Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Medicine
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology - GIDP
Program Director, Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship
Research Member, Therapeutic Development Program, UArizona Cancer Center

Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH

Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Chalasani completed her medical school at Gandhi Medical College in India and completed her Internship, Residency and Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Chalasani is an Assistant Professor on staff at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. She specializes in breast cancer and sees patients with breast cancer for treatment decisions regarding hormonal therapy (anti-estrogen therapy), chemotherapy, and second opinions. She is also the Co-Director for Hemophilia Treatment Center (Adult) at the University of Arizona and sees patients with bleeding and clotting disorders. In addition, she is very active in research and has several ongoing translational and clinical projects. Her key research interest is in development of biomarkers- imaging, blood based or tissue. She is active in the translational and clinical trials research at UACC. She is the Principal Investigator on several industry sponsored, and co-operative group protocols, and Principal Investigator for several investigator initiated trials. She has received research funding from NIH/NCI, American Cancer Society, Better Than Ever and The University of Arizona Cancer Center-pilot funding mechanism. 

Research Interests: 

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Degrees: 
MBBS: Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India
MD: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Honors and Awards: 
Affiliate, American College of Physicians
Affiliate, American Society of Hematology
Affiliate, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Affiliate, American Association of Cancer Research
Affiliate, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society
Residency: 
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: 
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Internal Medicine