Professional Activities

Current and Past Appointments

2012-Present Staff Physician, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology St. Jude Affiliate, OLOL Children’s Hospital
2013-Present Adjunct Clinical Faculty Member St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee
2014-Present Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center  
New Orleans, Louisiana. 
2011-2012 Assistant Professor Johns Hopkins University.  
2009-2011       Instructor, Pediatric Hematology Johns Hopkins University.
2009-2012 Sickle Cell/BTRP Scholar Johns Hopkins University. 
2007-2009       Associate Member UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center. 
2006-2009 Fellow, UAB Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
2003-2006 Resident, UAB Department of Pediatrics.

Professional Organizations

2014-Present Children’s Oncology Group .
2007-Present American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology.
2007-Present American Society of Hematology.
2007-Present American Society of ClinicalOncology.
2003-Present   American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow, July 2010-Present).
2003-Present American Medical Association.
2008-2013 International Association for the Study of Pain.
2008-2013 American Pain Society.
2008-2010       Society for Neuroscience.


2010-Present               ASPHO Professional Development Committee Organizer and moderator, Clinical Educator Skills Symposium 2015.
2011-Present Founding member, ASPHO Diversity Special Interest Group Faculty mentor for Diversity Workshop 2014, 2015.
2013-Present EPIC trial enrollment committee.  


2014-Present               OLOL Clinical Research Advisory Board.
2014-Present OLOL Pediatric Residency Program Research Committee. 
2014-Present   OLOL Blood Utilization Review committee.
2013-Present   OLOL Children’s Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee.
2007-2009 Children’s Hospital of Alabama Medical Ethics Committee.
2007-2009 Children’s Hospital of Alabama Pediatric Palliative Care Initiative.
2003-2005 UAB Department of Pediatrics Housestaff Council.
2002-2003 UAB Medical Education Committee.
2002-2003 UAB Medical Student Education and Programs Committee –Tuscaloosa Campus.
2000-2001 UAB Medical Student Orientation committee.
1999-2003 UAB Pediatric Interest Group, President 2000-2001.

Educational Activities

2012-Present OLOL Children’s Hospital Core Faculty Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Attending
2011-2012 Director, Pediatric Hematology Outpatient Rotation, JHU-NIH Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program
2009-2012 Pediatric Hematology Attending, 4th year medical students, pediatric residents, and pediatric hematology-oncology fellows, 2-3 months/year (JHU)
2009-2012 Pediatric Hematology Clinic Attending, 4th year medical students, pediatric residents, and pediatric hematology-oncology fellows, ½ day/week (JHU).
2009-2012 Pediatric Hematology Multidisciplinary Weekly Clinic Conference CME accredited, participant (JHU).
2009-2012 “Evaluating a child with anemia” lecture to 3rd and 4th year medical students – once/year (JHU).
2007-2009       Introduction to Clinical Medicine Preceptor for first and second year medical students (UAB).
2007-2009 Lecturer for UAB Surgical Physician Assistant Program
  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (2007-2008)
  • Pediatric Pain Management (2008).
2006-2009 UAB Fellow teaching residents and medical students (Letter of Commendation, January 2009).
2003-2006 UAB Resident teaching interns and medical students.

Program Development

2013-Present                Adult Sickle Cell Center, OLOL Regional Medical Center

Volunteer Activities

2012-Present Board of Directors, Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge
 2007-2009 Camp-Smile-A-Mile Physician (Alabama’s Camp for Children with cancer).


Lucien Vandy Black

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


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  • DEPARTMENTDivision of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    OLOL Children’s Hospital