Kirsten M. Williams, MD


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Pediatric Hematologist
Pediatric Oncology
Research Program
Cancer Immunology


Kirsten M. Williams, MD, is a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Emory University School of Medicine. As part of the multidisciplinary team at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Dr. William's clinical interest is in pediatric bone marrow transplantation and immunocompromised host.

Dr. Williams is a member of the Cancer Immunology research program at Winship. She holds professional memberships with American Society of Hematology, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Children's Oncology Group, and Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation.


Dr. Williams earned her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She completed her pediatric residency training at Case Western Reserve University, and her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.


Dr. William's research uses a bedside-to-bench-to-bedside approach to translate novel immunotherapies for high risk leukemias and to understand and influence complications of hematopoietic cell transplantation, such as graft versus host disease and graft failure.


Dr. Williams has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, and serves on the editorial board of the journal, Blood.

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