Leslie L. Popplewell, M.D.

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
  • Hematologist/Oncologist
  • Associate Medical Director of the Briskin Center for Clinical Research

Leslie L. Popplewell, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
Areas of Expertise
  • Lymphoma
Research Focus
  • Lymphoma
A clinician and professor at City of Hope’s Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center, Leslie L. Popplewell, M.D., is the principal investigator for a number of clinical trials examining new lymphoma therapies. She is also working on advanced transplant techniques for patients whose lymphoma has recurred.
 
Dr. Popplewell received her medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She joined City of Hope in 1998 following a fellowship at the renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
  • 2018 - present, Associate Medical Director, The Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Clinical Research, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2000 - present, Staff Physician, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2000 - present, Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • Lymphoma
  • Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

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City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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Degrees

  • M.D., F.A.C.P.
  • 1988 - 1992, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, M.D., Internal Medicine
  • 1984 - 1988, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, B.S., Biology

Fellowship

  • 1998 - 2000, Fellowship, Bone Marrow Transplantation, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1995 - 1998, Fellowship, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Residency

  • 1992 -1995, Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 2005, Board Certification, Internal Medicine
  • 2005, Board Certification, Hematology
  • 2006 - 2007, Recipient, Tim Nesvig Lymphoma Fellowship Award
  • 2000, Recipient, Lymphoma Research Foundation Association Research Grant
  • 1999 - 2000, Recipient, Amgen Oncology Fellow Award
  • 1997, Recipient, Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • 1997, Board Eligible, Oncology and Hematology
  • 1996 - 1997, Chief Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • 1996 - 1997, Recipient, Mortimer Lacher Fellowship
  • 1996, Recipient, Merit Award, American Society of Hematology
  • 1995, Recipient - Louis J. Treton Award - Most Outstanding 3rd Year Resident
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