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Kathryn A.F. Kline, MD, MPH

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

Yale University, New Haven CT: BA in history

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh PA: MD

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD: MPH

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD: residency in internal medicine

University of Maryland, Baltimore MD: fellowship in hematology and medical oncology


Dr. Kline is a hematologist specializing in lymphoma and classical (non-malignant) hematology. Academic interests include lymphoma drug development as well as questions of health care access and equity. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic lymphoma, cytopenias, thrombosis

Highlighted Publications

Polk S, DeCamp LR, Guerrero Vázquez M, Kline K, Andrade A, Cook B, Cheng TL, Page KR. Centro SOL: A Community Academic Partnership Caring for Undocumented Immigrants in an Emerging Latino Area. Acad Med. 2019 Apr;94(4):538-543

Kline KAF, Kallen ME, Duong VH#, Law JY#. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma: Same Disease Spectrum but Two Distinct Diagnoses. Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports. 2021 Oct;16(5):384-393.

Kline KAF, Lee ST, Law JY, Kallen M. Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia and Simultaneous Intravascular Large B-Cell Lymphoma: Rare Transformation or Unhappy Coincidence? Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma, and Leukemia. 2022 Aug;22(8):e788-e791.

Kline KAF, Chen W, Kallen ME, Koka R, Omli D, Fax X, Iraguha T, Gebru E, Dishanthan N, Baker JM, Dietze KA, Yared JA, Hankey K, Dahiya S, Niederhaus SV, Hardy NM, Luetkens T, Rapoport AP, Atanackovic D. Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells for the treatment of a patient with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder. Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. Published online June 6, 2023.

Kline KAF, Law JY, Gerber J. Venous Thromboembolism and Associated Prothrombotic Disorders in the Intensive Care Unit. In: Irwin RS et al, Irwin & Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine. 9th Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2023 (in press).

Awards and Affiliations

Norman D. Anderson, M.D. Memorial Award for Exemplary Ambulatory Medicine, Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Residency, 2014

Fellow Teaching Prize, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2023