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

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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Fu-Pang Chang Receives Young Investigator Award of the WORLDSymposium

Fu-Pang Chang, a visiting scientist in Dr. Behzad Najafian's lab, was recently awarded A Young Investigator Award of the WORLDSymposium 2016 (lysosomal storage disease) for his work on the effect of agalsidase-beta on clearance of globotriaosylceramide in parietal epithelial cells in patients with Fabry disease.

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Upcoming Events

Path Grand Rounds: An Update on Soft Tissue Pathology

May 4, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm | UWMC, NE110 Conference Room

Robert Ricciotti, MD  

Basic Biology of Aging: Sensory perception and central control of aging in Drosophila

May 5, 2016 at 2:30pm - 3:30pm | Foege N-130

Scott Pletcher, PhD  

Pathology Presents: Beverley Tork-Storb

May 18, 2016 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm | Health Sciences Building, T-739

Beverley Tork-Storb