David J. Rawlings, M.D., is chief in the division of immunology, overseeing the immunodeficiency clinic at Seattle Children's Hospital. He is also director of the Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies leading the immunology research programs at Seattle Children's Research Institute. David is professor of pediatrics and adjunct professor in the Department of Immunology at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
He earned his M.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed a residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. He was an intramural research fellow at the NIH and a senior fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, UCLA. He completed specialty training in pediatric rheumatology and immunology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and directed the pediatric rheumatology program at UCLA. David has been the recipient of many awards including election to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, Association of American Physicians and the Children's Hospital Guild Association Endowed Chair in Pediatric Immunology Research. David also co-directs the Northwest Genome Engineering Consortium, a research program funded as part of the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research and focused on developing enzymatic reagents and delivery methods for site specific gene repair in hematopoietic stem cells. His publications include more than 90 peer-reviewed papers and many invited reviews.
David is a member of multiple regional and national organizations, an NIH study section member, chairman for the USIDNET XLA patient registry, and ad hoc reviewer for various grant programs and immunology journals. He also co-directs the Northwest Genome Engineering Consortium, a research program funded as part of the NIH Roadmap focused on developing enzymatic reagents and delivery methods for site specific gene repair in hematopoietic stem cells.