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Meet the Team


To learn more about cancer survivorship research at Sylvester, please call 305-243-3329 or
email Survivorship Research.


To learn more or request an appointment, call 305-243-4922 or
email Survivorship Care.

Meet the Survivorship Team

Dr. Frank J. Penedo Dr. Frank J. Penedo

SCCC Associate Director
Cancer Survivorship & Translational Behavioral Sciences
Director, Cancer Survivorship Program

Dr. Matthew Schlumbrecht Dr. Matthew Schlumbrecht

Gynecologic Oncology, Survivorship

Dr. Carmen Calfa Dr. Carmen Calfa

Medical Oncology, Survivorship

Dr. Christina Pozo-Kaderman Dr. Christina Pozo-Kaderman

Cancer Support Services

Dr. Maria Rueda Lara Dr. Maria Rueda Lara

Psychiatry, Psycho-Oncology

Madeline Krause Madeline Krause

Research Operations
Cancer Survivorship & Translational Behavioral Sciences

Jessica MacIntyre Jessica MacIntyre

Clinical Operations

Lisa Merheb Lisa Merheb

Social Services

Lesley Klein Lesley Klein

Nutrition Services

Karolim Chavez Karolim Chavez

Clinical Program Coordinator

Dr. Akina Natori Dr. Akina Natori

Cancer Survivorship

Vandana Sookdeo, M.D. Dr. Vandana Sookdeo

Post-Doctoral Fellow
My Wellness Check

Adrienne Marie Vazquez, APRN Adrienne Marie Vazquez, APRN

Survivorship Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner

Ingrid Londono Gutierrez Ingrid Londono Gutierrez, RN

Survivorship Nurse

Sylvester Cancer Survivorship and Translational Behavioral Sciences