Faculty & Staff

Hematology/Oncology Division
UVM Given Building, Suite E-214
89 Beaumont Ave
Burlington, VT 05405

Academic Office: (802) 656-5487, Fax: (802) 656-5493

Hematology/Oncology Clinic: (802)-847-8400, Fax: (802) 847-4398 

Division Director
Chris E. Holmes, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of Medicine / Interim Director, Hematology/Oncology DivisionEmail | Bio | Research

Jose Acostamadiedo, M.D.Clinical Practice Physician - Champlain Valley Physicians' HospitalEmail | Bio
Steven Ades, M.D., M.Sc.Associate Professor of Medicine / Medical Director, Clinical Trials OfficeEmail | Bio
Diego Adrianzen-Herrera, M.D.Assistant Professor of MedicineEmail | Bio
Shahid Ahmed, M.D.Assistant Professor, M.B.B.SEmail | Bio
Maura Barry, M.D.Assistant Professor of Medicine / Associate Director, Hem/Onc Fellowship Program Email | Bio
Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc.Professor of Medicine and Pathology / Director Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program Email | Bio | Research
Kim Dittus, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine / Clinical Director, Oncology RehabEmail | Bio
Marc S. Greenblatt, M.DProfessor of MedicineEmail | Bio
Sakshi JasraAssistant Professor of MedicineEmail |
Peter A. Kaufman, M.D.Professor of MedicineEmail | Bio
Farrah B. Khan, M.D.Assistant Professor of MedicineEmail | Bio
Patricia O'Brien, M.D.Assistant Professor Clinical Scholar/ Director, Lymphedema ProgramEmail | Bio
Timothy B. Plante, M.D.Assistant Professor of MedicineEmail | Bio
Hibba tul Rehman, M.D.Assistant Professor of MedicineEmail | Bio
Julian R. Sprague, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of Medicine / Director, Hem/Onc Fellowship ProgramEmail | Bio
Eswar Tipirneni, M.D.Clinical Practice Physician - Central Vermont Medical CenterEmail |
Elvira Umyarova, M.D.Assistant Professor of Medicine / Medical Director, Inpatient Hematology/OncologyEmail | Bio
Marie E. Wood, M.D.Professor of Medicine / Director, Familial Cancer Program Email | Bio | Research
Neil A. Zakai,, M.D., M.Sc.Associate Professor of Medicine and PathologyEmail | Bio | Research



Emeritus Faculty
Richard F. Branda, M.D.Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, EmeritusEmail | Bio
Barbara Grant, M.D.Associate Professor of Medicine, EmeritusEmail | Bio


Fellows / Post Docs
Waqas Jehangir, M.D.3rd year fellowEmail
Kitty Victoria, M.D.3rd year fellowEmail
Ximena Jordan Bruno, M.D.
2nd year fellowEmail
Sarah Gillett, M.D., Ph.D.
2nd year fellowEmail
Mansour Gergi, M.D.1st year fellowEmail
Kara Landry, M.D.1st year fellowEmail


Gagan Bajaj, Ph.D.Grant SpecialistEmail | (802) 656-1973
Tammy HigginsOffice Program Support GeneralistEmail | (802) 656-5465
Denise RussellStaff AssistantEmail | (802) 656-5462
AubriAnna CunninghamFellowship Program AdministratorEmail | (802) 847-2617