Steve R Reeves, MD, PhD

University of Washington Faculty Bio:


Stephen R. Reeves, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the University of Washington, School of Medicine. He is an attending physician at Seattle Children's Hospital and an investigator at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute: Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies. He completed his MD and PhD degrees at the University of Louisville as part of the combined MD/PhD physician scientist training program in 2008. Following completion of his degrees, Dr. Reeves relocated to Southern California for his residency training in General Pediatric Medicine at the University of California, San Diego Department of Pediatrics, affiliated with Rady Children’s Hospital. Dr. Reeves completed his Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington, School of Medicine in July 2014. After completing his fellowship Dr. Reeves was recruited to stay on as junior faculty in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Reeves’ research interests are focused on characterizing the cell biology of airway inflammation and wound repair in children with asthma. His current projects are aimed at understanding cell-cell interactions that occur between airway epithelial cells and mesenchymal cells underlying airway remodeling and inflammation. He continues to work closely with his primary research mentors Jason Debley, MD, MPH (Seattle Children's Research Institute) and Thomas Wight, PhD (Benaroya Research Institute) on these translational projects. Dr. Reeves is currently funded through a Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.