Our Team

Our multidisciplinary care team draws on the expertise of the doctors, nurses, hepatologists and other support staff available at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Our team consults with each other and with you at every stage of treatment.


Surgical Director

Benjamin Philosophe, MD PhD

  • Surgical Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center
  • Professor of Clinical Surgery

Transplant Surgery

Transplant Hepatology

Jae O. Lee, M.S.N., C.R.N.P
Kathryn Lee-Young, D.N.P., C.R.N.P.

Living Liver Donation

Living Liver Donor Team

  • Nakia Wilkins, Project Coordinator, Living Liver Donation
  • Katlyn Mohr, B.S.N., R.N., Transplant Nurse Coordinator 
  • Ashley Wells , M.S.N., R.N., FNP-BC, Living Liver Donor Nurse Practitioner
  • Alana Williams, LMSW, Independent Living Donor Advocate
  • Mary Kaiser, LCSW-C, CCTSW, Lead Social Worker, Living Donor Social Worker

Pre-Liver Transplant Nurse Coordinators

  • Katlyn Mohr, B.S.N., R.N., Transplant Nurse Coordinator 
  • Katie Rakestraw, B.S.N., R.N., Transplant Nurse Coordinator
  • Alex Gineitis M.S.N., R.N., Transplant Nurse Coordinator

Post-Liver Transplant Team

  • Aaron Ruiz, B.S.N., R.N., Transplant Nurse Coordinator
  • Heather McDade, M.S.N., AG-ACNP, Liver Transplant Nurse Practitioner
  • Lauren Boyer, M.S.N., CRNP, Lead Liver Transplant Nurse Practitioner
  • Maura Belden, DNP, CRNP, Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center

Live Donor Champion

  • Julia López, Sr. Research Program Coordinator, Live Donor Champion

Nurse Navigator

Mary Rudolfi, DNP, CRNP

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Liver Transplant Nurse Navigator

600 North Wolfe Street 
Carnegie 668
Baltimore MD 21287
Office: 410-614-2989
Cell: 410-844-2562
Fax: 410-367-2758 
Email: [email protected]

Mary Rudolf Nurse Navigator