Tyler G. Ketterl, MD, MS

Hematology-Oncology

On staff since December 2017

Children's Title: Medical Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Academic Title: Acting Assistant Professor Division of Hematology-Oncology

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

  • Tyler G. Ketterl, MD, MS is an attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Acting Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Ketterl is the Medical Director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program. Dr. Ketterl holds triple board certifications in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. He completed his Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at the University of Minnesota, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship at the University of Washington, and his Masters in Science in Epidemiology with a focus on clinical research methods at the University of Washington. In July of 2018, Dr. Ketterl joined the faculty at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington. Dr. Ketterl’s work currently focuses on the long-term impact of cancer therapy on adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer. He is pursuing an academic career in adolescent and young adult oncology with a research focus on cancer survivorship. Of particular interest to Dr. Ketterl is developing interventions that could prevent early morbidity and mortality from type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer.

     

    • Heather port angelesPort washington 08.02.18

      Dr Ketterl is wonderful! Always explains everything in detail. Is very helpful and takes time with the patients.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Transdsicipinary Research on Energetics and Cancer Research Education Program Fellow The NCI Funded TREC Training Workshop fellows are appointed for a one-year term, beginning with the week-long in-person Training Workshop followed by 12-months of mentored guidance by a course faculty member. Fellows join a scholarly network of peer fellows, course faculty, and investigators from the prior TREC initiative and previous TREC workshops. Through this experience and via connections with the wider community of TREC-inspired researchers, fellows develop their own transdisciplinary expertise and increased scholarly output in TD science in energetics and cancer. Yale School of Public Health June 2020 - June 2021
    American Society of Transplant and Cellular Therapy Clinical Research Training Course Scholar American Society of Transplant and Cellular Therapy 2019 - 2020
    Clinical Research Scholars Program Scholar The Clinical Research Scholars Program (CRSP) is a mentored research career development program for CCTR investigators. The program objective is to support junior faculty in the development of successful clinical, translational and outcomes research at Seattle Children’s. This goal is accomplished through a structured program of mentoring by dedicated CRSP Faculty, educational seminars, and financial support. Seattle Children's Research Institute 2018 - 2020
    Young Investigator Award Conquer Cancer Foundation of American Society of Clinical Oncology July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
    Conquer Cancer Foundation of American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award Conquer Cancer Foundation of American Society of Clinical Oncology June 2018
    Outstanding Presentation Award, Fellow and Resident Research Day Seattle Childrens Hospital and University of Washington School of Medicine May 2017
    Alberta Corkery Fellowship Travel Award Seattle Children's Hospital Feb. 2017
    Edna Ittner Medical Scholarship University of Nebraska Medical Center Aug. 2010
    Margaret R. Noel Scholarship University of Nebraska Medical Center Aug. 2009
    Milton F. Arnholdt Memorial Scholarship University of Nebraska Medical Center Aug. 2007
  • Other Publications

    • Ketterl TG, Syrjala KL, Casillas J, Jacobs LA, Palmer SC, McCabe MS, Ganz PA, Overholser L, Partridge A, Rajotte EJ, Rosenberg AR, Risendal B, Rosenstein DL, Baker KS
      Lasting effects of cancer and its treatment on employment and finances in adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
      30707763 Cancer, 2019 June 1 : 125(11)1908-1917 PMCID:PMC6508988
    • Ketterl TG, Dundas NJ, Roncaioli SA, Littman AJ, Phipps AI
      Association of Pre-pregnancy BMI and Postpartum Weight Retention Before Second Pregnancy, Washington State, 2003-2013.
      29512055 Maternal and child health journal, 2018 March 6
    • Ketterl TG, Wu D, Fromm JR, Soma L, Dahlberg AE, Wood BL, Tarlock K
      Donor derived T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia after cord blood transplant for pediatric T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia.
      29269802 Bone marrow transplantation, 2018 March : 53(3)352-355 PMCID:PMC5936635
    • Ketterl TG, Chow EJ, Leisenring WM, Goodman P, Koves IH, Petryk A, Steinberger J, Baker KS
      Adipokines, Inflammation, and Adiposity in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Survivors.
      29197678 Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 2018 March : 24(3)622-626 PMCID:PMC5831197
    • Rosenberg AR, Bona K, Ketterl T, Wharton CM, Wolfe J, Baker KS
      Intimacy, Substance Use, and Communication Needs During Cancer Therapy: A Report From the "Resilience in Adolescents and Young Adults" Study.
      27769762 The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2017 Jan. : 60(1)93-99 PMCID:PMC5228591
    • Langereis EJ, den Os MM, Breen C, Jones SA, Knaven OC, Mercer J, Miller WP, Kelly PM, Kennedy J, Ketterl TG, O'Meara A, Orchard PJ, Lund TC, van Rijn RR, Sakkers RJ, White KK, Wijburg FA
      Progression of Hip Dysplasia in Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I Hurler After Successful Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.
      26935461 The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 2016 March 2 : 98(5)386-95
    • Ketterl TG, Messinger YH, Niess DR, Gilles E, Engel WK, Perkins JL
      Ofatumumab for refractory opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome following treatment of neuroblastoma.
      23813921 Pediatric blood and cancer, 2013 Dec. : 60(12)E163-5

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Impact of cancer on employment and finances in young adult (YA) survivors American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting Chicago, IL June 2018
    Adipokines, Inflammation and Adiposity in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Survivors American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Tandem Meeting Orlando, FL Feb. 2017
  • Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    AHEAD Study: Assessing Health Electronically for Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Patients Seattle Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Research Pilot Fund $64,496 2020 - 2022
    Pilot Study of a Resistance Training Intervention in Adolescent and Young Adult Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Survivors Seattle Childrens Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Research Clinical Research Scholars Program $67,325 Oct. 1, 2018 - Sept. 30, 2020
    Feasibility of a Resistance Training Intervention in Adolescent and Young Adult Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Survivors Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Investigator Award $50,000 July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
    NIH T32 Training Grant NIH Aug. 1, 2016 - June 30, 2018

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Medical/Professional School

University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha
Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle

Residency

Internal Medicine / Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Fellowship

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Clinical Interests
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
  • Germ Cell Tumors
  • Solid Tumors
Research Description
  • Long-term impact of cancer therapy on adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Sarcopenic Obesity
  • Exercise Interventions for Cancer Survivors
Research Focus Area

Cancer biology, Metabolic Syndrome, Cancer