Peter Cole, M.D., Co-Medical Director

Peter has been volunteering as a camp physician at Happiness Is Camping since 1997. After receiving his medical degree at Cornell University and completing his pediatric training at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Dr. Cole completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and The New York Hospital. Dr. Cole also worked at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, where his clinical practice focused on improving treatment options for children, adolescents and young adults with leukemia and lymphoma.

Dr. Cole is currently the Division Chief for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute.

His NIH-funded laboratory research centers on reducing the toxicity of anticancer therapy.