Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA Dept. of Pediatrics


Faculty & Members of Division:


Kathleen Sakamoto, MD, PhD Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology - Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology; Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics | View Bio Link

Jacqueline Casillas, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Life After Cancer Clinic, Long Term Effects, and Cancer Survivorship Center | View Bio Link

Christopher Denny, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Research | View Bio Link

Stephen A. Feig, MD Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics | View Bio Link

Brigitte Gomperts, MD Assistant Professor in Pediatrics | View Bio Link

Ted B. Moore, MD Professor of Pediatrics, Clinical Director of the Division and Director of the Hematoporetic Stem Cell Transplant Program | View Bio Link

Don Kohn, MD Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

Gay Crooks, MD Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics

Pamela Kempert, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Noah Federman, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Kenji Morimoto, MD, Clinical Instructor

Satiro de Oliveira, MD, Clinical Instructor

Current Fellows

Ed Panosyan (Chief)
Justine Walker
llanit Brook
Vivian Chang
Shivani Upadhyay
Neha Vaghasia


La Vette Bowles, M.N., F.N.P-BC
Berkley Brown, P.N.P.
Margie Weiman, R.N., M.S.N., C.P.O.N.
Kathy Kim Woo, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.
Marisa Espinoza, R.N., M.S.N., P.N.P.-B.C.
Natalie Woodard, P.N.P.

Social Workers

Marla Knoll, M.S.W.
Wendy Markovich

Child Life

Amy Bullock, MSEd, CCLS, Director
Hilary Gan, MA
Adina Bodolay, MA, CCLS


Paul Babin, Administrative Assistant
Alice Del Rosario, Administrative Assistant

Hematology/Oncology doctor with actor supporter
Hemonc Baby Patient Wearing Baseball Hat and Smirk, and Jordan Farmer on Red Couch
Dr. Kathleen Sakamoto and T.J. Simers, journalist, at a Dodger Game