Clinical Faculty

Marianne Barnhill, MD Marianne Barnhill, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Assistant Medical Director, Tulane Cancer Center and Medical Director, ILH Hematology/Oncology Service

Dr. 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. 

Dr. Barnhill joined the faculty of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport in 1992.  The following year, she opened a community-based oncology 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, Dr. Barnhill 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. 

In 2009, Dr. Barnhill joined the faculty of Tulane University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology. 

Dr. Barnhill’s particular area of interest is in the treatment of lung cancer.  She is the principal investigator of several clinical studies involving new therapies for treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. 

Dr. Barnhill has served as a member of the Southwest Oncology Group Lung Committee, Breast Committee, Cancer Control Research Committee, and Committee on Women’s Health.

Selected Publications

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

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