Tom C. Badgett, MD, PhD
Pediatric Cancer Team
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
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MD, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, Ky.
PhD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.
University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, Ky.
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Md.
Certifications or Special Training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology
Dr. Badgett earned his medical degree from the University
of Louisville and his doctorate in molecular biology from
UK. He completed his internship and residency in the
Department of Pediatrics at U of L and Kosair Children’s
Hospital. Dr. Badgett comes to Kentucky Children’s Hospital
from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
and the National Institutes of Health where he has been
a pediatric hematology/oncology fellow. His research at
the National Cancer Institute focused on next-generation
sequencing of pediatric solid tumor genomes.
Dr. Badgett is a member of the American Association for
Cancer Research and the American Society of Pediatric
Hematology and Oncology. In 2010 he 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.