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LEADERSHIP

Dr. Philip McGlave, Hematologist and BMT Specialist, Director of Division of adult Hematology, Oncology, Transplantation at the University of MinnesotaPhilip McGlave, M.D.
Director, Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation (H.O.T.) Division
University of Minnesota

Dr. McGlave is the Director of the Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation (HOT) Division and holds the Cecil J. Watson Land Grant Chair in the Department of Medicine. He is also the Associate Director of Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Minnesota Cancer Center. 

Dr. McGlave received his M.D. in 1974 from the University of Illinois. He received internal medicine residency training and hematology subspecialty training at the University of Minnesota.  He also received training in bone marrow transplantation  as a Visiting Fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.  Dr. McGlave founded the Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. McGlave’s clinical interest is the treatment of malignant and nonmalignant hematologic disorders including aplastic anemia, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplasia, and blood and marrow transplantation. His research interests focus on experimental therapy for malignant and non-malignant hematologic disorders including stem cell transplantation, immunotherapy, and gene transfer.

Dr. McGlave, in discussing his commitment to his work, says, "I enjoy working in the HOT Division because we can bring the University's many resources to provide a caring environment and state-of-the-art therapy."

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Dr. Dan Weisdorf, Director of the Bone and Marrow Transplant Clinic at the University of MinnesotaDaniel Weisdorf, M.D.
Director
Adult Blood/Marrow Transplant Program
Division of H.O.T.
University of Minnesota

Dr. Daniel Weisdorf is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Weisdorf received his M.D. in 1975 from the Chicago Medical School and received Internal Medicine training at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago.  He was a Fellow at the University of Minnesota in Hematology and Medical Oncology and is Board certified in both disciplines.

Dr. Weisdorf’s clinical and research interests are in application of blood and marrow transplant therapies for hematologic malignancies as well as extensive study of the clinical complications of transplantation including opportunistic infections and graft versus host disease (GVHD).  He serves as the Scientific Director of the National Marrow Donor Program and chairs the Acute Leukemia Committee of the International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry/Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant Registry and is the University of Minnesota Principal Investigator on the NIH-sponsored     Bone Marrow Transplantation Clinical Trials Network.

 

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Dr. Ed Greeno, Director of the Masonic Cancer Clinic at the University of MinnesotaEdward Greeno, M.D.
Director of the Masonic Cancer Clinic
Division of H.O.T. - U of M
University of Minnesota

Dr. Greeno, Assistant Professor of Medicine, is the Medical Director of the Masonic cancer and blood disorders clinic at the University of Minnesota. He is also the Education Director for the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation, and a director for the hematology course at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Dr. Greeno received his M.D. in 1986 from Case Western Reserve University. He received internal medicine residency training and hematology subspecialty training at the University of Minnesota. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. He served as director of Hematology/Oncology at Hennepin County Medical Center prior to recruitment at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Greeno's clinical interest is focused on the management of gastrointestinal malignancies, but includes a broad range of hematologic and malignant diseases.  His research interests focus on clinical therapy of gastrointestinal malignancies.

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Dr. Nigel Key, Director of the Adult Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center at the University of MinnesotaNigel Key, M.B.,F.R.C.P. ( U.K. )
Director of the Adult Hemophilia and
Thrombosis Center
Division of H.O.T.
University of Minnesota

 Dr. Key is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Adult Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center. He received his Medical degree from the University of Manchester in 1981 and completed Internal Medicine training in the United Kingdom, followed by training in Hematology at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. He has been at the University of Minnesota since 1988, where he initially received additional post-doctoral fellowship training, before joining the faculty in 1990.

Dr. Key’s clinical interests are in the areas of hemostasis and thrombosis, and benign hematology. His conducts studies in both clinical and bench research, including clinical trials in venous thromboembolism, and in hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. His laboratory interest is primarily focused on the role of tissue factor in coagulation disorders.

Dr. Key talks about his experiences at the University and benefits to our patients: "The critical mass of faculty allows each of us to develop an area of expertise that reflects our individual research interests. I appreciate the availability of national and international experts in complementary areas of hematology/oncology that are not in my own area(s) of 'sub-specialization'. The atmosphere in this division continues to be driven by a sense of colleagiality and scholarly pursuits in research."


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Dr. Linda Burns is the Director of the Fellowship training program for the Division of Hematology, Oncology, Transplantation at the University of MinnesotaLinda Burns, M.D.
Fellowship Director
Division of Hematology, Oncology,
Transplantation (H.O.T.)
University of Minnesota

Dr. Burns is the Fellowship Director of the Hematology, Oncology and Fellowship (HOT) Division.  Dr. Burns received her M.D. in 1981 from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  She completed residency training in internal medicine as well as subspecialty hematology and medical oncology training at the University of Iowa.   

Dr. Burns has been a member of the faculty at the University of Minnesota since 1992.  Her clinical interest is the treatment of malignant and nonmalignant hematologic disorders including lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma, myelodysplasia, aplastic anemia, and blood and marrow transplantation.  Her research interests focus on experimental therapy for malignant hematologic disorders including stem cell transplantation and immunotherapy, as well as complications of transplantation including infections, second cancers and late effects.  As a member of the Training Committee of the American Society of Hematology, Dr. Burns has been active in the establishment of a Trainee Council.  She also is the chair of a subcommittee to recommend new guidelines to the ACGME for hematology subspecialty training.

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Cheri Ptacek is the Senior Administrative Director of the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation at the University of MinnesotaCheri Ptacek, CIW
Senior Administrative Director
Division of Hematology, Oncology, Transplantation (H.O.T.)
University of Minnesota

Cheri directs the administrative functions of the Division of H.O.T. and supervises the leadership staff within the Stem Cell Institute and Vascular Biology Program.

Cheri graduated from Winona State University and has 22 years experience as a CPA and Law Firm Administrator. Immediately prior to joining the Division in 2001, she was a law firm management and human resources / staffing Consultant. She is also a CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Master Designer and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Persuasive Digital Design and Communication.

"I am privileged to be working with such dedicated faculty and staff. To be among such brilliant and compassionate educators, researchers and physicians who are so committed to treating and finding a cure for the critically ill brings home to me how important we are to each other in this life. Joining this group has been an education in humility."

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