IDS Leadership

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

IDS Leadership

Michael Boeckh, MD, PhD
Head, Infectious Disease Sciences Program, VIDD

Dr. Boeckh is the Head of the Infectious Disease Sciences Program in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is a full member of VIDD and the Clinical Research Division and serves on the Executive Committee of VIDD. He is also a Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. In addition to his leadership roles, Dr. Boeckh conducts laboratory research, observational studies as well as clinical trials of all phases.

He serves as the Program Director and Principal Investigator for the T-32 Infectious Disease in the Immunocompromised Host training program, and several other federal grants and contracts including two NIH sponsored Clinical Trials aimed at innovating CMV monitoring and prevention, and a K24 mentoring grant in patient oriented research. Dr. Boeckh has long-standing experience in patient oriented research with clinical research projects in transplant recipients, including studies that examine the impact and epidemiology of and risk factors for CMV, respiratory viruses and fungal infections in transplantation and management strategies. Dr. Boeckh is a leading expert in CMV and respiratory virus infections research and has been a major contributor in publications, patient care and training and mentorship in the field of infections in the immunocompromised populations.

Limei Fan, chief administrator officer, infectious disease sciences

Limei Fan, Executive MBA, MA
Director, Program Operations, Infectious Diseases, VIDD

Limei Fan oversees the diverse functions of IDS operations such as financial planning, grant/contract activities, personnel management, protocol management and regulatory compliance, faculty communication and administration, and scientific symposia, conferences and events.

She leads efforts for developing and implementing program procedures, mentors staff, serves as senior project manager in major studies, and manages affiliate relationships. Trained in executive leadership principles, and with a management background in private-public-education-business partnerships, Limei focuses on practical approaches to innovate learning, optimize resources and provide excellent service.

IDS faculty with leadership responsibilities in Consortium programs

David N. Fredricks, MD
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training program*, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UW

*The UW ID fellowship program is affiliated with the Fred Hutch IDS program and serves as a key pipeline for IDS’s Infectious Disease Training Program in the immunocompromised Host.

Catherine Liu, MD
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Programs, Fred Hutch/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Steve Pergam, MD, MPH
Director of Infection Control, Fred Hutch/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance