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Elaine Fan, MD

Undergraduate: New Mexico Tech
MD: University of New Mexico
Residency: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Program Years: 2020-2023

Research Topics: Completed Masters in Bioinformatics and worked on novel tools to aid interaction between different electronic medical records

Current Position: Pediatric Hematologist Oncology Attending, The University of Kansas Wichita, KS. Consultant for KU Information System Dept.

Ann Marie Mojica, MD

Ann Marie Mojica, MD

Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical school: Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Pediatrics Residency and Chief Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio (at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio). 

Program Years: 2020-2023

Research Topics: Served on American Society of Hematology Medical Educators Institute and designed new platforms to aid in education on vascular anomalies.

Current Position: Pediatric Hematologist Oncology Attending, Broward Health Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Focus: Heme & Vascular Disorders

Batool El-Atoum, MD

Undergraduate: University of Jordan
MD: University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine
Residency: Charleston Area Medical Center

Program Years: 2019-2022

Research Topics: Researched disparities amongst end-of-life care for different ethnic groups.

Current Position: Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist, St. Jude Affiliate Clinic at Mercy Children’s Hospital, Springfield, MO

Maria Carter-Febres, MD

Undergraduate: Universidad de Carabobo
MD: Universidad de Carabobo Facultad de Ciencias de la
Residency: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Program Years: 2018-2021

Research Topics: Researched variation in management of HLH/MAS between different groups.

Current Position: Hemostasis and thrombosis fellow, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Sara Mednansky, MD

Undergraduate: University of Kansas
MD: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Residency: University of Vermont College of Medicine

Program Years: 2018-2021

Research Topics: Researched early discharge for acute myeloid leukemia patients from the hospital and impact on survival.

Current Position: Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist, St. Jude Affiliate Clinic at The Children’s Hospital, Tulsa, OK

Priya Chan, MD

Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Wisconsin
Medical Areas of Interest: Neuro-oncology, global health
Interests & Hobbies: Traveling, tennis, hiking

Program Years: 2018-2021

Research Topics: Use of zebra fish to screen novel therapeutic agents for pediatric brain tumors.

Current position: Assistant Professor, University of Utah, Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Neuro-Oncology

Erin Morales, MD

Undergraduate/Medical School: Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City, Guatemala
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, IL
Medical Areas of Interest: Immunology and Leukemias
Interests & Hobbies: Riding bike, climbing, weight lifting and yoga

Program Years: 2018-2021

Research Topics: Development of CAR-T therapy for solid tumors

Current position: Assistant Professor in Bone Marrow Transplant at Texas Children’s Hospital

Chris Ours, MD

Undergraduate/Medical School: William and Mary/New York Medical School 
Residency: Wake Forest University
Medical Areas of Interest: Bone marrow failure and myeloid malignancy; pediatric overgrowth syndromes

Program Years: 2016-2019

Research Topics: Bone marrow failure and myeloid malignancy; pediatric overgrowth syndromes

Current position: Research Physician in Precision Genomics Section of the National Institutes of Health

William Thomsen, MD

Billy Thomsen, MD

Undergraduate/Medical School: Clemson University/University of Virginia
Residency: Wake Forest University
Medical Areas of Interest: Medical education, quality improvement, high risk leukemia

Program Years: 2016-2019

Research Topics: Variation in pediatric hematology-oncology education between pediatric residency programs

Current position: Associate Professor and Fellowship Program Director at University of Utah.

Lauren Draper, MD

Undergraduate/Medical School: University of Oklahoma
Residency: St Louis University Health Sciences Center
Medical Areas of Interest: Palliative care and symptom management

Program Years: 2015-2018

Research Topics: Barriers in palliative care integration for pediatric oncology patients.

Current position: Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician at St. Louis University

Fiorella Iglesias Cardenas, MD

Undergraduate/Medical School: Universidad San Martin de Porres in Lima, Peru
Residency: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida
Medical Areas of Interest: Neuroblastoma

Program Years: 2015-2018

Research Topics: Novel cellular therapies for Ewing sarcoma and other solid tumors.

Current position: Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York

William C. Thomsen, MD

Program Director

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Kellee Parker, DO, MCR

Associate Program Director

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Joann Chavis

Fellowship Program Coordinator

Phone: 801-662-5709

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Billy Thomsen, MD fellowship director, or Tiffany Passow, fellowship program coordinator, at or 801-662-5705.

Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Primary Children's Hospital
100 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

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