Your Cancer Care Team

Depend on us for experienced, compassionate cancer treatment. Our board-certified oncologists offer over 50 years of medical and radiologic oncology experience to the community. They are supported by a dedicated staff with expertise in radiation therapy, chemotherapy, dietetics, social work, rehabilitation and patient benefits.

Robert S. Lavey, M.D., M.P.H.

Medical Director, Radiation Oncology

Dr. Lavey is certified by the American Board of Radiology. He received a B.A. from Harvard University and his medical degree from Stanford University. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at Duke University and was awarded National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health and the Stanford University Department of Medicine.

  • Principal investigator or radiation oncology coordinator of 12 international clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute
  • Committee Chairman for the American Society for Radiation Oncology
  • President and Chairman of the Board of the Los Angeles Radiological Society
  • Guest professor at universities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America and Asia.
David Brown, M.D.

Section Head, Hematology/Medical Oncology

Dr. Brown has practiced medical oncology in Northwest Ohio for over 20 years. He graduated from Miami University of Ohio and received his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical School at The Ohio State University where he completed both his internship and residency.

  • Board-certified in internal medicine and hematology/medical oncology
  • Fellowship training in hematology/oncology from The Ohio State University
  • Served on the medical staff of many Northwest Ohio hospitals
  • Years of experienced involvement with clinical trials
Michael York, MBA

Administrative Director

Michael has worked in oncology for the last 20 years. He is an ARRT board-certified radiation therapist, having received his BS from Indiana University and an MBA/ Healthcare Management degree from Western Governors University. His clinical background ensures a “patient first” focus for the department.

Erin Foos, RTT

Lead Radiation Therapist

Erin offers over 13 years of radiation oncology experience working in a Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received her Associates Degree of Radiologic Sciences from Owens Community College and her Radiation Therapy Certification from Washburn University. Erin is an ARRT board-certified therapist. She loves building relationships with her patients and their families.

Julie Rehard, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Julie offers over 30 years of radiation oncology experience in a variety of settings.  She received her BS from University of Toledo and is an ARRT board-certified therapist. Julie embraces her role as a team member here at Wood County Hospital.

Radiation Therapist

Erin is board-certified by the ARRT and received her BS from The Ohio State University. She continued her education as a radiation therapist at The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute in Columbus. Erin has also worked at the Allison Radiation Oncology Center in Lima, Ohio.

Barb Chapman, RN, BSN

Radiation Oncology Nurse

Barb offers more than 20 years of nursing experience, including seven years as a radiation oncology nurse and head nurse in Wisconsin and Michigan. She also maintains certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. She has been an interventional radiology nurse in Northwest Ohio.

Gina Reino

Office Coordinator

Gina began her career at Wood County Hospital in the Radiology Department where she helped build and implement our computerized scheduling and billing programs. In 2009, Gina became the Patient Benefit Coordinator for Rehabilitation Services where she verifies patient eligibility and benefits as well as insurance pre-authorization and precertification. She is currently completing a BA degree in Communications at BGSU.

Jane Graffin, MHE, RD, LD, CDE

Registered and Licensed Dietitian

Jane offers more than 26 years of experience. She received her BS and MS in Dietetics from Bowling Green State University. She is active in both the Northwest Ohio Dietetic Association and Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and is a preceptor of the Advanced Degree Dietetic Internship program through Bowling Green State University. Jane is the Clinical Nutrition Manager/Diabetes Education Program Coordinator at Wood County Hospital.

Leslie Fall, MS.W, LISW

Licensed Social Worker

Leslie is an accomplished licensed social worker with over 30 years of healthcare experience. She received a BA in Psychology from the University of Toledo, a Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling, and an Education Specialist degree. She received her Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University. Leslie is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Deborah Butler, OTR/L

Director of Rehabilitation Services

Deb is certified by the National Board of Occupational Therapy. After graduating from Mount Aloysius College, she worked in occupational therapy at The Rehabilitation Institute of Pittsburgh and The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.  In 1990, she graduated from Eastern Michigan and joined Wood County Hospital where has served as the Director of Rehab since 1999. She has also received The Model Practice Award in Administration and Management from The Ohio Occupational Therapy Association.