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Laboratory medicine


English, German


Petrie Rainey, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified pathologist, associate director for Clinical Pathology of the UW Pathology Residency Program and a UW professor emeritus of Laboratory Medicine.

Dr. Rainey has particular expertise in clinical chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring. By assuring around-the-clock availability of high quality test results, he is able to contribute to the medical care of thousands of patients every year.

Dr. Rainey earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and his Ph.D. from UC Berkely. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology and the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. He was the founding Chair of the Point-of-Care Testing Division of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry and is a past president of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists. His research interests include drug interactions. 

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Rainey enjoys hiking, whitewater kayaking and rafting.
Univ. of North Carolina SOM

Medical education, 1980

Univ. of Calif. San Francisco (Path)

Residency, Clinical Pathology

Univ. of Calif. San Francisco (Ped.)

Internship, Pediatrics

Univ. of Calif. San Francisco

Fellowship, Clinical Pharmacology


Board Certifications
  • Clinical Pathology, 1985, American Board of Pathology