Department of Pathology News

Diversity Committee visits Morehouse School of Medicine

On January 12, 2017 representatives from the Pathology Diversity Committee visited Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. The visit, led and organized by Dr. Marissa White, was intended to promote the field of Pathology among underrepresented minorities. Additional members of the committee included Drs. Alisha Gordy, Tricia Murdock, and Lysandra Voltaggio. Drs. White and Gordy offered a short presentation to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year medical students highlighting key aspects of our field and promoting our fully-funded Pathology Rotation for Underrepresented Minorities. The presentation (as well as the pizza!) was well-received with many follow-up questions and e-mails from interested students.

Morehouse School of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine

~January 2017

Check out our new Cytopathology Unknown Conference website!

Cytopathology Unknown Conference

The new Cytopathology Unknown Conference website features cases seen in our weekly Division of Cytopathology Unknown Conference, along with explanations. Learn more about Cytopathology today!

You can also view our world-renowned Surgical Pathology Case Conference website for Surgical Pathology cases.

~January 2017

Dr. Tim Amukele's drones featured on front cover of The Baltimore Sun

Drones for Blood

From the Sun: "Aerial drones could one day ferry life-or-death medical supplies between hospitals now that Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have figured out how to keep blood, medications and vaccines consistently cool during the flights..."

Read the article and watch the video.

~January 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Dotty Rosenthal - the American Society of Cytopathology President's Award winner for 2016

Dorothy L. Rosenthal, M.D.

Dr. Dotty Rosenthal, Professor Emerita was recently presented with the President's Award at the American Society of Cytopathology 64th Annual scientific meeting. The meeting this year was held in November in New Orleans, LA. The President's Award was established in 1992 and is presented annually to an ASC member. Congratulations, Dr. Rosenthal!

~December 2016

Baltimore Magazine - 2016 Top Docs
Congratulations to Dr. Epstein and Dr. McCarthy!

Top Doctors Our department of Pathology was recently honored to have a number of our current and past faculty and trainees mentioned in Baltimore Magazine's list of Top Doctors 2016 which appeared in the November issue.

Professors Jonathan Epstein, MD and Edward McCarthy, MD were named, along with former Johns Hopkins Dept. of Pathology residents Dr. Jennifer Brousard, Dr. Jeffrey Iding and Dr. Diana Molavi, as being among the top Pathologists in the Baltimore area.

For the past 30 years, Baltimore Magazine has published the results of the Top Doctors survey with over 50 specialties represented. This dependable and comprehensive list of peer-chosen winners represent only about 5 percent of the roughly 12,000 physicians licensed to practice in the Baltimore area.

Congratulations to all!

Read: Top Doctors 2016

~December 2016

Congratulations, Casey Phan!

Casey Phan Pathology resident Casey Phan was named one of Top 5 Junior Member Abstract Program winners at CAP 2016 annual meeting. Read the announcement

~December 2016

Best Practice in Laboratory Medicine

African Society for Laboratory Medicine 2016 The Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University collaboration (MU-JHU) Core Lab in Kampala, Uganda was named as the winner of the "Best Practice in Laboratory Medicine" Award on December 8th at the 3rd International African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The prestigious award was given in recognition of sustainable laboratory improvement and best practices leading to tangible and replicable outcomes. The award trophy was accepted and received on behalf of the Core Laboratory by Mr. Patrick Karugaba, the Core lab QA Manager.

The Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration was founded by Dr. Brooks Jackson and other clinical researchers interested in finding ways to prevent HIV infection in children and dedicated to improving the health of women, children, and families who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The collaboration started by scientists and clinicians from the US and Uganda has flourished dramatically into a diverse community of talented clinical investigators, scientific researchers and participants.

Congratulations to Dr. Timothy Amukele, Medical Director, Dr. Ali Elbireer, Laboratory Administrative Director, and the entire staff of MU-JHU Core Lab for receiving this most prestigious and deserving award.

~December 2016

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