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CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology, and Stem Cell Research
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.


Pediatric Grand Rounds

October 2, 2014

12:00 p.m.— 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117


Diana Woo Memorial Lecture


Birth and Infant Death in the 20th Century


Kwang-Sun Lee, MD

George M. Eisenberg Professor Emeritus

Department of Pediatrics

University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital



  • Learning demographic transition in history.
  • Understanding a lack of evolution in fetal growth or gestational length in the 20th century.
  • Understanding the factors responsible for the decline in infant mortality in the 20th centuty


Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

News and Events

NEW - Chicago Pediatrics Monthly - September 2014


The Pediatric Residency Program Welcomes the 2014 Pediatric Intern Class!

Registration for Special Grand Rounds Presentation - Thursday, October 23rd, 2014: Dr. Atul Gawande - "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" - Space is Limited

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