Natalyn N. Hawk, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: Atlanta VA Medical Center

Phone: (404) 778-5419



Dr. Hawk obtained her MD and PhD from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, during which she conducted her PhD research on protein-protein interactions in chronic myeloid leukemia as a visiting scientist at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She completed residency training in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.

She completed a one year research fellowship at Emory University while conducting pre-clinical research on the effects of combined inhibition of mTOR and EGF receptor on the growth of non small cell lung cancer cells. She subsequently completed fellowship training in hematology and medical oncology at Emory University in 2010.

As a member of both the Gastrointestinal Oncology working group and the Sarcoma working group, Dr. Hawk sees patients with either gastrointestinal or connective tissue malignancies in her practice. She is also a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

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Dr. Hawk has a broad variety of clinical research interests. As a member of the GI Oncology Working Group, she has designed an early phase protocol utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach involving sequentially delivered chemotherapy and stereotactic radiotherapy for the neoadjuvant treatment of patients with pancreas cancer. As a separate project, she is investigating the impact of age on the outcome of patients with advanced colon cancer.


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