Advanced Practice Clinicians

Emily C. Armstrong, PA-C

Emily Armstrong, PA-C graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor of science degree in Behavioral Science and Health with a minor in Nutrition. As an undergraduate, she volunteered at the Wellness & Integrative Health Center at The Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Emily earned her Master's of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies... Read More

Specialties: Benign Hematology, Oncology, Physician Assistant

Email: emily.armstrong@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-5581

Laura W. Bickel, APRN

Laura Bickel, NP, obtained her nursing degree from Southern Illinois University and practiced as a nurse primarily in intensive care units in the Midwest prior to moving to Utah. She then obtained her nurse practitioner degree from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She worked inpatient oncology for Utah Cancer Specialists prior to joining the division... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: laura.bickel@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Grace L. Blissell, APRN

I am originally from Pittsburgh, PA where I completed my undergraduate degree in nursing and worked for 2 years at a Level 1 Trauma Center before relocating to Utah. I continued to work as a registered nurse for another 8 years, the last 6 years of which have been at Huntsman Cancer Hospital including outpatient infusion clinic, fast trac... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Nurse Practitioner

Email: Grace.Blissell@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Klasina K. Caballero, APRN

Klasina Caballero, DNP APRN, AG-ACNP-BC, Is a nurse practitioner in the division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the outpatient hematology division. As a Nurse practitioner, she sees and treats hematology patients both independently and alongside the several hematology physicians. She sp... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: klasina.caballero@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Adam C. Christiansen, PA-C

Adam Christiansen MPAS, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Inpatient Hematology Division. He obtained a BS in Medical Laboratory Science at Weber State University and later received his Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at the Universi... Read More

Email: adam.christiansen@utah.edu

Andrea J. Conway, PA-C

Andrea Conway MPAS, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Inpatient Hematology Division. She obtained a BS in Biological Sciences at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and later received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Idaho State Univers... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Physician Assistant

Email: Andrea.Conway@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Jessica Coon, APRN

Jessica Coon, APRN, NP-C, is a nurse practitioner in the division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the outpatient hematology division. As a Nurse practitioner, she sees and treats hematology patients both independently and alongside the several hematology physicians. She specializes in CL... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: jessica.coon@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Nancy M. Duncan, PA-C

Nancy Duncan, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Inpatient Hematology Division. She obtained a BS in Medical Laboratory Science at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She then worked in Hematology and Transfusion clinical laboratories ... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: Nancy.Duncan@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Kara Fialkowski, APRN

Kara Fialkowski, DNP FNP-C, is a nurse practitioner in the division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices in the outpatient Benign Hematology division. She obtained her undergraduate nursing degree from Westminster College and practiced as a nurse in a step-down unit, neurology, and post-surgical floor at the Veteran Affairs Med... Read More

Specialties: Benign Hematology

Email: kara.fialkowski@hci.utah.edu

Paige Harasha, PA-C

Paige Harasha, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies. She received her undergraduate degree in Physiological Sciences from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, and later, her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, UT. She currently wor... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Physician Assistant

Email: paige.harasha@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Jennifer Lynn Lloyd, APRN

AANP Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in the Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic. Certified Oncology Nurse with experience in post-surgical cancer care and Urologic Oncology.  Received my Master of Science in Nursing  from Simmons College.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Colorado – Pueblo and a Bachelor of Arts ... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: jennifer.lloyd@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-4370

Jennifer A. Makuakane, PA-C

Jennifer Makuakane is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies within the Huntsman Cancer Institute Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant, she enjoyed working as a Medical Technologist in the laboratory for 16 years.    While serving in the US Army, Jennifer receiv... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Physician Assistant

Email: jennifer.makuakane@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Heidi A. Nielson, APRN

Heidi Nielson, DNP, is a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah.  She practices within the Huntsman Cancer Institute Blood and Marrow Transplant Program.  She received her doctorate degree, Adult-Gerontology, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner fro... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: heidi.nielson@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Brynn H. Parsegov, PA-C

Brynn Parsegov, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and currently practices in the Outpatient Hematology Division. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Utah, practiced in pediatric critical care, and went on to receive her Ma... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Physician Assistant

Email: brynn.parsegov@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Charli D. Peters, APRN

Charli Peters, DNP,AG-ACNP-BC, Is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies on the inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant and Hematology Unit.   She received her doctor in nursing practice with an emphasis in acute care and gerontology in 2016 from the University of Utah. She received her undergraduate deg... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: Charli.Peters@utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2050

Andrea M. Schindler, APRN

Originally from Massachusetts and earned an advanced degree from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions.  I began working at the University of Utah in the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in 1995 and am now working in the Hematology Division caring for patients with Hematologic Malignancies. I have expertise ... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Nurse Practitioner

Email: Andrea.Schindler@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Mary Steinbach, APRN

Mary Steinbach, DNP, is a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. She practices within the Hunstman Cancer Institute Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. As a family nurse practitioner, her clinical interests include hematology and hematologic malign... Read More

Specialties: Family Nurse Practitioner, Hematology/BMT

Email: mary.steinbach@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Rachel M. Straight, APRN

Rachel Straight MSN, APRN is a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies at the University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Hospital.  She practices as an Advanced Practice Clinician on the inpatient hematology/BMT unit and currently serves as the Inpatient APC Education Lead.  As an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Prac... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Nurse Practitioner

Email: Rachel.Straight@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-8706

Natalie Swierkosz Turner, APRN

I began my nursing career in 2012, working on an inpatient hematology unit at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, OH. I then graduated from NP school at The Ohio State University in 2014 and spent two years working on an inpatient hematology service at The James specializing in acute leukemias. I moved to Salt Lake in July 2016 and began working... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: natalie.s.turner@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Renee A. Vadeboncoeur, MSN, APRN

Renee Vadeboncoeur, MS APRN, FNP-c is a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Outpatient Hematology Division (Clinic 2B). As a Nurse Practitioner, in Hematologic Malignancies, she sees and treats Hematology patients both independently and alongside the s... Read More

Specialties: Family Nurse Practitioner, Hematology/BMT

Email: renee.vadeboncoeur@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Mary Vietti, APRN

Mary S. Vietti, DNP, APRN, is a Nurse Practitioner with the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital. She started her career as a hematology nurse in 1997 at Swedish Hospital in Seattle and moved to the University of Utah in 1998 as a BMT nurse. In 2014, Mary received a doctorate in nursing practice with a... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT

Email: Mary.Vietti@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2050

Janet P. Weidner, PA-C

Jan Weidner, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies. She obtained a BS at Colby College in Maine, and she later received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Pacific University in Oregon before returning to Utah. She works in the outpatient Hematology/BMT clinic at Huntsman Cancer Hospital... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Physician Assistant

Email: janet.weidner@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Anne Wheaton, PA-C

Gry Wheaton, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, and practices at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in the Inpatient Hematology Division. Originally from Denmark, Gry served in the Danish Defense as a medical sergeant before relocating to Salt Lake City, Utah in 2014. Gry obtained a HBS in Psy... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Physician Assistant

Email: gry.wheaton@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2626

Seth D. Youkstetter, PA-C

Seth Youkstetter, PA-C, MPAS graduated from the University of Utah, initially with a BA in psychology and worked as a drug and alcohol abuse counselor for several years at the Odyssey House of Utah but realized his interest in medical science and ended up going back to school at Idaho State University in Boise, Id for his master’s degree as a... Read More

Specialties: Hematology/BMT, Physician Assistant

Email: seth.youkstetter@hci.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-2050