Kristie A. Blum, MD

Acting Professor, Hematology & Medical Oncology

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: The Emory Clinic, Bldg. B

Email: kristie.a.blum@emory.edu

For all patient inquiries or appointment requests, please dial (404) 778-1900.

Biography

Kristie A. Blum, MD, is a board certified medical oncologist specializing in the treatment of B-cell non-Hodgkins lymphoma, Hodgkins lymphoma, hairy cell leukemia and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia. Prior to joining Emory, Dr. Blum was Professor in the Divison of Medical Oncology in the Department of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute where she was also the Director of the Lymphoma Clinical Research Program.

Dr. Blum received her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. She also completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Blum is co-chair of the NCI Lymphoma Steering Committee. She is also amember of the Lymphoma Research Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, the AllianceCo-Operative Group Lymphoma Committee, the American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Mentoring Program, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Hodgkin's Lymphoma Panel. She developed and chaired the first two Lymphoma Research Foundation Clinical Research Mentoring Programs from 2013-2015.

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Research

Dr. Blum's research is focused on developing novel targeted therapies for patients with relapsed or refractory Hodgkin's lymphoma and aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, including mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and transformed lymphomas.

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