Christine M. Lovly, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)
Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
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Dr. Lovly is a physician-scientist with a special interest in thoracic malignancies. She received a B.A. in chemistry from Johns Hopkins University followed by M.D. and Ph.D. degrees as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Washington University in St.
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Dr. Lovly is a physician-scientist with a special interest in thoracic malignancies. She received a B.A. in chemistry from Johns Hopkins University followed by M.D. and Ph.D. degrees as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. She then completed internal medicine residency and medical oncology subspecialty training at Vanderbilt University. During her final year of fellowship, she was the Jim and Carol O'Hare Chief Fellow. She started on faculty at Vanderbilt in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology in July 2012. Dr. Lovly's clinical practice focuses primarily on the care of patients with lung cancer. Her laboratory research is directed at understanding and developing improved therapeutic strategies for specific clinically relevant molecular subsets of lung cancer. Dr. Lovly has received independent grant funding from Uniting Against Lung Cancer and the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. She is the author of several peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts, and she is an active member in the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). She is also deputy editor for the website www.mycancergenome.org, a Vanderbilt initiated, freely available website which aims to provide health care practitioners, patient, and advocates with up-to-date information regarding genetically informed cancer medicine.
- 1993-1997 B.A. in ChemistryGeneral Honors and Departmental HonorsJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
- 1997-2006 M.D. and Ph.D. degreesWashington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
- 2006-2008 Resident in Internal MedicineVanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
- 2008-2012 Clinical Fellow in Hematology and Oncology Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
- 2011- 2012 Jim and Carol O'Hare Chief Fellow in Hematology-OncologyVanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN