Roberta H. Adams, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Hematologist / Oncologist
  2. Pediatrician
  • Blood and marrow transplantation, adult and pediatric: graft engineering/cellular therapy and supportive care
  1. 1990
    Fellow - Pediatric Hematology/OncologyDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Utah
  2. 1984
    Resident - PediatricBoston Children's Hospital, Harvard University
  3. 1982
    Internship - PediatricBoston Children's Hospital, Harvard University
  4. 1981
    MDCollege of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  5. 1977
    BS - Biology/ChemistryAntioch University

Certifications

  1. 1994
    Pediatric Hematology-OncologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 1986
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Finalist, Physician of the YearPhoenix Children's Hospital
  2. 2019
    Top Doctors - Exceptional WomenTop Doctors
  3. 2017
    Outstanding Women AwardeePhoenix Business Journal
  4. 2016
    America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly
  5. 2011
    Hope Ball Physician HonoreeLeukemia & Lymphoma Society
  6. 2011
    Health Care Hero FinalistPhoenix Business Journal
  7. 2008
    "Off the Field" AwardOff the Field NFL Wives Association
  8. 2004
    Silent Hero AwardUnited Blood Services
  9. 2003
    RecipientBest Doctors
  10. 2001
    Award of Excellence 2001YWCA

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Pediatric Disease Group, Transplant Research Center Proposal, Mayo Clinic Transplant Specialty Council
  2. 2020 - present
    Project SponsorCHEMO & Non-CHEMO Infusion CPOE, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD), Phoenix Children's Hospital
  3. 2020 - present
    CCBD Quality Committee ChairPhoenix Children's Hospital IRB, Phoenix Children's Hospital
  4. 2020 - present
    ChairBMT Quality Committee, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD), Phoenix Children's Hospital
  5. 2020 - present
    ChairCCBD Executive Committee, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD), Phoenix Children's Hospital
  6. 2020 - present
    ChairCCBD Chemo Task Force, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD), Phoenix Children's Hospital
  7. 2020 - present
    MemberCCBD Process Improvement Project, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD), Phoenix Children's Hospital
  8. 2015 - 2016
    MemberTransplant Research Center Proposal, Mayo Clinic Transplant Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Committees
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberPCH Transplant Executive Committee, Phoenix Children's Hospital
  10. 2015 - present
    ChairNominations Committee, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium
  11. 2012 - present
    MemberPediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators
  12. 2011 - present
    BMT LeadTransplant Patient Management System Design Development, Mayo Clinic Transplant Specialty Council, Mayo Clinic Committees
  13. 2006 - 2010
    MemberPCH Transfusion Medicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital
  14. 2006
    ChairBone Marrow Transplant Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  15. 2006 - present
    AlternatePhoenix Children's Hospital IRB, Phoenix Children's Hospital
  16. 2005 - present
    MemberBone Marrow Transplant Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  17. 2004 - 2006
    MemberPayor Strategy Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  18. 2002 - 2012
    DirectorBlood and Marrow Transplant Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  19. 2002 - 2005
    Board MemberPhoenix Children's Hospital IRB, Phoenix Children's Hospital
  20. 2002 - present
    Board MemberCancer Center Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  21. 2002 - present
    MemberBlood and Marrow Transplant Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2002 - present
    MemberCancer Center Research Committee-Arizona, Arizona Research Operations Management Team
  23. 2002 - present
    DirectorPediatric BMT, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  24. 2001 - present
    MemberToxicity Committee, Clinical Trials Network, National Institutes of Health
  25. 1996
    MemberMedical Hotel Committee, Primary Children's Medical Center
  26. 1995 - 2002
    MemberEducation Committee, University of Utah Hospital
  27. 1995 - 2002
    MemberClinical Cancer Investigation Committee, Huntsman Cancer Center
  28. 1995 - 1998
    MemberSedation Subcommittee, Primary Children's Medical Center
  29. 1994 - 2005
    Co-ChairSupportive Care Strategy Group, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium
  30. 1994 - 2002
    MemberTransfusion Committee, University of Utah Hospital
  31.  
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  32.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  33.  
    MemberAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  34.  
    MemberInternational Society for Cellular Therapy
  35.  
    MemberChildren's Oncology Group

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.