Founded at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania
Allison Barz Leahy

Allison Barz Leahy, MD, MSCE

Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania

Attending Physician, Division of Oncology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Allison Barz Leahy, MD, MSCE’s work is focused on the use of patient-reported outcome measures for symptom monitoring in pediatric cancer patients. She was selected to participate in the American Society of Hematology’s Clinical Research Training Institute and has received Young Investigator awards from the American Society of Clinical Oncology as well as Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Her work is currently supported by the Clinician Scientist Development Grant through the American Cancer Society. Her clinical focus is relapsed and refractory leukemia, with a focus in chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy.


Dr. Barz Leahy is an Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania and an attending physician in the Division of Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She graduated from SUNY Upstate College of Medicine and completed her Pediatrics Residency and Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at CHOP. Dr. Barz Leahy completed an additional fellowship in Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy and Bone Marrow Transplant at CHOP, simultaneously earning a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania.

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