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Kristin M. Schroeder

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology
Box 102382, Durham, NC 27710
330 Trent Drive, Rm 390, Durham, NC 27710


I have a strong belief that all children diagnosed with cancer should have the same chance of cure regardless of where they live. Since 2014, i have spent six or more months per year in Mwanza, Tanzania, at the Bugando Medical Centre as part of the Duke Global Cancer Program. In addition to developing capacity for pediatric cancer care, my research focuses on creating interventions to improve outcomes and reducing treatment abandonment in low resource settings. 

As a trained pediatric neuro-oncologist, I am also involved in neuro-oncology capacity development in Sub-Saharan Africa, and am collaborating with a multidisciplinary team in Tanzania to establish diagnostic and treatment opportunities for patients.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Pediatrics · 2023 - Present Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics
Associate Research Professor of Global Health · 2023 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2020 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Georgetown University, School of Medicine · 2007 M.D.
West Virginia University · 2002 M.P.H.