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Carla Casulo, M.D.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

Hematologic Oncology; Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Fax: (585) 273-1042

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Biography

Carla Casulo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was awarded her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She later completed her internship, residency and chief residency at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Casulo was a fellow in hematology and oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Casulo was honored as recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Bracket Housestaff Teaching Award at Yale University School of Medicine, the Mortimer Latcher Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Foundation, the NIH John Calabresi Career Development Award, and an American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award. She has presented her work in lymphoma at both national and international levels and is a member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Casulo's research experience and areas of interest include newly diagnosed and relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma ,and peripheral T cell lymphoma. In addition to being board-certified in medical oncology and hematology, she is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Professional Background

Carla Casulo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was awarded her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She later completed her internship, residency and chief residency at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Casulo was a fellow in hematology and oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Casulo was honored as recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Bracket Housestaff Teaching Award at Yale University School of Medicine, the Mortimer Latcher Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Foundation, the NIH John Calabresi Career Development Award, and an American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award. She has presented her work in lymphoma at both national and international levels and is a member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Casulo's research experience and areas of interest include newly diagnosed and relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma ,and peripheral T cell lymphoma. In addition to being board-certified in medical oncology and hematology, she is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Research

Carla Casulo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program was awarded her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. She later completed her internship, residency and chief residency at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

From 2008 to 2012, Dr. Casulo was a fellow in hematology and oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Casulo was honored as recipient of numerous awards, including the John W. Bracket Housestaff Teaching Award at Yale University School of Medicine, the Mortimer Latcher Fellowship Award from the Lymphoma Foundation, the NIH John Calabresi Career Development Award, American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award, Hematology/Oncology Training Program Teacher of the Year Award, and an ICARE Patient Centered Bronze Star Award. She has presented her work in lymphoma at both national and international levels and is a member of the American Society of Hematology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Casulo's research experience and areas of interest include relapsed follicular lymphoma, newly diagnosed and relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma ,and peripheral T cell lymphoma. In addition to being board-certified in medical oncology and hematology, she is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1993-1998
B.A. | Hunter College, City University of New York

2004
M.D. | State University of New York, Downstate
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2012
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Hematology and Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Awards

2016
Hematology/Oncology Training Program Teacher of the Year Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Wilmot Cancer Institute

2016
ICARE Patient Centered Bronze Star Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital

2016
National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Award

2015
Lymphoma Research Foundation Clinical Research Mentoring Program Recipient

2013 - 2014
SPORE Career Development Award in Lymphoma Research
Sponsor: National Institute of Health

2011
Abstract Achievement Award
Sponsor: American Society of Hematology

2010 - 2012
Career Development Award (K12 Grant)
Sponsor: John Calabresi

2009 - 2010
Latcher Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Lymphoma Foundation

2009
Competitively Selected
Sponsor: AAMC Minority Career Development Conference

2008
John W Bracket House Staff Teaching Award
Sponsor: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, CT

2005
Intern of the Year
Sponsor: Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, CT

1999
Golden Key National Honor Society

1999
Thomas Hunter Honors Program
Location: New York, NY

1999
Cum Laude
Sponsor: Hunter College
Location: New York, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/1/2017
Casulo C, Nastoupil L, Fowler NH, Friedberg JW, Flowers CR. "Unmet needs in the first-line treatment of follicular lymphoma." Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology. 2017 Sep 1; 28(9):2094-2106.

4/1/2017
Carson KR, Horwitz SM, Pinter-Brown LC, Rosen ST, Pro B, Hsi ED, Federico M, Gisselbrecht C, Schwartz M, Bellm LA, Acosta MA, Shustov AR, Advani RH, Feldman TA, Lechowicz MJ, Smith SM, Lansigan F, Tulpule A, Craig MD, Greer JP, Kahl BS, Leach JW, Morganstein N, Casulo C, Park SI, Foss FM. "A prospective cohort study of patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma in the United States." Cancer.. 2017 Apr 1; 123(7):1174-1183. Epub 2016 Dec 02.

4/2017
Hsi ED, Horwitz SM, Carson KR, Pinter-Brown LC, Rosen ST, Pro B, Federico M, Gisselbrecht C, Schwartz M, Bellm LA, Acosta M, Collie AM, Gruver AM, Grzywacz BJ, Turakhia S, Shustov AR, Advani RH, Feldman T, Lechowicz MJ, Smith SM, Lansigan F, Tulpule A, Craig MD, Greer JP, Kahl BS, Leach JW, Morganstein N, Casulo C, Park SI, Foss FM. "Analysis of Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma Diagnostic Workup in the United States." Clinical lymphoma, myeloma & leukemia.. 2017 Apr 0; 17(4):193-200. Epub 2017 Jan 10.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Burkitt Lymphoma
Book Title: Williams Hematology Malignant Lymphoid Disease
Author List: Carla Casulo, Jonathan Friedberg, and Andrew G. Evans
Published By: Cenveo Publisher Services2017

2017
Chapter Title: Chemotherapy Free Treatment for Follicular Lymphoma
Book Title: Lugano Educational Book
Author List: Carla Casulo
Published By: Lugano2017 in International Conference for Malignant Lymphoma - Lugano Educational Book

2014
Chapter Title: Lymphoma, Non Hodgkin
Book Title: Hematology-Oncology Therapy
Author List: Schafer-Cutillo J, Casulo C, Friedberg J, Fisher R
Published By: McGraw-Hill2014

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