TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Newsmaker: Dr. Linda McAllister-Lucas

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

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Allegheny

  1. Newsmaker: Ron Croushore
  2. New CEO eager to revitalize Pittsburgh International Airport
  3. Police say couple in Oakland murder-suicide had ‘troubled’ relationship
  4. Sting highlights demand for Pappy Van Winkle bourbon
  5. Pittsburgh mayor denies ethics investigation into his ‘Undercover Boss’ performance
  6. Goodell defends league, dodges difficult questions
  7. Overnight snow delaying schools in Western Pa.
  8. Pipelines key to growth in shale industry
  9. Beloved North Side gardener gets new truck, paid for by her neighbors
  10. Charge against ex-Steeler dropped after community service
  11. Pittsburgh cracks down on overcrowded houses