Wesley C. Van Voorhis, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Adjunct Professor
Department of Microbiology
Adjunct Professor
Department of Global Health
Director, Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (CERID)
Sites of Practice: 
University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography
Education & Training: 
PhD, Immunology
Rockefeller University
New York NY
1976-1983
MD
Cornell University Medical College
New York NY
1978-1984
Resident in Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco CA
1985-1986
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
University of Washington Medical School and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle WA
1986-1989
Honors: 
Research Fellowship, Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1976
National Science Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship
1977
Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
1978
Franklyn Ellenbogen Prize in Hematology/Oncology, Cornell University Medical College
1984
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
1986
Award for Excellence, Medical House Officer/Teacher, University of California, San Francisco Medical School, Class of 1986
Searle Scholar Award
1989
PEW Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences Award
Research Career Development Award, NIH
1991
Elected, American Society for Clinical Investigation
1997
Councilor, Western Society for Clinical Investigation
2000-2003
Young Investigator Award, Western Society of Clinical Investigation
2001
Award from 1st Year Medical Student Class for Best Teacher of the Winter 2002 quarter
2002
Award from 1st Year Medical Student Class for Best Teacher of the Winter 2003 quarter
2003
PI of 2003 Project of Year Award from Medicines for Malaria Venture
2003
Secretary Treasurer, Western Society for Clinical Investigation
2003-2006
Elected, American Association of Physicians
2005
Chair (06-08) and Member, Training Program Directors Committee, Infectious Diseases Society of America
2003-2008
Chair, Drug Target Selection Group, Tropical Disease Research Unit, World Health Organization
2005-2012
Science in Medicine Lecturer, University of Washington
2012
President, Western Association of Physicians
2012-2013
Mayo Soley Award for Research Excellence, Western Association of Physicians
2015