Phoenix Children's Hospital

1919 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
+1 602-933-0920

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by US News and World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals ranking, has provided hope, healing and the best healthcare for children since it was born in 1983. Phoenix Children’s has quickly grown to become one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, providing care across more than 75 pediatric specialties, including world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. To meet the needs of Arizona’s growing community, Phoenix Children's continues to expand, adding new physicians, staff, programs and facilities. The Hospital is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and medical education. At each location, in each doctor, nurse, technician, staff member and volunteer, you’ll see the difference in a Hospital that’s 100% for children.

Research Team

Principal Investigator

Michael Henry, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

As a pediatric hematologist/oncologist, Michael Henry, MD, specializes in treating blood cancers and other blood diseases. Dr. Henry is the section chief of the Liquid Tumor Program in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, the director of the Early Drug Development Program, and the director of the Histiocytosis Program.

Dr. Henry serves as an associate professor of child health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Growing up, Dr. Henry knew he wanted to help kids and build long-term relationships with them and their families, just like his pediatrician did. The opportunity to start a hematology/oncology fellowship training program led him to choose Phoenix Children's. The challenge of finding cutting-edge cancer treatment and the opportunity to work alongside a dedicated team inspires him to stay.

Dr. Henry is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology by the American Board of Pediatrics. In addition, he is a member of the Children's Oncology Group, the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the Histiocyte Society.

After earning his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Henry completed a pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children. He also completed a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Children's National Medical Center.

Among Dr. Henry's achievements are developing a fellowship training program at Phoenix Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and receiving the Melvin L. Cohen, MD, Faculty Teacher of the Year Award.

Dr. Henry contributes to advancing his field through research. He is published in numerous professional journals and has been an invited speaker at regional, national and international seminars and meetings.

When it comes to patient care, Dr. Henry believes patients and their families deserve his undivided attention. He listens with compassion and believes every child deserves a chance to be a child without the worry of a chronic disease. That may mean thinking outside the box when faced with a challenging diagnosis or treatment.

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