Rachel Thienprayoon, MD, MSCS

Medical Director, StarShine Hospice

Attending Physician, Palliative Care Team

Attending Physician, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation Program

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor

UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-827-7954

Email rachel.thienprayoon@cchmc.org

Pediatric oncology; pediatric hospice and palliative medicine
Dr. Thienprayoon was a St. Baldrick's Fellows Grant recipient from 2011 to 2013. She was an ASH Clinical Research Training Institute participant in 2012. In 2014 she was part of the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence Quality Scholars Program.

BS: Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2003.

MD: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2007.

Residency: General Pediatrics, Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX, 2010.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2013.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2014.

Board certification: General Pediatrics, 2012; Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2014; Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2015.

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Thienprayoon R, Porter K, Tate M, Ashby M, Meyer M. Risk stratification for opioid misuse in children, adolescents and young adults: a quality improvement project. Pediatrics. Accepted for publication, June 30, 2016.

Thienprayoon R, Marks E, Funes M, Martinez L, Lee SC, Winick NJ. Perceptions of the pediatric hospice experience among English and Spanish speaking families. J Palliat Med. 2016 Jan;19(1):30-41.

Thienprayoon R, LeBlanc T. Early Integration of Palliative Care in the Care of Patients with Cancer. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2015 Dec 5;2015(1):479-83.

Thienprayoon R, Lee SC Leonard D, Winick NJ. Hospice care for children with cancer: where do these children die? J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jul;37(5):373-7.

Thienprayoon R, Campbell R, Winick NJ. Attitudes and practices in the bereavement care offered by children’s hospitals: a survey of the Pediatric Chaplains Network. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. Accepted for publication.

Thienprayoon R, Lee SC, Leonard D, Winick NJ. Racial and ethnic differences in hospice enrollment among children with cancer. Pediatr Blood and Cancer. 2013 Oct;60(10):1662-6.

Thienprayoon R, Heym KM, Pelfrey L, Bowers DC. Accidental cytarabine overdose in childhood: a case series. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2013 May;47(5):e24.