Wendy A. Allen-Rhoades, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Hematologist / Oncologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Dr. Allen-Rhoades is a pediatric oncologist with interest and expertise in:

  • Sarcomas
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
    • Building infrastructure to support their unique needs as they traverse the path to cancer survivorship
  • Advocacy and health policy as it relates to child, adolescent, and young adult cancer, access to health care, and improving health care delivery.

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Allen-Rhoades is active in clinical research and serves on the Children's Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Bone Sarcoma Committees. She is the study chair for the cooperative group clinical trial, ARST:2031 A Randomized Phase 3 Trial of Vinorelbine, dactinomycin, and Cyclophosphamide (VRL-AC VINO-AC) Plus Maintenance Chemotherapy with Vinorelbine and Oral Cyclophosphamide (VRL-C VINO-CPO) vs Vincristine, dactinomycin and Cyclophosphamide (VAC) plus VRL-C VINO-CPO Maintenance in Patients with High Risk Rhabdomyosarcoma (HR-RMS).

  1. 2020
    Ph.D. - Clinical InvestigationBaylor College of Medicine
  2. 2013
    Fellowship - Pediatric Hematology and OncologyTexas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine
  3. 2010
    Residency - PediatricsGeorgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
  4. 2007
    Doctor of MedicineGeorgetown University School of Medicine
  5. 2003
    BS - Biological Sciences & PsychologyUniversity of Nebraska

Certifications

  1. 2020
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2015
    Pediatric Hematology-OncologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Healthy Policy FellowshipAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  2. 2019
    Leadership Development Program ParticipantAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  3. 2015
    Paul Calabresi Scholar
  4. 2015
    Scholar of ExcellenceTexas Children’s Cancer Center
  5. 2014
    Competitive NIH Repayment Program Award for Pediatric ResearchNational Institutes of Health
  6. 2013
    Young Investigator Award (Sarcoma Award)American Society of Clinical Oncology
  7. 2013
    Researcher SpotlightConquer Cancer Foundation, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  8. 2012
    St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fellow
  9. 2012
    Dr. Stephen Fadem FellowAmschwand Sarcoma Cancer Foundation,
  10. 2010
    Milton and Allene Nirken Fellow
  11. 2007
    Award for Pediatric ExcellencyPhilip L. Calcagno

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - 2023
    Health Policy Expert ReviewerSection of Hematology and Oncology, American Society of Hematology/Oncology, American Academy of Pediatrics
  2. 2020
    ChairAnnual Research Symposium Organizing Committee, Texas Children's Cancer Center
  3. 2019 - 2020
    Oncofertility Program, Medical DirectorBaylor College of Medicine
  4. 2019 - 2020
    Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program, Medical DirectorBaylor College of Medicine
  5. 2019 - 2020
    Healthy Policy FellowshipAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  6. 2019 - 2020
    Leadership Development ProgramAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  7. 2019 - present
    Advisory Board MemberAmputee Coalition of America
  8. 2016 - present
    MemberConnective Tissue Oncology Society
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Pediatric Oncology
  10. 2014 - 2019
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Pediatric Residency Program
  11. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Cancer Research
  13. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  14. 2010 - present
    MemberChildren's Oncology Group
  15. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics

Publications