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Prasanna Ananth, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology Oncology)

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Prasanna Ananth, MD, MPH

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Dr. Prasanna Ananth is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist. As a specialist caring for children with cancer and blood disorders, she says that helping children and families cope with serious illness provides inspiration for her patient care and research. Dr. Ananth is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology). Her research focuses on evaluating and improving care for children with advanced cancer. Watch a video with Dr. Prasanna Ananth >>

Education & Training

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Boston Children's Hospital (2014)
  • Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics
    Boston Children's Hospital/ Boston Medical Center (2011)
  • MD
    Stanford University School of Medicine (2008)
  • MPH
    University of California, Berkeley (2007)
  • BA
    Stanford University, Human Biology, with Honors (2002)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Scholar AwardSt. Baldrick's Foundation2020
Kornfeld Scholars Program AwardNational Palliative Care Research Center2020
Paper AwardAmerican Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine2020
Young Investigator AwardNCCN Foundation2019
Robert E. Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust Mentored Research Award: Clinical, Health Services and Policy Research2019
Research Scholar AwardAmerican Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine2016
Best Abstract by a FellowAcademic Pediatric Association2014
Cap and Gown Women’s Honor SocietyStanford University2001

Professional Service

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative MedicineMember2016 - Present
American Society for Pediatric Hematology-OncologyMember2013 - Present
Pediatric Palliative Care Research NetworkMember2012 - Present
Children's Oncology GroupMember2011 - Present

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