Grace Children’s


Kris Mahadeo, MD, MPH,

Professor, Division Chief, Pediatric Transplantation and Cellular Therapy

Duke University

Dr. Kris Mahadeo serves as the Division Chief of Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy at Duke University.   He completed his Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellowship at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore/Einstein College of Medicine in New York and his Transplant fellowship at Duke University.  Dr. Mahadeo has a special research interest in multi-disciplinary care of children undergoing transplant and has led global efforts across several academic societies to optimize and harmonize care for these children.  He serves as an inspector for the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy, an organization dedicated to best practice in the field and has  led several quality improvement initiatives including work on screening for food insecurity among families whose children are undergoing transplant.

 A native of Trinidad and Tobago who spent most of his early life in New York City, Dr. Mahadeo has a special interest in international health, improving access to healthcare and global health partnerships.  Dr. Mahadeo is excited to work with the Children’s Resource Exchange which he believes scales and connects the efforts of so many people dedicated to a mission he cares deeply about—ensuring children everywhere have access to quality healthcare.