American Society of Hematology

Significance of the ASH Scholar Award

Recipients of the ASH Scholar Awards have realized significant achievements over the years spanning both basic science and clinical research. Find out what past recipients have to say about how the award made an impact on their research and careers.

Omar Abdel-Wahab
Omar I. Abdel-Wahab, MD
Assistant Member-Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP); Attending Physician Leukemia Service
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Scott Armstrong
Scott Armstrong, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Epigenetics Research; Director, Leukemia Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Robert Brodsky
Robert A. Brodsky, MD
Professor of Medicine; Director, Division of Hematology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Linda Burns
Linda J. Burns, MD
American Society of Hematology President - 2014
Vice President and Medical Director of Health Services Research
National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match
Minneapolis, MN
Maria Figueroa
Maria E. Figueroa, MD
Associate Professor
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Robert Flaumenhaft
Robert C. Flaumenhaft, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Mark Fleming
Mark D. Fleming, MD, DPhil
S. Burt Wolbach Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Stephen Hunger
Stephen Hunger, MD
Chief of the Division of Oncology
Director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research
The Jeffrey E. Perelman Distinguished Chair in the Department of Pediatrics
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Leon Kautz
Leon C. Kautz, PhD
CRI Inserm
Toulouse, France
Ross Levine
Ross Levine, MD
Laurence Joseph Dineen Chair in Leukemia Research
Director, MSK Center for Hematologic Malignancies, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Charles Mullighan
Charles Mullighan, MBBS (Hons), MD
Member, St. Jude Faculty, Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program
William E. Evans Endowed Chair, Departments of Pathology and Hematological Malignancies Program
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, TN
Sarah O'Brien
Sarah H. O'Brien, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Director of Experimental Therapeutics, Section of Hematology/Oncology/BMT
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH
William Savage
William Savage, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Associate Medical Director, Blood Bank
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Carol Westbrook
Carol A. Westbrook, MD, PhD
Consulting Medical Oncologist
Technical Analysis Corporation
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Beverly Shores, IN
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