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Kevin Kalinsky, MD Joins Winship as Director of the Emory Glenn Family Breast Center


Sagar Lonial MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Chief Medical Officer, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, is proud to announce that Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS has joined Winship as the Director of the Emory Glenn Family Breast Center.

As director of the Emory Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship, Dr. Kalinsky is tasked with fulfilling the vision to improve breast cancer outcomes by aligning research and education with cancer treatment and prevention. He comes to Winship from New York-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York, NY, after serving on the faculty for 12 years as a breast cancer physician and investigator.

Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS
Director, Emory Glenn Family Breast Center, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University Emory University School of Medicine Winship at Emory University Hospital

Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, is acting associate professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. A breast cancer physician and investigator, Dr. Kalinsky’s research focuses on developing new therapeutic approaches to patients with breast cancer.

Dr. Kalinsky started his academic career in Atlanta, earning a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Emory College. He obtained his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and a master’s in biostatistics, patient oriented research track from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. His training included a residency and fellowships at Tufts-New England Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Kalinsky is a recipient of the Ewig Clinical Scholar Teaching Award from Columbia University, NCI Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award, Physician of Impact Award from Susan G. Komen Greater NYC and SWOG Career Engagement Award.

His research includes recent publications of studies in new drug development and therapies for metastatic breast cancer. Kalinsky was lead author on a study now online in Annals of Oncology on "Sacituzumab Govitecan in Previously Treated Hormone Receptor-Positive/HER2-Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer: Final Results from a Phase 1/2, Single-Arm, Basket Trial."

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Dr. Kalinsky joins Emory Clinic’s multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists seeing patients at Emory University Hospital. The team is also a part of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia’s only comprehensive cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute, offering access to multidisciplinary cancer care and a wide variety of clinical trials often not available elsewhere.

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About Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is the only Comprehensive Cancer Center in Georgia designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Part of an elite group of centers nationwide that are on the forefront of the battle against cancer, Winship at Emory serves as the coordinating center for a vast array of resources in medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging and the subspecialties of cancer care throughout Emory University. As an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, our participation in national, international and institutional clinical trials ensures that our patients have access to the latest advances in cancer treatments.

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