Jeffrey G. Brabham, MD

Jeffrey G. Brabham, MD

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Brabham was raised in Tampa, Florida and earned his bachelor’s degree in history cum laude from Dartmouth College. He received his medical degree from the University of Florida, where he graduated with honors in research and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. While at the University of Florida, he also earned a Masters in Business Administration from the Warrington College of Business.

Dr. Brabham completed both his internship in internal medicine and his residency in radiation oncology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. While in residency, Dr. Brabham served as chief resident and was a member of the Indiana University Graduate Medical Education Committee. He has authored scientific studies on the clinical, physical, and biological aspects of radiation oncology that have been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at major medical meetings across the United States.

Dr. Brabham has extensive training and clinical experience in three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), proton therapy, gynecologic brachytherapy, and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT/SABR). He is certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology and has practiced in Tavares since 2009.

Dr. Brabham has a passion for delivering state-of-the-art cancer care that is personalized to the physical and emotional circumstances of each of his patients.

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Yanara Chavarri, R.T.(T)

Yanara Chavarri, R.T.(T)

RADIATION THERAPIST

Born in Cienfuegos, Cuba; Yanara and her family migrated to the United States at the age of 11. She graduated from Valencia College in Orlando, FL and pursued a degree in Radiation Therapy with Keiser University in Lakeland, FL. Along with traditional radiation therapy experience, Yanara has extensive experience with skin cancer patients in the field of dermatology.

Alicia Chin-Quee, R.T. (R) (T)

Alicia Chin-Quee, R.T. (R) (T)

RADIATION THERAPIST

Surprisingly to most, Alicia was born and raised on the tiny island of Jamaica in the Caribbean. She migrated to Miami, Florida after graduating high school, where she earned her B. S. in Computer Science from Florida International University. After a life altering experience, she was exposed to the love of the medical field and went back to school and earned her A.S. in Radiologic Technology from Miami-Dade College and her Radiation Therapy Certificate from Halifax Medical Center. She has been a Radiation Therapist since 1995 and she brings her vast knowledge of patient care, technical skills and leadership to our office. Prior to coming here, she worked the last 14 years at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Orange City, FL, where she was the Lead Radiation Therapist. Alicia’s love and commitment to her patients extends to her community involvement. She enjoys participating in fundraisers especially those benefitting cancer patients. In her spare time, Alicia enjoys relaxing at home in Debary with her husband, Dennis, and her three children, whom she will tell you are her greatest achievements and joy. She sometimes makes time to dabble in her hobbies of sewing, cooking, baking and creating her infamous cake pops bouquets.

Mary Barnett, R.N., B.S.N., N.P.

Mary Barnett, R.N., B.S.N., N.P.

CLINIC NURSE

Mary is an Arkansas native with many years of clinical experience in oncology care in central Florida. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Science and Registerd Nurse Practitioner degrees at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She worked as a bone marrow transplant nurse and an oncology education specialist at Florida Hospital Orlando before transitioning to radiation oncology nursing in 2009. While working in radiation oncology, she served as a Florida Hospital Spiritual Ambassador and won the Florida Hospital Nursing Excellence Award. Mary is uniquely capable of delivering compassionate, holistic nursing care to each patient with knowledge base that encompasses a broad range of oncologic sub-specialities.

Priscilla Pages, R.T.(T)

Priscilla Pages, R.T.(T)

RADIATION THERAPIST

Priscilla was born in New York but has lived in Tampa since she was 3 years old. Priscilla was pursuing a B.S. degree at USF in Criminal Psychology when she realized that wasn’t her calling. In 2013 she graduated from Hillsborough Community College with her A.S. degree in Radiation Therapy. She moved to the Orlando area after she graduated where she accepted a position at Florida Hospital. With 3 years under her belt she decided to seek new horizons and found her home here at Florida Oncology Tavares. On her down time she enjoys being involved in her church, playing board games with her friends and family, and spending her time at the beach.

Julie Muhr

Julie Muhr

OFFICE MANAGER

Prior to joining Florida Oncology Tavares, Julie worked as Operations Supervisor for Florida Oncology Management Services, Inc. in Orlando, FL. Previously, she served as an Assistant Vice President of LandAmerica 1031 Exchange Services, Inc., in Orlando, FL. In this role, Julie was responsible for planning and directing the operations of the Southeast Regional Exchange Services office and facilitating complex tax deferred exchanges of investment property under IRC §1031. She was also Fiscal Coordinator and Realty Transfer Tax Supervisor for the Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds in Pittsburgh, PA. Julie was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended Robert Morris College. She has enjoyed many successes over the past 20 years and has a strong reputation for integrity and professionalism. In her spare time, Julie enjoys gardening, traveling, charity work, and going to the movies.

Lindsay Best

Lindsay Best

INSURANCE SPECIALIST/MEDICAL

Lindsay was born in Orlando and raised in Apopka, Florida. She has been an administrative professional in Oncology since 2006 where she has had the privilege to be a part of so many amazing lives. Her caring rapport and strong relationships with all of our patients and staff makes her one of the cornerstones of our team. Lindsay is a very proud mom of two beautiful children. She absolutely loves being on the beach with her toes in the sand and her head in the clouds. Lindsay believes a simple smile can make a day a little brighter and a good hug can make the day a little better.

Talina Habel

Talina Habel

Insurance Specialist/Medical

Talina was born in Muncie, Indiana.  She joined the United States Marine Corps in 1995 where she proudly served 4 years and was stationed in Washington, D.C. at 8th and I Streets and MCRD in San Diego, California.  She has been in the medical field since 1999 working in Orthopedics, Pain Management, Rheumatology and Cardiology where she held positions as a medical assistant, medical biller, insurance verification specialist, and scheduler.  Talina has two children in high school whom she loves and is extremely proud of and they both have plans to go into the military after high school.  Her happy place is the beach, her dogs, and spending time with her family.

Jason Laher, CMD

Jason Laher, CMD

Medical Dosimetrist

Jason was born in Maryland but considers himself a Florida native due to growing up on the east coast of Florida since the age of two.  After serving in the United State Air Force he began his career in the field of Radiation Oncology in West Texas before he moved back to his home state to gain more experience as a Radiation Therapist. He completed his residency for Medical Dosimetry at the UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health and then increased his knowledge and skill set at the Miami Cancer Institute before setting down roots in Tampa.  This journey has afforded him over 5 years of experience in Radiation Oncology including treatment planning in 3D-CRT, IMRT, IGRT, SBRT/SABR, TomoTherapy and Proton modalities in addition to working with world renown Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists and other Radiation Oncology staff.  When not working with the awesome team at Florida Oncology Tavares he and his wife enjoy volleyball, spikeball and going for runs with their dog, Dexter.

Crystal Alicia, R. T.(T)

Crystal Alicia, R. T.(T)

Radiation Therapist

Crystal was born in New York City.  She lived there most of her life before deciding to move to Florida with her family. She has three children in which she simply adores. She obtained a B.S. at Keiser University. On her down time, she loves to spend time with her family.

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