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Dr. Hermiston will speak about her involvement in developing infrastructure for pediatric oncology in Vietnam.

Dr. Michelle L. Hermiston is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco. She is interested in understanding the mechanisms of chemotherapy resistance and translating these findings to children through clinical trials. She is the clinical director of the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Pediatric Immunotherapy Program and director of the School of Medicine’s Core Inquiry Curriculum. She also performs outreach work in Vietnam focused on developing infrastructure for care of children with cancer and blood diseases. She earned her medical degree and doctorate in developmental biology at Washington University School of Medicine and the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences. Hermiston completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology and a residency at UCSF before joining the faculty in 2002.

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