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Sharon Castellino, MD, MSc

Sharon Castellino, MD, MSc headshot

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist,
Program Medical Director of Leukemia/Lymphoma,
Mark R. Hudgens Chair for Clinical Research,
Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Professor of Pediatrics,
Emory University School of Medicine

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Sharon M. Castellino, MD, MSc, is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Castellino is the Director of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Program at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She is board certified in pediatric hematology/oncology. Dr. Castellino is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute.

Her clinical and research focus in in Hodgkin Lymphoma and in the study of outcomes in survivors of hematologic malignancy. 


Areas of Interest

Hodgkin lymphoma and cancer survivorship



Bachelor of Arts-Biochemistry, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 1984-1988            

Doctor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1988-1992                      

Masters in Science-Health Outcomes, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, 2005-2008


Postgraduate Training

Internship, Residency (PGY2), Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 1992-1994

Residency (PGY3)- Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1994-1995

Fellowship-Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1995-1998

Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer Survivorship, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 2008-2012



Pediatric Hematology/Oncology American Board of Pediatrics


Professional Scientific Societies

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Children’s Oncology Group (COG)

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Society of Pediatric Research

American Society of Hematology


Honors and Awards

  • North Carolina Board of Governor’s Scholarship for Medicine, 1988-1992
  • Association for Brain Tumor Research, Medical Student Summer Fellowship, 1991
  • E.E. Owen Award for the Clinical Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, 1992
  • American Medical Women’s Association Award, Duke University, 1992
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University School of Medicine, 1992
  • Society for Pediatric Research (SPR), 2008
  • Clinician Investigator Award, Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2013

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Research Center(s)