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Transplant Virtual Support Group

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/16/2022 - 5:30pm (EST)

AAMDSIF is pleased to announce that we will host a support group for patients who have been treated with a transplant, or who are considering having a transplant. The group is hosted by AAMDSIF and will be monitored to ensure the privacy and safety of our participants. 

Katherine Tarlock, MD

Tarlock, Katherine
Assistant Professor
Seattle Children's Hospital

Katherine Tarlock, M.D., is a board certified physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a UW assistant professor of pediatrics.

Dr. Tarlock believes the privilege of caring for patients and families during challenging medical diagnoses is what drew her to this field and continues to be the best part of her job. She is dedicated to advancing our understanding of leukemia and being able to offer every child and family the best care.

Dr. Tarlock earned her M.D. at Chicago Medical School. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Sujit Sheth, MD

Sheth, Sujit
Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
New York Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital

Dr. Sujit Sheth is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical Center.  He is also Vice Chair of Clinical Research in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine.  Dr. Sheth is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology, and is an expert in iron metabolism, thalassemia, and sickle cell disease.

James Cook, MD, PhD

MD, PhD Cook, James
Professor of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic, Learner School of Medicine

James R. Cook, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.  He serves as Section Head of Hematopathology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine.  Dr. Cook's clinical interests focus on diagnostic hematopathology and molecular diagnostics.

Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients During Childhood at Increased Risk for Severe Chronic Health Conditions

Patients who underwent allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) as children were at increased risk for severe or life-threatening chronic health conditions. These findings were presented during the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 62nd Annual Meeting and Exposition.

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