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Ann B. Zimrin, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:




Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-2594


(410) 328-6896

Education and Training

1973-1977 Bowdoin College, B.A., Chemistry.

1977- 1981 University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, MD

1981-1984 Resident in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA

1985-1989 Fellow, Hematology-Oncology,Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Highlighted Publications


Suntharalingam M, Kwok Y, Goloubeva O, Parekh A, Taylor R, Wolf J, Zimrin A, Strome S, Ord R, Cullen KJ. Phase II study evaluating the addition of cetuximab to the concurrent delivery of weekly carboplatin, paclitaxel, and daily radiotherapy for patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1;82(5):1845-50.

Strongin A, Yovino S, Taylor R, Wolf J, Cullen K, Zimrin A, Strome S, Regine W, Suntharalingam M. Primary tumor volume is an important predictor of clinical outcomes among patients with locally advanced squamous cell cancer of the head and neck treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr 1;82(5):1823-30.

Mahmood U, Errens M, Zimrin A, et al. The remarkably distensible stomach: Case report highlighting the implications of gastric filling on radiation treatment planning for gastric lymphoma. Prac Rad Onc. 2012;2:2650269.

Zimrin A, Chumsri S. Profound thrombocytopenia in patient with ITP treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer and subsequent remission after romiplostim. Ann Hematol 2013;92(8):1145-6.

Zimrin AB, Warkentin TE. Transient pseudothrombocytopenia associated with immune heparin-induced thrombocytopenia complicated by pulmonary embolism. Thromb Haemost 2013, in press.


Ross DD, Spritz DW, Wolfsthal SD, Zimrin AB, Keay T, Fang H, Schuetz C, Stapleton LM, Weissman DE. Implementation of experiential, competency-based palliative and end-of-life care training for internal medicine residents and medical oncology fellows. J Cancer Education 2010.

De Souza JA, Busaidy N, Zimrin A, Seiwert TY, Villaflor VM, Poluru KB, Reddy PL, Nam J, Vokes EE, Cohen EE. Phase II trial of sunitinib in medullary thyroid cancer. J Clin Onc 28:15s, 2010 (suppl;abstr 5504)

Evans MW, Giffi VS, Zimrin AB, Hess, JR. Presentation, treatment and outcome for twenty consecutive patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated thrombotic microangiopathy. Blood Nov 2010; 116: 1432.

Evans MW, Baer MR, Gojo I, Rapoport A, Kimball A, Zimrin A. Treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated Burkitt lymphoma in the era of combined antiretroviral therapy and rituximab. J Clin Onc 29:2011 (suppl;abstr e18521)

Awards and Affiliations

Professional Memberships


                                                1990-present American Society of Hematology

                                                1998-present American Society of Clinical Oncology

                                                2004-present American Association of Blood Banks

                                                2011-present American Society for Apheresis


Honors and Awards


                                                1976 Phi Beta Kappa

                                                1977 Phillip Meserve Prize in Chemistry

                                                1977 Graduation summa cum laude, BowdoinCollege

                                                1981 Graduation with honors from medical school

                                                2012 Department of Medicine – Hematology-Oncology Teacher of the Year

                                                2014 Department of Medicine – Hematology-Oncology Teacher of the Year