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Celina Kleer, MD Elected to the AAP

March 21, 2024 / Award

Congratulations to Celina Kleer, MD, the Harold A. Oberman Collegiate Professor of Pathology and Director of Breast Pathology Research, on her election to the prestigious Association of American Physicians (AAP). The AAP is an honorary society dedicated to the advancement of scientific and practical medicine and admits only 70 new members to its rank each year. Election is highly selective and as described on their website, is “an honor extended to physicians with outstanding credentials in basic or translational biomedical research.” Kleer will be formally inducted into the AAP at their Annual Meeting in Chicago next month.

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From Manual to Automated

March 21, 2024 / Staff

David Harro recalls 40 Years in Pathology


Derek Dang becomes Dr. Derek Dang

March 20, 2024 / Phd Program

Molecular and Cellular Pathology graduate student, Derek Dang, successfully defended his thesis, “Beyond the Warburg Effect: A study of metabolic alterations in malignancies of the posterior fossa” on January 19, 2024, becoming Dr. Derek Dang. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Derek Dang on his achievements.

If you are interested in learning more about the MCP Graduate Program, click here or email Dr. Jeff Rual at


Dr. Daniel Boyer named Hematopathology Section Director

March 20, 2024 / Hematopathology

Dr. Daniel Boyer was recently announced as the Hematopathology Section Director. The hematopathology section consists of eleven faculty members who provide expert subspecialty diagnostic services and care for a large population of Michigan Medicine and MLabs patients using a variety of technologies including morphology, flow cytometry, cytogenetics, FISH, and molecular diagnostics. The service is anticipated to grow in volume and complexity as our integrated care network expands, and Dr. Boyer's leadership will be instrumental to our joint success.

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Emily Mitchell Takes an Alternative Path

March 19, 2024 / Staff

Giving Back During Spring Break 2024


Apheresis Unit Receives OPE Award

March 19, 2024 / Apheresis

Our Apheresis Unit’s faculty and staff take excellent care of the patients who come through their doors. Their dedication and compassion were recently recognized by Michigan Medicine’s Office of Patient Experience as they were awarded as one of the top two sites for performance on the patient experience metric for the past two quarters. Keith Gran, Chief Patient Experience Officer, and Devin Uppert, OPE Administrative Director presented members of the Apheresis Team with their award on March 19, 2024.

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Match Day 2024! Welcome our new class of Residents

March 15, 2024 / Residents
Today is Match Day and we are excited to share our new Resident Class. The class of 2028 will be joining us this July to begin their residency training, where they will work alongside faculty and staff who will support them throughout their four years at the University of Michigan.  The Match process starts during a medical student's final year of medical school. These trainees interview with residency programs across the country and rank t
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Drs. Rouba Ali-Fehmi and Lee Schroeder win Global Health Equity Awards

March 6, 2024 / Award

The Center for Global Health Equity (CGHE) at the University of Michigan announced the winners of their CGHE Grant competition and two of Pathology’s faculty were among the four award recipients. Dr. Rouba Ali-Fehmi and team were awarded one of three CGHE Seed Grant Awards and Dr. Lee Schroeder and team received the year’s only Impact Accelerator Program Award.


Giving Blueday-March 13, 2024

March 4, 2024 / Training
This Giving Blueday (March 13, 2024) support key initiatives within the Department of Pathology which help support the next generation of trainees, researchers, and physicians. Thanks to your support of these funds, you are enhancing the training of our up-and-coming pathologists, improving the education of faculty from the earliest stages through senior levels, and providing opportunities for ongoing research as we work to find the underlying ca