Venée N. Tubman, MD, MMSc


  • Texas Medical Center


Blood Disorders

Phone: 832-824-4287
Fax: 832-825-4846

Contact Information

1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1570
Houston, TX 77030
United States

1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1030
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Research Area

  • Sickle Cell Disease

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Harvard Medical School masters Master of Science, Clinical Investigation 2014
Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 2013
Boston Children's Hospital residency Pediatrics 2009
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2006


Dr. Venee Tubman is a pediatric hematologist specializing in sickle cell disease. She is deeply committed to providing optimal care for children with sickle cell disease around the globe. Her interests include: clinical outcomes for children with sickle cell disease and understanding infections and immune function in sickle cell disease. Dr. Tubman is the Co-Director of the Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia Program at TXCH and the Associate Director of Hematology for Global Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Excellence.

Dr. Tubman is a physician in the Hematology Program at Texas Children’s Hospital and is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Dr. Venée Tubman is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (ASPHO) Member

Research Statement

Dr. Tubman is a promising young investigator who has developed successful clinical and research partnerships in the USA and in sub-Saharan Africa. With this unique perspective on SCD, Dr. Tubman has created an innovative lens through which she pursues SCD research.

Dr. Tubman’s research laboratory is dedicated to addressing the effects of immune dysfunction and infections on children with sickle cell disease (SCD) through translational research. Dr. Tubman is an adjunct member of the Texas Children’s Center for Human Immunobiology. Dr. Tubman’s laboratory is supported with research funding from NIH / NHLBI. 

Globally, Dr. Tubman’s efforts have been focused on research and program development throughout the Global HOPE network, and primarily in Liberia and Tanzania. She co-chairs the Family and Education subcommittee of the American Society of Hematology’s Consortium for Newborn Screening in Africa.