Kathryn P. Scherpelz, MD, PhD

Acting Assistant Professor | Associate Director, Autopsy and After Death Services

Kathryn P. Scherpelz, MD, PhD

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Office Location:

HMC - Room NJB 1455

Mailing Address:

Box 359791
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104


Clinical and Research Background

Dr. Scherpelz specializes in neuropathology and autopsy pathology, including clinical and research components in each. Her research interests include neurodegenerative changes related to aging and traumatic brain injury, especially focused on protein aggregates including beta-amyloid and tau.

Research Interests

Aging, neurodegenerative disease, ocular pathology, traumatic brain injury

Academic and Medical Appointments

Academic Appointments

Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Seattle, WA, 2021-Present

Medical Appointments

Associate Director, Autopsy and After Death Services, 2021-Present

Education and Training

Fellowship, Forensic Pathology, University of Washington and King County Medical Examiner Office, Seattle, WA 2020-2021

Fellowship, Neuropathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2018-2020

Residency, Anatomic Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2016-2018

MD, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2008-2016

PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2008-2014

BA in Chemistry, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, 2003 - 2007

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