ABOUT THE EXPERT

Katherine Walsh,

MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
Division of Hematology
The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH

Dr. Walsh is an Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Prior to joining in 2011, she completed her medical school and residency training including chief residency at the University of Florida and her hematology/oncology fellowship at Duke University. In her clinic she focuses on myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) including polycythemia vera, essential thrombocytosis, myelofibrosis, chronic myeloid leukemia, and mastocytosis as well as evaluating patients with unexplained cytopenias and cytosis. She serves as a member of the MPN Panel and the Systemic Mastocytosis Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and has presented at the local, regional, and national level on the topic of MPNs. In education, her focus is medical student education where she leads the second year medical student hematology block and the third year medical student inpatient internal medicine clerkship. She is involved at the national level in education through the Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine where she is an active member of the Survey and Scholarship Committee through which she has co-authored manuscripts and presented at the regional and national level. She has been recognized as an educator locally through induction into the Courage to Teach society at OSU and nationally through selection for the inaugural American Society of Hematology's Medical Educators Institute and for the second annual American Society of Clinical Oncology's Education Scholars Program.

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