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Education and Training:

B.A., Cum Laude, Biochemistry, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA (1976)

M.D., University of California, San Francisco, CA, (1980)

Internship/Residency, Internal Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR (1980-83)

Fellowship, Hematology/ Oncology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR (1983-85)

Fellowship, Hematology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1985-87)

Virginia C. Broudy, M.D.
Professor and Vice-Chair of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Chief of Medicine
Harborview Medical Center
Scripps Professor of Hematology
Office Address:
Harborview Medical Center
Department of Medicine, Box 359782
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone:   (206) 744-8054
Fax:       (206) 744-8674


General hematology/oncology; myeloproliferative diseases, HIV hematology-oncology


Medical education


Broudy VC, Lin NL, Sabath DF, Papayannopoulou T, Kaushansky K: Human platelets display high affinity receptors for thrombopoietin. Blood 89:1896-1904, 1997.

Sabath DF, Kaushansky K, Broudy VC: Deletion of the extracellular membrane-distal cytokine receptor homology module of Mpl results in constitutive cell growth and loss of thrombopoietin binding. Blood 94:365-367, 1999.

Sabath DF, Lin N, Kaushansky K, Sabath DE, Broudy VC: Tyrosine 462 of the membrane-proximal F’-G’ loop of murine Mpl is not essential for high-affinity binding of thrombopoietin. Cytokine 12:127-133, 2000.

Broudy VC, Lin NL, Sabath DF: The fifth immunoglobulin-like domain of the Kit receptor is required for proteolytic cleavage from the cell surface. Cytokine 15:188-195, 2001.

Otto KG, Broudy VC, Lin NL, Parganas E, Luthi JN, Drachman JG, Ihle JN, Blau CA: Membrane localization is not required for Mpl function in normal hematopoietic cells. Blood 98:2077-2083, 2001.

Broudy VC, Lin NL: AMG531 stimulates megakaryopoiesis in vitro by binding to Mpl.  Cytokine 25:52-60, 2004.

Broudy VC, Hickman S:  Teachng hematology to second year medical students: results of a national survey of hematology course directors.  Annals of Hematology 86:283-287, 2007.