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David H. Lawson, MD

Lawson photo Department Hematology and Medical Oncology  
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404-778-1900 Winship Cancer Institute 1365-C Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30322
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Titles Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology
Section Chief
Medical Oncologist
Biography Click to view Biography, Clinical Specialties, Research Focus and Education
Research Focus Dr. Lawson has collaborated on studies involving depression in cancer patients and neuro-behavioral effects of high dose interferon alpha treatment on cancer patients. He has written and collaborated on numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Clinical Oncology and the American Journal of Psychiatry.
Education He earned his Medical Degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He also completed his Fellowship and Residency at Emory University School of Medicine.
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Memberships Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program

Dr. Lawson is a member of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Melanoma Committee and is on the Executive Committee of the Georgia Oncology Research Network. He is a member of the American Society of Biological Therapy, the American Society for Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research. He also maintains memberships with in the following organizations:
Chair, Emory Melanoma & Pigmented Lesion Center Conference Co-Principal Investigator,
ECOG Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Cancer Committee Steering Committee,
Ambulatory Infusion Center WCI Transition Team for Clinical Research Pain Committee,
Emory Oncology Nursing Consortium Society,
American Society of Biological Therapy,
American Society for Clinical Oncology,
American Association for Cancer Research
Awards Dr. Lawson is the recipient of the following awards:
Cum Laude, Alpha Omega Alpha 1983-1986
Research Associate, VA Career Development Program Award
Cancers Treated Melanoma

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