HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND DIVISION CHIEF
Dr. Al-Janadi received his MD degree from Damascus University in 1991, completed his residency in 1998 from St. Barnabas Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, Bronx, NY and his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology from Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI. Dr. Al-Janadi is board certified in Hematology and Oncology.
Dr. Schwartz's second major focus is in iron and iron overload toxicities. He has a recent publication detailing sudden death in the guinea pig model of iron overload. This has lead to a series of investigations focusing on cardiac effects of iron and effects of iron on cardiac arrhythmias using different animal models. These studies are also funded and ongoing.
Dr. Tamkus completed her hematology/oncology fellowship at Cook County Hospital in June 2006. She has a special interest in breast cancer and will be developing additional clinical trails for this desease, working with faculty at MSU, with basic scientists and with practitioners in the region.
Borys Hrizcenko, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dr. Hrizcenko is a graduate of SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY. He completed his residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota and his fellowship at the NIH, NHLBI Hematology Brancy, Bethesda, Maryland.
Nikolay Dimitrov, M.D.
Dr. Dimitrov completed his medical degree at the Medical Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria. His research interests include breast cancer and cancer prevention.
PGY 6 - FELLOWS
PGY 5 - FELLOWS
TOKALA, MD MOHAMED
AKKAD, MD MOHAMMED SHAIK, MD
KANNARKATT, MD OMAR ALKHARABSHEH, MD
BECKY MCMAHON, MA
Ms. McMahon received her master's degree in education from West Virginia University in 1975 and has worked in the College of Human Medicine for over 38 years. Prior to joining the hematology/oncology fellowship in 2000, she was program coordinator for the gastroenterology fellowship. Ms. McMahon brings to the program her many years of experience in faculty credentialing, recruitment and knowledge of the day to day operations of the University.