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Kira Bona | Education

Graduate School

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Boston, MA

Medical School

Yale University School of Medicine

New Haven, CT


Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP)

Boston, MA


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Boston Children's Hospital / Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA

Kira Bona | Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (General)

Kira Bona | Professional History

Dr. Kira Bona received her MD from the Yale University School of Medicine and her MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with a focus on clinical effectiveness. She completed her pediatrics residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center and her pediatric hematology/oncology subspecialty fellowship training at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Boston Children’s Hospital. She joined the faculty at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s as a pediatric oncologist in 2012. In addition to her role in the treatment of children with leukemia and lymphoma, Dr. Bona is a physician-scientist with research focused on identifying poverty-associated outcome disparities in childhood cancer and developing interventions to ameliorate these disparities. Dr. Bona has been the recipient of several past awards and honors including a Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a St. Baldrick’s Fellow Award, a Junior Faculty Career Development Award from the National Palliative Care Research Center, a Charles H. Hood Child Health Research Grant, and an NCI K07 Mentored Career Development Award.

Kira Bona | Publications