Our Team

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center believes in a team approach to your healthcare. We offer a collaborative team of stem cell transplant specialists, ensuring that you receive the highest quality of care available.

Clinical Program

Carol Richman

Carol Richman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine  
Transplant Physician
Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program

Mehrdad Abedi

Mehrdad Abedi, M.D.
Transplant Physician

Joseph Tuscano

Joseph Tuscano, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Transplant Physician

Aaron Rosenberg

Aaron Rosenberg, M.D.              
Associate Professor of Medicine
Transplant Physician

Richard Banagale, R.N.
Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator
Sara Lewis, R.N.
Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator
Grace Chan, R.N.
Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator
Catherine Cook, R.N.
Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator
Ashley Harmon, R.N., N.P.
Stem Cell Transplant Program Nurse Practitioner
Flora Stondell, R.N., N.P.
Stem Cell Transplant Program Nurse Practitioner


Apheresis Services

Leonor Fernando, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Apheresis Services Director
NMDP Apheresis Collection Center Director

Dawn Vierria, R.N.
Nurse Manager


Bone Marrow Collections

Mehrdad Abedi, M.D.
Bone Marrow Collections Medical Director


Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

Wilson Yen, R.N.
Nurse Manager


Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Laboratory

Mehrdad Abedi, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Laboratory

Carol Richman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Laboratory Director, Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Laboratory

Erin Estacio
CLS, Supervisor