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VICC Welcomes New Division, Department Leaders

September 18, 2015

This month, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center welcomes two new faculty members into leadership roles.

W. Kimryn Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology

Dr. W. Kimryn (Kim) Rathmell is the new Director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at VICC. - Photos by Joe Howell

W. Kimryn (Kim) Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D.


W. Kimryn Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D., Alexander Professor for Translational Science and associate director for Training and Education at Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has been named director of Vanderbilt’s Division of Hematology and Oncology. She assumed the role of division director on Sept. 1. Read more




Lisa Kachnic, M.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology

Lisa Kachnic, M.D.

Lisa Kachnic, M.D.


Lisa Kachnic, M.D., professor and chair of Radiation Oncology and associate director of Multidisciplinary Cancer Research at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and chief of Radiation Oncology at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has been named the new professor and chair of the Vanderbilt Department of Radiation Oncology. She joins the faculty on Sept. 21. Read more