Patient Navigation Center
At the MMRF, we’re certain that knowledgeable patients are empowered patients. The more you know about your disease, the more enabled you are to make the right decisions and choices in your journey with multiple myeloma. The Patient Navigation Center (PNC) is a resource center staffed with three full-time, specially trained hematology/oncology patient navigators who provide a concierge-type service to help patients navigate their myeloma journey. They can help you...
- Connect with a myeloma specialist
- Discuss your treatment options
- Understand your test results
- Find clinical trials
Connect with a Patient Navigator.
We're here to help you right from the start of your myeloma journey.
Meet the Navigators:
Sarah Coulter, RN, OCN
Sarah has been a registered nurse for the past five years, specializing in Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant. She has spent over ten years in the Oncology field and started her career at Yale New Haven Hospital. Over the last three years, Sarah worked as a traveling nurse in California, South Carolina, Florida, Texas, and Maryland. She earned her nursing degree from St. Vincent’s School of Nursing. She is chemotherapy certified and is currently in school to obtain her master’s degree in nursing education.
Erin Mensching, RN, BSN, BA
Erin is a registered nurse and has been an oncology nurse for eight years at Norwalk Hospital. She has also served on the Patient Council Committee and is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society. Erin a graduate of Fairfield University’s School of Nursing and earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to becoming an oncology nurse, Erin was a healthcare representative for Pfizer and Sanofi-Aventis.
Nicole Sandilands, RN, BSN, APRN, DNP(c)
Nicole has been a registered nurse for five years, specializing in oncology and palliative care. She began her career as an inpatient oncology nurse at Yale providing bedside care to patients and then transitioned to Norwalk Hospital where she worked as a chemotherapy infusion nurse. She received her nursing degree from Fairfield University and is currently pursuing her doctorate in nursing practice (DNP). Her research focus is on “Chemo Brain” which is studying the cognitive changes experienced from receiving chemotherapy.