Titles and Roles
- Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Research Program
- Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics
Dr. Kudchakar completed medical school at Emory University in 2003 and went on to complete her internal medicine residency at Emory as well in 2006. She then pursued her hematology and medical oncology training at the University of Colorado where she began her interest in Cutaneous oncology. After completing fellowship, she was an Assistant member at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida in the Department of Cutaneous Oncology.
Dr. Kudchadkar’s research focuses on signal transduction inhibitors for the treatment metastatic melanoma with a secondary interest in advanced basal cell carcinomas. Her research is focused on the development of novel therapeutic approaches for metastatic melanoma via the discovery of novel drug targets and drug combinations. Her concentration at Emory is in clinical trial development and implementation to improve treatment options for melanoma.
Dr. Kudchadkar is the recipient of the following awards:
- Alpha Epsilon Delta – Premedical Honor Society, 1997-1999,
- Highest Honors Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, 1999
- Betty Ford Center Medical Student Scholarship Seminars neurobiology of alcohol and drug abuse, 2000
- Chief Fellow Hematology/Oncology, 2008-2009