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Our Affiliations
HMS Affiliate

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Our Affiliations

Tabitha M. Cooney, MD

  • Director, Stop & Shop Family Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Outcomes Clinic
  • Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Appointment Phone

  • 617-632-3270 (Established Pediatric Patients)
  • 888-733-4662 (New Pediatric Patients)


  • 617-632-4897


Treatment Centers


Clinical Interests

Clinical trial design, Disparities, Immunotherapies, Novel therapies, Protocol development, Survivorship



Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2017
  • Pediatrics, 2013


  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital / Stanford University, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2016
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital / Stanford University, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, 2017


  • Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Pediatrics, 2013

Medical School

  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, 2010


Dr. Cooney's research interests include early phase clinical trial development for pediatric central nervous system (CNS) tumors, developmental therapeutics, disparities, and diversity. She has presented her findings, including initial results from a Phase 1 trial in Panobinostat for children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and a DIPG historical cohort, at international and national meetings. Dr. Cooney is actively involved in several pediatric brain tumor consortia, holds leadership committee positions in the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) and Response Assessment in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (RAPNO), and is a rising leader in her field.

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