Abdullah Kutlar

Dr William N&Josephine R Agostas Chair for Int Med

Abdullah Kutlar

Dr William N&Josephine R Agostas Chair for Int Med

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hematology and Oncology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Bio

Dr. Kutlar has served Augusta University since 1982 where he has made major contributions to clinical care, basic science, clinical research, and educational activities. He is a graduate of Ankara University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey. He completed his residency and one year as chief resident and fellowship in internal medicine/hematology at Istanbul University Medical School in Istanbul, Turkey.

Education

  • MD, Medicine (MD) University of Ankara, 1971

Certifications

  • Recertification in Hematology 2006

  • ABIMH ABIMH, 1996

  • Board Certification in Hematology 1996

  • ABIM ABIM, 1994

  • FLEX 1991

  • FMGEMS Examination 1984

  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine (Turkey) 1978

  • ECFMG Examination 1972

  • BLS AHA, 2014

  • PHY State Bd. of Medical Examiners, 1991

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Clinical Science Research Award Medical College of Georgia, GRU, 2012

  • Excellence in Teaching Award MCG School of Medicine, 1998

  • Faculty of the Year Award MCG School of Medicine, 1998

  • Clinical Science Research Distinguished Faculty Award MCG School of Medicine, 1997

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • GMED 5100

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 2
  • MEDI 6000

    Care of the Chronic & Term Pat
  • RHON 5000

    Hematology-Oncology
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program
  • PHAS 5227

    Hematology and Oncology
  • GMED 5028

    Resch Elect Med

Teaching Interests

Sickle Cell Anemia Hemoglobinopathies/Thalassemias Anemias Red Cell Disorders Hematologic Malignancies Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myeloproliferative Disorders Coagulation and Platelet Disorders

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Progressing Preemptive Genotyping of CYP2C19 Allelic Variants for Sickle Cell Disease Patients., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Intrapatient variability in fetal hemoglobin measurements over time in sickle cell patients not on fetal hemoglobin inducing agents., 2016
    Other
  • Hydroxycarbamide versus chronic transfusion for maintenance of transcranial doppler flow velocities in children with sickle cell anaemia-TCD With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (TWiTCH): a multicentre, open-label, phase 3, non-inferiority trial., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Pulmonary platelet thrombi and vascular pathology in acute chest syndrome in patients with sickle cell disease., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Endothelin-1 contributes to the progression of renal injury in sickle cell disease via reactive oxygen species., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Sickle Cell Anemia Hemoglobinopathies/Thalassemias Anemias Red Cell Disorders Hematologic Malignancies Myelodysplastic Syndromes Myeloproliferative Disorders Coagulation and Platelet Disorders

Professional Service

  • Bluebirdbio DMC 2013 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Society of Hematology Scientific Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Advisory Board for HemaQuest Pharmaceuticals 2009 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Turkish Journal of Haematology 2002 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Journal of Hematology 1996 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer