Alison R Walker, MD

Alison Walker


College of Medicine


Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Assoc Professor - Clinical

Research Program

Leukemia Research

Research Interest

Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute ● Cancer ● Leukemia ● Chromosome Aberrations ● Myelodysplastic Syndromes ● Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma ● Lymphoma, Follicular ● Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Alison Walker, MD, MPH, is a member of the Leukemia Research Program at the OSUCCC – James, where her research focuses on acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndromes.

She is most interested in the development of lower intensity novel therapies for patients that maximize efficacy and minimize toxicity. More recently, she has focused on the use of small molecule inhibitors in patients with AML with specific cytogenetic or molecular abnormalities that are known to be recurrent in this disease.

Dr. Walker has co-authored many articles in well-respected publications, including Leukemia & Lymphoma, Blood and Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

She has also shared her research in numerous presentations to organizations such as the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.


  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

    Rochester, NY (USA)

  • Fellowship, University of Rochester, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

    Rochester, NY (USA)


  • Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine

    Strong Memorial Hospital

    Rochester, NY (USA)


  • Fellow in Hematology/Oncology

    University of Rochester, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

    Rochester, NY (USA)

Office Location

Starling Loving Hall

320 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210




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