David G. Poplack, MD

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Specialty

Cancer
Blood Disorders

Phone: 832-822-4556
Fax: 832-825-4299

Contact Information

1102 Bates Street, Suite 1570
Houston, TX 77030

Director, Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers
Elise C. Young Professor of Pediatric Oncology
Head, Hematology/Oncology Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Service Chief, Hematology/Oncology Texas Children’s Hospital
Deputy Director, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
NIH/NIAID fellowship Hematology-Oncology 1975
Harvard Medical School residency Pediatrics 1972
Stanford University School of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1971
Boston University School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 1970

About David Poplack

Dr. David Poplack is the Director of the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers; Deputy Director of Baylor College of Medicine's (BCM's) Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center; Section Head, Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, BCM; Hematology/Oncology Service Chief, Texas Children's Hospital; and is the Elise C. Young Professor of Pediatric Oncology.

Dr. Poplack is Principal Investigator of an NCI K12 Pediatric Oncology Clinical Research Training Grant. Dr. Poplack has authored 357 original articles and book chapters relating to pediatric oncology and serves on the editorial board of numerous subspecialty journals. He is co-editor of Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, the leading textbook of pediatric oncology, which is in its seventh edition. He has also served on numerous NIH, FDA and Institute of Medicine Committees. Dr. Poplack is a member of the National Cancer Institutes' Board of Scientific Counselors.

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics
Certified Sub-specialty, American Board of Pediatrics — Hematology/Oncology

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Member
American Association for the Advancement of Science Member
American Medical Association (AMA) Member
American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Member
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Member

Selected Publications

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