College of Natural Sciences

2011: William Carroll

Biological Sciences, 1973

Dr. William Carroll, the Julie and Edward J. Minskoff Professor of Pediatrics, directs the NYU Cancer Institute and the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Program at NYU Medical Center, has extensive experience in all aspects of the care of children with cancer and blood diseases. He has a particular interest in the treatment of children with leukemia and directs clinical trials in acute lymphoblastic leukemia for the Children's Oncology Group.

Dr. Carroll is Head of the Children's Oncology Group Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Disease Committee and is responsible for developing and directing clinical research in North America for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common childhood cancer.

As a practicing pediatric hematologist/oncologist, Dr. Carroll has treated hundreds of children with cancer. He has worked tirelessly to transfer knowledge gained in his laboratory into more effective treatments for his patients. He has consistently been named one of the Country’s best doctors in multiple national publications and professional lists.

Dr. Carroll has served as both a Member and Chair of the National Cancer Institute’s Subcommittee A for Cancer Centers. Dr. Carroll holds an M.D. from the University of California-Irvine, and obtained his Post-Doctoral Training in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Stanford University Medical Center.

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