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Our team's mission is to provide you with an extraordinary experience.

Our Promise

Each staff member of the Urology Cancer Center was chosen for their experience, bright personalities, and their dedication to creating a positive environment for each of our patients.   We promote values of Compassion, Empathy, Unparalleled Quality, and Innovative Care. Having a cancer is daunting and stressful. Our staff will go above and beyond to support you.

Gary Glissman, RN, BS, CCM (retired)

Chief Operating Officer

Tony Romero, MS, CCRC

Executive Director of Research

Stacy Moore, BA

Administrative Manager & Research Finance Officer

Darla DuRee, PharmD

Pharmacist and Research Assistant

Duane Robinson

Director of IT

Sarah Meier, RN, BSN, OCN, ONS

Oncology Nurse Specialist

Wendy White RN, BSN, ONS

Oncology Nurse Specialist

Megan Johnson, RN, BSN, OCN, ONS

Oncology Nurse Specialist

Alex Mack, CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant

Emily Rosso, RN, BSN, ONS

Clinical Research Nurse, Oncology Nurse Specialist

Heather Mittelstedt, RN, BSN

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Laura Frank, RN

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Erin Powers, RN, BSN, ONS

Clinical Research Nurse, Oncology Nurse Specialist

Diane Tichota, RT (R)(M)

Research Coordinator

Katie Pagels, RN

Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator

Rosa Palmer

Clinical Research Data Coordinator

Janet Lapour RN, BSN, CCRC

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator, Oncology Nurse Specialist, Clinical Research Data Coordinator

Sherry Thorne, BS, MOL, CCRP

Director of Regulatory and Feasibility/Compliance

Lisa Rennolet, BS, CCRP, CCRC

Regulatory Coordinator

Kim Baird

Research and Regulatory Assistant

Lori Scott

Research and Regulatory Assistant

Shelby Urkoski, BS

Research Site Activation Specialist and Research Assistant

Jacob Fischer

Research Finance Assistant

Matt McDonald, BS, CNMT

Chief Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Christina Gregg, BS, CNMT, RT(R)(N)(CT)

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Monica Nelle, MLS (ASCP)

Director of Laboratory Services

Yuliya Popkova


Kristen Weigum, BS

Director of Medical Records, HR, and Patient Advocate

Cori Randone, BS

Patient Advocate and Patient Financial Assistance

Rita Urban, BS

Medical Records Assistant and Patient Advocate

Katheryn Bovinet

Patient Advocate

Michelle Dickinson

Patient Advocate

Haley Tarpinian

Administrative Assistant

Bob Coombes

Facility Manager

A Global Leader in Prostate Cancer Research

Cancer research is the only process available to discover and utilize new treatments for cancer patients. The Urology Center & GU Research Network is recognized by thought leaders, patients and pharmaceutical companies as a global leader in research.

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