Karen Wasilewski-Masker, MD, MSc


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Pediatric Oncologist
Pediatric Oncology
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Karen Wasilewski-Masker, MD, MSc, is board certified in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Wasilewski-Masker holds professional memberships with American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Society of Hematology and American Academy of Pediatrics.


Dr. Wasilewski-Masker received her Medical Degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, and her fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.


Dr. Wasilewski-Masker's research focus is in bone sarcomas, adolescent and young adult oncology, supportive care/cancer control studies and transition of care.


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Dr. Wasilewski-Masker has received several awards and honors including:

  • Emory Pediatric Seed Grant, 2006
  • Children's Oncology Group Aflac Adolescent and Young Adult Young Investigator Award, 2004
  • The Geoffrey David Chazen Award, for contributions to the educational programs at Vanderbilt School of Medicine, 1999

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