Martin S. Tallman, M.D. is Chief, Leukemia Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, USA. Previously, he was Professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA and Co-Director of the Hematologic Malignancy Program at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with sub-specialty certification in the areas of hematology and medical oncology. He serves as Chair of the Leukemia Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.
Dr. Tallman received his bachelor’s degree in Science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA and his medical degree at Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in Chicago, Illinois, USA. After completing an internship, residencies, and chief residency at McGraw Medical Center at Northwestern University, Dr. Tallman completed his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington, USA. Dr. Tallman is a member of numerous committees of national, regional, and international professional societies involved in the study and treatment of cancer, including the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and the American Association for Cancer Research. He serves on the Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome Committees of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Tallman has contributed a large body of work to the literature addressing the diagnosis, biology, and treatment of acute leukemia and other hematologic malignancies. This work includes original research articles in peer-reviewed journals, textbook chapters and reviews, monographs, editorials, and abstracts. He has spoken as an invited lecturer and chair at many national and international symposia, conferences, and meetings, including the American Society of Hematology Meeting, the American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, and the IBMTR/ABMTR Annual Meeting.
Dr. Tallman just completed two terms as an Associate Editor of Blood. He is a reviewer for many professional publications, including American Journal of Hematology, Annuals of Internal Medicine, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Cancer Research, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and New England Journal of Medicine. He also serves on the editorial boards of a variety of scientific journals, including Leukemia Research, Cancer Clinical Cytometry, Evidence-Based Oncology, Blood Reviews, Annuals of Hematology, and the Hematology Journal.