Vivien Andrea Sheehan, MD, PhD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
- Sickle Cell Disease
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||fellowship||Pediatric Hematology Oncology||2012|
|St. Jude Children's Research Hospital||fellowship||Pediatric Hematology Oncology||2011|
|University of Tennessee Health Science Center||fellowship||Internal Medicine||2011|
|University of Cincinnati College of Medicine||residency||Pediatrics||2008|
|Emory University School of Medicine||medical school||Medical Student||2004|
|Texas A & M University - College Station||postgraduate education||Doctor of Philosophy||2000|
Dr. Vivien Sheehan is a pediatric and adult hematologist specializing in sickle cell disease (SCD). Her clinical interests include: sickle cell disease, the treatment of hemoglobin in patients with sickle cell disease, and transitioning chronically ill pediatric patients to adult subspecialty care. Dr. Vivien Sheehan is a member of the Sickle Cell Program in the Hematology Center at Texas Children's Hospital. She is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, IM hematology, and pediatric hematology/oncology.
|American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG)||Member|
|American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)||Member|
|American College of Physicians (ACP)||Member|
|American Society of Hematology (ASH)||Member|
Dr. Vivien Sheehan is a pediatric and adult hematologist specializing in sickle cell disease (SCD). Her research projects range from clinical research to basic science.
In 2018, she assisted in the design of the American Society of Hematology Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Trial Network, which is focused on advancing development of new and more effective therapeutics for individuals with sickle cell disease. She was invited to be one of four members of the oversight committee that will identify, recruit and evaluate sites and interface with industry and federal agencies to promote this Network.