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Heather Louise Schuback, MD

Heather Louise Schuback, MD


On staff since July 2013

Academic Title: Acting Instructor

"The children I have the privilege of caring for teach me something new everyday. They face their trials with strength of spirit, a sense of humor and remarkable resolve. Im honored to be part of a comprehensive team at Childrens that works together to provide excellent care for patients and their families at a very difficult time in their lives."


AnitaSalt Lake City, Utah10.21.13
Dedicated & Sincere
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Board Certification(s)
Medical/Professional School
University of Utah - School of Medicine, Salt Lake City
Pediatrics, Michigan State University - Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, Grand rapids
Hematology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
Pediatrics, Michigan State University - Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, Grand rapids
Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids
Clinical Interests

Leukemia and lymphoma; HSCT; Childhood AML

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
ALSF Young Investigator AwardAlexs Lemonade Stand FoundationJuly 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015
St. Baldricks Fellow AwardSt. Baldricks FoundationJuly 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015
ASCO Conquer Cancer Young Investigator AwardASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation and Strike ThreeJune 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Abstract Achievement AwardAmerican Society of Hematology (ASH) 2012
Resident Research Award,Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital Pediatric Residency Program 2009


Somatic characterization of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia using next-generation sequencing.
Seminars in hematology , Oct. 2013: 50(4)325-32
Identification of Novel Somatic Mutations, Regions of Recurrent Loss of Heterozygosity (LOH) and Significant Clonal Evolution from Diagnosis to Relapse in Childhood AML Determined by Exome Capture Sequencing- an NCI/COG Target AML Study
American Society of Hematology , 2012
Genome Wide Promoter Methylation Patterns Predict AML Subtype Outcomes and Identify Novel Pathways Characterizing Diagnostic and Relapsed Disease in Children
American Society of Hematology , 2012


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Clinically Significant Mutations, Deletions and Translocations involving ETV6 identified by Whole Genome and Whole Exome Sequencing: Report From NCI/COG Target AML Initiative: Oral PresentationAmerican Society of Hematology 2012 2012
Novel Use of an Automated Prescription System to Evaluate Stimulant Medication Adherence in a Pediatric Residency Continuity Clinic: PosterPediatric Academic Societies 2010APA Region V Breakfast at PAS 2010; Oral, GRMERC Research Day 2010 2010
The "Malignant" Manifestations of Histoplasmosis in the Pediatric Population. PosterGRMERC Research Day 2010 2010
Developing a Resident Driven Pediatric Leadership Curriculum: PosterAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) 2010 2010
Iron Deficiency Anemia Screening In WIC Recipients: Is It Time For a Change?Oral, Pediatric Academic Societies 2009Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Region V Breakfast at PAS 2009; Oral Presentation, GRMERC Research Day 2009 2009
Resident Perceptions and Interest in Leadership Training: PosterPediatric Academic Societies 2009GRMERC Research Day 2009 2009
Best Body Site to Measure Transcutaneous Bilirubin in NeonatesPediatric Academic Societies (PAS)Grand Rapids Medical Education Research Center (GRMERC) Research Day 2008 2008
The Senior Leadership Elective: A Novel curriculum addition Created to allow for Development of Clinical, Educational, and Administrative Leadership During Pediatric Residency: PosterPediatric Academic Societies 2008

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Biologic and clinical implications of ETV6 genomic variations in AMLConquer Cancer Foundation and the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Strike 3 Foundation, Young Investigator AwardJuly 2013 - June 2014

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.8.501 - Hematology-Oncology
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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