Graduate Degree

  • 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


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.


  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics