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Dr. Linda McAllister-Lucas is a pediatric oncologist Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She was appointed chief of hematology and oncology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 

Dr. Linda McAllister-Lucas

Noteworthy: Appointed chief of hematology and oncology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Age: 47

Residence: O'Hara

Family: Husband, Peter; son, Max

Background: McAllister-Lucas is a pediatric oncologist. She ran a laboratory at the University of Michigan Medical School studying the relationship between inflammation and cancers and how inflammation can induce lymphoma, a cancer of the blood.

Education: She obtained her medical degree and a doctorate in molecular physiology from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Quote: “I get to lead a team of talented physicians and scientists who already take great care of pediatric hematology and oncology patients. I have every confidence that the care of these patients is going to improve over the next decade.”

—by Luis Fábregas

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