Jeffrey Dome, MD, PhD
Dr. Jeffrey Dome is Vice President of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Chief of the Division of Oncology and Associate Director of the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. He is Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and the Thomas Willson and Lenore Williams McKnew Professor of Pediatric Oncology. Dr. Dome received his MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and PhD degree in Medicine from Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. After fellowship, Dr. Dome was a faculty member at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and joined Children’s National in 2006. Dr. Dome is an internationally recognized expert on pediatric solid tumors, with an emphasis on kidney tumors and sarcomas. He chaired the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Renal Tumor Committee, which oversees clinical research on kidney tumors at more than 200 children’s hospitals around the world, for more than ten years. He is presently on the Executive Committee and Scientific Council of the COG, is Chair of the American Board of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology Sub-Board and serves on numerous medical advisory boards for cancer foundations. In addition to his clinical research Dr. Dome led an NIH-funded translational research program in telomere biology of pediatric solid tumors. He has authored more than 150 articles, books and chapters on pediatric cancer.