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edward ballEdward (Ted) Ball, M.D.

Division Chief
Professor of Medicine

Dr. Ball is a tenured Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) at UC San Diego.  In this role, he is also the Medical Director of the joint venture between UC San Diego and Sharp Healthcare, providing transplant services to patients in both health plans. He supervises a large clinical program and research program consisting of physicians, physician-scientists, nurse practitioners, and nurses all focused on treating patients with hematologic malignancy as well as advancing knowledge in this field. He has directed BMT programs previously at Dartmouth and the University of Pittsburgh and thus has extensive experience in stem cell transplantation.  He is considered an expert in the field and has been elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT).  He has authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles in the scientific literature in high-quality journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Cell Stem Cell, Blood, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, and the Journal of Hematotherapy and Stem Cell Research. In addition, Dr. Ball has co-authored several books and has received five patents based on his research.  He has been the principal investigator on many research grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine.  He was recently honored by being named the Garner Family Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Blood and Marrow Transplantation.

carolyn mulroneyCarolyn Mulroney, M.D.

Clinical Service Chief
Professor of Medicine

Dr. Mulroney is a Health Science Clinical Professor in the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) at UC San Diego.  She is currently the Clinical Service Chief for BMT as recognized by the Department of Medicine and the Clinical Director of the BMT program as recognized by the joint venture UC San DIego and Sharp Healthcare. Dr. Mulroney is a very productive clinician in  BMT for many years, managing a large outpatient practice, and attending 10-12 weeks per year on the busy in-patient BMT and cellular therapy service. Prior to becoming the Clinical Service Chief for BMT, Dr. Mulroney was the Director of Cancer Medicine at the Moores Cancer Center.