Pulling Back the Curtain

Pulling Back the Curtain

A behind-the-scenes look into the lives of hematology/oncology leaders and innovators

Pulling Back the Curtain: Vip Viprakasit, MD, DPhil

In this edition, Vip Viprakasit, MD, DPhil, talks about working in a limited-resource setting, falling in love with the red cell, and his surprising...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Robert Glassman, MD

In this edition, Robert Glassman, MD, talks about the “risky yet refreshing” transition from clinical practice to the financial world and explains how grand...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Angela Thomas, OBE, PhD

In this edition, Angela Thomas, OBE, PhD, talks about defying expectations and mixing politics and medicine. In Sound Bites, hear more from our interview with...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Allison Rosenthal, DO

In this edition, Allison Rosenthal, DO, recounts her experience as a leukemia patient during young adulthood, which destined her for a career in malignant...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Katherine A. High, MD

In this edition, Katherine A. High, MD, talks about her work in gene therapy, her love of reading, and the importance of “getting things...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Brian J. Bolwell, MD

In this edition, Brian J. Bolwell, MD, talks about the pediatric leukemia patient who spurred his interest in hematology, early days in the Cleveland...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Olatoyosi Odenike, MD

In this edition, Olatoyosi Odenike, MD, speaks about her “rebellious” path to medical school in Nigeria, the importance of life’s tangents, and her passion...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Andra James, MD, MPH

In this edition, Andra James, MD, MPH, shares how she became a specialist in hematology, obstetrics/gynecology, and even Civil War history. Dr. James is...
Dr. Platzbecker with his daughters on a vacation in France.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Uwe Platzbecker, MD

In this edition, Uwe Platzbecker, MD, shares his long and winding path to hematology – from a stint in the East German army, to...
Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, on a camping trip to Denali National Park in Alaska.

Pulling Back the Curtain: Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD

In this edition, Gary Gilliland, MD, PhD, talks about the detours in his path to academic medicine, the patient that inspired him to pursue...
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August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

August 2019, Volume 5, Issue 10

This issue features a debate about gun control as a health care issue, a look at blood services in Israel and Palestine, and more.