June 2021 Newsletter
News

The Department of Pathology is excited to have the upcoming 2021-22 residents and fellows joining us this summer. Please welcome them to each of your divisions as you see them around on campus!

Welcome to the incoming AP/CP Residents:

Miranda Chimzar
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Medicine
Adam Lyle
Touro University – California
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lori Healey
University of Texas at Austin
Dell Medical School
Chance Walker
University of Missouri – Columbia
School of Medicine
Taylor Jackson
Rocky Vista University
College of Osteopathic Medicine

The incoming fellows are listed below. More information will be posted on the department website later in July if you’d like to learn more about each of them.

CLINICAL CHEMISTRY
Nazmin Bithi, PhD
Heather A. Nelson, PhD
Vrajesh 'Raj' K. Pandya, PhD [m.]
CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY
Dharmendra Jain, PhD
Hemant Joshi, PhD
CYTOPATHOLOGY
Michael A. Balatico, MD
Valarie E. McMurtry, MD, PhD
GI PATHOLOGY
Jordon K. March, MD
Youssef M. Farhat, MD, PhD
HEMATOPATHOLOGY
Daniel R. Jack, MD
Mark H. Kavesh, MD
David J. Peterson, DO
Kevin T. Trowell, MD
MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY-ABP ('MD')
Benjamin T. Bradley, MD, PhD
Rawan Kasser, MD [f.] – starting January 2022
MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY-ABMM ('PhD')
Ben Liu, PhD [m.]
Angela Ma, PhD
MOLECULAR GENETIC PATHOLOGY
Ganna ('Ania') Shestakova, MD, PhD
Margaret 'Meg' C. Williams, MD
NEUROPATHOLOGY
Joshua M. Klonoski, MD, PhD
PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY
Daniel D. Summerfield, MD
SURGICAL PATHOLOGY
Carlos R. Dominguez Rangel, MD
Tiffani M. Mathew, MBBS
Alejandro J. Wolf, DO

GENETICS
MEDICAL GENETICS AND GENOMICS
Vanina Taliercio, MD – starts 7/8/21
CLINICAL BIOCHEMICAL GENETICS
Aneta Kaczmarczyk, PhD [f.]
Maria Laura Duque Lasio, MD (Laura)
LABORATORY GENETICS AND GENOMICS
Makenzie L. Fulmer, PhD [f.]
Lucilla Pizzo, PhD
Ting Wen, MD, PhD
Jian Zhao, PhD [m.]
FORENSIC PATHOLOGY
Nicole E. Stanley, MD

Finally, please extend a warm welcome to the faculty arriving in July 2021:

  • Wan-Lin Lo – (M&I)
  • Allison Cleary – (AP) Breast Pathology
  • Steven Baker – (CP) Transfusion Medicine
  • Evan Raps – (AP) Cytopathology