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Marianne BarnhillMarianne Barnhill, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology-Oncology
Assistant Medical Director of Cancer Center Operations, Tulane Cancer Center
Tulane Cancer Center Contributing Member

Contact Information
Phone: 504-988-2967
Address: 1430 Tulane Ave., Box SL-78, New Orleans, LA 70112-2699

Biographical Narrative

Marianne Barnhill received her Medical Degree from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio in 1987. She completed both her residency training in Internal Medicine and her fellowship training in Hematology-Oncology at Washington Hospital Center, an affiliate of Georgetown University, in Washington D.C. She joined the faculty of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport in 1992. The following year, she opened a solo private practice in the specialty of Hematology-Oncology and continued in private practice in the Shreveport area for twelve years. During those years she also participated in a number of short-term volunteer overseas medical mission projects in underserved regions across six continents. In 2007, she joined the faculty of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans. There she served as Medical Director of the LSU Hematology-Oncology Ambulatory Care Services and helped re-establish local care for uninsured cancer patients after Hurricane Katrina. She came to Tulane University School of Medicine in 2009 as an assistant professor of clinical medicine. Her particular area of interest is in the treatment of lung cancer. She is the principal investigator of several clinical research studies involving new therapies for treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. She has served as a member of the Southwest Oncology Group Lung Committee, Breast Committee, Cancer Control Research Committee, and Committee on Women's Health. Additionally, she serves as the Tulane School of Medicine medical liaison for the Gynecologic Oncology Group. In her role as Assistant Medical Director for Cancer Center Operations, she leads the administrative team managing operations at the Tulane Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Selected Publications
Barnhill M, Hess E, Guccion J, Nam L, Bass B, Patterson R. "Tripartite Differentiation in a Carcinoma of the Duodenum." Cancer 73:266-72, 1994.


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