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Our Team

Kelly Bugos, MS, NP

Kelly G. Bugos, BS, MS, RN, ANP-BC, is a Nurse Practitioner at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Program Manager of the newly opened Cancer Survivorship Program. The program, led by Ms. Bugos, is initially focused on gynecologic and breast cancer survivors and the overall mission is to improve patient wellness after cancer treatment.

Ms. Bugos received her BS in Nursing from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY and her MS in Adult Nurse Practitioner and Oncology Nursing from the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). She has worked at Stanford in most aspects of Cancer Care, including as a nurse practitioner in the Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program and the Hematology Department. She has developed several staff roles and programs during her career at Stanford, including the development of the Multiple Myeloma Clinic in 2001. In 2007, she was awarded the BMT Excellence Award for outstanding service within the Stanford BMT Program.

She is an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), participates in her local Bay Area Chapter, and serves on special interest groups such as survivorship, nurse practitioner, and BMT. In addition, she has served on the Patient Services Committee for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society since 1999. Ms. Bugos is a Clinical Preceptor for UCSF nursing students. She is frequently invited to speak at local and national conferences as a leading expert on the long term effects of therapy, especially hematologic malignancies.


Oxana Palesh, MPH

Oxana Palesh, MPH, PhD
Director of Research
Cancer Survivorship


Holly Gautier, BSN, RN

Holly Gautier, BSN, RN, is the Director of the Cancer Supportive Care Program. Ms. Gautier was recruited to Stanford in 2000 to design and implement a state-of-the-art mind, body, spirit program for cancer patients living with, through, and beyond cancer.

Open to all cancer patients regardless of where they receive their care, the Cancer Supportive Care Program, with its lectures, classes, workshops and services, helps individuals develop additional coping skills to deal with a life-threatening illness. Ms. Gautier acts as a medical resource, health care coordinator, and patient advocate enabling patients to access information, understand it, and make informed choices regarding their health.

Prior to joining Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Ms. Gautier worked as a registered nurse in pediatrics at Denver Health Medical Center. She earned her BSN at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1995.


Jessica Foran

Jessica Foran, BSN, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC, has always had a strong interest in women’s health. She has been a Nurse Practitioner at Stanford Cancer Center since 2009, working with a team of medical oncologists to care for patients. Recognizing the unique concerns of breast cancer survivors, she provides clinical services to meet their needs. She also volunteers as a Nurse Practitioner at the Women’s Community Clinic in San Francisco, providing routine gynecologic health services.

Ms. Foran received her nursing degrees, both with honors, from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions. She provided primary care in a variety of settings through the MGH Institute of Health Professions, and worked as a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse for an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Massachusetts.

Ms. Foran is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH).


Jan Petree, MS, FNP, AOCNP

Janis M. Petree, BSN, MSN, RN, PHN, FNP, AOCNP, has been working with oncology patients since the mid-1980s and has been a Nurse Practitioner in Medical Oncology at Stanford Hospital & Clinics since 1997. Ms. Petree’s outpatient oncologic practice includes clinic visits for breast cancer survivors to promote health and address the long term effects of cancer and cancer treatments.  Ms. Petree also served was a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Oncology and helped develop the nurse role in the early years of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Stanford. 

Ms. Petree received a Family Nurse Practitioner certificate from California State University in San Francisco, California and a Masters in the Clinical Nurse Specialist Program at the University of California at San Francisco. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University in San Jose. She is an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner.

Ms. Petree has taught nursing at a number of Bay Area universities, including San Jose State University, Holy Names University, Samuel Merritt University, and Evergreen Valley College.


Brigid Miralda, MS, FNP

Brigid Sullivan Miralda, BSN, MSN, FNP-BC, has worked with Stanford Hospital & Clinics gynecologic oncology patients as a Nurse Practitioner since 2011, providing outpatient surgical and oncologic care for women with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancer. At Stanford, she focuses on survivorship care and chemotherapy education. Before that, she worked as a nurse practitioner at a number of clinics, focusing primarily on women’s health and/or oncology.

Ms. Miralda received a Masters of Science in Nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program from the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), with a subspecialty in Women’s Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dominican College of San Rafael. She has been an Army Nurse/Nurse Practitioner in the U.S. Army Reserve since 2000; during a year of active duty, she established a women’s health clinic for active duty soldiers and their families. Before joining Stanford, Ms. Miralda also cared for patients with breast or gynecologic cancer and patients receiving blood or bone marrow transplants at UCSF.


Lenora Fechter, BSN, RN

Lenora Fechter, BSN, RN, is a Nurse Coordinator in the Hematology Department and a licensed massage therapist. Her interest in working with survivorship patients grew from her work as a case manager for patients in hematology clinical trials. She has managed patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and chronic myeloid leukemia in a number of clinical trials since 1998.

Ms. Fetcher received her BS from San Jose State University, where she graduated with great distinction, and received massage therapy training from the Body Therapy Center in Palo Alto, CA. She has worked as a Staff Nurse, Clinic Manager, Supervisor, Clinic Coordinator, Research Nurse and Case Manager, and Nurse Coordinator at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. In 1995, Ms. Fetcher received an Art of Caring Award from Stanford.

Ms. Fetcher is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and on the Board of Nurses for the Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation. She presents at patient forums for the MDS Foundation, and facilitates a monthly support group for caregivers and patients with MDS. She is proud to have contributed to a number of journal articles related to cancer treatment.


Katrina Pose, MPA, PA-C

Katrina Pose, BS, MPA, PA-C, has been working with Lymphoma patients for the past eight years in her role as a Physician’s Assistant at the Stanford Cancer Center. Her work has made her very aware of the specialized needs of cancer survivors, and she is dedicated to learning and developing new methods to improve care.

Ms. Pose earned a BS in biology at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and Masters of Physician Assistant at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California and is a member of the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology. She completed a one year post-graduate residency at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She has given a number of talks about survivorship to professional organizations, including the American Academy of Physician Assistants.


Jordan Chavez, MSW

Jordan Chavez, MSW


David Spiegel, MD

David Spiegel, MD
Medical Director
Center for Integrative Medicine


Douglas W. Blayney, MD

Douglas W. Blayney, MD
Medical Director
Stanford Cancer Center


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