Committees

Executive Committee

Acts for the Board and may exercise the authority, powers and rights of the Board in the interim between regular and special Board meetings, except for amendment of Bylaws, filling of vacancies in any office, regulation of compensation of any officer, or hiring/firing the EVP.

 

 

Julia A. Bridge

 

Julia A. Bridge, MD

President

Translational Genomics Research Institute / University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Bridge is Professor at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)/Ashion (Director, Division of Molecular Pathology; Phoenix AZ) and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Bridge earned her MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed her pathology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center followed by clinical cytogenetic and molecular fellowships at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Southwest Biomedical Research Institute in Scottsdale Arizona. She is Past-President of the International Society for Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology. She serves or has served on editorial boards for pathology, orthopedic, and genetics journals, in consulting or advisory board positions for cancer networks and industry (including as key investigator for landmark FDA approvals for two novel gene-based tests), the national Children’s Oncology Group Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Ewing sarcoma committees, and Secretarial Appointee to the national Department of Veterans Affairs Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee. Dr. Bridge has been involved in USCAP in several capacities through teaching [short courses, long course, evening and companion courses as well as directing molecular special course, 14 years], moderating sessions, and committee/leadership appointments (Education Committee, USCAP Council, among others). She has published greater than 300 papers, chapters, review articles, digital and web-based materials, and is co-author or co-editor of several books (e.g. AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology; 4th Series, Fascicle 2: Tumors of the Bones and Joints and 4th edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone) and directs a research laboratory focused on molecular profiling of solid tumors and molecular test development. She is now the President-Elect of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

 

Laura W. Lamps, MD

 

Laura W. Lamps, MD

President-Elect

University of Michigan Hospitals

Dr. Lamps is the Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of Gastrointestinal Pathology and Patient Safety Officer at the University of Michigan. Dr. Lamps, originally from Auburn, Alabama, received her BS degree from Davidson College, followed by her MD from Vanderbilt University in 1992. She also completed her residency and surgical pathology fellowship training at Vanderbilt. She joined the faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 1998, where she held the position of Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs until January of 2017. Dr. Lamps is a renowned academic pathologist and educator, and a leader in the fields of gastrointestinal, hepatic, and infectious disease pathology. She has received multiple teaching awards, including the UAMS Department of Pathology Teaching Award, the UAMS Dean’s Resident Teaching Award, and the UAMS Dean’s Educational Incentive Award. She was recognized at graduation seven times by the UAMS fourth year medical students for her contributions to education. She has been invited as a visiting professor or course faculty at over 60 institutions throughout the country and the world. She has authored numerous papers and abstracts, particularly in her primary area of interest, the study of infectious diseases of the liver and GI tract. She is the co-author or author of several major pathology textbooks including Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal System: Bacterial, Fungal, Viral, and Parasitic Infections; Diagnostic Pathology: Normal Histology; and Diagnostic Pathology: GI Endoscopic Correlation. She has also contributed numerous book chapters to texts including Odze and Goldblum’s Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, which is regarded as the most widely used GI textbook in the world. She is also one of four editors of the recently published new edition of Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology.

Dr. Lamps has served USCAP in many capacities. She has been a member of the Vogel Award Committee, the Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee, and was co-chair of the Residency Advisory Committee. She was a member of the USCAP Council (now Board) from 2009-2012, and most recently served as the chair of the Education Committee. During her tenure as chair of the Education Committee, she worked on several important initiatives including an overhaul of the evaluation system and creation of a procedure manual that documents all of the policies and procedures of the committee. She is recipient of the 2017 President’s Award and the 2019 F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Lamps lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her husband, Paul Ward, and their two rescue corgis, Henry and Alys. She is active in animal welfare efforts, and served on the board and as the past President of the Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals. She is an avid knitter, cook, and substitute yoga instructor.

 

John A. Hart

 

John A. Hart, MD

Vice-President

University of Chicago

Dr. John A. Hart did his pathology residency at U.C.L.A. Medical Center, followed by a Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology fellowship at the same institution. In 1991 he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Department of Pathology as an assistant professor, and rose to the rank of full professor in 2004. In 1998 he started a fellowship program in Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology and has served as the director of the program since that time. The fellowship has graduated more than a dozen GI pathologists who are now working in academic pathology departments throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Hart has published more than 180 articles in the fields of gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology and has also authored numerous book chapters. He has lectured throughout the United States and in Europe, South America and Asia. He has been the director of a liver pathology course for the past 13 years and has participated in numerous additional educational courses in GI and hepatic pathology.

Dr. Hart has attended the USCAP annual meeting for the past 25 years. He has been an abstract reviewer, platform session moderator, companion society and evening specialty session speaker and moderator, and an active member of the education committees of the USCAP and of the Rodger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society. He has also participated in the USCAP Diagnostic Pathology Update and Practical Pathology Seminar courses. He is a member of the USCAP Board of Directors, and as an officer on the Executive Committee serves as its Treasurer.

 

Joel K. Greenson

 

Joel K. Greenson, MD

Past-President

University of Michigan

Dr. Greenson received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan. He did his residency training in pathology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and completed a 2-year fellowship in gastrointestinal pathology at Johns Hopkins under the mentorship of John Yardley, MD After working as an assistant professor of pathology for 3 years at the Ohio State University, Dr. Greenson returned to the University of Michigan where he is currently a professor of pathology and the director of GI and hepatic pathology. Dr. Greenson is a past president of the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society and has been on the education committee of both the USCAP and the ASCP. He has also been a member of council. Dr. Greenson is one of the editors of Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology and he has co-authored and edited two textbooks on Gastrointestinal Pathology (Diagnostic Pathology Gastrointestinal – Amirsys, Morson and Dawson’s Gastrointestinal Pathology-Wiley-Blackwell). He serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Histopathology and Human pathology and has authored over 160 peer-reviewed publications.

 

Marisa R. Nucci

 

Marisa R. Nucci, MD, PhD

Secretary

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Nucci is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair and Director of the Division Women’s and Perinatal Pathology, and Associate Director of the Pathology Residency Training Program in the Department of Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, USA. She also serves as a Consultant Pathologist for the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center where she is an Associate Member of the Gynecologic Cancer and Sarcoma Programs. Dr. Nucci was born in Newark, NJ. She did her undergraduate training at Haverford College and medical training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, and completed an AP residency as well as the Women’s and Perinatal Pathology Fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has been on staff at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 1996. She is past president of the New England Society of Pathologists and serves on the editorial boards of The International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Human Pathology, and Advances in Anatomic Pathology. She is an active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, where she served on the Education Committee (2011-2017), was Chair of the Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings (2012-2017) and is a member of the Board of Directors (2016-). She is also President-elect of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society. She is the co-editor of three widely read major gynecologic pathology textbooks: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology edited by Drs. Crum, Nucci and Lee; Gynecologic Pathology. A Volume in the Series Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva; and Diagnostic Pathology Gynecological edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva.

 

Steven D. Billings

 

Steven D. Billings, MD

Treasurer

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Dr. Billings completed his pathology residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.  Following residency, he completed a fellowship in soft tissue pathology with Dr. Sharon Weiss at Emory University and a dermatopathology fellowship with Dr. Antoinette Hood at Indiana University.  Upon completion of his post-graduate studies, he joined the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he practiced for several years.  In 2007 he joined the faculty at the Cleveland Clinic where he serves as a Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and as co-director of the dermatopathology section.  He also staffs the soft tissue pathology service. 

His research interests are in dermatopathology and soft tissue pathology, with a special emphasis on cutaneous soft tissue tumors.  He has authored over 100 articles, numerous book chapters as well as a book on inflammatory diseases of the skin.  He is on the editorial board of several journals and a peer reviewer for many more.  He has a strong interest in education and gives numerous invited lectures and CME courses.  He inaugurated and chairs interactive microscopy for USCAP and serves on its Board of Directors.

 

David B. Kaminsky

 

David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC

Executive Vice-President

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Dr. Kaminsky assumed responsibilities of the Executive Vice President of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology on July 1, 2014. Prior to his affiliation with USCAP, he was a community-based pathologist in Palm Springs, California, with an academic perspective focused on education and patient-centered care. He served as Chairman of the Department of Pathology at Eisenhower Medical Center for 28 years and then established a private practice laboratory dedicated to surgical pathology and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy.

During his tenure at the Eisenhower Medical Center, he served on the Board of Directors of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences where he conceived and launched the teleconference series for the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC), and subsequently, Africa Calls, a distance learning endeavor that brings continuing medical education to 22 sites in Africa, initially funded by the Annenberg Center and now by ASCP.

As a pioneer in fine needle aspiration biopsy, he published Aspiration Biopsy for the Community Hospital in 1981 and collaborated with Dr. William J. Frable on numerous lectures and workshops to promote acceptance of aspiration biopsy as a cost-conservative, minimally invasive diagnostic technique.

Dr. Kaminsky served as President of the American Society of Cytopathology and received the Papanicolaou Award and the President’s Award. He was the inaugural President of the ASC Foundation. He is past-President and a current active Board member of the California Society of Pathologists.

He has lectured throughout the world on fine needle aspiration biopsy, and is the 2015 recipient of the Yolanda Oertel Interventional Cytopathologist of the Year Award of the Papanicolaou Society and the 2016 recipient of the Maurice Goldblatt Cytology Award of the International Academy of Cytology.

Dr. Kaminsky is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Cancer Cytopathology and serves as Editor of the multiple-award winning Cytosource.

His varied interests outside medicine include documentary film making (Academy Award Nomination for the film, short documentary category; Emmy Nomination for Executive Producer, feature documentary; Special Jury Prize for short documentary, Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films), organization of film festivals, Italian cinema and cinematography (Palm Springs International Film Festival, Bangkok International Film Festival, American Film Institute, Palm Springs Art Museum).

Board of Directors

Manages the business and affairs of USCAP, except as otherwise required by the District of Columbia Nonprofit Corporation Act, the Articles of Incorporation or the Bylaws. The Board represents the governance of USCAP.

 

Megan S. Lim

Megan S. Lim, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Lim is the Director of the Joint Division of Hematopathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Director of the Hematopathology Fellowship Program, Interim Director of the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboratory, and the Director of the Lymphoma Biology Program at the Abramson Cancer Center.

Dr. Lim received an M.D. from the University of Calgary and a Ph.D. in Molecular Oncology from the University of Calgary and National Cancer Institute Lab of Pathology jointly. Dr. Lim obtained her Hematopathology fellowship training at the National Cancer Institute after which she assumed a faculty position at the University of Toronto (1998-2000), the University of Utah (2000-2006), and the University of Michigan (2000-2015) before moving to the University of Pennsylvania in 2015. She has held numerous leadership positions and served on training and education committees for the Association for Molecular Pathology and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. She is the Vice-Chair of the Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Disease Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group and participates in integrated translational research in pediatric lymphoma. Her research interests are focused on elucidating mechanisms involved in lymphoma pathogenesis. She has participated and directed numerous CME activities for AMP, ASCP, CAP, and USCAP.

 

Cristina Magi-Galluzzi

Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, MD, PhD

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Magi-Galluzzi is the Division Director of Anatomic Pathology and Professor of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her MD at the University of Ancona, School of Medicine, Italy and her PhD in Oncologic Human Pathology at the University of Verona, Italy. She completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago (1997-1999) and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston (1999-2001), followed by a fellowship in Urologic Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (2001-2003). She was on staff at the Cleveland Clinic from 2003 to 2018 and Director of Genitourinary pathology from 2004 to 2018.

Her clinical expertise is the pathological diagnosis of genitourinary diseases, including prostate, bladder, testicular, adrenal and kidney malignancies. Her research interest focuses on prostate carcinogenesis and in the discovery and validation of tumor markers and genomic tests of value in furthering the goals of successful treatment and understanding of the pathogenesis of genitourinary disease. She is the author of numerous (~200) peer-reviewed publications, invited reviews and book chapters, as well as the editor of two books on genitourinary pathology. She has presented and lectured extensively at national and international meetings and has conducted national and international courses, workshops and slide seminars in urological pathology.

Dr. Magi-Galluzzi is a member of the USCAP Board of Directors and a board member-at-large of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society (APSS).

 

Arie Perry

Arie Perry, MD

University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Perry is a Professor at the University of California in San Francisco, where he serves as the Director of the Neuropathology Division and the Neuropathology Fellowship program. He received his MD and residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, followed by fellowships in surgical pathology, neuropathology, and molecular cytogenetics research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. His interests have focused mostly on classification, grading, and molecular characterization of both adult and pediatric brain tumors. He has authored over 430 publications and participated as a senior advisor/editor for the WHO 2016 brain tumor classification scheme. He has also served as a chief editor for Brain Pathology (official journal for the International Society of Neuropathology), the 2010 Practical Surgical Neuropathology textbook (second edition now in press), and the 2015 9th edition of Greenfield’s Neuropathology. USCAP has been his professional home since 1992, where he has previously enjoyed many roles, including abstract reviewer, session moderator, companion society speaker, evening session panelist and moderator, short course faculty, molecular special course faculty, and publications committee member.

Dr. Perry also maintains an active surgical neuropathology consult service and is a frequently invited lecturer. Furthermore, he particularly adores the creative side of Pathology, making use of his longstanding passions for both music and teaching. In this respect, he has been featured in several media stories for using “neuropathology songs” in education, including a CD recording of 16 medical ballads and a YouTube male a cappella rendition of ‘Brain Tumor Rhapsody’ set to Bohemian Rhapsody.

 

Carol Farver, MD

Carol F. Farver, MD

University of Michigan School of Medicine

Dr. Farver is a lung pathologist, the Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of Pathology Education and Director of the Division of Education Programs in the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. She moved from the Cleveland Clinic in 2019, where she had practiced since 1995 and served as the past President of the Cleveland Clinic Medical Staff and as a member of the Cleveland Clinic Board of Governors. She received her MD degree from Yale University School of Medicine and did her subsequent residency and fellowship/research training in pulmonary pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research is predominantly in the area of lung transplantation and inflammatory lung diseases. She has authored over 180 scientific publications and 30 chapters. She currently serves as an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Pathology and on the Editorial Board of Chest. She is co-editor of two major textbooks in the field of pulmonary pathology: Dail and Hammar’s Pulmonary Pathology, and Pulmonary Pathology in the series “Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology.” She received the 1st Annual Distinguished Achievement Award in Graduate Medical Education from the Association of Pathology Chairs, the Cleveland Clinic’s Leadership Development Award and was awarded the Master Educator at the Cleveland Clinic in 2017. In 2003, Dr. Farver received her MS in Organizational Development from The Weatherhead School of Case Western Reserve University. Since that time, she has been involved in efforts to bring those ideas to medicine.

 

Henry D. Tazelaar, MD

Henry D. Tazelaar, MD

Mayo Clinic

Dr. Tazelaar is currently the Geraldine Zeiler Colby Professor of Cytopathology and Chair of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic Arizona. His research interests include the pathology of heart and lung transplantation, and both neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung and pleural disease. He has been an active contributor to USCAP as educator through numerous courses and course directorships (including three interactive microscopy courses at the USCAP Interactive Center in Palm Springs), as well as leader as a current member of the Board of Directors and former member of Education and Finance committees (prior Chair of Finance). He is also a member of the United States and Canadian Mesothelioma reference panel and is the author of over 320 peer reviewed articles, a contributor to many books and co-author of two pathology textbooks, Thurlbeck’s Pathology of the Lung and Neoplastic Mimics in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Pathology. Dr. Tazelaar currently serves as Treasurer of the IAP. He enjoys classical music in all its forms, CrossFit workouts, great food and wine!

 

Ilan Weinreb, MD

Ilan Weinreb, MD, FRCPC

University Health Network, Toronto

Dr. Weinreb graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine in 2001 and after a short stint in General Surgery residency made a switch to Pathology where he graduated in 2006. After a head and neck fellowship in Toronto he began his academic position in 2007 at the University Health Network. He works in an exclusive head and neck subspecialty service, is the director of the head and neck Pathology fellowship program and the director of surgical pathology. He is the current lead author for head and neck pathology at the cancer committee for the College of American Pathologists. Dr. Weinreb has presented at numerous national and international meetings both as an invited speaker and in short courses in the College of American Pathologists, Canadian Association of Pathologists and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP). This includes multiple companion meeting presentations at USCAP, platform presentations, and stand-alone USCAP courses, including Practical Pathology Seminars, Diagnostic Pathology Update and Interactive Microscopy courses at the Interactive Center in Palm Springs. He has been involved in numerous USCAP committees including the Education Committee (EC) and the subcommittee for unique live course offerings (SULCO). He is currently in his second stint on the EC and is the current chair of the SULCO committee. He is a member of the USCAP Canada Foundation as well. He has published over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts, multiple book chapters and is an author in the WHO classification of head and neck tumors and the American Registry of Pathology’s upcoming salivary gland fascicle, fifth series. His research is focused on head and neck mucosal disease, sinonasal neoplasms, and in particular salivary gland pathology. In the salivary gland he has contributed to the discovery of numerous tumor specific translocations and mutations and has a specific interest in salivary gland tumor classification.

 

Edi Brogi

Edi Brogi, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Edi Brogi is an Attending Pathologist and the Director of Breast Pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She is also Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City. Dr. Brogi is a graduate of the University of Florence Medical School, in Florence, Italy and holds a Ph.D. degree by the Italian Ministry of Research. She trained in Anatomic Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where she also served as Chief Resident/ Graduate Assistant and completed a Cytopathology fellowship. In July 2000 she joined the staff of the Department of Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has been practicing there since.

Dr. Brogi’s professional and research activities focus on the diagnosis, study and treatment of breast diseases. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed and review articles on breast diseases and their clinical implications. Her expertise in breast pathology is recognized worldwide and she is invited to lecture on related topics nationally and internationally.

Dr. Brogi was an Officer of the International Society of Breast Pathology (ISBP) (2012-16) and the ISBP President in 2017-19. She is an Associate Editor of Rosen’s Breast Pathology textbook, 4th ed. (2014) and upcoming 5th ed., and Rosen’s Breast Pathology – Diagnosis by needle core biopsy textbook, 4th ed. (2017). She is an expert board member of the WHO Book on the Classification of Breast Tumors (5th ed.)

Throughout her career Dr. Brogi has been actively involved in education and teaching. She has trained over 40 breast pathology fellows and mentored junior breast pathologists. She is a Mentor of the USCAP Mentorship Academy since its inception (2017-present).

Dr. Brogi joined the USCAP in 1994 and has been an active supporter since. She was a member of the USCAP Education Committee (2012-16) and has taught USCAP short courses and interactive microscopy sessions. She is Co-Director of the Long Course in Breast Pathology scheduled at the USCAP annual meeting in March 2020.

 

Ashley Cimino-Mathews

Ashley Cimino-Mathews, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Cimino-Mathews received her Bachelor of Science from Emory University, where she studied breast cancer tumor vaccine development, followed by her Medical Degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. She completed her residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she subspecialized in surgical and breast pathology. She is currently an Associate Professor of Pathology and Oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Director of the Breast Pathology Program, and Director of the Breast Pathology Consultation Service. Dr. Cimino-Mathews served as a member of the USCAP Education Committee and course director of the USCAP special course, Tumor Immunology: Implications for Diagnostic Pathology and Therapeutics. She is also an active educator and teaching award recipient, with yearly teaching at several levels within the Department of Pathology and School of Medicine, and she was named one of the, “Top 40 Under Forty,” by the American Society of Clinical Pathology in 2017. Dr. Cimino-Mathews has published over 80 articles in the fields of surgical pathology, diagnostic breast pathology, and the tumor immune microenvironment; co-authored two books on diagnostic pathology; and authored multiple book chapters related to breast pathology. She is an ad hoc reviewer for over ten journals and is on the editorial board of Modern Pathology, where she serves as an Associate Editor for Breast Pathology.

 

Anil Parwani

Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA

The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center

Dr. Parwani is a Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. He also serves as the Vice Chair of Anatomical Pathology and Director of Division of Pathology Informatics and Digital Pathology. Dr. Parwani completed his residency and fellowship training in Urological Pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
 

Dr. Parwani is a world leader in digital pathology, artificial intelligence and pathology informatics and has led the way in the implementation of these technologies in several key clinical areas including the implementation of these technologies at the first hospital in the United States. Dr. Parwani also has expertise in the area of Anatomical Pathology Informatics including designing quality assurance tools, bio banking informatics, clinical and research data integration, applications of whole slide imaging, digital imaging, telepathology, image analysis, artificial intelligence and lab automation. He has expertise in prostate and bladder cancer and has trained several fellows in urological pathology. Dr. Parwani has authored over 300 peer-reviewed articles in major scientific journals and several books and book chapters. He is on the editorial board of several informatics and surgical pathology journals and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Diagnostic Pathology and as co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pathology Informatics.

Dr. Parwani has served on many national and international professional societies including USCAP, Digital Pathology Association, ISUP, GUPS, Association of Pathology Informatics and Digital Pathology Committee of the CAP. He also serves as part of the test committee for the American Board of Pathology. He is passionate about teaching and has trained several medical students, urology and pathology residents and fellows over the last 20 years in the areas of surgical pathology, pathology informatics and urological pathology. He has won numerous teaching awards and service awards during his career. For USCAP, Dr. Parwani has been a long-time attendee, served several years on Abstract Review Committee, volunteered multiple times as a platform moderator, served on the Education Committee and the Informatics Subcommittee.

 

Education Committee

Creates the scientific program, exclusively governs educational content for all educational assets of the Academy, performs program evaluations, and safeguards educational content from commercial bias through a complex disclosure mechanism. Several subcommittees assume delegated responsibilities for program design and evaluation.

Committee Term Ending
Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD, Chair 2021
David Papke, MD, PhD, Pathologist-in-Training 2021
Nicholas A. Zoumberos, MD, Pathologist-in-Training 2021
Deepa Patil, MD 2021
Daniel J. Brat, MD, PhD 2021
Anna Marie Mulligan, MD, BCH, MRCPath 2021
Zubair Baloch, MD 2021
Yuri Fedoriw, MD 2022
Sarah M. Dry, MD 2022
William C. Faquin, MD, PhD 2022
Karen J. Fritchie, MD 2023
Carlos Parra-Herran, MD 2023
Rajiv M. Patel, MD 2023
Lynette M. Sholl, MD 2023
Jennifer B. Gordetsky, MD 2024
Melinda F. Lerwill, MD 2024
Liron Pantanowitz, MD 2024
Charles “Matt” Quick, MD 2024
Olga K. Weinberg, MD 2024
Maria Westerhoff, MD 2024
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)
Claire Kilfoyle, Director of Education

Education Subcommittee Chairs

Subcommittee Term Ending
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD, Chair, Abstract Assignment Committee /
Assignment Committee
2021
Ilan Weinreb, MD, Chair, Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings 2023
Kristin C. Jensen, MD, CME Subcommittee 2023
Raja R. Seethala, MD, Short Course Coordinator 2021
Laura C. Collins, MD, Interactive Microscopy 2024

Abstract Assignment Committee

Subcommittee Term Ending
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD, Chair 2021
Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD 2021
Rondell P. Graham, MBBS 2021
Alejandro A. Gru, MD 2021
Mamta Gupta, MD 2021
Douglas J. Hartman, MD 2021
John Higgins, MD 2021
Kirk D. Jones, MD 2021
Tamara L. Lotan, MD 2021
Atis Muehlenbachs, MD, PhD 2021
Robyn C. Reed, MD, PhD 2021
Michelle D. Reid, MD, MS 2021
Souzan Sanati, MD 2021
Khin Thway, MD, FRCPath 2021
Alain Borczuk, MD 2022
Claudiu Cotta, MD 2022
Andrew Evans, MD, PhD 2022
Dennis Firchau, MD 2022
Tamara Giorgadze, MD, PhD 2022
Vickie Jo, MD 2022
Scott Owens, MD 2022
Peter Pytel, MD 2022
Efsevia (Evi) Vakiani, MD, PhD 2022
Anthony J. Gill, MD, FRCPA 2023
Stanley J. Radio, MD 2023

CME Subcommittee

Subcommittee Term Ending
Kristin C. Jensen, MD, Chair 2023
Yigu Chen, MPH, PMP 2021
Ericka Olgaard, DO 2021
Michelle Dian Reid, MD 2021
Lakshmi (Priya) Kunju, MD 2023
Jonathan Lavezo, MD 2023
Roshan S. Patel, MD 2023
Claire Kilfoyle (Director of Education)

Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings

Subcommittee Term Ending
Ilan Weinreb, MD, Chair 2021
Xuefeng Zhang, MD, PhD 2021
Sarah M. Dry, MD 2022
William C. Faquin, MD, PhD 2022
Giovanna Giannico, MD 2022
Sinchita Roy Chowdhuri, MD, PhD 2023
Carlos Parra-Herran, MD 2023

Interactive Microscopy Course Directors

Subcommittee Term Ending
Laura C. Collins, MD, Chair 2024
Laura C. Collins, MD – Breast 2024
Thomas Brenn, MD, PhD, FRCPath – Dermatopathology 2024
Laura W. Lamps, MD – Potpourri 2024
Ming Zhou, MD, PhD – Genitourinary 2024
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC – Cytopathology 2024
Oluwole Fadare, MD – Gynecologic 2024
Justin Bishop, MD – Head and Neck Pathology 2024
Daniel A. Arber, MD – Hematopathology 2024
Scott R. Owens MD – Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology 2024
Elizabeth G. Demicco, MD, PhD – Bone & Soft Tissue 2024

Course Directors

The Education Committee assigns course-directors to organize individual educational offerings at the Annual Meeting and for Diagnostic Cytopathology Update, Diagnostic Pathology Update, Practical Pathology Seminars and Interactive Microscopy. 

ICE – David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC; Celeste N. Powers, MD, PhD 2022
Diagnostic Pathology Update – Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD, Director 2021
Diagnostic Pathology Update – Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD, Co-Director 2023
Interactive Microscopy – Laura C. Collins, MD 2024

Finance Committee

Reviews and advises the Board regarding budgets, audits, investment policies and major expenditures.  This committee has liaison responsibilities between operations and governance.

Committee Term Ending
Eyas M. Hattab, MD, MBA, Chair 2023
Steven D. Billings, MD, Treasurer 2021
Aleodor (Doru) A. Andea, MD, MBA 2021
Ryanne Brown, MD, MBA 2021
Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA 2022
Scott B. Lovitch, MD, PhD 2022
Adeboye O. Osunkoya, MD 2023
Amir Behdad, MD, MBA 2023
Julia A. Bridge, MD (Ex-officio)
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)
Paul M. Lewin (Chief of Business Development)
Bethany Phillips, MSA (Senior Staff Accountant)

 

Membership Committee

Collaborates with the EVP and operations to develop strategic initiatives regarding member engagement and benefits, promoting members for life.  Resident Advisory and Social Media Subcommittees facilitate membership outreach.

Committee Term Ending
Kristie White, MD, MAEd, Chair 2023
Oluwole Fadare, MD 2021
Erna Forgó, MD 2021
Rema A. Rao, MD 2021
Sara E. Wobker, MD, MPH 2021
Thomas Brenn, MD, PhD, FRCPath 2022
Aashiyana F. Koreishi, MD 2022
Marwan A. Yared, MD, (Chair, Resident Advisory Subcommittee) 2022
Kwun Wah Wen, MD, PhD 2023
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-Officio)
Teresa Powers (Membership Services Coordinator)

Resident Advisory Subcommittee Members

Subcommittee Term Ending
Marwan A. Yared, MD, Chair 2022
Liuyan (Jennifer) Jiang, MD 2021
John McMahon Gross, MD 2021
Ramya Masand, MD 2021
Ali Amin, MD 2022
Aadil Ahmed, MD 2022
Austin B. Wiles, MD, FASCP 2022
Zongming Eric Chen, MD, PhD 2023
Siraj M. El Jamal, MD 2023
Amy S. Joehlin-Price, MD, MS 2023
Zarrin Hossein-zadeh, MD 2023
Kimberly M. Johnson, MD 2023
Terrell (Terri) E. Jones, MD 2023
Mitul B. Modi, MBBS, MD 2023
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)
Deborah Waterhouse (Staff Member)

Social Media Subcommittee

Subcommittee Term Ending
Sean R. Williamson, MD, Chair 2021
Steven D. Billings, MD 2021
Adam L. Booth, MD 2021
Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD 2021
Nicole D. Riddle, MD 2021
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD 2021
Anne M. Mills, MD 2022
Pallavi A. Patil, MBBS, MD 2022
Ankur R. Sangoi, MD 2022
Lauren Ende Schwartz, MD 2022
Kabeer Shah, DO 2023
Sara Elizabeth Wobker, MD, MPH 2023
Ethan Kaminsky (KAMPROD)
Paul M. Lewin (Chief of Business Development)
Christian Giangreco (Director of Information Technology)
Daniela Gomez (Staff Member)
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-Officio)

Publications Committee

Advises the Board/EVP regarding editorial policies, quality standards, marketing strategies, and editorial personnel for the Academy’s journals, and annually interfaces with representatives from operations and Nature Publishing Group to assess the status and strategic options of the journals.

Committee Term Ending
Alexander J. Lazar, MD, PhD, Chair 2023
Sean R. Williamson, MD 2021
Lan Chen, MD, PhD 2022
Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD 2022
Jaclyn F. Hechtman, MD 2022
Samson W. Fine, MD 2022
Maria Westerhoff, MD 2022
Kiril Trpkov, MD, FRCPC 2023
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)

Journal Editors – Laboratory Investigation

Committee Term Ending
Gene P. Siegal, MD, PhD 12/31/2022
Robert W. Hardy, PhD
Alexander J. Lazar, MD, PhD
Akihiro Umezawa, MD, PhD
Catherine M. Ketcham, PhD, Managing Editor

Journal Editors – Modern Pathology

Committee Term Ending
George J. Netto, MD 12/31/2025
Pedram Argani, MD
Larissa V. Furtado, MD
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
Catherine M. Ketcham, PhD, Managing Editor

 

Foundation Committee

Advises the Board/EVP regarding the philanthropic activities of the Academy including review of grant proposals, categorization of gifts, allocations of funds and donor campaigns.
Committee Term Ending
Celeste N. Powers, MD, PhD, Chair 2021
Laura W. Lamps, MD 2021
Julie Teruya-Feldstein, MD 2021
Joseph J. Maleszewski, MD 2021
Marie E. Robert, MD 2021
Heather Stevenson-Lerner, MD, PhD 2022
Rondell P. Graham, MBBS 2023
Alyssa M. Krasinskas, MD 2023
Austin B. Wiles, MD 2023
Julia A. Bridge, MD (Ex-officio) President
Steven D. Billings, MD (Ex-officio) Treasurer
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)
Paul M. Lewin (Chief of Business Development)
Daniela Gomez (Staff)

Nominating Committee

Formulates a slate of names for Board approval for elected positions. 

Joel K. Greenson, MD, Chair 2023
Christopher D.M. Fletcher, MD, FRCPath 2021
Rish K. Pai, MD, PhD (Member-at-Large) 2021
Kiril Trpkov, MD, FRCPC (Member-at-Large) 2022
Wendy L. Frankel, MD 2022
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)

 

Awards Committees

There is no single USCAP committee to govern awards selections.  Individual awards are associated with their own unique committees responsible for their administration, but these committees are coordinated by the EVP.

Young Investigator Awards Committee

John A. Hart, MD, Chair 2022
Adebowale J. Adeniran, MD 2022
Megan S. Lim, MD, PhD 2021
Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, MD, PhD 2021
Anthony J. Gill, MD, FRCPA 2023
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)

Castleman Awards Committee

Peter M. Sadow, MD, PhD 2023
Maria-Beatriz Lopes, MD, PhD 2022
Vikram Deshpande, MBBS 2023
Russell Ryan, MD 2023
David N. Louis, MD (Ex-officio)
Julia A. Bridge, MD (Ex-officio) 2021
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)

The Harvey Goldman Teaching Award Committee

Laura C. Collins, MD, Chair
Jeffrey E. Saffitz, MD, PhD
Laura W. Lamps, MD
John R. Goldblum, MD
Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-Officio)

Stowell-Orbison Awards Committee

Andrew M. Bellizzi, MD, Chair 2022
Zahra Maleki, MD, FCAP, MIAC 2021
Laura Simmons Spruill, MD, PhD 2022
Charles Matthew Quick, MD 2023
Philipp Raess, MD, PhD 2023

Vogel Awards Committee

Daniel Jay Brat, MD, PhD, Chair 2022
Vickie Y. Jo, MD 2021
Kwun Wah Wen, MD, PhD 2022
Kristin C. Shaw, MD 2023
George J. Netto, MD, (Ex-officio)
Gene P. Siegal, MD, PhD, (Ex-officio)
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)

Stout Awards Committee

Austin B. Wiles, MD, Chair 2023
Shyam Sampath Raghavan, MD 2023
Sara E. Monaco, MD 2023
Alex K. Williamson, MD 2023
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC (Ex-officio)

Representation

USCAP members represent delegates to other organizations and fulfill liaison functions with them to create an Academy presence outside the organization and facilitate communication and information flow.

American Medical Association

Committee Term Ending
Nicole D. Riddle, MD, Delegate (HOD and YPS) 2021
Daniel C. Zedek, MD, Delegate (HOD and YPS) 2021
Kegan H. Lee, MD (Alternate) 2021
Nirali M. Patel, MD (Alternate) 2021
Michael O. Idowu, MD, (CPT Advisor) 2022
David S. Wilkinson, MD, PhD, (Alternate) 2022
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC, Pathology Section Representative

American Registry of Pathology

Ronald A. DeLellis, MD

Biological Stain Commission

Paul E. Swanson, MD

Intersociety Committee on Pathology Information

Marwan A. Yared, MD (Board Delegate)

Intersociety Pathology Council

David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC
Joel K. Greenson, MD
Gregory N. Fuller, MD, PhD (Ex-officio delegate for reporting)

Program Directors Section of Association of Pathology Chairs (PRODS)

Suzanne Z. Powell, MD

Continuing Certification Advisory Committee, American Board of Pathology

Jordi J. Rowe, MD

TRIG Working Group

Neal I. Lindeman, MD

TRIPS Working Group

Suzanne Dintzis, MD, PhD