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Ross Mangum, MD

Former Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Hematology-Oncology 2020
Nationwide Children's Hospital Residency Pediatrics 2017
The Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2014
Brigham Young University Other Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience 2010


Dr. Ross Mangum completed his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Mangum was initially drawn to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology after observing the incredible strength of patients and families dealing with cancer or blood disorders. He considers it a privilege to play a role in the treatment of these children and feels motivated to advance the field through innovative research in an effort to continually improve outcomes for this courageous patient population.   

He conducted research in the laboratory of Dr. Donald "Will" Parsons, MD, PhD.

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Member
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Member
Children's Oncology Group (COG) Member

Research Statement

Dr. Mangum's research is in the area of clinical genomics. Under the direction of his mentor, Dr. Will Parsons in the Pediatric Center for Personal Cancer Genomics and Therapeutics, he works with a team of physician-scientists, genetic counselors, and other researchers to investigate the clinical utility of different genetic tests to help understand why certain children develop solid tumors (including central nervous system tumors), lymphomas, or other rare disorders. His specific research interests include studying how tumor cells that are found circulating in a child's blood can be used to better understand the specific genetic changes leading to tumor development and how to track these changes over the course of a child's treatment.


2019    15th Annual Research Symposium – 3rd Place Poster Presentation, Texas Children’s Cancer & Hematology Center
2017    Resident Teaching Award – For Excellence and Enthusiasm in Teaching Medical Students – Ohio State University College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
2016    Recipient of Pediatric Chair Funding of Trainee Conference Travel, ASPHO
2016    Outstanding Resident Publication Award, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
2016    Resident Teaching Award – For Excellence and Enthusiasm in Teaching Medical Students – Ohio State University College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
2015    Central Ohio Pediatric Society Annual Resident Travel Award, San Antonio, Texas
2014    Medicaid Technical Assistance and Policy Program scholarship
2013    Barry Friedman Travel Award, Examined Life Conference – Writing, Humanities, and the Art of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
2013    Landacre Honor Society Induction
2012    Medical Student Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology
2011    Bennett Summer Research Scholarship, For students of the Ohio State University College of Medicine who have demonstrated excellence in medical research



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