Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
John S. Welch

John S. Welch, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Genomics


  • 314-362-2626 (office)
  • 314-362-9333 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8007
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Southwest Tower, Room 621 (office)
  • Southwest Tower, Room 613L (lab)


1989-90 Williams College, Williamstown, MA
1992-1995 BS, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
1995-2004 MD/PhD, University of California, San Diego, CA
Post-graduate Training
2004–2006 Internal Medicine Residency, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2006–2010 Oncology Fellowship, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions & Employment
2009-2011 Instructor, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2011-2012 Research Assistant Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2012-2018 Assistant Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2018-present Associate Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
University & Hospital Appointments & Committees
2014-present Assistant Director, Genetics and Genomics of Disease Pathway
2019-present Associate Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology
Honors & Awards
Dean’s Academic List every semester, Brigham Young University and Williams College
1993-1995 Half-tuition Academic Scholarships, Brigham Young University
1994 Research and Creative Arts Award, Brigham Young University
1995 Karl G. Maeser Scholarship Award, Brigham Young University
1995 Graduation with University and Departmental Honors, Brigham Young University
1997 SIRA Research Award, University of California at San Diego
1999-2002 American Heart Association Pre-doctoral Fellowship
2002 Keystone Symposia Scholarship
2007-2010 Mallinckrodt Foundation Fellow, Washington University
2009, 2015 Hematopoietic Development and Malignancy Retreat Best Abstract
2009-2010 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Career Development Award - Fellow
2014-2016 V Foundation Scholar
2017 American Society for Clinical Investigation
Professional Societies & Organizations
American Society of Hematology, Associate Member
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Siteman Cancer Center, Research Associate
American Society for Clinical Investigation
Consulting Relationships & Board Memberships
2015-present External Advisory Board, MDAnderson Leukemia SPORE
2016 Abstract review, American Society of Hematology annual meeting
2018-2019 Consultant/Advisory Board, Rigel Pharmaceuticals
2019 Consultant/Advisory Board, ArcherDx
2020 Consultant/Advisory Board, Agios
2020-present External Advisory Board, University of Cleveland Leukemia SPORE
2020-present Society of Hematology and Oncology Education Committee