Dr. Tanya Trippett is a Board Certified Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist practicing at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City. She completed her medical and specialty training in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. She completed her Fellowship and Chief Fellow appointment in Pediatric Hematology Oncology at MSKCC. She served in the US Air Force for 4 years where she served as Head of the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology before returning to New York. Her areas of subspecialty expertise include the care of children with lymphoma as well as children with recurrent cancer who have failed standard treatment. Dr. Trippett has been named in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2013, 2014 and 2015, Best Doctors 2013 and 2015, and is a Diamond Member of the International Association of Pediatricians and The Leading Physicians of the World appointed in 2010. She is the Director and Co-Founder of the Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Investigators’ Consortium (POETIC), a collaborative network created in 2003 between multiple academic centers in North America specializing in cancer care to address the need for innovative biologically targeted treatment approaches for children with recurrent cancer. Dr. Trippett created and co-founded her first 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable Foundation, The POETIC Foundation, Inc. in 2011 designed to financially support new and innovative treatment initiatives for children with recurrent cancer in North America. With her knowledge of building programs and charities, she spearheaded the development of a second nonprofit organization, the Eugène Gasana Jr. Foundation, in 2013 based on the vision of a patient with cancer. She co-founded this global humanitarian foundation with his parents, Ambassador Eugène-Richard Gasana and Agnes Gasana, to address healthcare disparities for children with cancer in Rwanda and other developing nations.