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American hematologists

This list has 2 sub-lists and 73 members. See also American physicians, Hematologists by nationality
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  • Linda Laubenstein
    Linda Laubenstein American medical reseacher
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    Linda Jane Laubenstein (May 21, 1947 – August 15, 1992) was an American physician and early HIV/AIDS researcher. She was among the first doctors in the United States to recognize the AIDS epidemic of the early 1980s; she co-authored the first article linking AIDS with Kaposi's sarcoma.
  • Brian Druker
    Brian Druker American physician
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    Brian J. Druker (born April 30, 1955) is a physician-scientist at Oregon Health & Science University, in Portland, Oregon. He is the director of OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute, Jeld-Wen Chair of Leukemia Research, and professor of medicine. In 2009, he won the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award and the Meyenburg Award for his influential work in the development of Imatinib (or STI571), commonly known as Gleevec, for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). He has been called "Oregon's best-known scientist".
  • Alexander S. Wiener
    Alexander S. Wiener American, Scientist
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    Alexander Solomon Wiener (March 16, 1907 – November 6, 1976), a lifelong resident of New York City, was recognized internationally for his contributions to medicine. He was a leader in the fields of forensic medicine, serology, and immunogenetics. His pioneer work led to discovery of the Rh factor in 1937, along with Dr. Karl Landsteiner, and subsequently to the development of exchange transfusion methods that saved the lives of countless infants with hemolytic disease of the newborn. He received a Lasker Award for his achievement in 1946.
  • Arthur W. Nienhuis
    Arthur W. Nienhuis American, Scientist
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    Dr Arthur Wesley Nienhuis, M.D. (August 9, 1941 – February 3, 2021) was an American physician who served as fourth director and CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital from 1993 to 2004. Prior to joining St. Jude, Nienhuis was chief of the Clinical Hematology Branch and deputy clinical director at the National Institutes of Health's Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. His research interests and expertise in bone marrow transplant, gene therapy and genetic testing paved the way for many advances at St. Jude, including breakthroughs in sickle cell disease and other hematological disorders. Nienhuis also made significant achievements in the fields of cell therapy, HIV/AIDS research and inherited immunodeficiencies. Under his leadership, the hospital completed a $1 billion expansion, which included the addition of a Children's GMP, LLC facility. Additionally, Nienhuis oversaw the creation of the Departments of Developmental Neurobiology and Structural Biology.
  • Delano Meriwether American sprinter and hermatologist
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    Wilhelm Delano Meriwether (born April 23, 1943) is an American physician and a former track and field athlete. He is best known for having been the head of the United States Government immunization program during the 1976 swine flu outbreak and as the 1971 US outdoor track and field champion in the 100-yard dash.
  • Louis Diamond American pediatrician
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    Louis Klein Diamond (Yiddish: לאָויס קלעין דיאַמאָנד‎; May 11, 1902 – June 14, 1999) was an American pediatrician, known as the "father of pediatric hematology."
  • Leo Vroman
    Leo Vroman Dutch poet
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    Leo Vroman (April 10, 1915 – February 22, 2014) was a Dutch-American hematologist, a prolific poet mainly in Dutch and an illustrator.
  • Steven Eisenberg
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    Steven Eisenberg (born June 23, 1970) is a San Diego, California based specialist in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. He is known as the "Singing Doctor", having written over 100 songs for his patients tailored to their own situations.
  • Kenneth Kaushansky physician, hematologist, Dean of the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Member of the Institute of Medicine
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    Kenneth Kaushansky, M.D., Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) (born October 20, 1953) is an American medical doctor, hematologist, former editor of the medical journal Blood, and has served as the Dean of the Stony Brook University School of Medicine since July 2010. Prior to moving to Stony Brook, he was the Helen M. Ranney Professor, and Chair of the Department of Medicine at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
  • Frank Bassen American physician
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    Frank Albert Bassen (1903–2003) practiced as a haematologist and internist in New York, 1933–1978, in affiliation with Mount Sinai Hospital. He was born 14 November 1903 in St. George, New Brunswick, Canada and graduated from McGill University. He emigrated to the United States via Vanceboro, Maine, in 1928 and was subsequently naturalized as a citizen of the United States. He died in 2003 at the age of 99 years.
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