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Fellows

Third Year Fellows: 2019-2022

Julie Boiko, M.D., M.S.

Julie Boiko, M.D., M.S.

Medical School:  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: University of California, San Francisco

Research Focus: Molecular signatures of  graft versus host disease in peripheral blood
Mentor: Geoff Hill, M.D.

Additional Training/Grant Support:
Molecular Medicine and Mechanisms of Disease PhD Program

Shireen Ganapathi, M.D.

Shireen Ganapathi, M.D.

Medical School:  University of Toledo College of Medicine
Residency: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh   

Research Focus: Exploiting the potential of bromodomain inhibitors in Ewing sarcoma
Mentor: Beth Lawlor, M.D., Ph.D.

Additional Training/Grant Support:
Alex's Lemonade Stand Young Investigator

Brittany Lee, M.D.

Brittany Lee, M.D.

Medical School:  Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital

Research focus: Caregiver perspectives of genomic testing in pediatric oncology
Mentor: Abby Rosenberg, M.D., M.S., M.A.

Additional Training/Grant Support:
Master of Arts in Bioethics
Clinical Bioethics Fellowship
T32 Palliative Care Research Fellowship
Rally Foundation Young Investigator

Second Year Fellows: 2020-2023

Kristine Karvonen, M.D.

Kristine Karvonen, M.D.

Medical School:  University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital

Research Focus:  Poverty burden in children with newly diagnosed leukemia by race and ethnicity in the clinical trial setting
Mentors: Abby Rosenberg, M.D., M.S., Kira Bona, M.D.

Additional Training/Grant Support:
Master of Science in Epidemiology
Child Health Equity Research Program for Post-doctoral Trainees

Danielle Kirkey, M.D.

Danielle Kirkey, M.D.

Medical School:  Rush Medical College
Residency: Stanford University

Research focus: Identification and characterization of novel immunotherapy targets in KMT2A-rearranged AML
Mentor: Soheil Meshinchi, M.D., Ph.D.

Tim Ohlsen, M.D.

Tim Ohlsen, M.D.

Medical School:  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: University of Utah

Research focus: Financial toxicity and geographic disparities in pediatric oncology
Mentors: Arti Desai, M.D,. M.S.P.H., Eric Chow, M.D., M.P.H.

Additional Training/Grant Support:
Master of Science in Health Services
Health Services and Quality of Care Research Fellowship

First Year Fellows: 2021-2024

Emily Merkel, M.D.

Emily Merkel, M.D.

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Samantha Scanlon, M.D.

Samantha Scanlon, M.D.

Medical School:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Residency: Stanford University

Kate Spencer, M.D.

Kate Spencer, M.D.

Medical School:  Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital

Incoming Fellows: 2022-2025

Clara Libbrecht, M.D., Ph.D.

Clara Libbrecht, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School: Faculté de Médecine Paris Descartes
Residency: Boston Combined Residency Program

Melissa Martos, M.D.

Melissa Martos, M.D.

Medical School:  University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital

Alex Murray, M.D.

Alex Murray, M.D.

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital

Alumni 2018-2021

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Rula Green Gladden, MD                                                                                    
Acting Instructor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington

Anurekha Gollaphudi, MD
Acting Instructor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington

Natalie Wu, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UCSF

Alumni 2017-2020

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Cassie Chou, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Genetech

Erin Crotty, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington School of Mecidine

Molly Taylor, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington School of Mecidine

Alumni 2016-2019

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Jay Sarthy, MD PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle Children's Research Institute

Meera Srikanthan, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy, University of Minnesota

Angela Steineck, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Alumni 2015-2018

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Allison Kaeding, MD
Director, Early Clinical Development: Hematology/Oncology & Cell Therapy at Bristol Myers Squibb

Tyler Ketterl, MD MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington

Jamie Stokke, MD
Assistant Professor, Keck School of Medicine, Attending Physician, Cancer and Blood Disease Institute, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Associate Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program

Alumni 2014-2017

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Raghav Chawla, MD, PhD
Translational Medicine and Data Science Expert, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Wayne Liang, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Julie Rivers, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington

Alumni 2013-2016

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Maya Hughes, MD
Pediatrician, The Everett Clinic

Christopher Lux, MD, PhD
Associate Medical Director, Vertex Pharmaceutical

Agne Taraseviciute, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Alumni 2012-2015

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Melisa Ruiz-Gutierrez, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine

Angela Scott, MD
Pediatrician, Mercy Clinics

Corinne Summers, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington

Alumni 2011-2014

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John Carter, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Oregon Health & Sciences University

Katherine Tarlock, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington

Urmila Uparkar, MBBS, MD
Consultant, Paediatric Oncology, The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute

Alumni 2010-2013

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Cori Abikoff, MD
Medical Director, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Heather Schuback, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine