The team of physicians who treat mesothelioma and pleural disease at Penn Medicine are among the best in the world. Their specialties cover thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, endocrine and oncologic surgery, hematology/oncology, pathology, psychiatry, radiology and radiation oncology.
In addition, a patient navigator assists mesothelioma patients with any questions they have, and may help to schedule their appointments with the mesothelioma team.
Clinical Research and Operations
- Melissa Culligan, RN, BSN
Director of Clinical Services, Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program
Thoracic Surgery Practice and Research Coordinator
- Karen D. Mudrick
Associate Director of Operations & Patient Navigator, Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program
- Mona S. Jacobs-Small, BS, RRT, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator, Abramson Cancer Center
- Adri Recio, RN
Clinical Trials Nurse, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute
- Maureen Schofield, BSN, RN
Clinical Research Nurse, Department of Radiation Oncology
- Suzanne Walker CRNP, MSN, AOCN
Nurse Practitioner/Coordinator for Thoracic Malignancies, Abramson Cancer Center