Fields, Melanie  fields_m@kids.wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology
Hematology and Oncology

phone: (314) 454-6018

Education

  • BS, cum laude, Tulane University2003
  • MD, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston2008
  • MSCI, Washington University in St. Louis2014

Training

  • Resident Physician, St. Louis Children's Hospital2008 - 2011
  • Clinical Fellow, Washington University in St. Louis2011 - 2014

Licensure and Board Certification

  • General Pediatrics Board Certified 2012
  • MO, Missouri Medical License 2013
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2015

Honors

  • Institute of Clinical and Translational Science Research Forum for Child Health Supplemental Funding Award2015
  • American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Training Institute Participant2016
  • American Society of Hematology Advocacy Leadership Institute2017

Recent Publications view all (7)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Silent infarcts in sickle cell anemia occur in the borderzone region and are associated with low cerebral blood flow Blood. 2018. 
  2. Regional oxygen extraction predicts border zone vulnerability to stroke in sickle cell disease. Neurology. 2018. PMID:29500287 
  3. Red cell exchange transfusions lower cerebral blood flow and oxygen extraction fraction in pediatric sickle cell anemia. Blood. 2017. PMID:29255068 
  4. Large-Vessel Vasculopathy in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study of Infarct Topography and Focal Atrophy Pediatric Neurology. 2016. PMID:28159432 
  5. A Pilot Study of Parent Education Intervention Improves Early Childhood Development Among Toddlers with Sickle Cell Disease Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2016;63(12):2131-2138. PMID:27509845 
  6. Red Blood Cell Storage Duration is Not Associated with Clinical Outcomes for Acute Chest Syndrome in Children with Sickle Cell Disease Transfusion. 2015. PMID:26033266 
  7. Higher-than-expected prevalence of silent cerebral infarcts in children with hemoglobin SC disease Blood. 2015;125(2):416. PMID:25573975 
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