Lymphoma Program

Nurse Practitioners

The Lymphoid Malignancies program provides expertise in cutting-edge treatment approaches to lymphomas and lymphoid leukemia. We provide standard of care chemoimmunotherapy. Through clinical trials, we also offer access to novel targeted therapies that translate the latest progress in cancer science to treatments that are more effective and better tolerated than traditional chemotherapy.

Amie Clark

Amie Clark, APRN, FNP

Amie Clark is a Nurse Practitioner in the lymphoma clinic (Clinic 2C). As a Nurse Practitioner in this department she sees and treats lymphoma patients both independently and alongside the several Hematology/Oncology Physicians. She also specializes in performing Bone Marrow Biopsies, Skin Biopsies and Lumbar Punctures which may or may not include the instillation of chemotherapy.

Amie Clark received her Master's Degree from the University of Utah in 2006 and her specialized training in Hematology and related procedures at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Prior to her advanced degree she spent several years at the VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City as a Registered Nurse providing care for Inpatient Medical and Hematology/Oncology patients as well as giving chemotherapy. She also was involved in a research study run by the University of Utah College of Nursing using Nurse Practitioners to manage Oncology Outpatient's symptoms while receiving chemotherapy from June 2011 through May 2012.


Andrea Schindler

Andrea Schindler, APRN

Andrea Schindler, MS, APRN, GNP-BC, is a Nurse Practitioner in the lymphoma clinic (Clinic 2C).  As a Hematologic Malignancies Nurse Practitioner, her clinical interests include long term complications of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Chronic Graft versus Host Disease, Leukemia, Lymphoma, effects of cancer diagnoses on sexual functioning, and quality of life issues.

Schindler received her MSN from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She received training in medicine and Nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital and began working in the Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant Program in 1995 and remained there for 11 years before relocating temporarily to the state of Rhode Island where she worked in a hospital based Hematology/Oncology practice affiliated with the Brown Medical School for 4 years. She returned to the University of Utah/Huntsman Cancer Hospital Blood and Marrow Program in 2010 and initially took on a dual role both in the Hematologic Malignancies clinic and BMT clinic before making the full transition to the Hematologic Malignancies clinic in 2012. Schindler has extensive experience and expertise in performing bone marrow biopsies and aspirates, lumbar punctures and the administration of chemotherapeutics. In the past, Schindler served as a clinical supervisor in both the Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant Program as well as the Hematology/Oncology program at The Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


Renee Vadeboncoeur

Renee Vadeboncoeur, MSN, APRN

Renée Vadeboncoeur, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-c, is a Nurse Practitioner in the lymphoma clinic (Clinic 2C).  As a Nurse Practitioner, she sees and treats lymphoma and leukemia patients both independently and alongside multiple Hematology physicians in a multidisciplinary team approach. She has extensive experience in performing bone marrow biopsies, skin biopsies and lumbar punctures which may include the instillation of chemotherapy.
 
Prior to her advanced degree she spent several years at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City as a Blood and Marrow Transplant coordinator providing coordination of care for patients preparing for stem cell transplant as well as post-transplant coordination of care. Renée Vadeboncoeur received her Master's Degree from the University of Utah in 1998 in Nursing Informatics. She continued her training and received her Master’s Degree FNP-c from the University of Utah in 2002. She worked with the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program from 2002 until 2008 as a Nurse Practitioner. She was lead Advanced Practice Clinician in the Blood and Marrow outpatient program.   In 2009, she began working with the Hematology department at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital.  She completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) at the University of Utah in 2012.  Her doctorial dissertation focused on educating her colleagues about the importance of discussing exercise with their patients throughout the cancer care on continuum.    She continues to work at Primary Children’s Medical Center covering call rotation for Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplant patients.  She is the currently lead APC for the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies and Blood and Marrow Transplant outpatient clinics.