Lisa Kopp, DO

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
(520) 626-4851
(520) 626-6986
Professional Bio: 

Dr. Kopp is a pediatric oncologist and her research interests are clinically focused, including Phase He - III drug trials with an interest in immunotherapy, supportive care for pediatric oncology patients and investigating ways to minimize adverse effects of treatment. She is pursing her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology degree at the University of Arizona to increase her clinical research knowledge.

Dr. Kopp has completed several retrospective studies and she is leader of their pediatric clinical oncology disease oriented team and the local Principal Investigator for NCI Children’s Oncology Group (COG) clinical trials at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Kopp is an active member of the COG bone tumor committee and she serves as the national Principal Investigator for an upcoming Phase II osteosarcoma clinical trial through COG. She also has a particular interest in late effects including metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease and she is an active member of the Cardiovascular and Metabolic task force through COG.

As a pediatric oncologist, Dr. Kopp provides care for children with cancer and other blood diseases at Diamond Children’s at University Medical Center and the Hematology/Oncology/BMT Clinic, an outpatient clinic housed within Banner University Medical Center.

Dr. Kopp completed medical school at Michigan State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine and her residency in pediatrics at Wayne State University-Children’s Hospital of Michigan. She completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Kopp’s area of specialty is solid tumors. In addition to clinical care, Dr. Kopp will conduct research through the UA Steele Children’s Research Center. Her research interests are in cancer epidemiology, cancer genetics, and non-neural solid tumors.

Pediatric Oncologist

Clinical Information

Clinical Focus: 

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT

Clinical Practice Sites: 
The University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus
Disease or Clinical Specialty: 
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Solid Tumors

Research Information

Research Program: 
Therapeutic Development
Member Status: 
Associate Research Member
Year of Membership Acceptance: 
Disease Oriented Team: 

Professional Information

Board Certifications: 
American Board of Pediatrics, 2007
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2011
Professional Affiliations: 

Academic Information

University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Wayne State University - Children's Hosptial of Michigan
Medical School: 
Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate School: 
Oakland Univeristy