I’m an oncologist treating patients with leukemia and other blood cancers. My specific areas of focus include acute myeloid leukemias (AML) and myelodysplastic syndromes. I also serve as an associate professor in the hematology division of Ohio State. I'm honored to continue my career at one of the nation’s premier cancer centers.
Research is a big part of my work. I take part in grant-supported clinical trials and experimental therapies to improve patient care for those with AML. My findings have been published in numerous medical journals including Leukemia & Lymphoma, Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, and Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
At the OSUCCC – James, providing individualized patient care is our top priority. I've delivered lectures around the country to share knowledge and research about personalized and targeted treatments that could improve patient outcomes. I've also been honored with several awards, including the 2015 Outstanding Achievement in Patient Service award and the 2015 College of Medicine Faculty Achievement award.
I stay current with developments in my field through my involvement with several professional associations. I'm a member of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation and American Society of Clinical Oncology.
At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the university requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their university responsibilities. As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Walker has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.
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Patient Comments (6 total comments)
Dr. Walker is the best doctor I have ever had. She is compassionate and highly skilled
Dr. Walker has been my doctor for 8 years - I never regret picking her - she is excellent!
dr Alison walker is awesome
She is very receptive to my questions Tells me if she is happy with results, understanding my pains