Pathology News Archive: March 2015

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Recipient of the 2015 ASIP Rous-Whipple Award

American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP)2015 Annual Meeting at Experimental BiologyBoston, MA Dr. Charles A. Parkos is the recipient of the 2015 ASIP Rous-Whipple Award.  The ASIP Rous-Whipple Award is given to a senior scientist with a distinguished career in research that has advanced the understanding of disease and with continued productivity at the time of the award.  Dr. Parkos presented the Rous-Whipple lecture on . . .
March 30 2015

Pathology Residents Accepted into HASP

The Department of Pathology congratulates two of our second year pathology residents, Drs. Cody Carter and John Sherbeck.  They have been accepted into the Graduate Medical Education Healthcare Administration Scholars Program (HASP) beginning September 2015.  They are 2 of 17 residents from throughout the  institution accepted.   . . .
March 26 2015

Loss of a Member in the UM Family

It is with sincere sadness that we mark the passing of Paul W. Gikas, MD.  He died peacefully at home on March 23.  The funeral will be March 27 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Ann Arbor at 11am.  Dr. Gikas was a longtime member of the UM family, doing his undergraduate, medical degrees and residency here.  After his service in the US Army Medical Corps, Paul became a faculty member in Pathology in 1959, with an interest . . .
March 24 2015

Welcoming Incoming Residents - July 2015

The Department has learned the names of the 8 senior medical students who matched into our residency program through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  We are excited to welcome the incoming residents for July, 2015:John Kennedy - University of Iowa Carver College of MedicineShula Schecter - Stony Brook University School of MedicineBrian Soles - University of Toledo College of MedicineLauren Stanoszek - University of Toledo . . .
March 24 2015

USCAP 2015 - Boston, Ma

USCAP 2015 Boston, MaOur annual A J French Alumni Society Reception will be held on Monday, March 23 (5:30 pm 7:30 pm) at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and Towers in Room Beacon A. All faculty, residents, fellows and society members, including their guest are invited. . . .
March 12 2015

Pathology Informatics Director Inducted

We congratulate Dr. Ulysses G. J. Balis, M.D., FCAP, FASCP, Professor of Pathology; Director, Division of Pathology Informatics; Director, Pathology Informatics Fellowship Program as he is inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. He will join the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country.  Dr. Balis was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and member . . .
March 6 2015

Statewide initiative to Improve Genetic Testing

UMHS has announced that "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and University of Michigan Health System launch statewide initiative to evaluate and improve genetic testing" with quotes from David Keren, M.D. and Scott Owens, M.D. on GTRQC (Genetic Testing Resource and Quality Consortium) and its progress. . . .
March 5 2015