Corey Casper, MD, MPH

Director, Scientific Programs on AIDS-Associated Malignancies and Infections
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor, Allergy & Infectious Disease Division, Department of Medicine
University of Washington

Other Positions

Professor, Epidemiology and Global Health
University of Washington

Center for AIDS Research

AIDS-Associated Malignancies and Infections (AAIMs) Core

Clinical Positions

Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Disease Consulting Service
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Attending Physician, Infectious Disease Consultation Service, University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


University of Washington, 2002, MPH (Epidemiology)
Cornell University Medical College, 1997, MD
Wesleyan University, 1992, BA (Biology)

Current Board Certification and Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Washington state medical license (physician and surgeon)

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology, natural history, and treatment of human herpesvirus 8 infections
  • Treatment of Epstein Barr Virus-associated lymphomas
  • HIV-related cancer
  • Infections as a complication of cancer care
  • Cancer epidemiology, pathobiology, treatment, and training in resource-limited settings

Clinical Expertise

  • Infections in the immunocompromised host
  • Infection with the human herpesviruses including genital herpes (HSV-2), cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), and HHV-8
  • Care of patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Teaching and Mentoring Interests

  • Post-graduate medical education in adult infectious disease and hematology/oncology
  • Graduate and post-graduate students interested in the epidemiology of infection-related cancers and cancer in resource-limited settings

Current Studies

  • Determining how HHV-8 is transmitted and acquired
  • Examining the long-term natural history of HHV-8 infection in humans
  • Understanding the progression from asymptomatic HHV-8 infection to Kaposi's sarcoma (KS)
  • Defining optimal treatment regimens for HHV-8 infection, including treatment of KS and multicentric Castleman's disease

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Contact Information

(206) 667-4600
(206) 667-1965
Additional contact

Mail Stop M1-B140