Ethan M. Shevach, M.D.

Chief, Cellular Immunology Section

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M.D., 1967, Boston University

Ethan Shevach, M.D.


Dr. Shevach received his M.D. from Boston University in 1967. Following clinical training, he joined the Laboratory of Immunology as a senior staff fellow in 1972, was appointed a senior investigator in 1973, and became a section chief in 1987. Dr. Shevach served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Immunology from 1987 to 1992 and editor-in-chief of Cellular Immunology from 1996 to 2007. Dr. Shevach is the author of more than 450 papers.


Distinguished Service Award (The American Association of Immunologists)
Distinguished Alumnus Award (Boston University School of Medicine)
2004 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumor Immunology
Distinguished Scientist Award, World Allergy Congress, 2015
Thompson-Reuters Citation Laureate, 2015
Distinguished Fellow, American Association of Immunologists, 2019


The American Association of Immunologists
American Society for Clinical Investigation
Association of American Physicians

Editorial Boards

The Journal of Immunological Methods
Journal of Biomedical Science
Journal of Experimental Medicine
Current Protocols in Immunology
Human Immunology