Lawrence R. Stanberry, MD, PhD

Pediatrics (Board Certified)


Dr. Lawrence Stanberry is the Reuben S. Carpentier Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, and Pediatrician-in-Chief of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. Dr. Stanberry received a B.S. in Chemistry from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and M.D. (James Scholar) and Ph.D. (Pharmacology) degrees from the University of Illinois in Chicago. His postgraduate medical training was in Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases and Virology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

From 2000 to 2008, he was the John Sealy Distinguished Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics and Director of the Sealy Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Prior to joining the faculty in Galveston, he was the Albert B. Sabin Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Stanberry is an authority on viral diseases and vaccine development.

He has served on numerous advisory and review panels including serving as the chair of the Vaccine Study Section and the Pediatrics Review Panel at the National Institutes of Health.

Area of Expertise


University of Illinois College of Medicine

Internship: Children's Medical Center - Dallas, TX

Residency: Primary Childrens Medical Center, University of Utah

Fellowship: Primary Childrens Medical Center, University of Utah

Reuben S. Carpentier Professor of Pediatrics