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Texas Medical Center

Cancer and Hematology
Phone: 800-226-2379


6621 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030

Brandi M. Runnels, MS, MMS, PA-C

Instructor / Physician Assistant, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (formerly Our Lady of the Lake College) Masters Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies 2017
Mississippi College Masters Master of Science, Biology - Medical Sciences 2012
Louisiana State University Bachelors Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences 2011


Brandi Runnels is a physician assistant at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center, providing care to patients admitted in the Hematology-Oncology Inpatient Unit. She feels privileged to take care of this unique population of patients. In order to achieve her goal of providing every patient she meets with thoughtful and compassionate care, she strives to utilize all members of the health care team and incorporate evidence-based medicine practices to achieve collaborative goals with the medical team, patient and families. Prior to her role with the cancer and hematology center, Ms. Runnels provided care as a physician assistant within the Critical Care Medicine department at Texas Children's Hospital. 


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA) Fellow Member
Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants Fellow Member
Society of Army Physician Assistants Fellow Member
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants Fellow Member



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