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Kimberly Stegmaier, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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  • Co-Director of the Hematologic Malignancy Center (Basic and Translational Research)
  • Physician
  • Ted Williams Chair
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer genomics
  • Chemical screening
  • Ewing sarcoma
  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Neuroblastoma

Contact Information

  • Appointments888-733-4662 (new)
    617-632-3270 (established)
  • Office Phone Number617-632-4438
  • Fax617-632-4850


Kimberly Stegmaier, M.D., is a Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, a Principal Investigator in Pediatric Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), and an Attending Physician at the Boston Children’s Hospital Boston (BCH) and DFCI. She is the Co-director of the Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies Program at DFCI and BCH and is also an Associate Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. She received her B.S. from Duke University and her M.D. from Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency at BCH and a post-doctoral pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at DFCI/BCH. In 2006, she launched her own laboratory effort at DFCI.

Dr. Stegmaier’s laboratory integrates chemical biology, genomic, and proteomic approaches to discover new lead compounds and protein targets for cancer therapy. She has focused her efforts on the acute leukemias and two pediatric solid tumors of childhood: Ewing sarcoma and neuroblastoma.

Board Certification:

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2002


  • Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


  • Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • Harvard Medical School

Recent Awards:

  • Joanne Levy, MD, Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement, American Society of Hematology, 2006
  • Genome Technology "Tomorrow's Principal Investigator" Award, 2007
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation, Elected Member, 2009
  • SU2C Innovative Research Grant Recipient, 2009
  • Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) Young Investigator Award, 2012
  • Stephen E. Sallan Leadership Award, 2012
  • Osler Young Investigator Award, Interurban Clinical Club, 2013
  • Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award, Harvard Medical School, 2014
  • Helen Mentor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Helen Gurley Brown (HGB) Presidential Initiative, 2020-2022


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