Hematology-Oncology Fellowship

Program Leadership

Program Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
J. Christian Barrett, MD
(see profiles below for more information)

Division Chair, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
Steven Grossman, MD, PhD
(see profiles below for more information)


    Program Director, J. Christian Barrett, MD

    Dr. J. Christian Barrett

    Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
    Medical Director, Central Virginia Center for Coagulation Disorders
    Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine
    Associate Professor of Medicine

    EDUCATION
    BS University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN (1989)
    MD University of Louisville, Louisville, KY (1993)
    CLINICAL TRAINING
    Internship and Residency University of Alabama at Birmingham
    (1993 - 96)
    Fellowship Hematology and Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    (1996 - 99)
    Professional Profile

    Following his fellowship, Dr. Barrett joined the faculty at UAB where he was an assistant residency program director and the associate fellowship director. After leaving Alabama, he joined a successful, private hematology/oncology practice in Louisville, KY. Dr. Barrett came to VCU in the summer of 2005 and quickly established himself within the institution. He assumed the directorship of the Central Virginia Center for Coagulation Disorders, a role he continues to fill. Dr. Barrett served as an associate program director of the Internal Medicine residency-training program from 2005-11. In 2011, he assumed his role as Program Director for the Hematology/Oncology fellowship. Dr. Barrett enjoys working with medical students at all levels of training and currently directs the MS-II Marrow Division (the Hematology-Oncology pathophysiology course).

    Dr. Barrett is a husband and the father of three girls. He loves the time he spends with the girls and is proud of their aggressive outdoors spirits – boasting of their first alpine mountain summit at ages 3 (on his back), 5, and 7.

     

    Contact Information

      J. Christian Barrett, MD
      Program Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
      Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine (profile)
      Medical Director, Central Virginia Center for Coagulation Disorders
      Associate Professor of Medicine

      P.O. Box 980509
      Richmond, VA 23298-0509
      804.828.9802
      john.barrett@vcuhealth.org

    Division Chair Steven Grossman, MD, PhD

    Dr. Steven Grossman

    Chair, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Palliative Care
    Professor of Medicine
    [Link to Physician Profile]

    EDUCATION
    BS Biology at Princeton University (1980)
    PhD Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1984)
    MD University of Chicago, Chicago, Il (1990)
    CLINICAL TRAINING
    Internship and Residency Internal Medicine
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA (1991-93)
    Fellowship Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Laboratory of Elliott Kieff at Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA (1993-94)

    Fellowship
    Medical Oncology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA (1994-97)

    Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Laboratory of David Livingston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston (1997-2002)
    Contact Information