Welcome to Penn State Hershey Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
The division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital includes eleven Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists and six Ph.D. research faculty. The Division Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is committed to State-of-the-Art Clinical Care, Cutting-Edge Research, and First-Rate Education.
We provide multidisciplinary, comprehensive clinical care. Our physicians are included in the list of Best Doctors in America. The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology participates in clinical trials through the Children's Oncology Group (COG) and the Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Investigators' Consortium (POETIC).
Research in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is conducted by internationally renowned physician-scientists. Research projects are funded by the National Institutes of Health and various philanthropic organizations. The division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology has an ACGME-accredited fellowship program.
The clinical and research activities of the Division are supported by the Four Diamonds. The Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Institute at Penn State College of Medicine was established through the Four Diamonds Endowment.
Saunders named chair of psychiatry
Dr. Erika Saunders has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry. Saunders, who has served as interim psychiatry chair since December, is director of the Mood Disorders Program and is an associate professor of psychiatry.More...
Shapiro to serve as vice dean for faculty and administrative affairs
Dan Shapiro, has been named vice dean for faculty and administrative affairs at Penn State College of Medicine. Shapiro, currently chair of the Department of Humanities, will continue in that role as he also serves in the vice dean position.More...
Play in Hershey to explore end-of-life decisions
Drifting is a play about how siblings – one in a coma – communicate beyond the mind and the senses, making it possible to say goodbye. Performances are scheduled for Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, at the Hershey Area Playhouse, 830 Cherry Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania. A “talk back” with clinicians from Penn State Hershey Medical Center will follow the play.More...
Ozone air pollution could impact fertility
Many urban and suburban areas have high levels of ground-level ozone, an air pollutant that can adversely affect lung and heart health. New research in mice suggests breathing high levels of ozone could also affect women’s ability to conceive.More...