Pamela Paplham, DNP, AOCNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator; Clinical Associate Professor; Adjunct Associate Professor of Oncology at Roswell Park

Tammy Austin-Ketch

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
324 Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

PHONE: 716-829-3225


  • DNP, Robert Morris University
  • MSN-FNP, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • BSN, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Areas of Research

  • Hematopoietic cell transplant and survivorship
  • Cancer survivorship and Telehealth
  • Chronic graft versus host disease

Teaching Responsibilities

  • FNP Program
  • Capstone
  • Graduate Core

Recent Publications

Hahn, T., Paplham, P., Austin-Ketch, T., & McCarthy, P. L. (2017). Ascertainment of unmet needs and participation in health maintenance and screening of adult hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) survivors followed in a formal survivorship program. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 23(11), 1968-1973. doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.07.024

DeFilipp, Z., Duarte, R. F., Snowden, J. A., Majhail, N. S., Greenfield, D. M., … Paplham, P., … Shaw, B. E. (2016). Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease after hematopoietic cell transplantation: Screening and preventive practice recommendations from the CIBMTR and EBMT. Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplant, 22(8), 1493-1503. doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.05.007

Virani, S., Denzen, E., Mau, L., Burns, L., Majhail, N., Murphy, E., … Paplham, P., … Neuman, J. (2016). Hematopoietic cell transplantation multi-disciplinary care teams: Burnout, moral distress, and career satisfaction. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 22(3), S29-S30. doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.11.313

Austin-Ketch, T., & Paplham, P. (2015). Exploring unmet needs of hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation21(2), S116. doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2014.11.144

Paplham, P., & Austin-Ketch, T. A. (2015). Doctor of nursing practice education: Impact on advanced nursing practice. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 31(4), 273-281doi:10.1016/j.soncn.2015.08.003

Scherer, Y., Anders, P., Antonson, D., Hatton, M., Austin-Ketch, T., Paplham, P., Zinnerstrom, K., & Campbell-Heider, N. (2015). Incorporating standardized patients into an interprofessional oral-systemic health practicum. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.

Torka, P., Bertolo, J., Hahn, T., Paplham, P., Jankowski, A., Liu, H., & McCarthy, P. (2015). Autologous reconstitution leading to sustained JAK2-V617F negativity post allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant in secondary myelofibrosis. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 50, 1480-1482. doi:10.1038/ bmt.2015.169

Paplham, P., Hahn, T., Dubel, K., Lipka, P., & McCarthy, P.M. (2014). Fludarabine and cyclophosphamide provides a nonmyeloablative alternative conditioning regimen with low transplant-related mortality and control of high risk disease. Leukemia Research Reports, 3(1), 28-31.

Chen, G., & Paplham, P. (2014). Remestemcel-L for acute graft-versus-host disease therapy. Expert Opinion on Biologic Therapy, 14(2), 261-269.

Austin-Ketch, T., & Paplham, P. (2014). Hematopoietic cell transplantation survivorship and primary care: What primary care NPs need to know. The Journal of the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, 3(4), 21-26.

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Scholarship, University at Buffalo School of Nursing, 2018
  • Fellow (FAANP), American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2015
  • NP/PA Lifetime Achievement Award, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 2014
  • Excellence in Blood and Marrow Transplantation Award, Oncology Nursing Society, 2014
  • Nurse of Distinction Award, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 2014
  • March of Dimes, Western New York Nurse of the Year for Oncology, Palliative Care, Hospice, 2012
  • Graduate Scholarship in Cancer Nursing Practice, American Cancer Society, 2010
  • Josh Gottheill Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Award, 2009

Professional Activities

  • Chair, NP/PA American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant Special Interest Group
  • Co-Chair, NP/PA American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant Education Committee