A nurse for 11 years, Kristin Dodd has been with the Cleveland Clinic for more than 15 years. A native of the Cleveland area, Ms. Dodd received her Bachelor of Nursing from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio. She is proud to be an employee with the well respected Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In the past 4 years she has worked with cancer patients and reports “Nothing is more rewarding or even encouraging than those who are able to maintain a smile all the while receiving chemotherapy while literally fighting for his or her life. How could one not be inspired?” In September 2012, Ms. Dodd transitioned from administering therapies for both solid and liquid tumors to become a clinical research nurse for myelodyplastic syndromes and myelofibrosis neoplasms.