Department of Pathology, UW Medicine, University of Washington

Charles E. Alpers

Charles E. Alpers, MD
Professor and Interim Chair of Pathology

About the Department of Pathology

UW Medicine Pathology brings together state-of-the-art technology and highly trained personnel, including nationally and internationally recognized faculty to provide comprehensive diagnostic and personalized service to physicians, community hospitals, independent laboratories, and other health care organizations. We combine sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of fully accredited laboratories with the resources of an academic and teaching institution in its delivery of pathology services.

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In the News

Department Highlights

Pacific Northwest Brain Donor Network Featured in Seattle Times

Dr. C. Dirk Keene, Associate Professor of Pathology, and Dr. Desiree Marshall, Fellow and assistant medical examiner at the King County Medical Examiner’s Office, have been featured in the Seattle Times for the work they are doing with the Pacific Northwest Brain Donor Network program.

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Krimmel and Risques Article Accepted at PNAS

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has published a study led by Jeff Krimmel, UW Medical Student, and Rosana Risques, Assistant Professor of Pathology, on cancer-associated gene mutations using UW-created DNA duplex sequencing technology.

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Loeb Appointed a Fellow of AAAS

Dr. Lawrence Loeb, Professor of Biochemistry and Pathology and principal investigator of the Loeb Lab, Is one of four University of Washington professors newly elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Garcia and Kapur Voted as Top Doctors in Seattle Magazine

Dr. Rochelle Garcia and Dr. Raj Kapur were nominated to Seattle magazine's Top Doctors 2016 list.  Only 4 pathologists in the Seattle metro area were selected.

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Upcoming Events

UW Holiday Schedule: Labor Day 2016

September 5, 2016 (all day) | University of Washington Campus

Path Grand Rounds: Monitoring of residual acute leukemia in the clinical laboratory.

September 7, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm | UWMC, NE110 Conference Room

Brent L. Wood, MD, PhD  

Pathology Retreat: 2016 Pathology Department Retreat

October 7, 2016 at 1:00pm - October 8, 2016 at 12:00pm | Sleeping Lady Resort, Leavenworth, Washington

Jay Shendure, MD, PhD and Chris Corless, MD, PhD  

UW Holiday Schedule: Veterans Day 2016

November 11, 2016 (all day) | University of Washington Campus

UW Holiday Schedule: Thanksgiving Day 2016

November 24, 2016 (all day) | University of Washington Campus