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Caitlyn Duffy, MD
Caitlyn Duffy, MD, MPH

Caitlyn Duffy, MD, MPH

Instructor, St. Jude Faculty



  • BS (Biology) - The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • BS (Psychology) - The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • MD - Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA
  • Residency (Pediatrics) - Vanderbilt University/Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Nashville, TN
  • Fellowship (Pediatric Hematology and Oncology) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
  • Fellowship (Global Oncology) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 
  • MPH - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Research Interests

  • Application of implementation science to address the global pediatric cancer survival gap
  • Adaptation and translation of novel treatments in low-and middle-income countries
  • Pediatric leukemia and lymphoma

Selected Publications

Salek M, Silverstein A, Tilly A, Gassant PY, Gunasekera S, Hordofa DF, Hesson D, Duffy C, Malik N, McNeil M, Force LM, Bhakta N, Rodin D, Kaye EC. Factors influencing treatment decision-making for cancer patients in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review. Cancer Med Aug 1, 2023. doi: 10.1002/cam4.6375. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37526041

Ehrlich BS, McNeil MJ, Pham LTD, Chen Y, Rivera J, Acuna C, Sniderman L, Sakaan FM, Aceituno AM, Villegas CA, Force LM, Bolous NS, Wiphatphumiprates PP, Slone JS, Carrillo AK, Gillipelli SR, Duffy C, Arias AV, Devidas M, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Mukkada S, Agulnik A. Treatment-related mortality in children with cancer in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Oncol Sep;24(9):967-977, 2023. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00318-2. Epub 2023 Jul 27. PMID: 37517410

Duffy C, Santana V, Inaba H, Jeha S, Pauley J, Sniderman L, Ghara N, Mushtaq N, Narula G, Bhakta N, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Brandt H. Evaluating blinatumomab implementation in low- and middle-income countries: a study protocol. Implement Sci Commun Jun 11;3(1):62, 2022. doi: 10.1186/s43058-022-00310-5. PMID: 35690878; PMCID: PMC9187890

Fleming AM, Duffy C, Gartrell J, McCarville MB, Langham MR, Ruiz RE, Santiago T, Murphy AJ. Giant focal nodular hyperplasia with a background of hepatic steatosis in a 14-year-old boy. J Surg Case Rep May 27;2022(5):rjac238, 2022. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjac238. PMID: 35665385; PMCID: PMC9155174

Duffy C, Kenga DB, Gebretsadik T, et al. Multiple Concurrent Illnesses Associated with Anemia in HIV-Infected and HIV-Exposed Uninfected Children Aged 6-59 Months, Hospitalized in Mozambique. Am J Trop Med Hyg 102(3):605‐612, 2020.

Duffy C, Hall L, Godown J, Koyama, Tatsuki PhD; Borinstein, Scott C. MD, PhD. Steroid-induced Bradycardia During Induction Chemotherapy in Children and Young Adults Diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: October 2019 - Volume 41 - Issue 7 - p 537-541 doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000001483

Last update: October 2023