Clinical Operations Contacts

PettifordLeslie Pettiford, RN, MSN, OCN, CCRC
Assistant Director, Clinical Operations and Education



Adult Blood & Marrow Transplant and Hematologic Malignancies

This team supports clinical research studies that are run predominantly from the BMT and Hematologic Malignancies Clinic on the 7th Floor of the UFHealth Cancer Hospital (South Tower).

Christina Cline, RN, BSN, CCRC
Manager, Hematologic Malignancies

  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia (ALL)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)
  • Multiple Myeloma (MM)
  • Myelofibrosis (MYF)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
  • Lymphoma (with BMT involvement)

Adult Solid Tumors

This team support clinical research studies that are run predominantly from the Hematology Oncology Clinic in the UFHealth Davis Cancer Pavillion.


Elizabeth “Mendy” Dunn, MSN, RN
Manager, Solid Tumors
352.265.0680    Ext 8-8411

  • Breast
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Pancreatic
  • Colorectal
  • Hepatocarcinoma (HCC)
  • Lung/Thoracic
  • Head & Neck
  • Lymphoma (not involving BMT)
  • Melanoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Urologic, Renal, Kidney, Bladder

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Higgs_Moore_Gigi_WebGigi Moore-Higgs, PhD, ARNP, AOCN
Assistant Director



  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Renal Tumors
  • Wilms Tumors
  • Hepatoblastomas
  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant