Tom C. Badgett, MD, PhD

Clinical interests

  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Personalized Medicine

Tom C. Badgett, MD, PhD

Biography

My name is Tom C. Badgett; I earned my medical degree from the University of Louisville and my doctorate in molecular biology from the University of Kentucky. I completed an internship and residency in the Department of Pediatrics at University of Louisville and Kosair Children’s Hospital.

I came to Kentucky Children’s Hospital from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health where I have been a pediatric hematology/oncology fellow. My research at the National Cancer Institute focused on next-generation sequencing of pediatric solid tumor genomes.

I am a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. In 2010 I was awarded the Scholar in Training Award by the American Association of Cancer Research, the Fellows Award for Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health and the Best Oral Presentation at the Advances in Neuroblastoma Research conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Education

Degree
MD, University of Louisville, School of Medicine
PhD, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Residency
University of Louisville, School of Medicine

Fellowship
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Md.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology

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