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Allison A. King, MD, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Sciences

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Oncology
Brain Tumors - Pediatric
Pediatric Hematology
Sickle Cell Disease

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric hematology, pediatric oncology, pediatrics, pediatric cancer, treatment of children with sickle cell disease, central nervous system tumors, late effects of treatment and issues of survivorship

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6018
Fax: 314-454-2780

Christian Hospital

11125 Dunn Road
St. Louis, MO 63136

Suite: 100
Office Phone: 314-362-7216
Fax: 888-869-4437

Education

Education

PhD: St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 2015
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2003
B.S.: Electrical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1992
Medical Degree: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri 1996
MPH: St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri 2003
Residency: Pediatric, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Functional and Radiologic Assessment of the Brain after Reduced-Intensity Unrelated Donor Transplantation for Severe Sickle Cell Disease-Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network #0601.
King AA, McKinstry RC, Wu J, Eapen M, Abel R, Varughese T, Kamani N, Shenoy S
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2019 Jan 10; pii: S1083-8791(19)30016-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2019.01.008.

PMID:
    30639825
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Information Needs Regarding Cognitive Late Effects of Caregivers of Central Nervous System Tumor Survivors.
Schuele K, Bennett AE, Varughese T, Abel R, Reichenbacher C, Green K, King AA
OTJR (Thorofare N J). 2018 Nov 12; 1539449218809943. doi: 10.1177/1539449218809943.

PMID:
    30417736
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Adolescent survivors' information needs for transitions to postsecondary education and employment.
Hauff M, Abel R, Hersh J, Isenberg J, Spoljaric D, Hayashi RJ, King AA
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Nov 8; e27547. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27547.

PMID:
    30408306
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Specifying sickle cell disease interventions: a study protocol of the Sickle Cell Disease Implementation Consortium (SCDIC).
Baumann AA, Belle SH, James A, King AA, Sickle Cell Disease Implementation Consortium.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Jun 27; 18(1)500. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3297-1.

PMID:
    29945631
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sickle Cell Clinical Research and Intervention Program (SCCRIP): A lifespan cohort study for sickle cell disease progression from the pediatric stage into adulthood.
Hankins JS, Estepp JH, Hodges JR, Villavicencio MA, Robison LL, Weiss MJ, Kang G, Schreiber JE, Porter JS, Kaste SC, Saving KL, Bryant PC, Deyo JE, Nottage KA, King AA, Brandow AM, Lebensburger JD, Adesina O, Chou ST, Zemel BS, Smeltzer MP, Wang WC, Gurney JG
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Sep; 65(9)e27228. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27228.

PMID:
    29797644
    [PubMed - in process]
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Children with sickle cell disease: the case for developmental screening.
King AA
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2018 May; 60(5)443-444. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.13721.

PMID:
    29516469
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Silent cerebral infarct definitions and full-scale IQ loss in children with sickle cell anemia.
Choudhury NA, DeBaun MR, Rodeghier M, King AA, Strouse JJ, McKinstry RC
Neurology. 2018 Jan 16; 90(3)e239-e246. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004832.

PMID:
    29263226
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sickle cell disease and implementation science: A partnership to accelerate advances.
King AA, Baumann AA
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Nov; 64(11)doi: 10.1002/pbc.26649.

PMID:
    28556441
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of Leukoencephalopathy With Calcifications and Cysts With Bevacizumab.
Fay AJ, King AA, Shimony JS, Crow YJ, Brunstrom-Hernandez JE
Pediatr Neurol. 2017 Jun; 7156-59. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.03.008.

PMID:
    28424147
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Current Results and Future Research Priorities in Late Effects after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Children with Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia: A Consensus Statement from the Second Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium International Conference on Late Effects after Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.
Shenoy S, Angelucci E, Arnold SD, Baker KS, Bhatia M, Bresters D, Dietz AC, De La Fuente J, Duncan C, Gaziev J, King AA, Pulsipher MA, Smith AR, Walters MC
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Apr; 23(4)552-561. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.01.009.

PMID:
    28065838
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term neurologic health and psychosocial function of adult survivors of childhood medulloblastoma/PNET: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
King AA, Seidel K, Di C, Leisenring WM, Perkins SM, Krull KR, Sklar CA, Green DM, Armstrong GT, Zeltzer LK, Wells E, Stovall M, Ullrich NJ, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Packer RJ
Neuro Oncol. 2017 May 1; 19(5)689-698. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/now242.

PMID:
    28039368
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevention of central nervous system sequelae in sickle cell disease without evidence from randomized controlled trials: the case for a team-based learning collaborative.
DeBaun MR, King AA
Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2016 Dec 2; 2016(1)632-639.

PMID:
    27913539
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assessment of the treatment approach and survival outcomes in a modern cohort of patients with atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors using the National Cancer Database.
Fischer-Valuck BW, Chen I, Srivastava AJ, Floberg JM, Rao YJ, King AA, Shinohara ET, Perkins SM
Cancer. 2017 Feb 15; 123(4)682-687. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30405.

PMID:
    27861763
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Training Institute is associated with high retention in academic hematology.
King AA, Vesely SK, Elwood J, Basso J, Carson K, Sung L
Blood. 2016 Dec 22; 128(25)2881-2885. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-06-724211.

PMID:
    27784672
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Feasibility of a Community-Based Sickle Cell Trait Testing and Counseling Program.
Housten AJ, Abel RA, Lindsey T, King AA
J Health Dispar Res Pract. 2016 Fall; 9(3)pii: 1.

PMID:
    27774352
    [PubMed]
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A pilot study of parent education intervention improves early childhood development among toddlers with sickle cell disease.
Fields ME, Hoyt-Drazen C, Abel R, Rodeghier MJ, Yarboi JM, Compas BE, King AA
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Dec; 63(12)2131-2138. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26164.

PMID:
    27509845
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The National Children's Study: Recruitment Outcomes Using an Enhanced Household-Based Approach.
Blaisdell LL, Zellner JA, King AA, Faustman E, Wilhelm M, Hudak ML, Annett RD
Pediatrics. 2016 Jun; 137 Suppl 4S219-30. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-4410C.

PMID:
    27251868
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevalence of Developmental Delay and Contributing Factors Among Children With Sickle Cell Disease.
Drazen CH, Abel R, Gabir M, Farmer G, King AA
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Mar; 63(3)504-10. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25838.

PMID:
    26575319
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Youth with Sickle Cell Disease: Genetic and Sexual Health Education Needs.
Housten AJ, Abel RA, Dadekian J, Schwieterman K, Jason D, King AA
Am J Health Behav. 2015 Nov; 39(6)856-65. doi: 10.5993/AJHB.39.6.13.

PMID:
    26450553
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful matched sibling donor marrow transplantation following reduced intensity conditioning in children with hemoglobinopathies.
King AA, Kamani N, Bunin N, Sahdev I, Brochstein J, Hayashi RJ, Grimley M, Abraham A, Dioguardi J, Chan KW, Douglas D, Adams R, Andreansky M, Anderson E, Gilman A, Chaudhury S, Yu L, Dalal J, Hale G, Cuvelier G, Jain A, Krajewski J, Gillio A, Kasow KA, Delgado D, Hanson E, Murray L, Shenoy S
Am J Hematol. 2015 Dec; 90(12)1093-8. doi: 10.1002/ajh.24183.

PMID:
    26348869
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Expansion of a randomized educational rehabilitation trial for students with sickle cell disease and memory deficits. 7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012.   Neurocognitive analysis of BMT CTN 0601 - Unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation for patients with severe sickle cell disease using a reduced intensity conditioning regimen. National Marrow Donor Program 6/1/08 - 5/31/2010 and  Cognition in children with sickle cell anemia. Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 12/15/2005 - 12/14/2009