Alan C. Homans, M.D.

Alan C. Homans, M.D.

Professor emeritus
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Smith 559, 111 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05401


Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI (1985)

Residency (PL3), University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA (1982)

Residency (PL1 and PL2), Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1981)

M.D., Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (1979)

A.B., Earlham College, Richmond, IN (1975)

Academic Appointments

Professor emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2021-present)

Professor of Pediatrics, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2013-2021)

Clinical Appointments

Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Burlington, VT (1999-2019)

Pediatrics Hematologist/Oncologist, The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Burlington, VT (1992-present)

Affiliate Staff, Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH (1998-present)

Medical Director, Vermont Regional Hemophilia Center (1992-present)

Committee Appointments

UVMMC Pediatric Hematology/Oncology QA&I Committee

Vermont Cancer Center Data Safety and Monitoring Committee

UVM Human Research Policy and Procedure Committee (2013-present)

VNA Family and Children Services Subcommittee (2012-present)

Consortium of New England Childhood Cancer Survivors (CONNECS); Co-Chair, Clinical Working Projects Group (2008-2014); Core Leadership Group (2008-present)

UVMMC Transfusion Committee (2008-present)

Committee on Human Research, University of Vermont College of Medicine (1992-present); Vice Chair (1998-2000); Chair (2001-2005), Executive Chair (2005-present); Safety and Adverse Event Subcommittee, Chair (2001-present)

User Group for the Children's Ambulatory Care Center Project (2000-present)

Member, Vermont Regional Cancer Center (1992-present)

Awards and Honors

US News & World Report 1% “Top Doctors” Recognition (2011)

Teacher of the Year, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2000, 1994)

Haffenreffer Fellowship Award (1985)

Reviews (Journal and Grant)

Reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology

Reviewer, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Blood, Pediatrics, American Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (1987-present)

American Cancer Society, Vermont Division, Scientific Grant Reviewer (1995-present)

Book Chapters

Homans AC:  “Platelet Quantity and Function Disorders” in Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Wald ER, Polin RA, ed.  Gellis & Kagen’s Current Pediatric Therapy 16th edition. WB Saunders Company, Orlando FL 1999


Link to Publications