Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Residency

Pediatrics - Nicklaus Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL

Fellowship

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MS in Pharmacology - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Division of Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Abstracts

2018

Zapata C, Hogarty M. : Bcl2-family inhibitors in Neuroblastoma. Seventh Annual Meeting of NICHD and NICHD-NIGMS T32 Trainees in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology August 2018.

Zapata C., Coku J., Liu K., Vu A., Goutnik M., Reynolds P., Goldsmith K., Hogarty M.: Bcl2-family inhibitors for Neuroblastoma: Mechanism of activity and biomarker development. Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Congress May 2018.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2018

Zapata C. Targeting Apoptosis Resistance in Neuroblastoma. K30 Conference, Departmental Research Seminar. Department of Pharmacology Seminars in Human investigation, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Oct, 2018.

Zapata C. Bcl2-family inhibitors in Neuroblastoma. Annual Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology T32 meeting, Bethesda, MD. Aug, 2018.

Zapata C. Bcl2-inhibitor (Venetoclax) for Neuroblastoma. K30 Conference, Journal Club.Department of Pharmacology Seminars in Human investigation, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. Jun, 2018.

2017

Zapata C. MLL rearrangement in ALL: Case presentation. Molecular Tumor Board presentation, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. Jun, 2017.

Awards and Honors

2017-present, Clinical Pharmacology T32 Awardee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University
2015, Nicklaus Miami Children's Hospital 7th Annual Scholarship Day, 2nd Place Original Research
2015, Nicklaus Miami Children's Hospital 7th Annual Scholarship Day, 1st Place Original Research
2013, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2013, FSU Regional Campus Dean's Award
2013, FSU Excellence in Pediatrics Award
2013, AMWA Glasglow Rubin Achievement Award
2013, Gold Humanism Honor Society
2011-2013, FSU COM Mission Scholarship
;2010-2011, FSU COM Summer Research Fellowship
2009-2011, FSU COM Dean's Award Scholarship
2008, Summa Cum Laude, Florida Atlantic University
2007, Golden Key Honor Society
2005-2008, FAU President's Honor List
2005, The National Society of Collegiate Scholar

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2018-present, American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
2018-present, American Academy of Cancer Research
2017-present, American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
2016-present, Children's Oncology Group
2013-present, American Academy of Pediatrics