Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Kudchakar completed medical school at Emory University in 2003 and went on to complete her internal medicine residency at Emory as well in 2006. She then pursued her hematology and medical oncology training at the University of Colorado where she began her interest in Cutaneous oncology. After completing fellowship, she was an Assistant member at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida in the Department of Cutaneous Oncology.
Memberships include the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society for Melanoma Research, and SWOG.
Dr. Kudchakar's honors and awards include:
Alpha Epsilon Delta – Premedical Honor Society, 1997 – 1999
Highest Honors Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, 1999
Betty Ford Center Medical Student Scholarship Seminars neurobiology of alcohol and drug abuse, 2000
Chief Fellow Hematology/Oncology, 2008 – 2009
Dr. Kudchadkar’s research focuses on signal transduction inhibitors for the treatment metastatic melanoma with a secondary interest in advanced basal cell carcinomas. Her research is focused on the development of novel therapeutic approaches for metastatic melanoma via the discovery of novel drug targets and drug combinations. Her concentration at Emory is in clinical trial development and implementation to improve treatment options for melanoma.