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Jacqueline N. Casillas, MD

Pediatric Hematology Oncology

About

Jacqueline Casillas, MD, M.S.H.S., is a pediatric oncologist and a health services researcher at UCLA whose area of interest is access to care, quality of life and quality of care for long-term survivors of childhood cancer. Dr. Casillas received her medical degree from UCLA and completed her residency and fellowship at UCLA-Harbor Medical Center. She is currently an assistant professor in pediatrics at the UCLA School of Medicine. ;Dr. Casillas is associate director of the UCLA-LIVESTRONG™ Survivorship Center of Excellence.

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Languages

Spanish, English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2002

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2001

Residency

Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 1998

Internship

Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 1996

Degree

UCLA School of Medicine, MD, 1995

Hospital Affiliations

Research

Interests

Some of her current research projects include assessing access to care for adult survivors of childhood cancer in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study; assessment of health status, medical care and preventive health practices of Latino adult survivors of childhood cancer; and explaining psychosocial and quality of life outcomes in Latino long-term survivors of childhood cancer.