Meet the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Team

The multidisciplinary care we provide involves a dedicated team of pediatric blood and marrow transplant (BMT) experts, including physicians, mid-level practitioners, nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, dietitians, social workers, financial coordinators, teachers, child life specialists and chaplains. Together, these professionals meet the medical, spiritual and emotional needs of patients and their families.

Members of the Aflac Cancer Center’s pediatric blood and marrow transplant (BMT) team include:

Mid-Level Practitioners

  • Elyse Bryson, P.A.-C.
    Physician Assistant
  • Deborah Lutterman, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Ellen Olson, R.N., M.S., C.P.N.P.
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Kathleen Spencer, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.N.P.
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Other BMT Team Members

  • Norah Keeley, R.N., B.S.N.
    Clinical Nurse Coordinator
  • Audra Thompson, R.N., B.S.N.
    Clinical Nurse Coordinator
  • Kristy Applegate, M.B.A., C.H.T.C.
    Project Manager
  • Diana Worthington-White, M.Ed.
    Manager, Cellular Therapies Laboratory
  • Liz Weinzierl, R.N., B.S.N.
    Outpatient Clinic Nurse
  • Ashley Slocumb, R.N., B.S.N.
    Outpatient Clinic Nurse
  • Audrey Grizzle, R.N., M.P.H.
    Clinical Research Nurse
  • Neferteria Ector
    Financial Coordinator
  • Treva Turner
    Program Data Coordinator
  • Ashley Griffin
    Clinical Data Coordinator


Physicians and researchers at the Aflac Cancer Center are faculty members at Emory University School of Medicine.

Some physicians and affiliated healthcare professionals who perform services at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta are independent providers and are not our employees.