Faculty
Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Peter Westervelt

Peter Westervelt, MD, PhD

Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia

Clinical Interests

  • Treatment of AML and MDS

Contact

  • 314-454-8306 (office)
  • 314-454-7551 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8007-0029-11
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)

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
Department of Medicine Operations Executive Committee
SCC Clinical Leadership Committee
National Appointments & Committees
2014-2020 NCI Leukemia Steering Committee
2006-present NCCN MDS Guidelines Committee
2006-present NCCN Myeloid Growth Factors Committee
2011-present BMT Clinical Trials Network Steering Committee
Board Certification
1997 Diplomate in Internal Medicine, The American Board of Internal Medicine
1998, 2008, 2019 Diplomate in Medical Oncology, The American Board of Internal Medicine
Professional Societies
American Society of Hematology
American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Honors & Awards
Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
AFCR Young Investigator Award
Olin Biomedical Research Fellowship
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society