Radiation Oncology Team

Our team, led by Dr. Arno J. Mundt, includes board-certified radiation oncologists, as well as nurses, therapists, and social workers who specialize in radiation oncology.

Radiation Oncologists

Radiation Nurses

Eva G. Bariuan, MPH, RN-BC, OCN

Eva G. Bariuan, MPH, RN-BC, OCN

University of Hawaii, Manoa, 1984; Virgen Milagrosa University, 2005

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2008

Currently supports Dr. Loren Mell

Mary Kay Gorman RN, BSN, OCN

Mary Kay Gorman RN, BSN, OCN

Saint Louis University, 1998

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since November 2012l

Sophia Martin, RN

Sophia Martin, RN

BA, UC San Diego, 2001

Glendale Community College, ADN degree, 2005

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2010

Currently supports Dr. Arno Mundt and Dr. Kevin Murphy

Cortleigh Meihls,  RN, MSN

Cortleigh Meihls, RN, MSN

Loma Linda University, BSN, 1996

University of Phoenix, 2010

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2011

Currently supports Dr. Sangvhi

Kay Murphy, RN, BSN, OCN

Kay Murphy, RN, BSN, OCN

Carroll College, Helena MT, 1981

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2009

Currently supports Dr. John Einck

Polly D. Nobiensky, RN, BSN, OCNc

Polly D. Nobiensky, RN, BSN, OCN

Carroll College, Wisconsin 2002

With UC San Diego since 2004 and with Radiation Oncology since 2006

Currently supports Dr. Ajay Sandhu

Michelle

Michelle L. Russell, RN, MPH, OCN

San Diego State University, 1989

With UC San Diego since 1991 and with Radiation Oncology since 2005

Currently supports Dr. Catheryn Yashar

Katie

Katie L. Saving, RN, BSN

Catonsville College, ADN 2006

University of Phoenix, BSN 2012

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2012

Currently supports Dr. James Murphy

Nancy Steadman, RN

Nancy Steadman, RN

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2011

Special Procedures Nurse

Nancy Steadman, RN

Kelly Fox, RN

Nancy Steadman, RN

Stephanie Cuccinello

Sanford Brown Institute 2008

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2011

Radiation Therapists

Matthew Taylor BS, RTT

Matthew Taylor BS, RTT

Chief Therapist

University of Wisconsin, Lacrosse, 2005

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2006

Mark Arney, RTT

Mark Arney, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Lincoln Castillo, RTT

Lincoln Castillo, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Tiffany Elgersma, RTT

Tiffany Elgersma, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Patricia Hartman, R.T.(R)(T)

Patricia Hartman, R.T.(R)(T)

Senior Radiation Therapist

Jewish Hospital College, St. Louis, MO, 2003

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2009

Becky Hietpas BS, RTT

Becky Hietpas BS, RTT

Associate Chief Therapist

University of Wisconsin, Lacrosse, 2008

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2008

Ashley

Ashley Keeler, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Philip Lin, RTT

Philip Lin, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Mario Moreno, RTT

Mario Moreno, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Leslie Moule, RTT

Leslie Moule, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Ryan Mosher, RTT

Ryan Mosher, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Jennifer Murray, RTT

Jennifer Murray, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Katie Ryan, RTT

Katie Ryan, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Lawrence Scinta, AAS, RTT

Lawrence Scinta, AAS, RTT

Senior Radiation Therapist

Erie Community College, Buffalo, NY 2006

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2009

Diane Pimenta, RTT

Diane Pimenta, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Catie Thompson, RTT

Catie Thompson, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Sandra Urrutia

Sandra Urrutia

Radiation Therapist

Jotsna Singh, RTT, BSHA

Jotsna Singh, RTT, BSHA

Chief Therapist

California State University of Long Beach, 2008

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2008

Mari Bicknell, RTT

Mari Bicknell, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Brent Bollenbacher, BSRT (R)(T)

Brent Bollenbacher, BSRT (R)(T)

Radiation Therapist

Nancy Rice, RTT

Nancy Rice, RTT

Radiation Therapist

University of Minnesota, 1995

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 1999

Todd Theriac, RTT

Todd Theriac, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Social Workers

Carmen Ayala, MSW, LCSW

Carmen Ayala, MSW, LCSW

Master's of Social Work (MSW), San Diego State University, 1973

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 1982

With UC San Diego Radiation Oncology since 2007

Carmen often meets patients in person or on the phone during an initial consultation or simulation appointment. If not, feel free to call her at 858-822-5406. She can help you find resources for dealing with all the changes that cancer treatment means, including help with transportation, patient or family counseling, or navigation the medical system.

Financial Coordinators

Rosa Lazcano

Rosa Lazcano

619-543-3023

Rosa can assist you with questions regarding billing or insurance coverage related to your radiation oncology treatments.