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Jeremy S. Slone, MD, MPH
Jeremy Slone, MD, MPH

Jeremy Slone, MD, MPH

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty



BS (Biology, Chemistry, History) - Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio
MD - Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio
Internship/Residency (General Pediatrics) - Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Fellowship (Pediatric Hematology-Oncology) - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
MPH (Epidemiology) - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Research Interests

  • Equity in the diagnosis and management of all children with cancer and blood disorders through program development, capacity building and epidemiology research

Selected Publications

Campbell LR, El-Mallawany NK, Slone JS, Malingoti BM, Mehta PS, Scheurer ME, Bacha JM, Peckham-Gregory EC. Clinical Characteristics and Successful Treatment Outcomes of Children and Adolescents with Kaposi Sarcoma in Southwestern Tanzania. Pediatric Hematology Oncology 2021 (in press).

Kaang T, Dunn MG, Slone JS. Managing Pediatric Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in Africa: The Botswana Experience with Two Cases. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 1-11, 2021.

Haq H, Elyanu P, Bulsara S, Bacha JM, Campbell LR, El-Mallawany NK, Keating EM, Kisitu GP, Mehta PS, Rees CA, Slone JS, Kekitiinwa AR, Matshaba M, Mizwa MB, Mwita L, Schutze GE, Wanless SR, Scheurer ME, Lubega J. Association between Antiretroviral Therapy and Cancers among Children Living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. Cancers (Basel) 13(6), 2021.

Adinani H, Campbell L, El-Mallawany NK, Slone J, Mehta P, Bacha J. Use of Paclitaxel to Successfully Treat Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Kaposi Sarcoma in Southwestern Tanzania. Children 8(4):275, 2021.

Slone JS, Ozuah N, Wasswa P. Caring for Children with Cancer in Africa during the COVID-19 Crisis: Implications and Opportunities. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 37(7):549-53, 2020.

Murphy-Alford AJ, Prasad M, Slone J, Stein K, Mosby TT. Perspective: Creating the Evidence Base for Nutritional Support in Childhood Cancer in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Priorities for Body Composition Research. Advances in Nutrition 11(2):216-23, 2020.

McCormick DW, Bacha JM, El-Mallawany NK, Kovarik CL, Slone JS, Campbell LR. Disseminated Cysticercosis and Kaposi Sarcoma in a Child with HIV/AIDS: A Case Report. BMC Infectious Diseases 20(1):309, 2020.

Carpenter K, Slone AK, Scheuer M, Mehta PS, Slone JS. Factors Influencing Diagnostic Delays of Pediatric Cancers in Botswana. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 67(4):e28182, 2020.

Bacha JM, El-Mallawany NK, Slone JS, Wilkinson JP, Mehta PS, Campbell LR. Recommendations for Treating Life-threatening Kaposi Sarcoma During Pregnancy in HIV-positive Women in Low Income Countries. International Journal of STD & AIDS 956462420920160, 2020.

Reed HD, Mehta P, Slone JS. Opportunities for Improving Retinoblastoma Screening Practices Among Physicians in Botswana. Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 1-3, 2019.

Slone JS, Slone AK, Wally O, Semetsa P, Raletshegwana M, Alisanski S, Force LM, Chinyundo K, Margolin J, Agrawal AK, Anderson AR, Scheurer ME, Mehta PS. Establishing a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Program in Botswana. Journal of Global Oncology (4):1-9, 2018.

Lapin WB, Lyons-Warren AM, Risen SR, Rathore N, Slone JS, Elghetany MT, Marcus M. A 14- Year-Old Boy With Fevers, Cytopenias, and Neurocognitive Decline. Pediatrics 142(3), 2018.

Miller H, Slone JS, Raabe E, El-Mallawany NK, Mehta P, Phelps BR. Lessons from Pediatric HIV: A Case for Curative Intent in Pediatric Cancer in LMICs. Pediatrics e20170525, 2017.

El-Mallawany NK, Villiera J, Kamiyango W, Mhango J, Slone JS, Mehta PS, Kazembe PN, Scheurer ME. Increasing Numbers of New Kaposi Sarcoma Diagnoses in HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents Despite the Wide Availability of Antiretroviral Therapy in Malawi. Clinical infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 64(6):818-9, 2017.

El-Mallawany NK, Mutai M, Mtete I, Gopal S, Stanley CC, Wasswa P, Mtunda M, Chasela M, Kamiyango W, Villiera J, Fedoriw Y, Montgomery ND, Liomba GN, Kampani C, Krysiak R, Westmoreland KD, Kim MH, Slone JS, Scheurer ME, Allen CE, Mehta PS, Kazembe PN. Beyond Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma: Navigating Challenges of Differentiating Childhood Lymphoma Diagnoses Amid Limitations in Pathology Resources in Lilongwe, Malawi. Global Pediatric Health 4:2333794X17715831, 2017.

El-Mallawany NK, Kamiyango W, Villiera J, Slone JS, Kovarik CL, Campbell LR, Agrawal AK, Dittmer DP, Eason AB, Ahmed S, Schutze GE, Scheurer ME, Kazembe PN, Mehta PS. Proposal of a Risk-Stratification Platform to Address Distinct Clinical Features of Pediatric Kaposi Sarcoma in Lilongwe, Malawi. Journal of Global Oncology JGO1700054, 2017.

Banda FM, Slone JS, Anderson A, Beretta M, Walabh P, Loveland J, Nayler S, Takawira FF. Cryptogenic Cirrhosis and Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in a Boy with Hepatic Hemangioma in Botswana: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Reports in Pediatrics 2017;2017.

Slone JS, Slone AK, Mehta PS. Maximizing the Impact of a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Twinning Program. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 63(2):369, 2016.

Slone JS, Ishigami E, Mehta PS. Pediatric Cancer Recognition Training in Botswana. Global Pediatric Health 3:2333794X16635002, 2016.

Rees CA, Keating EM, Lukolyo H, Danysh HE, Scheurer ME, Mehta PS, Lubega J, Slone JS, Baylor Pediatric HIVRMC. Mapping the Epidemiology of Kaposi Sarcoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Among Children in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 63(8):1325-31, 2016.

Gajudhur J, Slone JS, Mehta PS, Mahoney D. Profound Vitamin B12 Deficiency in a 1-Year-Old Child in Botswana: A Call to Initiate Early Empiric Therapy. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 38(6):486-8, 2016.

El-Mallawany NK, Kamiyango W, Slone JS, Villiera J, Kovarik CL, Cox CM, Dittmer DP, Ahmed S, Schutze GE, Scheurer ME, Kazembe PN, Mehta PS. Clinical Factors Associated with Long-Term Complete Remission versus Poor Response to Chemotherapy in HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents with Kaposi Sarcoma Receiving Bleomycin and Vincristine: A Retrospective Observational Study. PloS One 11(4):e0153335, 2016.

Barrier A, Willy S, Slone JS. Extramedullary Hematopoiesis of the Liver in a Child with Sickle Cell Disease: A Rare Complication. Pediatrics International: Official Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society 57(4):770-2, 2015.

Slone JS, Chunda-Liyoka C, Perez M, Mutalima N, Newton R, Chintu C, Kankasa C, Chipeta J, Heimburger DC, Vermund SH, Friedman DL. Pediatric Malignancies, Treatment Outcomes and Abandonment of Pediatric Cancer Treatment in Zambia. PloS One 9(2):e89102, 2014.

Slone JS, Agrawal AK, Mehta PS, Mazhani L, Motumise K, Anabwani G, Poplack DG. Reply to "Childhood Cancer in Africa". Pediatric Blood & Cancer 61(8):1524, 2014.

Slone JS, Smith MC, Seegmiller AC, Sidonio RF, Yang E. Idiopathic Myelofibrosis in Children: Primary Myelofibrosis, Essential Thrombocythemia, or Transient Process? Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 35(7):559-65, 2013.

Fagan EL, Slone JS, Shoemaker AH, Black J, Berlin J, M EE. Neuroendocrine Carcinoma in an Adolescent with Hypercortisolemia. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 34(3):e117-9, 2012.

Rauth TP, Slone J, Crane G, Correa H, Friedman DL, Lovvorn HN, 3rd. Laparoscopic Nephron-Sparing Resection of Synchronous Wilms Tumors in a Case of Hyperplastic Perilobar Nephroblastomatosis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 46(5):983-8, 2011.

Full list of publications

Last update: August 2021