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Ajay Nooka MD, MPH, FACP

Assistant Professor
Emory University School of Medicine

Ajay Kumar Nooka, MD, MPH, FACP, Assistant Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology joins the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Dr. Nooka is board certified in Internal Medicine and specializes in Hematology and Medical Oncology.

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Research Interests

Dr. Nooka’s research interests include cancer epidemiology in the fields of multiple myeloma and bone marrow transplant. His research focuses on molecular epidemiology of myeloma. Clinically his interests include evaluating newer combinations of novel agents for increasing efficacy of myeloma therapies. 



Fellowship: Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2011

Residency: Canton Medical Education Foundation, Canton, OH, 2008

Masters in Public Health: University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, 2003 

Medical School: Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India, 2000



American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2003

American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), 2003

American College of Physicians (ACP), 2005

American Medical Association (AMA), 2005

American Society of Hematology (ASH), 2009

American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT), 2010



D. Jack Kilian Memorial Scholarship, UTSPH, Houston, TX 2003

Frederick C. Whittier Excellence in Research Award, Canton Medical Education Foundation, OH 2007

American College of Physicians National Abstracts Competition, San Diego, CA 2007

Frederick C. Whittier Excellence in Research Award, Canton Medical Education Foundation, OH 2008

AACR/ASCO Workshop: Methods in Clinical Cancer Research, Vail, CO, 2010

Rochfort Scholarship, Emory University, GA, 2010

Conquer Foundation ASCO Merit Award, Chicago, IL 2011

Fellowship of American College of Physicians, 2011


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