Theodosia A. Kalfa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-0989

Fax: 513-636-3549


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Signaling in erythrocytes; erythropoiesis; sickle cell disease; reactive oxygen species

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Education and Training

MD: Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1990.

PhD: Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1997.

Residency: University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1999.

Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2003.

Certification: Hematology / oncology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2004; Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2000; ECFMG Certification, 1995.

Licenses: Full and unrestricted medical license (OH Medical Board), 2003-present; full and unrestricted license of medical practice in Greece, 1990-present.


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Rho GTPases in Terminal Erythroid Maturation. Principal Investigator. NIH/NHLBI. Sep 2012-Jun 2016. #1R01HL116352.

Erythrocyte Cytoskeleton Disorders Diagnostic Core. Principal Investigator. CCTST PCS T1 Pilot. July 2013- June 2015.

Cincinnati Center of Excellence in Hemoglobinopathies Research. Co-investigator. NIH/NHLBI. Aug 2013–May 2018. # U01 HL117709.

TCD with Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea. Co-investigator. NIH/Baylor. Aug 2009-Jul 2014. #R01HL095647.