Dr. Garrett Brodeur Receives ASPHO’s Distinguished Career Award

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to announce that Garrett Brodeur, MD, has been honored with the Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO). Dr. Brodeur was recognized during the ASPHO Conference for his contributions in research, patient care and advocacy on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

Garrett Brodeur, MD Garrett Brodeur, MD Dr. Brodeur is the Director of the Cancer Predisposition Program at CHOP, as well as the Associate Director of the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine, and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. His work in the genetics and treatment of neuroblastoma brings international recognition to his accomplishments and current research.

Dr. Brodeur earned his medical degree at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, and completed his internship and pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Louis, MO. He spent four years participating in a fellowship with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where he focused on Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Washington University in Molecular Genetics. Dr. Brodeur joined the faculty at CHOP and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993 and served as Chief of the Division of Oncology from 1998 – 2008.

A Q&A was conducted with Dr. Brodeur for his feelings on receiving this award and his thoughts about improving outcomes in pediatric oncology.

Contact: Jennifer Lee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 267-426-6084 or leej41@chop.edu

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