Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Meet Our International Patient Services Team

The International Patient Services team provides patients and families with personalized care tailored to their needs.

Marisol Betensky, MD

Marisol Betensky, MD

Hematology / Oncology
Dr. Betensky is a pediatric hematologist who specializes in hemostasis and thrombosis in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute and serves as medical director of the hospital's International Patient Services program. She also treats bone marrow failure syndromes and congenital and acquired neutropenias, which are immune system conditions that may result in infections. Dr. Betensky, a native of Mexico, has worked to provide medical education and build capacity of hematology programs in Africa and Latin America and helped develop research projects in Latin America.
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Yadira Nuñez

Yadira Nuñez

International Programs Director
Yadira Nuñez manages the Johns Hopkins All Children’s international patient services team, and supports Johns Hopkins International’s relationship management efforts in Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. She joined the hospital staff in 2019. Previously, Yadira was the international business development and health care alliance manager focused on Latin America at Cook Children's Health Care system. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in international business for Latin America from the University of Texas at Arlington. She also has a Master of Applied Science from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a postgraduate degree in global health practice from Johns Hopkins University.

Cristina Bozenhardt

Cristina Bozenhardt

Senior International Care Coordinator
Cristina Bozenhardt has been with the Johns Hopkins All Children's International Program since 2013. She has extensive experience in case management and social services, and has worked with international and domestic patients throughout the Tampa Bay area. Cristina has lived and volunteered in several countries, making her very aware of different cultural needs and practices.

Nahed Dajani

Nahed Dajani

Senior International Care Coordinator
Nahed Dajani has been an employee of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital since 2007, and has extensive experience in health care administration, case management and marketing in both the United States and the Middle East. A native of Egypt, Nahed lived in both Egypt and Kuwait for many years. She is fluent in Arabic and is very familiar with the cultures and traditions of the Middle East North Africa (MENA) area.

Mary Patrizzi

Mary Patrizzi

Mary Patrizzi has been with Johns Hopkins All Children’s since 2007. She is experienced with transplant programs, multiple specialty programs, the central business office, Emergency Center registration, financial counseling and financial clearance.


Krista Schaufele

Krista Schaufele

Krista Schaufele has been with Johns Hopkins All Children’s since 2015. She has experience with international transplant programs, multiple specialty programs, financial clearance, patient access, registration, billing and financial counseling.