Faculty
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Peter Westervelt, MD, PhD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia

Clinical Interests

  • Treatment of AML and MDS

Contact

  • 314-454-8323 (tel)
  • 314-454-7551 (fax)
  • 14th Floor Northwest Tower (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8007
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1975-1978 Brown University, Providence, RI
1983-1985 BA in Classics, Colby College, Waterville, ME
1986-1992 MD, PhD in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Post-graduate Training
1992-1994 Internship and Residency, Department of Internal Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
1994-1999 Fellowship, Division of Hematology & Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1996-2001 Post-doctoral Fellow, Tim Ley Laboratory, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions
1999-2001 Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Stem Cell Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2001-2006 Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
2002-2006 Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
2006-2015 Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2006-present Bone Marrow Transplantation and Leukemia Section Head, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2015-present Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
University & Hospital Appointments & Committees
Co-Director, Siteman Cancer Center Hematopoietic Development and Malignancy Program
BJC Lab and Transfusion Clinical Expert Council
WUMC Campus Renewal Project
National Appointments & Committees
NCI Leukemia Steering Committee
NCCN MDS Guidelines Committee
NCCN Myeloid Growth Factors Committee
BMT Clinical Trials Network Steering Committee
Board Certification
1997 Diplomate in Internal Medicine, The American Board of Internal Medicine
1998 Diplomate in Medical Oncology, The American Board of Internal Medicine
Honors & Awards
  Undergraduate: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society; Bixler Scholar; John B. Foster Prize; Valedictorian
  Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
  AFCR Young Investigator Award
  Olin Biomedical Research Fellowship
  Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Professional Societies
  American Society of Hematology
  American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation