Michelle Hermiston MD, PhD is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics at UCSF. She is a specialist in pediatric cancer and blood diseases at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital with a special interest in defining the underlying mechanisms in the development of lymphoid malignancies, including leukemia and lymphoma. She earned a medical degree and doctorate in developmental biology at Washington University School of Medicine and the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences. She completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology and a residency, fellowship and post-doc at UCSF before joining the faculty in 2002.
Dr Hermiston works with colleagues to address pediatric cancer care in Viet Nam, with the intentions of 1) Creating curricula and facilitate training of pediatric oncologists, nurses, and caregivers. 2) Establishing a nation-wide cancer database and train data managers to monitor incidence and outcomes. 3) Reduce treatment abandonment and improve outcomes through family-centered support networks
Friday, September 21 at 10:30am to 11:30am
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