Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH

Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH, is an associate member in the clinical research and vaccine and infectious disease divisions at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is also an associate professor in the division of allergy & infectious diseases, and an adjunct associate professor in the department of epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Dr. Pergam serves as the medical director of infection prevention at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, where he and his staff have developed a robust program to protect cancer and transplant recipients against major healthcare-associated infections. Dr. Pergam is actively involved in the development of new infection control strategies and educational programs, and has research projects that aim to better understand the epidemiology of nosocomial bacterial infections and respiratory viruses in high-risk immunocompromised hosts.