|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 662-4700||Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Michael Engel, MD, PhD, attended the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He completed his Pediatric residency training and subspecialty training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. He recently joined the faculty of the University of Utah School of Medicine and Primary Children's Medical Center as Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncological Sciences of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Dr. Engel's clinical interests encompass hematologic and oncologic illness in children, adolescents and young adults, with an emphasis on hematologic malignancies including myeloid and lymphoid leukemias.
Dr. Engel's laboratory research interests involve the molecular machinery governing normal hematopoiesis and the molecular pathogenesis of acute leukemias, with a focus on alterations to the signaling machinery that govern cell growth and development. In the clinical domain, Dr. Engel is an active participant in clinical and translational research as a member of the Children's Oncology Group and as a leader within the Center for Children's Cancer Research of the Huntsman Cancer Institute.
As a member of the teaching faculty, Dr. Engel has a long-standing commitment to teaching and mentoring in both the clinical and laboratory domains. His teaching roles have involved learners at the pre- and post-doctoral levels and encompass both didactic and small group settings. He serves as Director of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at the University of Utah and Primary Children's Medical Center.
Dr. Engel is a past recipient of a National Young Investigator award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, a Ruth Kirschstein fellowship from the National Cancer Institute, a young investigator award from Alex's Lemonade Stand Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, and served as a Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation Scholar. His research is currently supported by a Research Scholar Award from the St. Baldrick's Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, research grants from CureSearch and Hope Street Kids foundations and a K08 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health. In the clinical setting, Dr. Engel is the recipient of a prestigious PRC Top Performer Award for 100th percentile patient satisfaction.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Pediatrics - Assistant Professor
Oncological Sciences - Adjunct Assistant Professor
|Academic Divisions||Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
|Board Certification||American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Ped Hematology-Oncology)
|Cancer Center Programs||Nuclear Control of Cell Growth & Differentiation