Josie Montegaard MSN AGPCNP-BC
B.S. in Biology, Colby College 2013
Masters of Science in Nursing, adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, Boston College 2015
Josie joined Dr. Brown’s clinical team in 2017 as Dr. Brown’s nurse practitioner. She works alongside Dr. Brown caring for patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Richter’s transformations. Working in the clinic allows her to have a front row seat in viewing the translation of Dr. Brown’s bench-work research into clinical practice.
Outside of the clinic Josie can be found taking a class at the local spinning studio, cooking meals for her family, and hanging out with her husband and dog, Honey
Tori Cotugno B.A.
Clinical Administrative Assistant
BA in Psychology, Sacred Heart University, 2009
Tori has worked with Dr Brown since 2014 when she took over the role of administrative assistant for the CLL program. Her primary role is managing schedules for various doctors and coordinating appointments for established patients. She also helps with many day to day tasks involving patient care.
In her free time Tori enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Benjamin Lampson M.D. Ph.D
Clinical Fellow in Hematology/Oncology
B.S. in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, 2004
M.D., Ph.D., Duke University Medical School, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, 2012
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2015
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 2015-present
Ben started working with Dr. Brown in 2014 while he was a resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and he continues to work alongside her as a medical oncology fellow in the lymphoma clinic. His clinical research interests include the toxicities of novel agents used for the treatment of CLL as well as the genetic mutations underlying CLL and how those may correlate with the disease's course and response to treatment.
Outside of the clinic, Ben can be found at Tori's desk enjoying her stash of homemade beef jerky. Outside of Dana-Farber, Ben lives in Jamaica Plain with his wife and daughter.
Conner Shaughnessy B.S.
B.S. in Biology, Northeastern University, 2017
Conner is a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Lymphoma group, who joined the team in 2017 and became part of the Jennifer Brown lab in 2018. Conner manages Dr. Brown’s studies on familial genetics in lymphoma, as well as, the banking study for patients with CLL. Since joining the Brown lab, Conner has been working on optimizing the systems for Dr. Brown’s studies to increase recruitment, improve data management and ensure the long term success of these studies. He worked to develop the new Co-op program, which allows for college students to gain work experience in translational research. On a daily basis you can see Conner on his way to clinic to meet with patients and collect samples for the lab to process.
In Conner's free-time he enjoys traveling and skiing.