Gina Pagotto-Williams received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Chester University in 1992. She was an oncology staff nurse at Bryn Mawr Hospital on the oncology unit from 1992 to 1997. In 1997, she began employement at Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists and helped create the outpatient oncology suite and worked as an infusion nurse. In 1999, she completed a Master of Science in Nursing/Adult Nurse Practitioner degree at Temple University. She went on to achieve ANCC accreditation and continues to maintain board certification. After successful completion of her Nurse Practitioner degree, she developed the nurse practitioner role at Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists. She has been working as a Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Administrator at Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists since 1999. Ms Pagotto-Williams maintains active membership in the Oncology Nursing Society, both nationally and locally. She has also been on the speakers’ bureau for Amgen Pharmaceuticals as well as Novartis Pharmaceuticals. She has also presented oncology lectures to nursing groups at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Ms. Pagotto-Williams is married to her husband Justin, and together they have two sons, Justin and Matthew.
Rosemary Hess received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from The Pennsylvania State University in 2004 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in 2007. She worked as a registered nurse on the Blood & Marrow Transplant Unit at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital from 2007 through 2011. During this time, she became an oncology certified nurse. She completed a dual Master of Science in Nursing program in Community Systems Administration and Family Nurse Practitioner at Thomas Jefferson University in August 2011. She went on to obtain board certification from the ANCC as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She was then employed in the outpatient practice of the Department of Medical Oncology as a nurse practitioner in the Division of Hematologic Malignancies from 2011 through 2014. Rosemary Hess joined Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists in 2014. Her clinical interests include hematologic malignancies, symptom management, and infection control. She is also currently employed as an adjunct clinical faculty member in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Thomas Jefferson University. She is married to her husband Bryan and together they have one daughter Allison.
Nicole M. Stout joined Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists (BMMSA) in 2005. She is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining BMMSA, Nicole spent the majority of her career in Oncology. More specifically, she has worked, at both Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the Department of Bone Marrow Transplant and Hematologic Malignancies. In addition to her clinical experience, Nicole has coordinated multiple Oncology clinical trials at various locations throughout the United States. Ms. Stout has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from LaSalle University, and a Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Pennsylvania, Adult Oncology Nurse Practitioner Program. In her current role as an Oncology Nurse Practitioner, she serves as a clinical preceptor to students pursing both undergraduate and graduate level nursing degrees. She maintains active membership in the Oncology Nursing Society, both nationally and locally. Nicole is married to her husband Dan, and together they have three daughters, Gabriella, Olivia, and Mia.
Kristina Bonesteel received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from The University of Maryland College Park in 2007 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in 2009. She then worked on the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as a registered nurse from 2009 to 2015. During that time, she became certified as an oncology certified nurse in 2012 and was chair of the diabetes resource committee for 3 years. She completed her Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner program in August 2014 from Thomas Jefferson University and then went on to obtain certification from the ANCC as a certified family nurse practitioner. Kristina joined BMMSA hematology/oncology practice in January 2015. She is married to her husband Mike and together they have 2 children, Michael and Keira.
Lori Harmer received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Binghamton University in 1996 and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Syracuse University in 1998. She worked as both a staff nurse and a Research Coordinator at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 1999 until 2003. In December of 2003 she completed her Master of Science in Nursing/Adult Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She then worked as an oncology Nurse Practitioner at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania from 2004 until 2013. She went on to achieve ANCC and AOCN accreditation and continues to maintain board certifications. Lori is married to her husband Mike, and together they have two sons, Benjamin and Zachary.
Let’s get started! Answer a few basic questions to see if Jumpstart© with OPTIFAST® Program is right for you.