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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.
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2011