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

Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute

Building 10 - Hatfield CRC, Room 4-3130
Bethesda, MD 20892-1203
301-402-4899

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
GVHD
Selected Publications
  1. Pidala J, Chai X, Martin P, Inamoto Y, Cutler C, Palmer J, Weisdorf D, Pavletic S, Arora M, Jagasia M, Jacobsohn D, Lee SJ.
    Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant.. 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Treister N, Chai X, Kurland B, Pavletic S, Weisdorf D, Pidala J, Palmer J, Martin P, Inamoto Y, Arora M, Flowers M, Jacobsohn D, Jagasia M, Arai S, Lee SJ, Cutler C.
    Bone Marrow Transplant.. 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Baird K, Steinberg SM, Grkovic L, Pulanic D, Cowen EW, Mitchell SA, Williams KM, Datiles MB, Bishop R, Bassim CW, Mays JW, Edwards D, Cole K, Avila DN, Taylor T, Urban A, Joe GO, Comis LE, Berger A, Stratton P, Zhang D, Shelhamer JH, Gea-Banacloche JC, Sportes C, Fowler DH, Gress RE, Pavletic SZ.
    Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant.. 19: 632-9, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Pavletic SZ, Fowler DH.
    Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2012: 251-64, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Bowen JD, Kraft GH, Wundes A, Guan Q, Maravilla KR, Gooley TA, McSweeney PA, Pavletic SZ, Openshaw H, Storb R, Wener M, McLaughlin BA, Henstorf GR, Nash RA.
    Bone Marrow Transplant.. 47: 946-51, 2012. [ Journal Article ]

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.

Name Position
Lauren Curtis M.D. Clinical Fellow
Masenjka Katic Special Volunteer
Licia Masuch Patient Care Coordinator (Contr.)
Filip Pirsl Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Summary

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
GVHD

Clinical Trials

Publications

Selected Publications
  1. Pidala J, Chai X, Martin P, Inamoto Y, Cutler C, Palmer J, Weisdorf D, Pavletic S, Arora M, Jagasia M, Jacobsohn D, Lee SJ.
    Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant.. 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Treister N, Chai X, Kurland B, Pavletic S, Weisdorf D, Pidala J, Palmer J, Martin P, Inamoto Y, Arora M, Flowers M, Jacobsohn D, Jagasia M, Arai S, Lee SJ, Cutler C.
    Bone Marrow Transplant.. 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Baird K, Steinberg SM, Grkovic L, Pulanic D, Cowen EW, Mitchell SA, Williams KM, Datiles MB, Bishop R, Bassim CW, Mays JW, Edwards D, Cole K, Avila DN, Taylor T, Urban A, Joe GO, Comis LE, Berger A, Stratton P, Zhang D, Shelhamer JH, Gea-Banacloche JC, Sportes C, Fowler DH, Gress RE, Pavletic SZ.
    Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant.. 19: 632-9, 2013. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Pavletic SZ, Fowler DH.
    Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2012: 251-64, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Bowen JD, Kraft GH, Wundes A, Guan Q, Maravilla KR, Gooley TA, McSweeney PA, Pavletic SZ, Openshaw H, Storb R, Wener M, McLaughlin BA, Henstorf GR, Nash RA.
    Bone Marrow Transplant.. 47: 946-51, 2012. [ Journal Article ]

Biography

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.

Team

Name Position
Lauren Curtis M.D. Clinical Fellow
Masenjka Katic Special Volunteer
Licia Masuch Patient Care Coordinator (Contr.)
Filip Pirsl Postbaccalaureate Fellow