earned her masters of science in nursing in 2014 from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with an adult critical care and gerontology focus. She is a licensed Nurse Practitioner in Maryland and a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Ms. Byrnes primarily treats patients with MDS, leukemia, aplastic anemia, lymphoma and those undergoing blood or marrow transplantation. 

Valerie Ironside, CRNP

Valerie Ironside is a nurse practitioner who works with the Oncology Urgent Care and with the division of hematologic malignancies at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. 
Ms. Ironside earned her master’s of science in nursing in 1998 from the University of Pittsburgh with an acute care and oncology focus.   She is a licensed Nurse Practitioner in Maryland and a board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Ms. Ironside was a recipient of the Friends of Oncology Nursing Clinical Excellence Award in 2007.
Ms. Ironside primarily treated patients with leukemia and those undergoing blood or marrow transplantation.  She has more recently developed a practice in Urgent Care for oncology patients. 

Cory Ann Schulz, DNP, AG-ACNP

Cory Ann Schulz, DNP, AG-ACNP

Cory Schulz is a nurse practitioner on the inpatient Leukemia Service at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Schulz earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with a focus in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care in 2019 from the University of Maryland. She is a licensed Nurse Practitioner in Maryland and a board-certified Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Kristin Stokvis, CRNP

Kristin Stokvis, CRNP

Kristin Stokvis is a nurse practitioner on the Inpatient Leukemia Service at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Ms. Stokvis started her nursing career as a bedside RN on a hematology/oncology unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital.  In 2015, she earned her Master of Science in nursing from University of Maryland with a focus on Adult-Gerontology Acute Care.  She is a board certified and state licensed Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and a board certified Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Kiryoung Kim, CRNP

Kiryoung Kim, CRNP

Kiryoung Kim is a board-certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) for the Division of Hematologic Malignancies at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from George Washington University, and is recognized by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and has additional certifications in oncology nursing and ACLS. Ms. Kim primarily  provide and coordinate clinical care for patients undergoing blood or marrow transplants in IPOP/HIPOP.

Ana Lazarevic, CRNP

Ana Lazarevic, MSN CRNP

Ana Lazarevic earned her master’s of science in nursing in 2019 from Georgetown University. She is a certified Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, licensed in the state of Maryland. Ms. Lazarevic is an inpatient provider on the myeloma, lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation team in the hematologic malignancies division of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Amber Zukas, CRNPAmber Zukas, CRNP
Audra Shedeck, CRNPAudra Shedeck, CRNP
Jackie Jung, CRNPJackie Jung, CRNP
Meghan O'Brien, MSN, CRNP

Meghan O'Brien, MSN, CRNP

Meghan O’Brien is a nurse practitioner for the outpatient division of hematologic malignancies at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Ms. O’Brien started her nursing career as a hematology/oncology nurse on an acute care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2014. She earned her masters of science in nursing in 2020 from George Washington University School of Nursing with an adult-gerontology primary care focus. She is a licensed Nurse Practitioner in Maryland and a board-certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Ms. O’Brien primarily treats patients with leukemia as well as myelodysplastic syndrome and myeloproliferative neoplasm.

Kate Campion, DNP, AGACNP

Kate Campion, DNP, AGACNP

Kate Campion is a nurse practitioner in the hematologic malignancies department at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Campion earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2020 specializing in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care. She is a board certified and state licensed Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and board certified Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist. Dr. Campion primarily treats patients with multiple myeloma and those undergoing blood or marrow transplantation.
 

Amy Goodrich, RN, MSN, CRNP

Amy L. Goodrich, RN, BSN, MSN, CRNP-AC

Amy Goodrich earned her Master’s Degree in 2000 as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from the Johns Hopkins University and her undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh.   
Ms. Goodrich manages patients with various types of hematologic malignancies, concentrating on the lymphomas.  She has published and presented widely on a variety of lymphoma topics.  She also manages the Cancer Center’s research nurses and is extremely involved in research operations.

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