Specialties:

Biography:

Current Appointments at New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center

Position:
Chief, Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at NYMC.
Director of the Children’s and Adolescent Cancer and Blood Diseases Center at WMC.
Medical and Scientific Director of the Stem and Cellular Therapy Laboratory at WMC.
Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at NYMC.
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology and Cell Biology & Anatomy at NYMC.

Education:
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin (UW)
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco (USCF)
Pediatric Residency: University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Chief Residency: University of California, San Francisco (USCF)

Editorial Board:
British Journal of Hematology
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Clinical Advances in Hematology-Oncology

Past Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics: University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine & Pathology: Georgetown University
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Pathology & Cell Biology: Columbia University

Publications (Provided on Request):
Peer Review Manuscripts 300+
Book Chapters 40+
Abstracts 900+

Board Certifications:
Pediatrics & Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Board of Directors:
International Society of Experimental Hematology (ISEH).
National / International Associations
Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO)
International Society of Experimental Hematology (ISEH)
International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)
Society of Pediatric Research (SPR)
American Pediatric Society (APS)
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)
Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC)
European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
European Society of Pediatric Research (ESPR)
Foundation of Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Special Interests and Expertise
Childhood Hematological Malignancy (Leukemia and Lymphoma)
Stem Cell Transplantation
Sickle Cell Anemia
Immunodeficiencies
Developmental Therapeutics
Tumor Immunology
Transplantation Biology
Stem Cell Biology
Developmental Immunology
Experimental Hematopoiesis
Molecular Genetics of Childhood Hematological Malignancies