"I came here to start my career, but have since found a family."
Dr. Raven Cooksey
American Board of Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Cooksey was born and raised in beautiful northwest Arkansas and is happy to "call the hogs!" on request.
Dr. Cooksey believes that CHKD is made great by the devoted and caring individuals within its walls. She feels she absolutely could not do her job without the incredible support staff of the children's cancer and blood disorders center.
- General pediatric hematology/oncology
- Childhood brain and spinal cord tumors
- Metabolic syndrome
- Obesity in survivors of childhood brain tumors
Honors & Awards
- Wipe Out Kids' Cancer grant recipient
Children's Cancer Fund (Dallas) grant recipient
Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant recipient
Crimson Apple award for Teaching Excellence (University of Oklahoma, 2008)
Dr. Cooksey is an active member of London Bridge Baptist Church where her husband serves as worship ministry associate.