Kristin Schroeder

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Global Health

Kristin Schroeder, MD MPH, is an Assistant Professor in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, with further specialization in Neuro-oncology. She completed the Duke Global Health Fellowship in 2016 and joined the DGHI Faculty as an Assistant Research Professor in the fall of 2017.

Since 2014, Schroeder has spent six or more months per year in Mwanza, Tanzania, at the Bugando Medical Centre as part of the Duke Global Cancer Program. She has a strong belief that all children should have the same chance of cancer cure regardless of where they live. In addition to developing capacity for pediatric cancer care, her research focuses on creating interventions to improve pediatric cancer outcomes and reducing treatment abandonment in low resource settings. She co-founded the NGO i-ccare ( to further support pediatric cancer care in low resource settings.