Dr. Jordan Atkins joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jordan Atkins joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2018.

Dr. Atkins graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 2010. At that time, he was also able to participate in research and internship programs at universities such as The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore Maryland, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio and Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He then trained at Washington University in St. Louis through medical school and residency and received his masters through the MD/MPHS program, which focused on clinical epidemiology and biostatistics. Throughout his matriculation at Washington University, he published multiple scientific journal articles and reviews within the field of clinical oncology, ranging from surgical outcomes in patients with triple negative breast cancer to utilization of chemotherapy in patients with pancreatic cancer. He has presented his research at national conferences, such as the Academic Surgical Congress and the Missouri Chapter of Surgeons. Currently, he has a special interest in stem cell transplant in patients with leukemia. More recently, he presented his research regarding outcomes related to donor-specific anti-HLA antibodies in patients who undergo haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplant at the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Within the clinical domain, Dr. Atkins currently enjoys spending time taking care of patients in the hospital who undergo transplant for leukemia and lymphoma.