Nancy S. Green, MD is the Associate Dean of Clinical Research Operations at the Columbia University Medical Center, Associate Director of Columbia’s NCRR-funded Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA), and Associate Clinical Professor in the division of Pediatric Hematology. She is also a pediatric hematologist with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of the full-range of pediatric blood disorders, with a special interest in hemoglobinpathies such as sickle cell disease.
Dr. Green received her medical degree at Columbia University. She then went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in molecular immunology in the Department of Cell Biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. With a special interest in newborn screening and sickle cell disease, Dr. Green’s current work focuses on optimizing treatments for sickle cell disease.
Dr. Green served as the Medical Director at the March of Dimes (MOD) from 2000-2007, where she helped supervise the scientific priorities, policies and practices as well as educational efforts of the MOD Foundation. She was the Principal Investigator of several externally funded programs at MOD, including on genetics literacy and education and the prevention of preterm birth. She worked as a co- investigator on federally funded research programs with the NY State Department of Health and with the Hastings Center. Additionally, she served on the HHS Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children, where she chaired the Criteria workgroup. Dr. Green is a former Fulbright scholar and honorary member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Furthermore, she’s assisted in numerous publications in the area of newborn screening, sickle cell disease and more.
The NBSTRN would like to congratulate Dr. Green on her contributions to the enhancement of treatments for sickle cell disease and the important role she had played in the newborn screening community.