Sonali Smith, MD, FASCO

Elmwood V. Jensen Professor of Medicine Interim Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology

University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
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Sonali Smith, MD, FASCO

Elmwood V. Jensen Professor of Medicine Interim Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology

University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Biography

Sonali Smith, MD, FASCO, is a board-certified hematology and medical oncology physician, Professor, the Elwood V. Jensen Professor of Medicine, and Interim Section Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Lymphoma Program at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago.

She serves in multiple leadership roles including as Co-Director of the Cancer Service Line at the University of Chicago, Vice Chair of the Lymphoma Committee at the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), Co-Chair of the International Ultmann Chicago Lymphoma Symposium, and Chair of the Career Development and Engagement Subcommittee at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Dr Smith serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) and the Lymphoma Steering Committee for the National Cancer Institute. She is an Editorial Board member for Annals of Lymphoma, Cancer, and the Journal of Clinical Oncology and an editorial reviewer for at least 13 peer-reviewed journals.

She is the recipient of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Education Award given by the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (2017).

Dr Smith has authored or coauthored at least 138 peer-reviewed journal articles and at least 12 book chapters. She is a member of ASCO, the American Society of Hematology, SWOG, LRF, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Dr Smith’s clinical research focus includes lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma.