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

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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Welcome to the new Department of Pathology Website

We’re pleased to unveil our new website with a modern design and easier-to-find content. The new website is also mobile-friendly so you can view the site from your phone or tablet. We hope you'll find the new website easier to navigate. Please read more for instructions on providing any feedback you may have.

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Upcoming Events

Basic Biology of Aging: Regulation of aging through epigenetic pathways

Today May 31, 2016 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm | Foege N-130

WeiWei Dang, PhD  

Path Grand Rounds: Measles in the immunocompromised: Lessons from an autopsy

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

Paula Jenkins Colon, MD  

Pathology Presents: In vivo microscopy for early detection and diagnosis of pulmonary disease

June 1, 2016 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | Health Sciences Building, T-739

Lida Hariri, MD, PhD  

Pathology Presents: Jose Lopez

June 8, 2016 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | Health Sciences Building, T-739

Jose Lopez  

Pathology Presents: Charles Murry, MD, PhD

June 15, 2016 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | Health Sciences Building, T-739

Charles Murry, MD, PhD