Christopher R. Flowers, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has focused on specialized care for patients with lymphoid malignancies. Dr. Flowers graduated from Stanford University from the human biology and humanities honors programs. He remained at Stanford where he completed medical school and received a master’s degree in medical information sciences. After medical school, he completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Washington. He continued his research training in Seattle through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and oncology fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.