Faculty
Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Iskra Pusic

Iskra Pusic, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia

Clinical Interests

  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Chronic graft-versus-host disease

Research Interests

  • Chronic graft-versus-host disease
  • Graft-versus-tumor effects
  • Transplant biology

Contact

  • 314-454-8306 (office)
  • 314-454-7551 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8007-0029-11
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)

Biosketch

Education
1991-1997 MD, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia
1997-1998 Obligatory Medical Traineeship, University Hospital Center “Rebro”, Zagreb, Croatia
Post-graduate Training
2001 Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Associate, Division of Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lied Transplant Center, Omaha, NE
2001-2004 Resident in Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of New York - Downstate, Brooklyn, NY
2004-2007 Fellow in Hematology and Oncology, Division of Hematology and Oncology, State University of New York - Downstate, Brooklyn, NY
2007-2008 Fellow in Bone Marrow Transplantation and Leukemia, Division of Medical Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2012-2015 Master of Science in Clinical Investigation, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions & Employment
2008-2011 Hospitalist, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
2011-2013 Instructor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2013-2019 Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2020-present Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
University & Hospital Appointments & Committees
2014-present Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC), member
2016-present KL2 Award Review Committee, member
2021-present Washington University School of Medicine Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), member
2021-present Washington University School of Medicine, Goal Deployment Process Team for central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) reduction, member
Board Certification
2004 Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
2008 Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine
2009, 2021 Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine
2021 Cardio-Oncology, International Cardio-Oncology Society
Honors & Awards
2007 Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease (GvHD) Workshop - Implementation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Criteria for Clinical Trials, NIH, Bethesda, MD
2008 American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Travel Grant
2009 American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Clinical Research Training Course
2012-2015 Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Career Development Award, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2018-2020 American Cancer Society-Institutional Research Grant, St. Louis, MO
2018-2020 Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program Grant, Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, St. Louis, MO
Editorial Responsibilities
2019 Abstract Reviewer, American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting
2020 Coordinating Abstract Reviewer, ASH meeting
2021 International Cardio-Oncology Society, Board Exam Development Committee Member
National Scientific Panels
2019-present National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), Disease-specific Guidelines Panel - Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
2019-present Committee on Practice Guidelines at American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapies (ASTCT), formerly ASBMT
2020-present State of Science Symposium, GvHD Committee, BMT Clinical Trials Network (CTN)
2020-present NIH Chronic GvHD Consensus Working Group, Section on GvHD Etiology and Prevention
2020-present International Cardio Oncology Society Research, Scientific Advisory Committee
Professional Societies & Organizations
2004-present American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapies (ASTCT); previously ASBMT
2004-present American Society of Hematology
2008-present Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, GvHD Working Committee
2009-present Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network - Chronic GVHD Consortium
2015-present Clinical Trials Network
2016-2018 Association of Croatian American Professionals, Medicine and Health Sciences Section
2018-present Women Committee in American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapies
2019-present Survivorship Special interest Group at ASTCT
2020-present International Cardio-Oncology Society