Medical Advisory Board

Paul Meyers, MD

Paul Meyers is a pediatric oncologist focusing his career on studying and treating pediatric and adolescent patients with various sarcomas. He currently is the chief of the pediatric sarcoma clinic and vice chairman of clinical affairs at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He has authored and co-authored over 200 publications about sarcomas, served as president of the Connective Tissue Oncology Society and is an active member of the National Cancer Institute’s Physician Data Query Pediatric Board. In addition he is the founding medical director for Happiness Is Camping, a summer camp for children with Cancer. Dr. Meyers has been listed in New York Magazine’s Top Doctors from (2002-2018). He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Michael Kinnaman, MD

Michael Kinnaman received his MD from Stony Brook University School of Medicine, completed his pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, and his fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at the joint Memorial Sloan Kettering/Weill Cornell Medical Center program. He is current a member of the Pediatric Sarcoma Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) where he specializes in taking care of children, adolescents, and young adults diagnosed with pediatric sarcomas. He is a member of the Iacobuzio-Donahue Lab Group, with research efforts focused on describing and detailing the clonal evolution of cancer cells in pediatric sarcomas. Dr. Kinnaman has been the recipient of a number of young investigator awards to fund his research, with support from Hyundai Hope on Wheels, the Rally Foundation,  ASCO/Conquer Cancer Foundation, and the QuadW Foundation. He has also been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH)/MSKCC K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology.

Jessie Hillsberg, CPNP, MSN, RN

Jessie Hillsberg is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner who received her bachelors degree in arts from University of Wisconsin – Madison. She went on to receive a bachelors of science in nursing and masters of science in nursing at New York University, focusing her studies on pediatrics. She began work in 2014 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on the Pediatric Sarcoma Service where she continues to work today.