Steven Pergam

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Clinical Research Division
Assistant Member, Appointed: 2011
University of Washington
Department of Medicine
Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor, Appointed: 2011
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Infection Control
Director, Appointed: 2014
Professional Headshot of Steven Pergam

Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
E4-100
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667-7538
Fax: (206) 667-4411
spergam@fhcrc.org

Degrees

M.P.H., University of Washington School of Public Health, Epidemiology, 2008.
M.D., University of Nebraska School of Medicine, 1998.
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1993.

Research Interests

  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Adenovirus
  • Infection Control
  • Infections in Solid Organ Transplantation
  • Infections in Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Varicella Zoster Virus

Previous Positions

2011 – 2013: Associate Director, Infection Control, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Jul 2009 – Nov 2011: Acting Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington
Mar 2009 – Nov 2011: Associate in Clinical Research, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Jul 2009 – Jun 2010: Research Assistant, Clinical Research Division, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
May 2005 – Aug 2005: Interim Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Jul 2002 – Aug 2005: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hospitalist Program, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Jul 2001 – Jun 2002: Chief Medical Resident in Internal Medicine, Instructor in Medicine with Letter of Academic Title, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Federation of Medical Research
American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Microbiology
American Society of Transplantation
Infectious Disease Society of America
Immunocompromised Host Society
Institute of Translational Health Sciences (UW) - Scholar
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Transplantation Society

Honors and Awards

2010, IDSA Medical Scholars Program Mentor
2009, ICAAC Travel Grant, selected George McCracken Fellow
2009, ASBMT New Investigator Award
2008, ICAAC Annual Meeting ID Fellow Grant Award
2008, Best Clinical Abstract, IDSA sponsored - 2nd Infections in Cancer Symposium, Houston, TX
2008, ASMBT Fellows Travel Award
2008–2009, Joel Meyers Infectious Diseases Scholarship Grant, FHCRC
2007, Infectious Diseases Society of America Fellows Travel Award
2005, Ortho-McNeil Infectious Diseases Scholar Travel Award
2004–2005, Class of 2005 Erwin W. Lewis Clinical Khatali Teaching Award, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2003–2004, William Hardy Teaching Award, Internal Medicine Attending of the Year, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2001–2002, University of New Mexico, Resident Teaching Award
1998–1999, University of New Mexico, Intern of the Year
1998, Alpha Omega Alpha, Nebraska Alpha Chapter
1998, Alpha Omega Alpha, Clinical Excellence Award
1997–1998, University of Nebraska Regent’s Scholarship (full tuition)
1996–1997, University of Nebraska Student Leadership Scholarship
1996–1997, Nebraska Medical Education Foundation -Merle M. Musselman, MD Academic Scholarship

Board Certification and Eligibility

2001-present: American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
2007-present: American Board of Internal Medicine: Infectious Diseases

Current License(s) to Practice

2005-present: Washington State Medical License

Funding

  • NHLBI: Natural Killer Cell Receptor Diversity and CMV in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Principal Investigator, 8/20/09-6/30/14.
  • ASBMT New Investigator Award: Natural Killer Subtypes and CMV Reactivation in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Principal Investigator, 7/1/09-6/30/12.
  • Seattle Genetics, Inc.: Infections in Autologous Transplant Recipients, Principal Investigator, 10/01/10 - 4/30/11.
  • NIH/NIAID: Host Defense Training in Allergy and Infectious Diseases (PI: Walter Stamm, MD), 9/1/05 - 2/1/07.
  • UNM Research Allocation Committee: Long term Consequences of West Nile Virus (WNV) Infection, Principal Investigator, 7/10/04 - 6/30/05.

Recent Publications

2014
Chu, HY, Englund JA, Podczervinski S, Kuypers J, Campbell AP, Boeckh MJ, Pergam SA, Casper C.  2014.  Nosocomial Transmission of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in an Outpatient Cancer Center.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Abstract
2013
2012
Pergam, SA, Xie H, Sandhu R, Pollack M, Smith J, Stevens-Ayers T, Ilieva V, Kimball LE, Huang ML, Hayes TS et al..  2012.  Efficiency and Risk Factors for CMV Transmission in Seronegative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Recipients.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(9):1391-400. Abstract
Martin, PJ, Furlong T, Rowley SD, Pergam SA, Lloid M, Schubert MM, Horgan KJ, Storer BE.  2012.  Evaluation of Oral Beclomethasone Dipropionate for Prevention of Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(6):922-929. Abstract
Milano, F, Chien JW, Riffkin I, Gutman JA, Newell L, Pergam SA, Delaney C.  2012.  Stable Long-Term Pulmonary Function After Myeloablative Double Cord Blood Transplant.. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 18(2):309-313. Abstract
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