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Naomi Winick, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and neurotoxicity related to cancer therapy.

After earning her medical degree at Northwestern University, Dr. Winick completed a residency in pediatrics at Columbia University/Presbyterian Health Resources. She gained advanced training in pediatric hematology and oncology through a clinical fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a research fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center, where she later earned a master’s degree in public health.

Board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1985.

Dr. Winick is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She is Chair of the Children’s Oncology Group's Institutional Performance Review Committee, and she serves on the National Cancer Institute's Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma Steering Committee and PDQ Pediatric Treatment Editorial Advisory Board.

A prolific researcher, presenter, and author, Dr. Winick has published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as numerous abstracts, case reports, and reviews. She has also contributed to books including Cancer in Children and Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care. She is an ad hoc reviewer for a variety of academic journals, including Journal of Clinical OncologyBlood, and Lancet Oncology.

In 2020, she received the President’s Award for Diversity and Humanism in Clinical Medicine at UT Southwestern.


Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School (1978)
Presbyterian Health Resources (1979), Pediatrics
Presbyterian Health Resources (1981), Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1983), Pediatric Hematology/oncology
University of TX Health Science Center/Parkland Memorial Hospital (1984), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Research Interest

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Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The impact of organizational compassion in health care on clinicians: A scoping review.
Pestian T, Awtrey E, Kanov J, Winick N, Thienprayoon R, Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 2023 Aug 20 4 290-305
Outstanding outcomes with two low intensity regimens in children with low-risk B-ALL: a report from COG AALL0932.
Schore RJ, Angiolillo AL, Kairalla JA, Devidas M, Rabin KR, Zweidler-McKay P, Borowitz MJ, Wood B, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Relling MV, Hitzler J, Kadan-Lottick NS, Maloney K, Wang C, Carroll WL, Winick NJ, Raetz EA, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Leukemia 2023 Jun 37 6 1375-1378
Central nervous system status is prognostic in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a Children's Oncology Group report.
Gossai NP, Devidas M, Chen Z, Wood BL, Zweidler-McKay PA, Rabin KR, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Winick NJ, Burke MJ, Carroll AJ, Esiashvili N, Heerema NA, Carroll WL, Hunger SP, Dunsmore KP, Winter SS, Teachey DT, Blood 2023 Apr 141 15 1802-1811
KMT2A partner genes in infant acute lymphoblastic leukemia have prognostic significance and correlate with age, white blood cell count, sex, and central nervous system involvement: a Children's Oncology Group P9407 trial study.
Robinson BW, Kairalla JA, Devidas M, Carroll AJ, Harvey RC, Heerema NA, Willman CL, Ball AR, Woods EC, Ballantyne NC, Urtishak KA, Behm FG, Reaman GH, Hilden JM, Camitta BM, Winick NJ, Pullen J, Carroll WL, Hunger SP, Dreyer ZE, Felix CA, Haematologica 2023 Mar
Association of Inherited Genetic Factors With Drug-Induced Hepatic Damage Among Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Yang W, Karol SE, Hoshitsuki K, Lee S, Larsen EC, Winick N, Carroll WL, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Hunger SP, Winter SS, Dunsmore KP, Devidas M, Relling MV, Yang JJ, JAMA Netw Open 2022 Dec 5 12 e2248803
The genomic landscape of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Brady SW, Roberts KG, Gu Z, Shi L, Pounds S, Pei D, Cheng C, Dai Y, Devidas M, Qu C, Hill AN, Payne-Turner D, Ma X, Iacobucci I, Baviskar P, Wei L, Arunachalam S, Hagiwara K, Liu Y, Flasch DA, Liu Y, Parker M, Chen X, Elsayed AH, Pathak O, Li Y, Fan Y, Michael JR, Rusch M, Wilkinson MR, Foy S, Hedges DJ, Newman S, Zhou X, Wang J, Reilly C, Sioson E, Rice SV, Pastor Loyola V, Wu G, Rampersaud E, Reshmi SC, Gastier-Foster J, Guidry Auvil JM, Gesuwan P, Smith MA, Winick N, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Harvey RC, Willman CL, Larsen E, Raetz EA, Borowitz MJ, Wood BL, Carroll WL, Zweidler-McKay PA, Rabin KR, Mattano LA, Maloney KW, Winter SS, Burke MJ, Salzer W, Dunsmore KP, Angiolillo AL, Crews KR, Downing JR, Jeha S, Pui CH, Evans WE, Yang JJ, Relling MV, Gerhard DS, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Zhang J, Mullighan CG, Nat Genet 2022 Sep 54 9 1376-1389
Persistence of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy despite vincristine reduction in childhood b-acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Rodwin RL, Kairalla JA, Hibbitts E, Devidas M, Whitley MK, Mohrmann CE, Schore RJ, Raetz E, Winick NJ, Hunger SP, Loh ML, Hockenberry MJ, Angiolillo AL, Ness KK, Kadan-Lottick NS, J Natl Cancer Inst 2022 May
Sex-based disparities in outcome in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a Children's Oncology Group report.
Gupta S, Teachey DT, Chen Z, Rabin KR, Dunsmore KP, Larsen EC, Maloney KW, Mattano LA, Winter SS, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Borowitz MJ, Wood BL, Carroll WL, Raetz EA, Winick NJ, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Devidas M, Cancer 2022 Feb
Outstanding outcomes in infants with KMT2A-germline acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with chemotherapy alone: results of the Children's Oncology Group AALL0631 trial.
Guest EM, Kairalla JA, Hilden JM, Dreyer ZE, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Wang CY, Devidas M, Gore L, Salzer WL, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Raetz EA, Borowitz M, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Brown PA, Haematologica 2022 Feb
Improved Survival for Children and Young Adults With T-Lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Results From the Children's Oncology Group AALL0434 Methotrexate Randomization.
Winter SS, Dunsmore KP, Devidas M, Wood BL, Esiashvili N, Chen Z, Eisenberg N, Briegel N, Hayashi RJ, Gastier-Foster JM, Carroll AJ, Heerema NA, Asselin BL, Gaynon PS, Borowitz MJ, Loh ML, Rabin KR, Raetz EA, Zweidler-Mckay PA, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Hunger SP J. Clin. Oncol. 2018 Aug JCO2018777250


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Honors & Awards

  • Presidents Award for for Diversity and Humanism in Clinical Medicine UT Southwestern
  • George R Buchanan Teaching Award Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • Best Pediatric Specialists/Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2010-2013) (2015-2023)
  • Elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Texas Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly (2007-2022)
  • Wipe Out Kids Cancer, Spirit of “Little Mo” Award
  • Cancer Career Development Award
    American Cancer Society (1987)
  • Mead Johnson Clinical Investigator Award
    American Society Clinical Oncology (1986)
  • Community Service Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Children's Oncology Group
  • International Society of Paediatric Oncology
  • Pediatric Oncology Group