Assistant Professor Sriram Venneti, M.D., Ph.D. is one of 17 recipients of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s 19th Clinical Scientist Development Awards. The awards are designed to allow junior faculty protected time for their clinical research as they establish their own research programs.
Dr. Venneti was chosen from among 169 applicants and will receive $495,000 over three years for his oncology research, Defining the epigenetic landscape of pediatric posterior fossa ependymomas. Congratulations, Dr. Venneti!
Read more at ddcf.org.
Each year, The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) awards exemplary medical students at schools in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, with the Academic Excellence and Achievement Award.
Awardees are determined based on their excellence in academics, leadership ability, and a strong interest in the pathology profession.
The top award this year, the ASCP Medical Student Academic Excellence and Achievement Gold Award, was given to one of our new first year residents, Emily McMullen, M.D.!
Clinical Pathology Operations Manager Kristina Martin, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, is among one of twelve in the 2016 American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Voices Under 40 Spotlight. Awardees are scored by their peers and ranked according to their commitment to the ASCLS, their profession, and their communities early on in their professional careers. Congratulations, Kristina!
Congratulations to the Department of Pathology's Lee F. Schroeder, MD, PhD for his recent paper in The New England Journal of Medicine, Time for a Model List of Essential Diagnostics. Dr. Schroeder is part of a team working to outline the most critical diagnostic tests. The list will help standardize care, particularly in developing nations where having timely and accurate test results can significantly impact public health.
Please welcome our new fellows for 2016-2017!
Charles Harmon, MD
University of Michigan
Kristen Muller, DO
Darthmouth Hitchock Medical Center
Forest Huls, MD
University of Alabama Birmingham
Weihong Michelle Li, MD
University of Toledo
July 12, 2016
9:00 – 10:00am
Medical Sciences Building 1
Refreshments will be served beginning at 8:30am
Lab Week Highlights – Kristina Martin
Cellavision Technology – Kristy Wendt and Matt Heilbronn
Patient Asset Management Initiative (PAMI) – Amy Mapili
Cord Blood Samples – George Mitri
Drawing – Suzanne Butch
Financial Update – David Keren, MD
The Wayne County Medical Examiner's office has been granted accreditation by the National Association of Medical Examiners. This is a result of the partnership between the county and the Department of Pathology. You can read about this collaboration in the most recent issue of Inside Pathology.
More than 2,500 unexpected, violent, and suspicious deaths are investigated by the team at Wayne County Medical Examiner's office each year.
Director of autopsy and forensic services at the U-M Department of Pathology, Jeffrey Jentzen, M.D., Ph.D. says, “Accreditation assures citizens and the community that the office functions at a high level and provides systematic quality and timely service.”
To hear more from Jentzen and the team at Wayne County, read the full press release.