URRENT PINION Current Opinion in Hematology was launched in 1994. It is part of a successful series of review journals whose unique format is designed to provide a systematic and critical assessment of the literature as presented in the many primary journals. The field of hematology is divided into nine sections that are reviewed once a year. Each section is assigned a Section Editor, a leading authority in the area, who identifies the most important topics at that time. Here we are pleased to introduce the Editor and the Section Editor for this issue. SECTION EDITOR American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and the American Martin S. Tallman Association for Cancer Research. He serves as Co- Chair of the on the Acute Myeloid Leukemia Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Martin S. Tallman, MD is Chief, (NCCN). He is a fellow of the American College Leukemia Service at Memorial of Physicians. Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Medicine at Weill Dr Tallman has contributed a large body of work Cornell Medical College in New to the literature addressing the diagnosis, biology, York, USA. He is a diplomate of and treatment of acute leukemia and other hemato- the American Board of Internal logic malignancies. This work includes original Medicine with sub-specialty certi- research articles in peer-reviewed journals, textbook fication in the areas of hematol- chapters and reviews, monographs, editorials, and ogy and medical oncology. He abstracts. He has spoken as an invited lecturer and served as Chair of the Leukemia Committee of the chair at many national and international symposia, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group for 16 years. conferences, and meetings, including the American Dr Tallman received his bachelor’s degree in Society of Hematology Meeting, the American Soci- Science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, ety of Clinical Oncology Meeting, and the CIBMTR Michigan, USA and his medical degree at The Chi- Tandem Annual Meeting. cago Medical School in Chicago, Illinois, USA. After Dr Tallman recently completed two terms as an completing an internship, residencies, and chief Associate Editor of Blood. He is a reviewer for many residency at McGraw Medical Center at Northwest- professional publications, including American Jour- ern University, Dr Tallman completed his fellowship nal of Hematology, Annuals of Internal Medicine, Bone in hematology/oncology at the University of Wash- Marrow Transplantation, Cancer Research, Journal of ington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Clinical Oncology, and New England Journal of Medi- Center in Seattle, Washington, USA. Dr Tallman is a cine. He also serves on the editorial boards of a member of numerous committees of national, variety of scientific journals, including Leukemia regional, and international professional societies Research, Cancer Clinical Cytometry, Evidence-Based involved in the study and treatment of cancer, Oncology, Blood Reviews, Annuals of Hematology, and including the American Society of Hematology, the Hematology Journal. 1065-6251 Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. www.co-hematology.com Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
Current Opinion in Hematology – Wolters Kluwer Health
Published: Mar 1, 2018
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