Professor Sonali Smith is the Elwood V. Jensen Professor in Medicine and Interim Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology, as well as the Director of the Adult Lymphoma Program at the University of Chicago, Chicago, US. She was educated at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, US, and completed her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, US, before her fellowship at the University of Chicago. She is an expert in the care and treatment of adults with all types of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas, and her clinical research interest lies in the development of new agents and combinations in the management of both treatment-naïve and relapsed/refractory lymphomas.
She is the Principal Investigator on a number of clinical trials and, through her role as Vice-Chair of the Southwest Oncology Group ( SWOG) Lymphoma Committee, she is involved in clinical trial development at the cooperative group level across the US. She serves on many national committees aiming to improve treatment options for lymphoma, and through her research has co-authored nearly 180 publications. Besides this, she is involved in education of peers and patients, giving frequent presentations and lectures.
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