Alan Baltz M.D.

Alan Baltz

Hometown: Little Rock

Medical school: UAMS

Fav thing about UAMS Internal Medicine Residency? The supportive and collaborative environment created by residents and faculty that furthers learning, patient care and a sense a familial support.

Fav thing about living in Little Rock or Arkansas? I enjoy all of the good food and unique restaurants

What you want to do with your life? I am applying for Hematology Oncology fellowship this year. I hope to be a good doctor who can support kids and cats, lead interesting research projects, and travel as much of the world as possible.

If you weren’t a doctor, what would you be? Astronaut Fun fact about yourself that not a lot of people know? I am licensed to operate a HAM radio

Research

Publications
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts:

Baltz, A.P.& Gressler, L.E.& Costantino, R.C.& McPherson, M.L.. Nonprescription Medication Use in Hospice Patients. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care. 2019, Sep; 37(DOI: 10.1177/1049909): 336-342. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 31529974.

Baltz, A.P.& Siegel E.R.& Makhoul I.. Clinical Impact of ASCO “Choosing Wisely” Guidelines on Staging Imaging for Early Stage Breast Cancers: An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis Utilizing SEER-Medicare Data. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2020, May; 38(15): 2078-2078.

Gressler,L.E., Baltz, A.P., Costatino, R.C., Slejko, J.F., Onukwugha, E.. Exploring the Use of State Medical Cannabis Legislation as a Proxy for Medical Cannabis Use among Patients Receiving Chemotherapy. Current Treatment Options in Oncology. 2020, Jul; 0(0): 00-00.

Konda, M.& Ananthula, A.& Baltz, A.P.& Pandey, Y.& Atwal, D.& Makhoul, I.& Moore, H.C.. A Physician-led Team Approach to Improve Advance Directive Completion Rates in an Inpatient Oncology Unit. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2019, Oct; 37(15): e18271-e18271.

Poster Presentations:

Baltz, A.P.& Siegel E.R.& Makhoul I.. (May, 2020). Clinical Impact of ASCO “Choosing Wisely” Guidelines on Staging Imaging for Early Stage Breast Cancers: An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis Utilizing SEER-Medicare Data Poster presented at: American Society of Clinical Oncology Yearly Meeting; Chicago, IL, USA.

Baltz, A.P.& Siegel E.R.& Makhoul I.. (May, 2020). Clinical Impact of ASCO “Choosing Wisely” Guidelines on Staging Imaging for Early Stage Breast Cancers: An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis Utilizing SEER-Medicare Data Poster presented at: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Annual Research Symposium; Little Rock, AR, USA.

Pandey, Y.& Middleton, D. & Baltz, A.& Roy, A.& Broadfoot, B.. (February, 2020). The Clinical Conundrum of Intravascular Large Cell Lymphoma Poster presented at: Southern Regional Meeting; New Orleans, LA, USA.

Peer Reviewed Online Publications:

Baltz AP, Costantino RC, Gressler LE, McPherson ML. (2019, November 15). Sex Differences in Over the Counter Medication Use Among Hospice Patients Diagnosed with Cancer. https://palliativecarenetwork.com/resources/?cat=online-poster-exhibition&search=2019