Thomas Roberts Kinney
Wilburt C. Davison Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, in the School of Medicine

For the past 15 years, Thomas R. Kinney, MD has focused his clinical research efforts on sickle cell. He has been a leader in the NIH funded multi-institutional collaborative study that began in 1978 to define the natural history of sickle cell disease. He also has played a pivotal role in the implementation and monitoring of the North Carolina Neonatal Hemoglobinopathy Screening Program. In 1993, he served as Co-Chairman of a Federal Panel convened by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research to develop guidelines for sickle cell screening programs.

Dr. Kinney currently serves as the Associate Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Pediatrics.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 0901 Childrens Hlth Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
  • Box 3462 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

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