Sagar Lonial was nominated for a position on our Board in April 2020. Dr. Lonial is an internationally recognized authority in multiple myeloma and lymphoma treatment and research and currently serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Emory University School of Medicine, as well as the Chief Medical Officer at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. He is involved in numerous professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, as well as involved in research with the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Dr. Lonial also serves as Vice Chair of the Myeloma Committee in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and as Chair of the Steering Committee for the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium. He has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Lonial serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Leukemia, is the myeloma editor for Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia, and is the hematologic malignancies section editor for the journal Cancer. Dr. Lonial earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, followed by a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.