Melinda L. Yushak, MD, MPH

Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Oncologist
Emory Sarcoma Center
Phase I Clinical Trials Unit


Melinda L. Yushak, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Yushak joined the clinical staff at Winship Cancer Institute as a practicing physician in August 2015. 


Dr. Yushak received her Medical Degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Yushak obtained her Master of Public Health degree from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Her postgraduate medical training included a residency in the Department of Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts and a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven.


Dr. Yushak's research interests include predictive bio-markers and implications of genetic testing.
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