Kirsten Williams, MD Blood and Marrow Transplant Specialist

Bio

Biography

Kirsten Williams, MD, went to medical school at Georgetown University and then did her pediatric residency at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland. She then pursued a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship in the combined Johns Hopkins Hospital/National Institutes of Health program. Dr. Williams continued at the NIH as a clinical research fellow until 2009 and as an Assistant Clinical Investigator until 2012.

Dr. Williams is passionate about improving BMT outcomes. Her work involves clinical trials enhancing immune reconstitution post allo-transplant, as well as clinical trials for treatment of lung GVHD. She has been invited to lecture around the world and is the recipient of the 2012 Tucker Fellowship Award.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Experiment Transplant & Immun, 2009
    NIH
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2006
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2003
    Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2001
    Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
  • MD, 2000
    Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1995
    Williams College
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