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Dylan Graetz, MD, MPH
Dylan Graetz, MD, MPH

Dylan Graetz, MD, MPH

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Director, Culture and Communication

Departments

Divisions

Education

BA (English Literature) – Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
MD - University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
MPH - University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
Residency (Pediatrics) - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship (Hematology/Oncology) - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Fellowship (Global Health) – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Honors & Awards

  • 2013  Excellence in Clinical Care, Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Honor Society
  • 2020  ASCO Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award

Research Interests

  • Global pediatric oncology
  • Pediatric cancer communication
  • Patient-centered care
  • Pediatric solid tumors

Selected Publications

Garza M, Graetz DE, Kaye EC, Ferrara G, Rodriguez M, Soberanis Vasquez DJ, Mendez Aceituno A, Antillon-Klussmann F, Gattuso JS, Andes KL, Mandrell BN, Baker JN, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Agulnik A. Impact of PEWS on Perceived Quality of Care During Deterioration in Children with Cancer Hospitalized in Different Resource-Settings. Front Oncol Jun 23;11:660051, 2021.

Graetz D, Rivas S, Fuentes L, Caceres-Serrano A, Ferrara G, Antillon-Klussman F, Metzger M, Rodriguez Galindo C, Mack JW. The Evolution of Parents’ Beliefs about Childhood Cancer During Diagnostic Communication: A Qualitative Study in Guatemala. BMJ Global Health 6:e004653, 2021.

McNeil MJ, Kaye EC, Vedaraju Y, Baker JN, Devidas M, Downing J, Graetz D, Ranadive R, Rosenberg AR, Wiener L, Weaver MS. Global Experiences of Pediatric Palliative Care Teams During the First 6 Months of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic. J Pain Symptom Manage Mar 29:S0885-3924(21)00271-2, 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.03.016. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33794302

Graetz D, Agulnik A, Ranadive R, Vedaraju Y, Chen Y, Chantada G, Metzger ML, Mukkada S, Force LM, Friedrich P, Lam C, Sniderman E, Bhakta N, Hessissen L, Dalvi R, Devidas M, Pritchard-Jones K, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Moreira DC. Global effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on paediatric cancer care: a cross-sectional study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health May;5(5):332-340, 2021. doi:10.1016/S2352-4642(21)00031-6. Epub Mar 4, 2021. PMID: 33675698

Graetz DE, Giannars E, Kaye EC, Garza M, Ferrara G, Rodriguez M, Soberanis Vasquez DJ, Mendez Aceituno A, Antillon-Klussmann F, Gattuso JS, Andes KL, Mandrell BN, Baker JN, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Agulnik A. Clinician Emotions Surrounding Pediatric Oncology Patient Deterioration. Front Oncol Feb 25;11:626457, 2021. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2021.626457.

Graetz DE, Chen Y, Devidas M, Antillon-Klussmann F, Fu L, Quintero K, Fuentes-Alabi SL, Gassant PY, Kaye EC, Baker JN, Rodriguez Galindo C, Mack JW. Interdisciplinary care of pediatric oncology patients in Central America and the Caribbean. Cancer Nov 25, 2020. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33339

Graetz DE, Madni A, Gossett J, Kang G, Sabin JA, Santana VM, Russo CL. Role of implicit bias in pediatric cancer clinical trials and enrollment recommendations among pediatric oncology providers. Cancer Oct 29, 2020. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33268

Graetz D, Kaye EC, Garza M, et al. Qualitative Study of Pediatric Early Warning Systems' Impact on Interdisciplinary Communication in Two Pediatric Oncology Hospitals With Varying Resources. JCO Glob Oncol 6:1079-1086, 2020. doi:10.1200/GO.20.00163

Ehrlich BS, Movsisyan N, Batmunkh T, Kumirova E, Borisevich MV, Kirgizov K, Graetz D, Mcneil MJ, Yamikova T, Vinitsky A, Ferrara G, Li C, Lu Z, Kaye EC, Baker JN, Agulnik A. A multicountry assessment in Eurasia: Alignment of physician perspectives on palliative care integration in pediatric oncology with World Health Organization guidelines. Cancer 126(16):3777-3787, 2020. doi:10.1002/cncr.33001

Ehrlich BS, Movsisyan N, Batmunkh T, Kumirova E, Borisevich MV, Kirgizov K, Graetz D, Mcneil MJ, Yamikova T, Vinitsky A, Ferrara G, Li C, Lu Z, Kaye EC, Baker JN, Agulnik A. Barriers to the early integration of palliative care in pediatric oncology in 11 Eurasian countries. Cancer 10.1002/cncr.33151, 2020. doi:10.1002/cncr.33151

Graetz D, Fasciano K, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Block SD, Mack JW. Things that matter: Adolescent and young adult patients' priorities during cancer care. Pediatr Blood Cancer Jun 17, 2019. PMID: 31207103

Last update: September 2021