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CURRICULUM VITAE

Kerri Becktell MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology and Oncology - Pediatrics

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/2005 - 05/2009 Biomedical Sciences, BS, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
08/2009 - 05/2013 MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
09/2017 - 05/2019 Clinical and Translational Science, MS, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2013 - 06/2016 Residency, Pediatrics, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
07/2016 - 06/2019 Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2019 - Present Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/2019 - Present Associate Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
General Pediatrics
10/20/2016
10/20/2016
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
04/2021
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Michigan Medical License
4301113454
01/31/2021
Wisconsin Medical License
65145-20
10/31/2019
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/2011 Amir Alborazy Khaghany Memorial Scholarship award for recognition of compassion and dedication to chosen specialty, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
05/2013 Best Medical Student Oral Presentation Award, Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Science Research Day, Kalamazoo, MI
2017 Career Development Award Recipient , Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
07/2018 - 06/2019 Chief Fellow, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2016 - Present American Society of Clinical Oncology (Member )
2016 - Present American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (Member )
2016 - Present Children's Oncology Group (Member)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2019 - Present Co-Director, Oncofertility Program, Children’s Wisconsin
2019 - Present Director, Pediatric Cancer Predisposition Program, Children’s Wisconsin
2020 - Present Director, Pediatric Oncology/BMT Tumor Board Educational Series, Children’s Wisconsin

INTERNATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2018 - Present Member, International Guideline Harmonization Group for Late Effects of Childhood Cancer, Nephrotoxicity Surveillance Harmonization Group

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Evaluation of the Communication Plan Early through End-of-Life (IMPACT) Intervention
Source:
NIH/NCI 1 R01, CA235632-01A1
Role:
Co-Investigator, MD study team member
Dates:
2019 - Present
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Long term outcomes for Osteosarcoma Survivors: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)
Source:
Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
2017 - Present
 
Title:
Long term Outcomes of Upper Extremity Sarcoma survivors: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)
Source:
Childhood Cancer Survivor Study
Role:
Principal Investigator, leading team of physicians with bone tumor interest in CCSS
Dates:
2019 - Present
 
Title:
Fertility Preservation in Male Children undergoing Oncology Treatment or Bone Marrow Transplant
Source:
Children’s Wisconsin
Role:
Co-Investigator, in conjunction with Pediatric Urology team
Dates:
2019 - Present
 
Title:
Multi-Institutional Study on Outcomes in Pediatric and Young Adult Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor (PSORC IMT)
Source:
Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative (PSORC)
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2019 - Present
 
Title:
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Paediatric Cancer Patients: an International, Multicentre, Observational Cohort Study
Source:
Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative (PSORC)
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
2020 - Present
 
Prior
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Anxiety Related Outcomes in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Role:
Principal Investigator, Mentor: Jennifer Reichek, MD
Dates:
2015 - 2016
 
Title:
Developmental Differences in Health Related Quality of Life Outcomes for Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Childhood Cancer Survivors.
Role:
Principal Investigator, Mentor: Kristen Bingen, PhD
Dates:
2018 - 2019
 
Title:
Cancer Predisposition Clinic – Ongoing Needs Assessment and Clinical Program development
Role:
Principal Investigator, Mentor: Cindy Schwartz, MD MPH
Dates:
2018 - 2019
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
A review of Solid Tumor Oncology for Pediatric Board Review, Pediatric Residency Noon Conference Series, 03/27/2018
Oncology Emergencies for the Pediatric ICU Fellow, Pediatric ICU Fellow Board Review Series, 11/25/2020
Solid Tumors in Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine Fellow Board Review Series, 02/2021
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee, Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
Pediatric Clerkship, H&P Reviewer for M3 students
Molecules to Cells – Case Based Discussion Leader
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2018 - Present Pediatric Resident oncology lecture series lecturer
2019 - Present Pediatric Fellow Hematology/Oncology/BMT Board Review Series lecturer
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
2019 - Present Cancer Predisposition Program, Children’s Wisconsin
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
03/2008 - 07/2013 Wish Granter, Make A Wish Foundation of Michigan
06/2008 - 07/2016 Volunteer Camp Counselor, Camp Catch A Rainbow, Oncology Summer Camp
07/2016 - Present Medical Volunteer, Camp One Step, Oncology Summer Camp
08/2017 - Present Medical Volunteer, Camp Catch A Rainbow, Oncology Summer Camp
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
2020 - Present Co-Investigator/Lecturer, Student-Center Pipeline to Advance Research in Clinical Care (SPARCC), Funded through the NIH (R25CA221715)


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. 1.Badaway, S, Becktell, K, Muller, W and Schneiderman, “Aspergillus thyroiditis: first antemortem case diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration culture in a pediatric stem cell transplant patient” J. Transpl Infect Dis. 2016. Dec 17 (6): 868-71
2. 2.Becktell K, Houser K, Burke MJ. “Epigenetic Therapy in a Patient with Down Syndrome and Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia” J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018. April 17.
3. 3.Ehrhardt,M, Chen Y, Sandlund J, Bluhm E, Hayashi R, Becktell K, Leisenring W, Metzger M, Ness K, Krull K, Oeffinger K, Gibson T,Cairo M, Gross T, Robison L, Armstrong G, Yasui Y, Hudson M and Mulrooney D. “Late health outcomes following contemporary Lymphome Malin de Burkitt therapy for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study” J Clin Oncol. 2019 Oct 1;37(28):2556-2570.
4. 4.Becktell, K, Simpson, P, Schmidt, D, Anderson, L, Nichols, J, Phelan, R, Bingen, K. Developmental Differences in Health Related Quality of Life in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors. Qual Life Res. 2020 Apr 22.
5. 5.ADD ONCOFERITLITY PUBLICATION
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. 1.Taraseviciute, A*, Broglie, L*, Phelan R, Bhatt, N, Becktell, K, Burke MJ. “In the Age of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy what is the Role of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)?”. J Pediatr Hematol (accepted pending revisions)
2. 2.Becktell, K, Berlyne, D, Pagliuca, S, Pierri F, Pommert, L, Prata P, Margolis, D, Reffault de Latour, R, Dufour, C, Pierri, F. “Aplastic Anemia & MDS International (AA&MDSIF): Bone Marrow Failure Disease Scientific Symposium 2018”. Leuk Res 2019 Mar 20:80:19-25
3. 3.Phelan R, Eissa H, Becktell K, Bhatt N, Kudek M, Nuechterlein B, Pommert L, Tanaka R, Baker KS. “Upfront Therapies and Downstream Effects: Navigating Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors in the Current Era”. Current Oncology Reports. Submitted for review Sept 2019
 
Abstracts
1. 1.Becktell K, Rademaker A, Victorson R, Reichek J. Anxiety Related Outcomes in Childhood Cancer Survivors. American Society of Pediatric Hematology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. April 28,2017
2. 2.Becktell K, Houser K, Burke MJ. Epigenetic Therapy in a Patient with Down Syndrome and Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia. American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. April 28,2017
3. 3.Becktell, K, Foy A, Kelly T, Deshmukh T, Knipstein J. Resolution of Diffuse Leptomeningeal Enhancement after Primary Resection of Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor. American Society of Pediatric Hematology Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. May 4, 2018
4. 4.Chao K, Becktell K, Suchi M, Phelan R. Monotherapy Treatment with Cytarabine for ALK-positive Histiocytosis in an infant. American Society of Pediatric Hematology Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. May 4, 2018
5. 5.Becktell, K, Schwartz, CS. Investigation the Need for a Multidisciplinary Cancer Predisposition Clinic. Best Practices Conference Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, March 1, 2019.
6. 6.Becktell, K, Brandow, A. JAK2 V617E Mutation+ Essential Thrombocythemia with Acquired Von Willebrand Disease in an 8 year old. American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 2019.
7. 7.Becktell, K, Schwartz, CS. Investigation the Need for a Multidisciplinary Cancer Predisposition Clinic. American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, May 2019, and Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Baltimore MD, April 2019
8. 8.Becktell, K, Simpson, P, Schmidt, D, Anderson, L, Nichols, J, Phelan, R, Bingen, K. Developmental Differences in Health Related Quality of Life in Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Published Online, American Society of Clinical Oncology, June 2019. Poster presentation at the North American Symposium on Late Complications after Childhood Cancer, Atlanta, GA, June 2019.
9. 9.Chao K, Schwartz C, Becktell K. Familial Wilms tumor secondary to germline REST variant. American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting, Fort Worth TX, May 2020.
10. 10.Dietrich, P, Chartier, A, Lambert D, Phelan R, Dobrozsi S, Becktell K, Tomlinson K, Sandlow J, Ellison J. Fertility Preservation in Children Undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplant for Malignant and Non-Malignant Disease: Opportunities for improvement. Podium Presentation. NCS of the American Urologic Association annual meeting. Oct 2020, and at the European Society Pediatric Urology Annual meeting. 2021.