Kerice Pinkney, MD

Pinkney Kerice
Specialties
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Gender
Female

Primary Office
1150 N 35th Ave
Suite 100
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-265-2234
Fax:
954-985-2288

Meet the Physician

Kerice Pinkney, MD is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology. She earned her medical degree at the University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences in Kingston, Jamaica in 2005. She served as pediatric resident at Holtz Children’s Hospital, University of Miami School of Medicine from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Pinkney completed her fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2014, serving as Chief Fellow from 2013 to 2014. She then joined the Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center as a junior faculty member and has just completed her tenure there.

Research

Awards and Honors

  • Metropolitan Fund Fellowship Awardee Columbia University, 2014; presented annually by the Babies Hospital Alumni Association to a fellow “demonstrating excellence in the field of hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation”
  • Young Investigator Award, Pediatric Blood and Transplant Consortium
  • Annual Meeting, 2014
  • Travel Grant Awardee, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant, 2014
  • Travel Grant Awardee, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplant, 2014
  • Trainee Travel Stipend Awardee, American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Diversity Special Interest Group, 2013
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital Department of Pediatrics Teaching Excellence Award, 2009
  • Dr. Karlene ChinQuee Future Leaders Scholarship Award, 2000-2003
  • Distinctions in Community Health, Physiology and Biochemistry, University of the West Indies, 2000-2005
  • Honors in Pharmacology and Anatomy, University of the West Indies, 2000-2005
  • Dr. C.H.R. Thirulamai Prize in Physiology, University of the West Indies, 2002
  • The Biochemistry Medal, University of the West Indies, 2001
  • The Minority Coalition Award for Devoted Service, Williams College, 2000
  • The Polly and Willard D. Dickerson 1940 Scholarship, Williams College, 1999

Professional organizations

  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Committee of Interns and Residents
  • Junior Doctors Association of Jamaica

Research

  • “The Role of ATM in Suppression of Lymphoid Malignancies,” Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Columbia University, 2012-2015
  • “Randomized Phase I Trial of Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cell Inhibition Combined with Dendritic-Cell Vaccination for Adolescents with Sarcoma,” Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2009-2010
  • “Serum Endothelin-1 Levels and Cell-Derived Microparticles in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease at Baseline and During Pain Crises,” Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2009-2010

Recent publications

  • “CD19-negative B-lymphoblastic Leukemia Associated with Hypercalcemia, Lytic Bone Lesions and Aleukemic Presentation,” Leukemia and Lymphoma, 2014
  • “Early T-Cell Precursor Leukemia/Lymphoma in Adults and Children,” Leukemia Research, 2013
  • “Reflections on the 2013 Diversity Special Interest Group Workshop,” American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Newsletter, 2013
  • “T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia After Liver Transplantation: Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder, or Coincidental de Novo Leukemia?” Hematology Oncology, 2012
  • “Targeted Genomic Sequencing of Pediatric Burkitt Lymphoma Identifies Recurrent Alterations in Anti-Apoptotic and Chromatin-Remodeling Genes,” Blood, 2012

Presentations

  • “The Role of ATM and Bcl11b in Lymphoid Malignancies,” American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Annual Meeting, 2014
  • “Children with Gut-Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Have an Increased Incidence of Enteric Bacteria Bloodstream Infections,” American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplant Tandem Meeting, 2014
  • “Long-Term Follow-Up of the Oncology Patient,” First Annual Pediatric Oncology Conference, Columbia University-Bustamante Children’s Hospital Initiative, 2014

Education

Education
  • University Of The West Indies, 2005
Internships
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2009, Pediatrics
Residencies
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2011, Pediatrics
Fellowships
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2014, Pediatric Oncology and Hematology
Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Oncology and Hematology
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatrics

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