Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD, is the new neurologist-in-chief and chair of Neurology at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Pomeroy began his career at Children's as a pediatric intern 24 years ago, and in 1991 was recruited to establish the hospital's first Neuro-oncology program. In 2000, Dr. Pomeroy was the first-ever recipient of the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award. He replaces Joseph Volpe, MD, who steps down after 15 years as chief.
Eva Guinan, MD, has accepted a new position at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as associate director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research. She will continue to serve as an attending physician on the transplant service, and to see marrow failure and other complex patients. Dr. Guinan previously served as the clinical director of the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program.
Leslie Lehmann, MD, who has directed the Inpatient Stem Cell Transplantation Unit at Children's for the past eight years, is taking over for Dr. Guinan, acting as Interim Clinical Director of the Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation Program. Dr. Lehmann has been part of Children's staff since 1993, and is a senior attending on the transplant service. She has research and clinical interests in transplantation for solid tumors, as well as in treatments for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.