Leslie Pettiford, RN, MS, CCRC | Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation

Leslie Pettiford, RN, MS, CCRC

Position / Title: 
Clinical Research Coordinator
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

Leslie has cared for patients with hematologic malignancies, including aplastic anemia, leukemia and MDS, for almost 20 years She earned her BSN and worked as a staff nurse in Bone Marrow Transplant for 10 years. Leslie moved into clinical research in 2007. She completed her MS in Pharmacy (Clinical Research Regulation and Ethics) from the University of Florida in 2014. Leslie has worked as a Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator and Supervisor in the Malignant Hematology Division of the Clinical Trials Office at UF. Recently, Leslie was promoted to Assistant Director of Operations and Education at the UF Health Cancer Center.