Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Dr. Rachel Salit is a hematology oncologist who seeks ways to improve outcomes for patients undergoing cord blood transplants. Her research concentrates on adults who are receiving reduced-intensity conditioning regimens. Dr. Salit is looking at ways to reduce infections, prevent graft-vs.-host disease, decrease relapse and improve long-term quality of life. She is also trying to extend cord blood as a donor source to patients with certain slow-growing blood cancers such as myelofibrosis.
University of Washington School of Medicine
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, 2010
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, 2007
M.D., Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2004
B.S., Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Duke University, 1996