Dr Giselle Sholler

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Dr. Sholler is the Chair of Beat Childhood Cancer (formerly NMTRC), the Endowed Director of the Haworth Family Innovative Therapeutics Clinic, and Director of Pediatric Oncology Research at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

Appointments: (616) 267-0334 to schedule.

100 Michigan St. NE MC272
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (616) 267-0335
E-mail: giselle.sholler@helendevoschildrens.org

Dr Sholler is currently a Pediatric Oncologist and Endowed Haworth Family Director of the Innovative Therapeutics Clinic and Director of Pediatric Oncology Research, and Head of the Pediatric Oncology Translational Research Laboratory at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. She is Associate Professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. The support and infrastructure of these institutions and their dedication to children creates an environment where innovative research and therapies can be brought forward to children.

As the chair and lead investigator of Beat Childhood Cancer (formerly NMTRC) and through preclinical work done within her laboratory, Dr Sholler successfully opens new Phase I and II trials for neuroblastoma and medulloblastoma patients, as well as Molecular Guided Therapy trials using precision medicine based on genomic analysis of pediatric tumors. Beat Childhood Cancer is a collaborative team of over 40 distinguished universities and children’s hospitals that have joined together to offer a national network of clinical trials. Dr Sholler is committed to developing novel therapies and to working closely with collaborating investigators to share and perform innovative laboratory research and to continue to open clinical trials across the nation. Their strong track record of working closely with esteemed investigators studying neuroblastoma in this collaborative environment provides the constant availability of innovative perspectives that drives her research forward and ultimately makes a difference in the daily lives of children living with cancer.

August 1995 – May, 1999 New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
Doctor of Medicine
June 1999 – June 2002 Brown University, Providence, RI
Pediatric Residency, Hasbro Children’s Hospital/Rhode Island Hospital
July 2002 – June 2005 Brown University, Providence RI
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
Hasbro Children’s Hospital/Rhode Island Hospital
May 2010 – May 2011 NCI/NIH, Bethesda , MD
Sabbatical in Clinical Trials Management
Pediatric Oncology Branch