Robyn M. Dennis, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Robyn M. Dennis, MD

Robyn M. Dennis, MD

Contact Information

Hematology & Oncology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3550
FX: (614) 722-3369

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Dr. Dennis’ clinical and research interests include pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia, pediatric lymphomas, and the development of targeted therapies for children with relapsed/refractory leukemia. She received her medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She completed her internship and residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital. Dr. Dennis received her fellowship training from Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Dennis is currently the Nationwide Children’s Hospital site-PI for the Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia/Lymphoma (TACL) Phase 1 clinical trial consortium.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Dr. Dennis’ research focuses on pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She is interested in identifying novel therapeutic options for children who have relapsed or remain refractory to the currently available leukemia therapies. Dr. Dennis is involved in clinical trials through the Children’s Oncology Group, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University’s Experimental Therapeutics program.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Date Completed: 05/30/2004


  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Date Completed: 06/30/2007


  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2011


  • Pediatrics


  • Hematology & Oncology


  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 10/26/2012


  • Russell,A,J; Fincher,E,F; Millman,L; Smith,R; Vela,V; Waterman,E,A; Dey,C,N; Guide,S; Weaver,V,M; Marinkovich,M,P. 2003. alpha 6 beta 4 integrin regulates keratinocyte chemotaxis through differential GTPase activation and antagonism of alpha 3 beta 1 integrin.  JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE. Vol. 116, no. 17. (September): 3543-3556.
  • Fincher,E,F; Russell,A,J; Marinkovich,M,P. 2000. Phenotypic reversion of alpha 3-deficient human keratinocytes and functional studies of laminin 5.  MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL. Vol. 11, no. December: 391A-392A.
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