Pediatric Hematology Oncology Team photo

Our Team

Pediatric Medical Hematology/Oncology
  • Laura Hogan, MD, Team Leader, Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology View Video
  • Devina Prakash, MD
  • Rina Meyer, MD 
  • Debra Giugliano, RN, CPNP, CPON
  • Rosemary A. Mahan, RN, CPNP, CPON
  • Jeanne Gaspard, RN, MSN, OCN, NEA-BC, Assistant Director of Nursing, Outpatient Nursing
  • Joanne Camarada, RN, Director, Pediatric Oncology Outpatient Nursing
  • Patricia Losquadro, RN 

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Orthopaedic Oncology 

Radiation Oncology


Pediatric Radiology

Child Life Specialists

• Joan Alpers, MS, CCLS
• Lauren Sharaby, CLS
• Michael Attard, CCLS

Support Staff

  • Cara Giannillo, MEd, Coordinator, School Re-Entry Program
  • Sharon Kern, Authorization Specialist
  • Susan Romano, RN, MSN, Clinical Research Associate

Stony Brook ‘s Children’s Hospital offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic, treatment, and follow-up services for children with cancer, including more than two dozen clinical divisions devoted specifically to the needs of children, including Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Genetics, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Radiation Oncology and Pediatric Surgery. The inpatient Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Unit provides inpatient care on a 9-bed department to children with cancer or blood diseases.