Dr. Hoag received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology and completed a pediatric psychology fellowship in hematology/oncology/blood and marrow transplant at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Hoag is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a pediatric psychologist at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin caring for children and families impacted by pediatric cancer and other blood disorders. Her research interests include physical activity during cancer treatment, psychosocial outcomes of sibling bone marrow donors, and the use of integrative medicine in oncology care. She is the principal investigator for a study comparing the impact of guided imagery and virtual reality on pediatric patient pain and anxiety during un-sedated procedures.