Meet Our Staff

Your team at PCR Oncology can supply you with the time
and expertise needed to empower your education.


Laurie Moore PA-C is our Physician Assistant. She has been with us since 2010. After many years in emergency services, she attended the Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Program at the University of California Davis Medical School.


Karen Edmunson, our receptionist, is the friendly voice on the other end of the phone. Karen has worked with us since 2007.

Jennifer Quezada, our office manager, orchestrates all of the details that make the office flow, from scheduling appointments and tests to coordination with other offices. Jennifer has been with us since 2001.

Crystal Gallegos is our medical assistant and assist both in the front and back office. She has worked with us since 2008.

KimberLee Salinas-Alcazar, is our medical assistant, and also our back up front office receptionist when needed.

Alphea Bonds-Castro RN is our lead nurse and has worked with Dr. Palchak since 2002. She administers the cancer treatments and provides counseling and education services.

Megan Borba RN, joined our team in January 2015. She is one of our nurses who focuses on direct patient care, symptom management and supportive care.

Cheryl Meruelo is our Clinical Research Coordinator/Data Manager and has been with us since December 2014.

Lori Hanna Robertson is our regulatory specialist for clinical trials and has been with Dr. Palchak since 2008.

Jackson Light, our certified pharmacy technician, compounds the chemotherapy treatments.

Kaele Morrow is a second year nursing student and works part time for us as a pharmacy technician.

Laura Robinson is our in-house billing specialist. She is responsible for billing insurance companies and patients. Laura has worked with us since 1994, longer than any other employee.

Marie Palchak, our business supervisor, manages the financial aspects of the business and is the doctor's wife.