Assistant Professor Director of Clinical Research
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine-Karmanos Cancer Institute
Craig Emmitt Cole, M.D. is a board-certified Hematologist who received his Bachelor of Science degree in physiology at Michigan State University and the College of Lyman Briggs, in East Lansing Michigan. Dr. Cole went on to receive his doctoral degree at the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Cole subsequently had a post-fellowship laboratory research position at the Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center of Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. He was then an attending hematologist at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin for 9 years. Served as an instructor for both the medical and nursing schools of the western campus of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He then returned to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan as an Assistant Professor with his primary interest being in multiple myeloma.
In 2019 he returned to Michigan State University College of Human Medicine at McLaren Greater Lansing-Karmanos Cancer Institute as the Director of Clinical Cancer Research. Currently, he is a member of the International Myeloma Working Group, International Myeloma Society, and the American Society of Hematology. He has published in national journals and presented at the American Society of Hematology, and International Myeloma Workshop, . Over the past 20 years, he has lectured to patients, researchers, and clinical providers in multiple myeloma, and disparities in cancer care.