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Michael Allen Pulsipher, B.A., M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-0100 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Clinic 2C/BMT, Blood and Marrow Transplant
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Map
(801) 662-4830 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 662-4700 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Pulsipher completed medical school at Stanford University followed by pediatric residency training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and subspecialty fellowship training in hematology/oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Children’s Hospital in Boston. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.

Dr. Pulsipher is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, as well as an adjunct Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies. He is Director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Primary Children’s Medical Center, which is part of the combined Adult and Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, and with his joint appointment with the Department of Medicine, attends in both pediatric and adult bone marrow transplantation

Dr. Pulsipher has been very active in BMT clinical research and has served in national leadership roles in the Children’s Oncology Group, the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, and the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium, of which he is currently the Group Chair. His major areas of research focus include innovative approaches to transplantation of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, reduced toxicity approaches to transplant, donor safety, and transplantation of bone marrow failure diseases such as aplastic anemia.

For questions regarding Dr. Pulsipher's adult practice at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, or for questions about any of our clinical programs and for assistance identifying the right Hematology specialist for you or your family member, please feel free to contact our Clinical Care Specialist/New Patient Coordinator at (801) 587-4652, or http://www.huntsmancancer.org

For questions regarding Dr. Pulsipher's pediatric practice and the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Primary Children's Medical Center, please call (801) 662-4830, or please feel free to contact Stephanie Mortensen, RN-C, Coordinator at Stephanie.Mortensen@imail.org or Shawnda Ussery, RN-C, Coordinator at Shawnda.Ussery@imail.org

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Hematology/BMT
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
Cancer Center Programs Experimental Therapeutics

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Hematology/BMT
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
Cancer Center Programs Experimental Therapeutics

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-3229 School of Medicine
Hematology/BMT
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Pulsipher completed medical school at Stanford University followed by pediatric residency training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and subspecialty fellowship training in hematology/oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Children’s Hospital in Boston. His first academic appointment was as an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School where he studied marrow failure disorders. He accepted an appointment as an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah in 2000 and currently is a tenured Professor of Pediatrics. He is an investigator at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and a member of the Experimental Therapeutics Program.

Dr. Pulsipher is currently the Director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Primary Children’s Medical Center, having served as the Director of the combined adult and pediatric Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant Program from 2005-2007 and as the Clinical Director of the adult BMT program, currently housed at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, from 2007-2009.

Dr. Pulsipher’s areas of research focus include innovative approaches to transplantation of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, reduced toxicity approaches to transplant, donor safety, and transplantation of bone marrow failure diseases such as aplastic anemia. He has more than 150 publications and abstracts and significant funding through the NIH, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, and other private funding sources. His research interests have led to national and international leadership roles in the Children’s Oncology Group, the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network, the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, and the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium, of which he is currently the Group Chair. Dr. Pulsipher also serves as one of 20 selected experts in pediatric oncology on the National Cancer Institute’s Pediatric Physician’s Data Query Board.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Children's Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Fellow
Residency Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical Stanford University School of Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Chemistry
B.A.

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