Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Expertise in care of children with a variety of cancers, especially pediatric leukemia, palliative care and hemophagocytic syndrome Expertise in palliative care and pain management Expertise in clinical bioethics

Academic Focus

Clinical research in treatment of hematologic malignancies QI and future research in pediatric palliative care

Clinical Focus

Management of hematologic malignancies Pediatric palliative care


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Pennsylvania (1971)
  • Residency: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, Pediatrics (1974)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital-Boston, Hematology/Oncology (1975)
  • Board Certification: Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics