Faculty

Course Director

Robert S. Siegel, MD
Professor of Medicine
Associate Center Director, Education and Training
GW Cancer Center
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

2019/2020 Faculty

David J. Adelstein, MD
Professor, Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Staff Physician
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland, OH

Jeanny Aragon-Ching, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Clinical Program Director,Genitourinary Cancers 
Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute
Falls Church, VA

Mark Agulnik, MD, FRCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Dean F. Bajorin, MD, FACP
Professor, Medicine
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Attending Physician and Member
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Kenneth A. Bauer, MD
Professor, Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Thrombosis Clinical Research
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Chief, Hematology Section
VA Boston Healthcare System
Boston, MA

Charles D. Bolan, MD
Bethesda, MD

Edward Chu, MD
Professor, Medicine, Pharmacology, Chemical Biology
Chief, Hematology-Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Deputy Director
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Pittsburgh, PA

Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD
Robert A. Ross Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Matthew S. Davids, MD, MMSc
Associate Director, Center for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Nancy E. Davidson, MD
Senior Vice President, Director & Full Member, Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
President & Executive Director
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Head, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Darren R. Feldman, MD
Chair, Quality Assurance, Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Morie A. Gertz, MD, MACP
Seidler Jr. Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Rochester, MN

Mark Gilbert, MD
Bethesda, MD

Victor R. Gordeuk, MD
Professor, Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology
Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Associate Director, Benign Hematology

University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

Ann Gramza, MD
Medical Oncologist
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Daniel G. Haller, MD
Deenie Greitzer Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA

F. Stephen Hodi, Jr., MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Melanoma Disease Center
Center for Immuno-Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

David H. Ilson, MD
Professor, Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Cornell University
Attending Physician
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Claudine Isaacs, MD
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Co-Director 

Breast Cancer Program 
Medical Director

Fisher Center for Hereditary Cancer and Clinical Genomics Research 
Georgetown University

Bruce E. Johnson, MD
Chief Clinical Research Officer
Institute Physician
Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Gregory Kato, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director. Adult Sickle Cell Center of Excellence

UPP Division of Hematology-Oncology
Director, Vascular Medicine Institute/Institute for Transfusion Medicine Sickle Cell Center of Excellent
Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Hagop Kantarjian, MD
Professor, Medicine
Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Nigel S. Key, MD
Harold R. Roberts Distinguished Professor
Director, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Center
Chief, Section of Hematology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Thomas S. Kickler,  MD
Professor, Medicine, Oncology and Pathology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director, Homestasis and Hematology Laboratories
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Hedy Lee Kindler, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Director, Gastroenterology and Mesothelioma Programs
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

John Leonard, MD
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
New York, NY

Alice Ma, MD
Professor of Medicince
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

B. Gail Macik, MD
Professor, Internal Medicine and Pathology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

Vera Malkovska, MD
Director, Hematology
Washington Cancer Institute
Medstar Washington Hospital Center

John L. Marshall, MD
Professor, Medicine
Georgetown University
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC

L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
Professor
Chair, Department of Hematopathology
The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Mrinal S. Patnaik, MBBS
Consultant, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Oncology

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD
Professor, Medicine
Chair, Myeloma Amyloidosis Dysproteinemia Group
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Rochester, MN

A. Koneti Rao, MD
Sol Sherry Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Co-Director, Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Professor, Pharmacology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Temple Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD
Gastrointestinal Oncologist, Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Co-Director, Hematology Oncology-Fellowship Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS
Professor, Medicine
Director, Leukemia Program
Vice Chair, Clinical Research
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
Deputy Associate Director, Clinical Research
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cleveland, OH

Jerry L. Spivak, MD
Professor, Medicine and Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Attending Physician
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

F. Marc Stewart, MD
Professor, Medical Oncology Division
University of Washington School of Medicine
Medical Director
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, WA

Richard M. Stone, MD
Chief of Staff
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

James (Tate) Thigpen, MD
Professor, Medicine
Director, Division of Oncology
Associate Director for Clinical Research, Cancer Institute
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Theodore (Ted) E. Warkentin, MD
Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Professor, Department of Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario
Regional Director, Transfusion Medicine
Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Hamilton Health Sciences
Ontario, Canada

Neal S. Young, MD
Senior Investigator, Cell Biology Section
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Washington, DC

GWU Faculty

Erica Schockett, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Director, Inpatient Palliative Medicine

Imad A. Tabbara, MD
Professor, Medicine
Hematologist and Medical Oncologist

 


Faculty Disclosures

All faculty and planners are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved and made available to the audience prior to an individual's participation in the activity. Each faculty member will also disclose discussions of unlabeled or investigative use of any commercial product.