Lena Winestone, MD, MSHP

Lena Winestone, MD, MSHP

Lena Winestone, MD, MSHP, is an Attending Physician at the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Hematologic malignancies, Blood and marrow transplantation, Relapsed leukemia, Health policy
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA


Pediatrics - Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Stanford, CA


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

Master’s of Science in Health Policy Research (MSHP) - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

MS in Chemistry - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Winestone LE, Getz KD, Miller TP, Wilkes JJ, Sack L, Li Y, Huang YS, Seif AE, Bagatell R, Fisher BT, Epstein AJ, Aplenc R. The Role of Acuity of Illness at Presentation in Early Mortality in Black Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Am J Hematol. 2017 Feb;92(2):141-148.


Chamberlain LJ, Pineda N, Winestone L, Saynina O, Rangaswami A, Link M, Wise PH. Increased utilization of Pediatric Subspecialty Care: A Population Study of Pediatric Oncology Inpatients in California. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Mar;36(2):99-107.


Winestone LE, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Kwaro D, Schmidt NC, Turan JM. Acceptability and feasibility of integration of HIV care services into antenatal clinics in rural Kenya: a qualitative provider interview study. Glob Public Health. 2012;7(2):149-63.


Bernstein WB, Cox JH, Aronson NE, Tracy L, Schlienger K, Ratto-Kim S, Garner R, Cotte J, Zheng Z, Winestone L, Liebig C, Galley LM, Connors M, Birx DL, Carroll RG, Levine BL. Immune reconstitution following autologous transfers of CD3/CD28 stimulated CD4+ T cells to HIV-infected persons. Clin Immunol. 2004 Jun;111(3):262-74.




Hricik L, Li Y, Getz K, Huang YS, Miller TP, Winestone LE, DiNofia A, Mann J, Seif AE, Aplenc R, Fisher BT. Effectiveness of Anti-infective Prophylaxis in Children with Down Syndrome Who are Receiving Chemotherapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Annual Meeting, April 2017.


Winestone L, Getz KD, Miller TP, Wilkes JJ, Sack L, Li Y, Huang YS, Seif AE, Bagatell R, Fisher BT, Epstein A, Aplenc R: Severity of Presentation and Racial Disparities in Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia Induction Mortality. Children’s Oncology Group Meeting & American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, October 2015 & December 2015.


Winestone L, Agarwal R, Montoya J, Weinberg KI, Porteus MH, Pinsky B, Soda E, Waggoner J, Tamaresis J, Kharbanda S. End Organ Disease in the Context of Human Herpes Virus 6 Viremia in Pediatric Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients: A Case Series. American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Tandem Meetings, February 2014.

Awards and Honors

2015, Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Hematology

2015, Young Investigator Abstract Award, Children’s Oncology Group

2014-2016, Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Training Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2011-2012, Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program

2010-2012, Mary Duke Biddle Clinical Scholars Program

2008, Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education

2007, Traveling Scholar Research Fellowship, Stanford Medical School

2006, Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education

2006, Medical Scholars Research Fellowship, Stanford Medical School

2004, Graduated Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania

2004, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Pennsylvania

2004, Helix Prize, University of Pennsylvania Biochemistry Program

2001-2004, Dean’s List, University of Pennsylvania

2000, Vagelos Scholars Fellowship in Molecular Life Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

2000, National Merit Scholarship

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, American Society of Hematology (Member)

2014-present, American Society of Clinical Oncology (Member)

2014-present, Children's Oncology Group

2014-present, Society for Pediatric Research (Member)

2009-present, American Academy of Pediatrics (Member)