Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Fellows List

Following is a list of current fellows within the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Current Fellows:

Amy Armstrong, MD

Christina Barriteau, MD

Jessica Clymer, MD

Kathryn Laurie, MD

Ji (Paul) Lee, MD, PhD

Alicia Lenzen, MD

Aroop Kar, MD

Omalade Oduala, MD

Jenna Rossoff, MD

Olatundun Williams, MD

Current Hem/Onc Fellows with Prior Training:

Jessica Clymer, MD (2014-2017)

Undergraduate: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

Residency: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Research: The Role of PI3 Kinase and mTOR pathway in medulloblastoma (Mentor: Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD)

Omolade Oduala, MD (2014-2017)

Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin at Madison, WI

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL

Residency: Orlando Health/Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL

Research: The Role of miRNA in Retinoblastoma (Mentor: Nikia Laurie, PhD)

Olatundun Williams, MD (2014-2017)

Undergraduate:  Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Medical School: St. George's University, Grenada

Residency: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Research: The Role of Nore1 in Mediating Apoptosis in Myeloid Cells (Mentor: Elizabeth Eklund, MD)

Amy Armstrong, MD (2015-2018)

Undergraduate:  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Residency: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Research: “Genome-wide characterization of renal tumors” (Mentor: Elizabeth Perlman, MD)

“Evaluation of next-generation sequencing for detection and follow-up of fungal pathogens in immunocompromised pediatric patients” (Mentor: Sonali Chaudhury MD, William Muller MD)

Aroop Kar, MD (2015-2018)

Undergraduate:  Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Medical School:  University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Residency: Einstein/Children's Hospital at Montefiore, New York, NY 

Research: The Use of Mnk Inhibitors in Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Mentor: Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD)

Alicia Lenzen, MD (2015-2018)

Undergraduate:  Brown University, Providence, RI

Medical School: Brown University, Providence, RI

Residency: Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL

Research: Immunotherapeutic targeting of IDO1 in pediatric brain tumors (Mentor: Derek Wainwright, PhD)

Christina Barriteau, MD, MPH (2016-2019)

Undergraduate:  University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Medical School: Howard University, Washington, DC

Residency: Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Graduate: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Research: TBD

Kathryn Laurie, MD, MA (2016-2019)

Undergraduate: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Graduate: Boston University, Boston MA

Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL

Residency: New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell University, New York, NY

Research: TBD

Jenna Rossoff, MD

Undergraduate:  Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Medical School: Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-RW Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

Residency: McGaw medical Center of Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, IL

Research: TBD

(Updated December 1, 2016)

Past Fellows: