Celebrating our world-class teachers, clinicians and researchers.

July 28, 2020

Dr. Sheila Lukehart

Dr. Sheila Lukehart retires from the University of Washington after 40 years of service.

July 27, 2018

Dr. Stanley Gartler

Dr. Stanley Gartler was the first faculty member hired in the Division of Medical Genetics in 1957.

October 4, 2017

Remembering Ollie Press

The department mourns the loss of Ollie Press, who died from complications from glioma, a brain cancer. He was 65.

December 2, 2016

Dr. Paul Pottinger

Paul Pottinger dreamed of climbing Mt. Everest since the second grade. His first attempt ended with a devastating earthquake. He remained determined to try again.

June 21, 2016

Dr. Werner Samson

Werner Samson was just ten years old when he left his hometown of Hamburg, Germany on a children’s transport to England to escape Nazi persecution.

March 28, 2016

Dr. W. Conrad Liles

One in 65 people in the United States will have a blood transfusion over the course of a year. Last April, Dr. W. Conrad Liles was added to that list.

November 19, 2015

Dr. Bessie Young

We have selected Dr. Bessie Young for the first Faculty Spotlight. Dr. Young is a professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology and holds adjunct titles in the Departments of Epidemiology and Health Services.