April 30, 2015 to May 3, 2015
L'Auberge Del Mar Hotel, Del Mar, CA
Jesse McKenney, M.D.
Dr. Jesse McKenney is a native Texan from the Dallas/Fort-Worth area. He attended Texas A&M University where he studied learning theory and cognitive psychology. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, where he began his pathology career as a post-sophomore fellow. His anatomic pathology residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA focused on subspecialty training in genitourinary and soft tissue pathology, enhanced by a surgical pathology fellowship at Stanford University concentrating on gynecologic pathology. Dr. McKenney has held faculty positions at the University of Arkansas and Stanford University, and is now the Director of Surgical Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic where he practices genitourinary and soft tissue pathology. He has served on the education committees of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology for the past eight years, and is a current member of the WHO and AJCC committees for the classification and staging of genitourinary neoplasia. He has authored or co-authored over 100 manuscripts and will be co-editor of the 11th edition of Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology.
Aleodor (Doru) A. Andea, M.D., MBA
Aleodor (Doru) Andea, M.D., MBA, is an associate professor of pathology and dermatology and director of the dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His areas of expertise are dermatopathology and molecular pathology. At the University of Michigan he has established and leads the molecular dermatopathology laboratory, which provides clinical testing for cutaneous tumors and functions as a dermatopathology core facility for skin cancer research. Dr. Andea has a particular interest in developing and improving ancillary molecular tests to help classify and predict prognosis in histologically ambiguous melanocytic tumors. As a side hobby, he enjoys playing with digital pathology tools and is interested in exploring the potential for implementation of virtual pathology into clinical work. He has given numerous lectures on a variety of dermatopathology topics, with a focus on the molecular biology of melanocytic tumors and digital pathology. Dr. Andea is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed publications and over 100 abstracts, mainly in the field of dermatopathology. Outside of pathology he enjoys skiing and swimming.
Christina A. Arnold, M.D.
Dr. Christina A. Arnold completed her anatomic and clinical pathology residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she also served as chief resident. She subsequently completed a two-year gastrointestinal and liver pathology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University before joining The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in the divisions of gastrointestinal pathology and bone and soft tissue pathology. She is an assistant professor, associate director of the gastrointestinal pathology fellowship, pathology faculty lead for the clinical gastroenterology fellows, and a faculty lead for the gastrointestinal pathology block for the second year medical students. Dr. Arnold lectures nationally and internationally on patterns of injury in the luminal gastrointestinal tract, specifically inflammatory bowel disease, sexually transmitted infectious colitis, and emerging drug injuries, among others.
Casey A. Carlos, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Casey A. Carlos is an assistant professor in the department of dermatology at the University of California, San Diego. She also serves as the dermatology residency program director. She completed her residency training and a certificate program in global health equities at the University of Pennsylvania and her dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Carlos has a special interest in education and infectious diseases. She has developed dermatopathology educational curricula as part of her work in Liberia, Costa Rica, Peru, Botswana, Mozambique, Mexico and in the United States. She has won several teaching awards as well as the American Academy of Dermatology’s Member Making a Difference Award. In her presentations, she hopes to convey her passion for dermatopathology and highlight the importance of teamwork between clinicians and pathologists to take stellar care of their patients.
John Hart, M.D.
Dr. John Hart graduated from the University of Iowa Medical School in 1986. He did his pathology residency at University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, 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. 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 and Asia. He currently is a member of the education committees of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and of the Rodger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
David B. Kaminsky, M.D., FIAC
Dr. Kaminsky is a career cytopathologist and surgical pathologist who now serves as Executive Vice President of USCAP. His patient-centered private practice in Palm Springs, California, focused on surgical pathology and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy. Dr. Kaminsky was a pioneer in aspiration biopsy and published Aspiration Biopsy for the Community Hospital in 1981,which facilitated use of the technique outside restricted academic centers. He has lectured internationally on the subject and is the 2015 recipient of the Yolanda Oertel Interventional Cytopathologist of the Year Award of the Papanicolaou Society. He has been President of the American Society of Cytopathology and recipient of its distinguished Papanicolaou Award. His interests outside medicine include documentary film-making, foreign films (Italian cinema) and culinary arts
Jeffrey F. Krane, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Jeffrey Krane is associate professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a staff pathologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he is the associate director of cytology and the chief of head and neck pathology. Dr. Krane has special interests in salivary gland and thyroid cytopathology and HPV-associated malignancy of the head and neck region and has given multiple local and national presentations on each of these topics. Dr. Krane values teaching opportunities aiming for a pragmatic approach to solving diagnostic challenges in cytology and surgical pathology. In his free time, he enjoys time with his wife and four teenage children and is a dedicated fan of baseball, film, and rock music.
Dora Lam-Himlin, M.D.
Dr. Dora Lam-Himlin completed her anatomic and clinical pathology residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center where she also served as chief resident. She subsequently completed a gastrointestinal and liver pathology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University before joining the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she is an assistant professor and consultant in gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic pathology. She serves as the pathology and immunology course leader for first year medical students at the Mayo Medial School. Dr. Lam-Himlin has recently co-authored a textbook on patterns of injury in the luminal gastrointestinal tract and lectures on this topic nationally and internationally, with a focus on gastric and small bowel pathology.
Raj Patel, M.D.
Dr. Raj Patel is associate professor of pathology and dermatology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He received his M.D. degree from Flinders University School of Medicine in Adelaide, Australia and completed his residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Patel completed fellowships in surgical pathology and soft tissue pathology at Emory University and dermatopathology at the Cleveland Clinic. He is board certified in anatomic pathology and dermatopathology and is the director of the bone & soft tissue fellowship at the University of Michigan and co-director of the NIH funded SARC SPORE Tissue Core B. Dr. Patel is an assistant editor for the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology and an editorial board member of pathology, Journal of the Royal Australasian College of Pathologists. He has authored over 50-peer-reviewed publications and has lectured and directed courses on soft tissue pathology and dermatopathology at the American Society of Dermatopathology, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, the American Academy of Dermatology and the International Society of Dermatopathology.
Rish Pai, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Rish Pai received his B.A. from Pomona College in Claremont, CA and earned his M.D., Ph.D. from Case Western University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. He completed his anatomic pathology residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center (as chief resident), followed by a gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology fellowship at the same institution. Dr. Pai is currently an assistant professor of pathology at the Cleveland Clinic and serves as medical director of the surgical pathology desk and co-director of the gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology fellowship. Dr. Pai has lectured nationally and internationally on many aspects of gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology. He is on the editorial board of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology and serves on the training committee of the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society and education committee of the Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society. Dr. Pai has published over 60 articles and written multiple book chapters in the fields of gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology.