Meet Our Pancreas Transplant Team


Arika Hoffman, MD

Alexander T. Maskin, MD, FACS

Shaheed Merani, MD


Clifford Miles, MD

Eric Langewisch, MD

Scott Westphal, MD

Advance Practice Registered Nurses and Physician Assistant

Bakir Badjaglana, MSN, APRN-NP, AGACNP-BC

Cassandra Hultgren, MSD, APRN-BC

Charlotte Hunt, PA-C

Jessica Reeb, APRN, FNP-BC

Jaquelyn Tresemer, MSN, APRN-BC

Solid Organ Transplant Director

Lisa Jansen, MPA

Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Manager

Laura Hanpeter, MHSA

Kidney/Pancreas Administrator

Tracy Hanzek

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Teresa Applegate RN, BSN

Brianne Clare, RN, BSN

Holly Fox, RN, BSN, CCTC

Sheri Livers, RN

Kim McAnally, RN, BSN, CCTC

Regina Rau, RN, BSN

Anne Rich, RN, BSN, CCTC

Nicole Schaben, RN

Lori Schmida, RN, BSN, CCTC

Amy Schurke, RN, BSN

Pam Svoboda, RN, BSN

Brittney Gearhart RN, BSN

Transplant Nurses

Tiffany Spethman, RN, BSN

Janet Thomsen, RN BSN

The Pancreas team of doctors is supported by a multidisciplinary group of specialists including transplant nurse coordinators, nurse practitioners and pharmacists trained in treating the unique health conditions faced by transplant recipients. Our team also includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and child life specialists to help recipients and donors navigate the emotional and behavioral aspects of the transplantation process. Financial and pharmaceutical counselors are also on hand to help patients with financial considerations and concerns.