Clinical Trials Office

The MCW Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office supports investigators, research teams, and patients by providing centralized management and oversight functions related to the activation and conduct of cancer clinical trials. 


Razelle Kurzrock, MD, FACP

 Razelle Kurzrock, MD, FACP

Associate Director of Clinical Research

A world-renowned leader in precision oncology and rare cancers research, Dr. Kurzrock joined the MCW Cancer Center in 2021. She is listed among the most highly cited scientists in the world and serves as the Chair for the Early Therapeutics and Rare Cancers Committee for the SWOG Cancer Research Network—one of the largest clinical trials cooperative groups in the country. Dr. Kurzrock is also the founding director of the Froedtert & the MCW Rare Cancers and Precision Medicine Clinic.

Mehdi Hamadani, MD
Mehdi Hamadani, MD

Co-Associate Director of Clinical Research

Dr. Hamadani is a professor of hematology and oncology who specializes in lymphoma and bone marrow transplantation. In his role as the Co-Associate Director of Clinical Research, Dr. Hamadani co-leads the Cancer Center's 16 Disease-Oriented Teams.  


Ben George, MD

Ben George, MD

CTO Medical Director

Dr. George is a medical oncologist who joined the MCW Cancer Center in 2011. Dr. George specializes in gastrointestinal cancers with a focus on providing patients with personalized cancer care based on the unique clinical and molecular features of their specific cancer.

Sameem Abedin, MD

Sameem Abedin, MD

CTO Assistant Medical Director

Dr. Abedin specializes in leukemia and stem cell transplantation and his current clinical and research interests include patients with acute leukemia, including acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphocytic leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative neoplasms, chronic myeloid leukemia, and allogeneic stem cell transplantation for these conditions.

Leadership Team

Erin Lynch, MS, CCRP
CTO Administrative Director | (414) 805-5271

Stacey Zindars, MS, CCRP
CTO Assistant Director, Clinical Research Compliance | (414) 805-8913

Cindy Dwight, RN, ND, CCRC
CTO Assistant Director, Clinical Research Operations | (414) 805-0818

Budget and Finance
Brenda Brito, BSBA
Senior Financial Planning Strategist | (414) 805-8268

Anthony Carabajal
Research Operations Manager | (414) 805-4629

Toni Ordonez-Hodge
CTO Finance Manager | (414) 805-5867

Multisite Program
Alex Hinman, BA, CCRP
Multisite Program Manager | (414) 955-5909

Mike Jacklin, BS, CCRP
Research Operations Manager | (414) 805-8970

Outreach/Network Sites
Nedra Johnson, BSN, RN, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager | (262) 257-5110

Protocol Review and Monitoring System (PRMS)
Jennifer Bollmer, PhD
PRMS Manager | (414) 805-1947

Bruce Steinert, PhD, CCRA
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-4196

Training, Education and Quality Assurance
Rebecca Selle, BS, CCRP
Program Manager | (414) 805-8748

Bone Marrow Transplant, Solid Tumor Cellular Therapeutics
Kayla Peterson, BS | (414) 805-0769

Breast, Central Nervous System
Melissa Lingongo, BS, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-0791

Early Phase – Hematology
Katelyn Gauger, BS, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-4587

Early Phase – Solid Tumors
Jennifer Fleischman, RN, BBA, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-3645

Haley Heaviland, ALB, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-8696

Jaime Goeldner, BS, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-8942

Subarna Paul, MBBS, MSc, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology ǀ Medical College of Wisconsin | (414) 805-8594

Deepa Pereira, BSN, RN, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-8784

Hematology Cellular Therapeutics
Debra Pastorek, BS, RN, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-6837

Skin, Head/Neck, Sarcoma, Thoracic
Cynthia Dwight, RN, ND, CCRC
Clinical Research Manager | (414) 805-0818

Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials
MACC Fund Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinical Trials Office

Children’s Wisconsin
(414) 955-4727
Christopher Henchen, CCRP
Clinical Research Manager
Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant
Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin | (414) 266-8913

Tara Murphy, BSN RN, CCRP
Clinical Trials Manager
Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant | (414) 266-6471