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    Holcombe E. Grier, MD

    Holcombe E. Grier, MD
    Institute Physician

    Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


    Pediatric Solid Tumors

    Office phone: 617-632-3971
    Appointment phone: 888-733-4662 (new); 617-632-3270 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-5710
    Email: holcombe_grier@dfci.harvard.edu

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    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    Research Department

    Pediatric Oncology


    Ewing sarcoma, Osteosarcoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Non-rhabdo soft tissue sarcoma

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Grier received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976, and then trained in pediatrics, internal medicine, and infectious disease at the University of North Carolina. He joined Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 1984. He is a past president of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and is a member of the steering committee for Bone Tumors in the Children's Oncology Group.


    Board Certification
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1990
    Pediatrics, 1983
    Internal Medicine, 1980

    Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 07/81 to 06/83

    North Carolina Memorial Hospital, 07/77 to 06/80

    North Carolina Memorial Hospital, 07/76 to 06/77

    Medical School
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1976

    Recent Awards

    • Harvard Medical School Community Service Award, 2009
    • Harvard Medical School Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching [Years III and IV], 2008
    • Ronald L Chard, Jr. Memorial Lecture, Childrens Hospital and Memorial Medical Center, Seattle, WA., 2008
    • Stephen Sallan Leadership Award, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 2007
    • Charles A. Janeway Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Children's Hospital House Staff, Boston, 1992
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