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Michael Kelly, MD, MPH, MS

Michael Kelly, MD, MPH, MS

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Hematology Oncology; Site Principal Investigator, Children’s Oncology Group and Neuroblastoma Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium Trials; Associate Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5535
Fax #: 617-636-7738

Childhood cancers including leukemia, lymphoma and solid tumors, anemia and bleeding disorders, thrombosis

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Monica H. Ultmann, MD

Monica H. Ultmann, MD

Title(s): Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental disabilities, autism, literacy

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Walter J. Chwals, MD, FACS, FAAP, FCCM

Walter J. Chwals, MD, FACS, FAAP, FCCM

Title(s): Chief of Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief; Director, Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5025
Fax #: 617-636-8122

Pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma, congenital disorders requiring surgery in newborns, GI inflammatory diseases in children, pediatric tumors (surgical oncology), nutrition in post-surgical neonates, pediatric obesity and minimally invasive surgery

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Christiane E. L. Dammann, MD

Christiane E. L. Dammann, MD

Title(s): Neonatologist; Director, Newborn Medicine Fellowship Program; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Prevention of the development of long-term respiratory disability and disease in preterm infants

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Jonathan M. Davis, MD

Jonathan M. Davis, MD

Title(s): Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine; Neonatologist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Neonatal lung injury (acute chronic), neonatal brain damage, neonatal infection, neonatal drug development

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Anjali Iyengar, MD

Anjali Iyengar, MD

Title(s): Neonatologist; Clinical Associate, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Newborn medicine

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Giannoula Lakka Klement, MD

Giannoula Lakka Klement, MD

Title(s): Director, Rare Tumors and Vascular Anomalies Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5535
Fax #: 617-636-7738

Pediatric hematology/oncology, molecular therapies for multiply relapsed tumors, brain tumors, rare tumors, vascular anomalies

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Cheryl London, DVM, PhD

Cheryl London, DVM, PhD

Title(s): Research Professor, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and in the Molecular Oncology Research Institute at Tufts Medical Center
Department(s): , Molecular Oncology Research Institute
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Targeted therapeutics and translational/comparative oncology.

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Jill L. Maron, MD, MPH

Jill L. Maron, MD, MPH

Title(s): Interim Executive Director, Mother Infant Research Institute; Vice Chair of Pediatric Research, Floating Hospital for Children; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Neonatal salivary gene expression

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H. Cody Meissner, MD

H. Cody Meissner, MD

Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease; Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Immunizations, Kawasaki disease, immuno-deficiencies, respiratory viruses

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Karen J. Miller, MD

Karen J. Miller, MD

Title(s): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician; Director of Training; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities

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Susan K. Parsons, MD, MRP

Susan K. Parsons, MD, MRP

Title(s): Founding Director, Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult Program for Cancer and Hereditary Blood Diseases; Director, The Center for Health Solutions at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Cancer Center, Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5168
Fax #: 617-636-6280

Pediatric bone marrow transplantation, long-term quality of life following transplantation, supportive medical and emotional care for patients and families

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Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Title(s): Director of Research, Center for Children with Special Needs; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics, family functioning, chronic health problems, children in non-traditional families

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Andrew Scott, MD

Andrew Scott, MD

Title(s): Pediatric Otolaryngologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2820
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Pediatric ENT, cleft lip and palate surgery, vascular anomalies, neonatal mandibular distraction osteogenesis for airway obstruction, endoscopic and laser airway surgery, open airway surgery, EXIT procedures, otologic surgery including cochlear implantation, micrognathia, microtia

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R. Christopher Sheldrick, PhD

R. Christopher Sheldrick, PhD

Title(s): Research Psychologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
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Behavioral screening, group parenting interventions

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Tomo Tarui, MD

Tomo Tarui, MD

Title(s): Director, Baby Neurology Program; Pediatric Neurologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-8375

Pediatric neurology, fetal neurology, neonatal neurology, neurological intensive care

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MaryAnn V. Volpe, MD

MaryAnn V. Volpe, MD

Title(s): Neonatologist; Director, Special Care Nursery at Metrowest Medical Center; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9001
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Lung development, neonatal lung disease, necrotizing enterocolitis

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