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About ASH

2020 President-Elect: Martin S. Tallman, MD


Martin S. Tallman, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Chief of the Leukemia Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he holds the Cassidy Family Faculty Chair. He earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Evanston Hospital.

Dr. Tallman has been a member of ASH for 21 years, and during that time he has served in various leadership roles representing the Society, most recently serving as an ASH Councillor and as ASH Vice President. He has completed a three-year term as the executive editor of Hematology, the Society’s education program book, and he helped establish and co-chair the ASH Meeting on Hematologic Malignancies in 2015 and continued to serve as co-chair in 2016. He has also participated in several of ASH’s training and educational career development programs.

Dr. Tallman’s research interests include clinical investigation in acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia, acute promyelocytic leukemia, and hairy cell leukemia.