Joseph Neglia, MD, MPH

Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics

Joseph Neglia

Contact Info

jneglia@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-3113

Fax 612-626-6601

Office Address:
Pediatrics Department Head Office
6th Floor East Building
MB665A
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Mailing Address:
Pediatrics
6th Floor East Building
8952A (Campus Delivery Code)
2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Ann Blumer-LaMotte

Administrative Phone
612-624-3113

Administrative Email
ablumer@umn.edu

Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics

Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health


Physician-in-Chief, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
Pediatric Hematologist / Oncologist


MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1981

Residency in Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1984

Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Blood and Marrow Transplantation, University of Minnesota, 1987

MPH, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1987

Summary

Dr. Joseph Neglia is the Head of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the Physician-in-Chief of the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. He holds the Ruben-Bentson Chair, the Minnesota American Legion and Auxiliary Chair in Children's Health, and a joint appointment as Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health in the School of Public Health.

Dr. Neglia's area of research involves the long-term effects of cancer therapy in cancer survivors and the occurrence of second malignancies following childhood cancer. He is nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of childhood cancer long-term effects. He currently is Principal Investigator at the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota for the Children's Oncology Group (COG) and the vice-chair of the Voting Body of the COG. Dr. Neglia is also Principal Investigator of an American Cancer Society Grant investigating neuro-behavioral outcomes of children recently treated for leukemia.

Dr. Neglia has been involved in numerous service activities both within and outside of the University of Minnesota. He is an active member of Children's Oncology Group, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota. He regularly reviews manuscripts for numerous journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and Cancer among others. At the University level, he has been elected as an alternate member of the University Senate and developed and directed the original Cancer Center Database.

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America, American Health Council (2017, 2014-1996)
  • Best Doctors, Minnesota Monthly (2016)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015 Leaders in Health Care Awards, Minnesota Business Magazine
  • Top Doctors for Cancer, Newsweek (2015)
  • Top Doctor, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine (2012-2017, 2008-2009)
  • America's Top Doctors for Cancer, American Registry LLC (2012-2013)
  • America's Top Oncologists Award, American Registry LLC (2009, 2013)
  • Top Doctor, U.S. News & World Report (2012)

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Minnesota Chapter (2014-present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2011-present)
  • Histiocyte Society (1998-present)
  • International Society of Pediatric Oncology (1993-present)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (1990-present)
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (1989-present)
  • Society for Pediatric Epidemiology Research (1989-present)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (1988-present)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Long-term effects of cancer therapy; Occurrence of second malignancies following childhood cancer.

Clinical

Specialties

  • Pediatric hematology/oncology, Pediatric blood and marrow transplantation, Brain tumors, Retinoblastoma, Long-term survivors of childhood cancer