Paul E. Swanson

University Of Washington, USA


Paul E. Swanson is an academic surgical pathologist with specialty focus in gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology, bone and soft tissue pathology, and the diagnostic applications of immunohistochemistry. Morphologic patterns of cell death also form the basis for ongoing collaborative adventures. After undergraduate studies in biology (Dartmouth College, AB 1979) and medical studies with a pathology focus (Oregon Health Sciences University, MD 1984), he completed residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology (1984–1989) and a Fellowship in Surgical Pathology (1987-1988) at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic (UMHC). After a brief term as Instructor of Pathology at UMHC, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor (1990–1995), then an Associate Professor (1995–2001) of pathology at Washington University St. Louis, during which time he also served as the Director of Immunohistochemistry and Electron Microscopy. He was recruited to the University of Washington (Seattle, WA) in 2001, appointed as a Professor of pathology, the Director of Anatomic Pathology, and a Director of Immunohistochemistry, positions he still holds. He has served as a Council Member for the Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology and has been active in the educational missions of the American Society for Clinical Pathology and the College of American Pathologists. Swanson works as an Assistant Editor of AJCP and serves on the Editorial Boards of Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology and Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology.

Biography Updated on 12 May 2009

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