Robert P. Witherspoon

Appointments and Affiliations

 
 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Clinical Research
Member, Appointed: 2002
University of Washington
School of Medicine
Medicine
Oncology
Professor, Appointed: 2005
Professional Headshot of Robert P. Witherspoon

Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Avenue N.
P.O. Box 19024
D5-280
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667-4551
Fax: (206) 667-5899
rwithers@fhcrc.org

Degrees

M.S., Baylor University, 1970.
M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 1970.

Research Interests

Medical Oncology with a special interest in bone marrow transplantation for treatment of hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic disease. Immunologic recovery, graft-versus-host disease clinical trials, supportive care, secondary malignancies, and long term outcomes following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Treatment strategies for treatment-related myelodysplasia and leukemia.

Languages

(Reading, Writing, Speaking)

German: (Functional, Functional, Functional)
Japanese: (Basic, Basic, Basic)

Memberships

American College of Physicians
American Society for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Internal Medicine
Phi Beta Kappa
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

Honors and Awards

Sigma Xi, 1970, Baylor University Medical Graduate Chapter
Phi Beta Kappa, 1965, Wabash College
Magna cum laude, 1965, Wabash College

Previous Positions

2001-2009, Transplant Clinic Medical Director, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Clinical Research
1996-2000, Medical Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Ambulatory Clinic
1993-1996, Medical Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1990-1993, Pre-admission Medical Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Medical Oncology
1984-2002, Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Oncology, Clinical Research
1984-2005, Associate Professor, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology
1979-1984, Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Medical Oncology, Division of Clinical Research
1978-1984, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology
1976-1978, Acting Instructor, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology
1974-1976, Major, U.S.A.-M.C., Assistant Chief, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oncology Service
1973-1974, Senior Fellow, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
1971-1973, Resident, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
1970-1971, Intern, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

Funding

  • National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute: Adult Leukemia Reserch Center, Dec 1, 2001 to Nov 30, 2006.
  • National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute: Stem Cell Transplanttion, Aug 1, 2001 to Jul 31, 2006.

Recent Publications

2011
2009