All Press Releases for December 13, 2017

Judith Esther Karp, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Karp has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of oncology

She continues to publish actively on clinical-translational research in poor-risk adult acute leukemias, with 275 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals, 35 book chapters, and 2 textbooks.

    PALM DESERT, CA, December 13, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Judith E. Karp, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Judith Karp celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Over the course of more than 40 years, Dr. Karp has honed her expertise in the field of oncology with specific focus on the pathogenesis, biology and investigational treatment of leukemia in adults. At the start of her career, she joined The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty as an instructor in oncology and medicine in 1975, and then served subsequently as an assistant professor and associate professor. In 1990, she was recruited to the National Institutes of Health where she served as special assistant to the director at the National Cancer Institute and assistant director for applied science. She returned to academia in 1996 as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Leukemia Program, and Associate Director for Clinical Research at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. In 2002, she returned to the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins as Professor of Oncology and Medicine and Director of the Leukemia program. She became professor emerita, oncology and medicine, The Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine, in 2013.

An alumna of Mills College and the prestigious Stanford University, Dr. Karp holds a Bachelor of Arts and an MD. Throughout the years, she continues to be affiliated with a variety of professional societies, including the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Society of Hematolog. Dr. Karp continues to publish actively on clinical-translational research in poor-risk adult acute leukemias, with 275 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals, 35 book chapters, and 2 textbooks. Additionally, she has been recognized numerous times for her work in the field, earning a Director's Award and a Special Achievement Award through the National Institutes of Health, features in Best Doctors in America every year since 2009, and numerous awards from the Leuekmia Lymphoma Society of America including the John J. Kenney Award and the Spiral of Life Achievement Award. Dr. Karp remains actively involved with diverse aspects of leukemia translational research including clinical trials design and analysis, and mentorship of young oncologists.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Judith Karp, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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