June 2, 2018 to June 3, 2018
USCAP Interactive Center, Palm Springs, CA
Justin Bishop, M.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Bishop received his medical degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, then completed his anatomic and clinical pathology residency training at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Bishop trained in head and neck/endocrine pathology with Dr. William Westra and stayed as surgical pathology faculty, rising to the rank of Associate Professor, until 2017 when he joined the faculty of UT Southwestern Medical Center as the Director of Head and Neck Pathology. Dr. Bishop has given numerous lectures and courses nationally and internationally, including a current USCAP short course on human papillomavirus-related head and neck carcinomas. Dr. Bishop has published extensively in the field of head and neck/endocrine pathology, with >170 articles, including papers describing novel sinonasal tumor types like HPV-related multiphenotypic sinonasal carcinoma and SMARCB1-deficient sinonasal carcinoma. Dr. Bishop has also co-authored 5 books (most recently, the 3rd edition of Head and Neck Pathology in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series), and numerous book chapters including several entries in the latest World Health Organization Classification of Head and Neck Tumors. He is currently co-authoring the upcoming American Registry of Pathology (formerly Armed Forces Institute of Pathology) fascicle on salivary gland tumors. Dr. Bishop is an associate editor for Histopathology and JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and serves on the editorial boards of American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Oral Oncology, and Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology.
Justine A. Barletta, M.D.
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr. Barletta is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a Staff Pathologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital where she serves as Chief of the Endocrine Pathology Service. She has a special interest in the risk stratification of thyroid tumors. She contributed to the Endocrine Pathology Society working group effort that culminated in the introduction of the noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP) terminology and has subsequently evaluated the impact of NIFTP on thyroid cytology and molecular testing. She enjoys teaching and has lectured locally and nationally on a range of topics in Endocrine Pathology. Outside of work, she loves to play with her toddler son.
Simion Chiosea, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Chiosea is an Associate Professor at University of Pittsburgh and practices Head and Neck/Endocrine and Molecular pathology. He received his medical degree from State Medical & Pharmaceutical University, Chisinau, Moldova, and then completed his anatomic pathology residency training at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pennsylvania. At UPMC, Dr. Chiosea trained in head and neck/endocrine pathology with Dr. Leon Barnes and stayed as faculty with primary clinical responsibilities in head and neck and endocrine and molecular genomic pathology. Dr. Chiosea has lectured and taught nationally and internationally, including an annual ASCP 4-day long course on head and neck pathology. Dr. Chiosea has published extensively in the field of head and neck/endocrine pathology, with >100 articles, including papers on salivary tumors and margin assessment in oral squamous cell carcinomas. He has also co-authored book chapters including several entries in the latest World Health Organization Classification of Head and Neck Tumors. Dr. Chiosea is a Section Editor for Emerging Technologies and Techniques and Social Media on the editorial board of Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.
Raja R. Seethala, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Seethala is a Head and Neck/Endocrine Pathologist at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he has been faculty for 10 years. He is currently the director of the Head and Neck/Endocrine Pathology section and the Head and Neck/Endocrine Pathology fellowship. He has directed and participated in several national courses. While Dr. Seethala is interested in all head and neck and endocrine pathology, his focus has been salivary glands, particularly the correlation of clinicopathologic and molecular features in both common and rare entities.
He lives in a 100 year old Victorian house in Squirrel Hill with his wife and furry feline children. He is a casual video gamer and anime watcher, and exercises regularly.