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Penelope J. Harris, MD

Professional Background

I am hematology oncology trained, and have served in the military, 14 years active duty. Since July 2016, I have served in the US Army reserves, and am currently working in classical hematology at the university of Kansas.

Education and Training
  • BS, Bachelor's of Science, Drake University
  • MD, Internal Medicine, St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Medical Center
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Harris, Penelope Jane, Missouri Division of Professional Registration
  • Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Penelope J Harris, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Hematology, Member, 2006 - Present



We are involved in classical (non-cancer) research at the university of Kansas in hematology, working with our hematology outpatients and inpatients. Our goal is to improve sickle cell care here at KU as well as offer other cutting edge treatment options for hematology patients.

  • Harris, Penelope, Laczek, Jeffrey, Polish, Roger, Fraser, Susan . 2005. Two cases of Klebsiella Pneumoniae primary liver abscesses, an emerging clinical entity among diabetics. Hawaii Medical Journal , 64 (12), 306-307, 325. |
  • Northern, Marc, Harris, Penelope. 2010. What’s your diagnosis? Mulitple organ dysfunction with marked eosinophilia.. Federal Practitioner,, 27 (10), 29-33
  • Punch, C, Garg, N, Harris, P . 2016. Recurrence of Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor: A Rare Pancreatic Tumor. Case Rep Oncol Med, 2016