Our Faculty

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With 130+ physician and research faculty members, our division is one of the largest in the country. Our faculty members participate in every facet of cancer prevention, patient care, survivorship, mentorship, and research on cancer and related diseases.

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Physician & Research Faculty Profiles 


Notable Faculty achievements

  • Faculty have been elected by their peers to lead the American Society for Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, the World Marrow Donor Association, the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, and the National Cancer Institute’s Leukemia and Lymphoma Steering Committees.
  • Many faculty members have been chosen to determine standardized cancer care guidelines through the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
  • Faculty have been editors-in-chief of major textbooks and professional journals.
  • Faculty published more than 400 peer-reviewed journal articles in 2019.
  • Our faculty continue to be chosen by their peers for Seattle Magazine’s Best Doctors list. In 2022 twelve faculty members were honored.
  • Sixteen faculty members hold endowed chairs. 
  • Our division was founded by Dr. E. Donnall Thomas, who received the Nobel Prize for his work in developing bone marrow transplantation.

Faculty news

February 12, 2024
New biomarker could one day help tailor immunotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma
The findings help explain why only certain MCC patients respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors.
February 1, 2024
Nora Disis passes directorship of ITHS to John Amory
After 12 years as founding director, Dr. Nora Disis will pass directorship of the ITHS to Dr. John Amory.
January 12, 2024
Immune cells vs. metastasis: ‘It’s a numbers game’
Scientists are preventing metastasis by boosting cancer-killing T cells in patients.