Steven Z. Pavletic, M.D., M.S.

Steven Z. Pavletic, M.D., M.S.
Senior Clinician
Head, Graft-versus-Host and Autoimmunity Section

Dr. Pavletic received his M.D. from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in Croatia in 1979. In 1992, he completed a clinical fellowship in bone marrow transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, WA. In 1995, he completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE, and completed his hematology and oncology fellowship in June 1997. Until October 2002, Dr. Pavletic served as the director of the Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Program at UNMC. In 2002, Dr. Pavletic received an appointment at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and an adjunct appointment at the National Institute for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at NIH. Currently, he is the head of the Graft-versus-Host and Autoimmunity Unit in the Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch. In October 2006, Dr. Pavletic received the NCI Director's award for his achievements in developing national and international consensus guidelines for clinical trials in chronic GVHD.

Areas of Expertise
graft versus host disease (GVHD)

Contact Info

Steven Z. Pavletic, M.D., M.S.
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Building 10 - Hatfield CRC, Room 4-3130
Bethesda, MD 20892-1203
Ph: 301-402-4899
pavletis@mail.nih.gov

Selected Publications

  1. Pavletic SZ, Fowler DH
    Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2012: 251-64, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Lee SJ, Wolff D, Kitko C, Koreth J, Inamoto Y, Jagasia M, Pidala J, Olivieri A, Martin PJ, Przepiorka D, Pusic I, Dignan F, Mitchell SA, Lawitschka A, Jacobsohn D, Hall AM, Flowers ME, Schultz KR, Vogelsang G, Pavletic S.
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 21(6): 984-99, 2015. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Curtis LM, Datiles MB 3rd, Steinberg SM, Mitchell SA, Bishop RJ, Cowen EW, Mays J, McCarty JM, Kuzmina Z, Pirsl F, Fowler DH, Gress RE, Pavletic SZ
    Haematologica. haematol.2015: 2015. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Im A, Mitchell SA, Steinberg SM, Curtis L, Berger A, Baird K, Kuzmina Z, Joe G, Comis LE, Juckett M, Avila D, Baruffaldi J, Masuch L, Pirsl F, Pavletic SZ
    Bone Marrow Transplant. . 51(5): 705-12, 2015. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Pirsl F, Curtis LM, Steinberg SM, Tella SH, Katić M, Dobbin M, Hsu J, Hakim FT, Mays JW, Im AP, Pulanić D, Mitchell SA, Baruffaldi J, Masuch L, Halverson DC, Gress RE, Barsony J, Pavletic SZ.
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 APR 23: pii: S1083-8791, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Pavletic received his M.D. and M.S. Immunology from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in Croatia. In 1992, he completed a clinical fellowship in bone marrow transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, WA. In 1995, he completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE, and completed his hematology and oncology fellowship in June 1997. Until October 2002, Dr. Pavletic served as the director of the Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Program at UNMC. In 2002, Dr. Pavletic received an appointment at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and an adjunct appointment at the National Institute for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at NIH. Currently, he is the head of the Graft-versus-Host and Autoimmunity Section in the Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch. In October 2006, Dr. Pavletic received the NCI Director's award for his achievements in developing national and international consensus guidelines for clinical trials in chronic GVHD. He led two NIH chronic GVHD consensus conferences in 2005 and 2014. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center.

Name Position
Shaneil P. Flucker Patient Care Coordinator (Contr)
Annie P. Im M.D. Adjunct Investigator
Filip Pirsl B.S. Postbaccalaureate Fellow