Daniel Bowers, M.D., is the medical director of pediatric neuro-oncology at Children’s Health℠. Dr. Bowers earned his medical degree at UT Southwestern. He then completed his residency in general pediatrics at UT Southwestern and performed his fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Bowers is a full member of the Children’s Oncology Group and serves on the central nervous system tumors committee, where his role is to develop new treatments for low-grade gliomas in children. He soon will be leading a national clinical trial for children with recurrent low-grade gliomas.
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Jonathan Wickiser, M.D., is a physician with the Cancer and Blood Disorder Program at Children’s Health℠. He earned his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock. He then completed a pediatric internship and residency at the University of Virginia, followed by a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His clinical interests include genitourinary tumors and hereditary cancer syndromes.
Naomi Winick, M.D., is part of the Children's Health℠ Pediatric Hematology Oncology team. She earned her medical degree at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Winick completed a pediatrics internship and residency at Presbyterian Health Resources in New York and fellowships in pediatric hematology/oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the UT Health Science Center at Dallas. Dr. Winick's clinical interests include acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Tamra Slone, M.D., earned her medical degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. She then completed a pediatrics residency at the University of North Alabama and a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Children's Health℠. Dr. Slone’s clinical interests include acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia.
Victor Michael Aquino, M.D., is a physician with the Cancer and Blood Disorder Program at Children’s Health℠. He is active in the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium and is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Committee. Dr. Aquino earned his medical degree in 1989 from the State University of New York in Syracuse, where he also completed his residency in pediatrics. He went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Aquino's clinical interests include pediatric bone marrow transplantation.
Patrick Leavey, M.D., is the associate medical director for clinical affairs for the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and the director of the Musculoskeletal Tumors Program at Children’s Health℠. Dr. Leavey has been listed among the best pediatric specialists in Dallas for many years. He is the vice president of the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the secretary-treasurer of the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties.
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