Dr. Nghiem was appointed to the Michael W. Piepkorn Endowed Chair in Dermatology, effective October 1, 2011.
Dr. Nghiem is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology, as well as an Affiliate Investigator in the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He is Director of the Skin Oncology Clinical Program at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The Piepkorn Chair was recently established by Michael Piepkorn, MD, PhD, a Clinical Professor in the Dermatology Division and a graduate of the UW Dermatology Residency Program. Dr. Piepkorn received his PhD from UW and has served for many years as a dermatologist, dermatopathologist, and investigator whose research is focused on melanoma.