Sarah Leary, MD, MS
Sarah Leary, MD, is an Attending Physician and Medical Director of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Program in the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Seattle Childrens Hospital. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine and associate of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Leary is a leader in clinical and translational research with a goal of improving outcomes for children, adolescents and young adults with brain tumors. Locally, she serves as the Medical Director of Clinical Research at the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research, leads the Seattle Children’s Tumor Banking and Biology study, and serves as the Seattle Children’s site Principal Investigator for the Children’s Oncology Group and CONNECT Clinical trials consortia. Nationally, she is the clinical Vice-Chair of the Central Nervous System Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group; the chair of the Data Safety Monitoring Committee of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium; and a member of the Brain Malignancy Steering Committee of the National Cancer Institute. She is leading international data sharing efforts as the lead of the clinical data working group of the Children’s Brain Tumor Network (CBTN) and the Co-Chair of the Executive Committee of the INSPiRE consortium.