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Sherrie L. Perkins, M.D., Ph.D.

Languages spoken: English, French

Academic Information

Departments: Pathology - Professor Emeritus

Divisions: Clinical Pathology

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pathology (Sub: Anatomic Path)
  • American Board of Pathology (Sub: Hematology)

Dr. Perkins, MD, PhD, is the CEO of ARUP Laboratories and a Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah, School of Medicine. Dr. Perkins has been with ARUP and the University of Utah for over 25 years; during this time, she has served in numerous leadership roles, including Director of Hematopathology, Interim Department Chair, Division Chief of Clinical Pathology, Director of the ARUP R&D Institute, and, for the past ten years, member of the ARUP Laboratories' executive management team. She is a tenured professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine, is board certified in anatomic pathology, and holds a special qualification in hematology. She has authored over 190 peer-reviewed journal articles and 40 book chapters in hematopathology. She received her PhD in biochemistry from the University of Miami, and earned her MD and completed her pathology residency at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her hematopathology fellowship under Dr. Carl Kjeldsberg at the University of Utah.

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency Washington University
Internship Washington University
Professional Medical Washington University
Doctoral Training University of Miami
Graduate Training San Francisco State University
Molecular Biology
Graduate Training University of Arizona
Postbaccalaureate Studies
Undergraduate Colby College
Undergraduate American College in Paris
Undergraduate College of Santa Fe

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