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Jeanne M. Palmer, M.D.

  1. Hematologist



  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Dr. Palmer has a clinical interest in myeloproliferative neoplasms, as well as bone marrow transplantation. Her interest is in identifying novel, targeted therapies for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms, such as essential thrombocythemia, polycythemia vera, and myelofibrosis. She strives to offer innovative therapies to patients in all stages of their disease through clinical trials. She also participates in quality of life research, to understand what factors not only contribute to longevity, but also quality of life. When seeing patients, her focus is on providing appropriate education regarding their disease, to help in a shared decision making process. This ensures that patients receive the care most appropriate for them.

In addition to her clinical activities, she serves as the Vice Chair, and Section Chief for Hematology. She also is the Program Director for the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. She also teaches at the Mayo Clinic Medical School in Arizona, as well as University of Arizona in Phoenix.

  1. Graft versus host disease
  2. Myelodysplastic syndromes
  3. Myeloproliferative disorders
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Chronic graft vs. host disease
  • Survivorship
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Hematology/Medical OncologyDepartment of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
  2. 2005
    Research FellowshipSchool of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine, Columbia University
  3. 2004
    ResidentDepartment of Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University
  4. 2001
    MDNew York Medical College
  5. 1996
    BA - PsychologyRutgers College


  1. 2008
    HematologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2004
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Received Award for Excellent CourseMayo Clinic Acute and Chronic Leukemia Course
  2. 2018
    Awarded Bacon FundsMayo Clinic
  3. 2016
    Awarded Bacon FundsMayo Clinic
  4. 2016
    Awarded Marley FundsMayo Clinic
  5. 2013
    Pilot Research GrantAmerican Cancer Society
  6. 2013
    Seed GrantMedical College of Wisconsin, Transplant Biology and Immunology Cancer Center
  7. 2009
    Clinical Research Scholars ProgramMedical College of Wisconsin
  8. 2007
    ASBMT Clinical Research Training CourseAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  9. 2004
    Lucille P. Markey Research FellowshipLucille P. Markey Charitable Trust Scholars Program
  10. 2000
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  11. 1996
    Departmental HonorsRutgers College

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Neurology
  2. 2022 - present
    MemberAdvocacy Leadership Institute, American Society of Hematology
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberFellowship Clinical Competency Committee, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberHospital Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  5. 2016 - present
    ChairBlood and Marrow Transplant Convergence Workgroup - Mayo Clinic, Transplant Specialty Council Practice Committee, Transplant Specialty Council
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center ALMN Disease Group
  7. 2013 - 2018
    MemberCommittee on Practice Guidelines, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  8. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Hematology
  9. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  10. 2008 - present
    MemberCenter for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
  11. 2008 - present
    MemberGVHD Working Group, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
  12. 2008 - present
    MemberImmunobiology Working Group, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
  13. 2008 - present
    MemberLate Effects and Quality of Life Working Group, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
  14. 2008 - present
    MemberGraft Sources and Manipulation Working Group, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research