The Division of Hematology is an academic unit within the Department of Internal Medicine that is committed to research (basic, translational, and clinical), education, and outstanding outpatient and inpatient clinical care of patients with non-malignant and malignant blood disorders. The major focus in the Division of Hematology is performing transforming research that translates basic findings to the bedside where new therapies are applied for the treatment of benign and malignant blood cancers.

Additionally, the Division of Hematology is proactive in the introduction of novel treatment approaches in blood and bone marrow transplantation with national leadership in multiple cooperative networks. The Division of Hematology is highly committed to training basic, translational, and clinical physician scientists both as part of the Internal Medicine residency program and also as fellows in the Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship program. Patient care provided by members of the Division of Hematology in the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute is focused on a compassionate, personalized medicine approach.

The Ohio State University College of Medicine’s Department of Internal Medicine is seeking an exceptional academic physician scholar with proven leadership skills to lead a highly successful hematology program as the Director of the Division of Hematology, an academic unit within the Department of Medicine.

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Don Benson, MD, PhD

Division Leader

Don Benson


Don Benson, interim director of the Division of Hematology, is an oncologist and hematologist caring for patients with multiple myeloma, amyloidosis and other blood cancers. He is also actively involved in clinical and laboratory-based research to develop new treatments and approaches to these conditions.

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Contact the Division

Division Administrator: Derek West

B302 Starling Loving Hall
320 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: 614-293-9869
Fax: 614-293-7526