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Beth Christian, MD


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320 W 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-7807

Email: christian.77@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Hematology

Physician, FGP-Hematology

 

Clinical Interest

Malignant Hematology: Lymphoma

Academic Advising

2009 - present The Ohio State University.
2009 - present The Ohio State University.
2009 - present The Ohio State University.
2009 - present The Ohio State University.
2003 Shannon Puhalla Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2004 Robert Winrow Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2004 Jeanna Knoble Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2005 Amanda Holbrook Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2005 Alexandra Jordan Ohio State University College of Medicine.
2007 Katherine Martin Ohio State University College of Medicine.
 

Certifications

present Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate: American Heart Association
present Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate: American Heart Association
2009 - present Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
2002 - 2005 MD Training Certificate: # 57.005787 (Inactive): State Medical Board of Ohio
2010 Eligible for Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
2005 - 2011 Doctor of Medicine: License # 35.085172: State Medical Board of Ohio
2005 - 2015 Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
 

Clinical Services

08/01/2009 Attending Physician (Inpatient Hematology Service, Internal Medicine)
08/01/2009 Attending Physician (Outpatient Hematology Clinic, Internal Medicine)

Conferences

Kraut EH, Bender J, Clinton S, Jensen R, Balcerzak S, Chan K, Mueller C, Vaswani K, Mantil, JK, Christian B, Grever,M. "Phase I study of SU5416 in combination with CPT-11 and cisplatin in patients with solid tumors.." In CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH. (November 2001). 3661S-3661S.

Christian BA, Grever M, Byrd JC, Lin TS. "Flavopiridol in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Concise Review." In CLINICAL LYMPHOMA & MYELOMA. (September 2009). S179-S185.

Jones JA, Andritsos L, Baiocchi R, Benson DM, Blum KA, Christian B, Deam D, Flynn JM, Johnson JA, Phelps MA, Porcu P, Byrd JC, and Grever MR. "Flavopiridol Can Be Safely Administered Using a Pharmacologically Derived Schedule and Demonstrates Activity In Relapsed and Refractory Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma." In BLOOD. (November 2010). 1169-1169.

Racke F, Simpson S, Christian B, Blum KA, Hasserjian R, Zhao W. "Evidence of Long Latency Periods Prior to Development of Mantle Cell Lymphoma.." In BLOOD. (November 2010). 147-147.

Christian B, Alinari L, Jones JA, Benson DM, Flynn JM, Porcu P, Lustberg ME, Phelps M, Poi M, Chung D, Quinion C, Byrd JC, Wegener W, Goldenberg DM, Baiocchi RA, Blum KA. "Results of A Phase 1 Study of Milatuzumab, a Humanized Anti-CD74 Antibody, and Veltuzumab, a Humanized Anti-CD20 Antibody, In Patients with Relapsed and Refractory B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma." In BLOOD. (November 2011). 1584-1584.

Cohen JB, Geyer S, Lozanski G, Zhao W, Heerema NA, Jones JJ, Porcu P, Christian B,Baiocchi RA, Maddocks K, Flynn JM, Devine SM, Blum KA. "A Phase I Trial of the Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (BTK) Inhibitor, Ibrutinib (PCI-32765), in Combination with Rituximab (R) and Bendamustine in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL)." In BLOOD. (November 2012). .-.

Cohen JB, Geyer S, Lozanski G, Zhao W, Heerema NA, Jones JJ, Porcu P, Christian B,Baiocchi RA, Maddocks K, Flynn JM, Devine SM, Blum KA. "Complete Response (CR) to Induction Therapy in Patients (pts) with Myc plus and Double Hit Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) Is Associated with Prolonged Progression-Free Survival (PFS).." In BLOOD. (November 2012). .-.

Stephens DM, Ruppert AS, Christian BA, Jones JA, Flynn JM, Porcu P, Baiocchi RA, Byrd JC, Dotson EK, Crawford BS, Blum KA.. "Toxicity in patients (pts) age 65 or older with dose-adjusted REPOCH (DA-REPOCH) for untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).." In JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY. (May 2012). .-.

Cohen JB, Geyer S, Lozanski G, Zhao W, Heerema NA, Jones JJ, Porcu P, Christian B,Baiocchi RA, Maddocks K, Flynn JM, Devine SM, Blum KA. "Complex Karyotype (CK) Is Associated with a Shortened Progression-Free Survival (PFS) in Patients (pts) with Newly Diagnosed Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL).." In BLOOD. (November 2012). .-.

Hofmeister CC, Liu Z, Bowers MA, Porcu P, Flynn JM, Christian BA, Baiocchi RA, Benson D, Andritsos LA, Greenfield CA, Sell,Megan, Geyer S, Byrd JC, Grever MR. "Phase I Study of AR-42 in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma and Lymphoma.." In BLOOD. (November 2012). Abstract #2955-.

Salem G, Dunavin N, Wei L, Elder P, Penza S, Blum K, Porcu P, Baiocchi R, Jones J, Flynn J, Andritsos L, Devine SM, Christian B, Efebera Y. "Busulfan, cyclophosphamide, etoposide is not superior to carmustine, etoposide, cytarabine, mephalan conditioning prior to autologous stem cell transplantation in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma and is associated with increased toxicity." In BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION. (April 2012). S84-S85.

 

Degrees

1998 B.S., Tulane University

2002 M.D., The Ohio State University

 

Editorial Activities

2009 - present Clinical Lymphoma and Myeloma
 

Honors

1994 - 1998 Dean's Honor Scholarship : Full Tuition.
1994 - 1998 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship: Financial Support.
1998 Departmental Honors in Biomedical Engineering.
1998 Alpha Eta Mu Beta. Biomedical Engineering Honor Society.
1998 Engineer in Training. Louisiana State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
1999 Vice President for the Research Opportunities Forum. Landacre Society.
1999 Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Scholarship for Medical Student Research.
2007 Robyn D. Howson Housestaff Humanism Award.
2008 Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Stipend Support Program.
2008 Selected Participant: Clinical Research Training Institute.
2008 - 2009 Chief Fellow of Hematology & Oncology Fellowship Training Program.
2010 Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence.
 

Journal Articles

Christian BA; Fischer B, Blum KA; Brooker-McEldowney M; Moran ME; Andritsos LA; Phelps MA; Dalton JT; Colevas AD, Byrd JC; Grever MR; and Lin TS.. "Flavopiridol in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia." Clinical Leukemia. Vol. 5, (September 2007.): 292-297.

Christian BA; Blum KA; Andritsos LA; Fishcer B; Moran ME; Brooker-McEldowney M; Phelps MA; Dalton JT; Colevas AD; Byrd JC; Grever MR; & Lin TS. "Flavopiridol in the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)." Current Opinion In Oncology. Vol. 19, no. 6. (November 2007.): 573-578.

Christian BA, Lin TS. "Antibody Therapy for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)." Seminars In Hematology. Vol. 45, no. 2. (April 2008.): 95-103.

Christian BA, Grever MR, Byrd JC, Lin TS. "Flavopiridol in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Concise Review.." Clinical Lymphoma & Myeloma. Vol. 9, no. Suppl 3. (January 2009.): S179-S185.

Christian BA; Zhao W; Hamadani M; Sotomayor E; Navarro W; Devine SM; Racke F; Blum KA.. "Mantle cell lyphoma twelve years after allogeneic bone marrow transplant occurring simultaneously in recipient and donor.." Journal of Clinical Oncology. (January 2010.): -.

 

Presentations

"Factor V Leiden." Presented at Internal Medicine Senior Resident Ground Rounds, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (June 2002)

"Emergencies in Hematology and Oncology." Presented at The ICU Education Series Presentation, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 2008)

"Hematologic Emergencies." Presented at Introduction to the Practice of Medicine Series, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2009)

"Hodgkin's Lymphoma." Presented at Introduction to the Practice of Medicine Series, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (December 2009)

"Oncologic Emergencies." Presented at Introduction to the Practice of Medicine Series, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (August 2010)

"Low Grade Lymphomas." Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Conference Review, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (January 2010)