Advanced Care Providers

The impact of the group of physician assistants at Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology cannot be overstated. They serve as extensions of our physicians, while also bringing their own insight and experience.

Each of these professionals have completed intensive training programs accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) and are nationally certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). In addition, they are members of the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology (APAO). They work closely with our physicians to provide comprehensive services to our patients.

Margaret Rodenbeck, MSN FNP-C
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Margaret Rodenbeck joined Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology in 1996 after serving as a registered nurse at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne for 12 years. She earned a master’s degree in nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University in Fort Wayne.

Shelley Seabolt, RN, MSN, FNP-C

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Shelley Seabolt joined Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology in 2013 after serving as a registered nurse at Lutheran Hospital for 2 years. She earned her Master’s Degree in nursing from Indiana Wesleyan in 2018.

Carrie Boots, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, OCN
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Carrie Boots came to Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology in 2006 after serving as a registered nurse and clinical coordinator at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne for eight years. She earned a master’s degree in nursing at Ball State University and has been an oncology-certified nurse since 2005.
Jackie Schaffer, RN, MSN, AGPCNP-BC
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Jackie joined FWMOH in January 2013 as a registered nurse (RN), working first as a chemotherapy nurse, then transitioning to the nurse practitioner (NP) role in February 2015 after earning her Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Before joining FWMOH, Jackie worked as a registered nurse at Parkview Hospital for three years.

Guinevere Morgan Nilles Comsia, BS, RTT, MS, PA-C
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Guinevere joined Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology after earning her Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Rush University Medical Center in March 2015. She brings over seven years of experience in the medical field, including four as a radiation therapist at the Loyola University Medical Center, Illinois.

Charisse Prall, RN, MSN FNP, OCN, MBA, BS

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Charisse Prall joined Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology in 2017 after serving 10 years in the Oncology Department at Lutheran Hospital as a registered nurse. She earned a master’s degree in nursing at the University of St. Francis in 2017.

Kristi Brennan, BS, MS, PA-C

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Kristi joined Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology after earning her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Saint Francis in August 2019. 

Jamie Peppler, MSN, APRN, FNP-C 

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Jamie joined Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology in October 2020 after spending 9 years as a nurse practitioner working in Palliative Medicine at Visiting Nurse. Graduated with Family Nurse Practitioner from Purdue in 2008.

Tara Leland, MSN, FNP-C

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Tara graduated as an RN from Purdue in 2004, worked as a nurse for 16 years in ICU and 8 years in oncology, then graduated with MSN/FNP from Ball State in May 2020

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