Ravi Bhatia, MD
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ravi Bhatia, MD is Professor in the Department of Medicine, the John G. Kelton, M.D., Endowed Chair and Director of Research in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr Bhatia received his Hematology and Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant training from the University of Minnesota and joined the City of Hope National Medical Center in 1996, where he developed his career as a physician-scientist. His clinical interests are in hematologic malignancies and hematopoietic cell transplantation, with emphasis on myeloid leukemias. His research focuses on studying the regulation of normal and malignant hematopoietic stem cells, therapeutic targeting of malignant stem cells, and hematopoietic stem cell therapeutics. He is the author of over 170 publications and the recipient of NIH grant funding since 2006. He has been a Scholar of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.