Medical Oncology, Hematology
Areas of Interest
General Medical Oncology, Lymphomas, Leukemias, Myeloma
Dr. Jamie Waselenko was born in Kentucky but grew up in Michigan, receiving her undergraduate degree in Biology at Wayne State University in 1988, graduating with high honors. She then attended medical school while serving in the US Army at the Uniformed Services University, in Bethesda, MD. Her academic achievements include being selected into Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Societies because of her undergraduate and graduate accomplishments. Dr Waselenko then went on to complete her internal medicine internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC), her internal medicine residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, and her fellowship in hematology and oncology at WRAMC. She received additional post-graduate training in translational research and bone marrow transplantation at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Waselenko served at two of the Army's teaching hospitals, WRAMC and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. She proudly served 17 years in the US Army and thoroughly enjoyed caring for military beneficiaries. After completing her service obligation, she left the Army to join the research team at Sarah Cannon Research Institute and Tennessee Oncology to develop a leukemia program and to lead a team in the development of a new stem cell transplant program. While there, she became clinical director of the Sarah Cannon Blood and Marrow Transplant Program as well as the director of leukemia research at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute. Dr. Waselenko has conducted research and has been published in the areas of leukemia, lymphoma, stem cell transplantation, and the management of acute radiation syndrome.
Dr. Waselenko (or Dr Jamie as her patients like to call her) brings 18 years of hematology and medical oncology experience to the Christ program and Cincinnati area. She is still involved in clinical trials through The Christ Hospital. Dr. Waselenko offers a unique approach, utilizing personalized, faith-based medicine in her practice to provide state of the art care to patients with both blood disorders and cancer. She sees patients with virtually all facets of blood and cancer diagnoses. She also offers prayer to patients and families at their request. Dr. Waselenko is board certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine. She is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and holds memberships in the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and American Society of Hematology..
Dr. Waselenko is very active with her church and periodically joins others in mission work around the globe. She enjoys reading, serving others and spending time with her family. She lives in Batavia, Ohio, with her husband and best friend, Joseph, and their children.