Zora R. Rogers, MD $$ Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Appointments: 214-456-2978

Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology
Languages Spoken: English,
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of CA at San Diego School of Medicine (1983)


Keck School of Medicine Office of Graduate Med Edu (1984), Pediatrics


Keck School of Medicine Office of Graduate Med Edu (1986), Pediatrics


UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (1990), Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Keck School of Medicine Office of Graduate Med Edu (1987), Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Characterization of the natural history and improvement of the treatment of children and adolescents with non-malignant hematologic diseases such as aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and histiocytosis
  • Development of optimum management approaches to major clinical events in children with sickle cell disease (febrile illness, chest syndrome, painful crisis, avascular necrosis, stroke)
  • Use of hydroxyurea, stem cell transplantation and other therapies, particularly in young children, to prevent the morbidity of sickle cell anemia

Selected Publications

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Society for Pediatric Research

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • American Cancer Society - Texas Division Oncology, Research Fellowship (1989)
  • American Cancer Society - Clinical Oncology Fellowship (1988)
  • Phi Beta Kappa - Alpha of California (1978)