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People of Pathology Podcast

People of Pathology Podcast

Interviews with people doing interesting things in pathology and related fields.

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Episode 144: Evan Bird – Forensic Anthropology and The Corpse Review

Today my guest is Forensic Anthropologist Evan Bird What we discuss with Evan: How he got interested in forensic anthropology and how educational path The importance of networking in the forensic field His experience in teaching and how that helps him in other areas How he became a consultant with federal agencies His experience during the COVID pandemic and how mass fatality procedures were changed because of it How and why he started his Instagram page, The Corpse Review How he uses The Corpse Review to help people learn about forensics  Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   The Corpse Review on Instagram Forensic Anthropology Northeast Crime Scene Institute   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter Instagram
January 23, 2023
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Episode 143: Dr Jeannie Shen – Breast Cancer Treatment Advancements, and A Surgeon’s Perspective of Pathology

Today my guest is Oncologic Breast Surgeon Dr Jeannie Shen What we discuss with Dr Shen: How she was inspired to become a doctor and her path into surgery Why she chose to specialize in breast cancer surgery How surgeons help to drive technology and advancements Advancements in breast cancer screening and its effect on surgery options How the COVID pandemic affected breast cancer screening Her relationship with pathology and why this is important Advancements in breast cancer treatment and what might be coming in the future Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Shen's bio from Cedars-Sinai Jennie Shen, MD on Breast Cancer video Shen Named Breast Program Medical Director   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter Instagram
January 16, 2023
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Episode 142: Tom McAndrew – Cold Cases and Investigative Genetic Genealogy

Today my guest is Retired Homicide Detective Tom McAndrew What we discuss with Tom: How and why he got into law enforcement Pursuing his education while working in law enforcement His involvement in the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Investigation Assessment Unit Investigative Genetic Genealogy and how it is used in cold cases The initiative he started in Pennsylvania to locate and identify unidentified decedents How he got involved with the Vidocq Society Some examples of cold cases that he helped to solve His thoughts on the most important advancements in forensic investigations throughout his career Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Pennsylvania State Police Vidocq Society Investigative Genetic Genealogy Innovative Forensic Investigations Beth Doe Case Boy In The Box Case   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter Instagram
January 9, 2023
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Episode 141: Dr Eylül Gün – Pathology In Turkey, PathArt, And EndoNews

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Eylül Gün What we discuss with Dr Gün: Her experience as an exchange student in the US and her favorite American sports How she decided on a career in pathology Her interests in gynecologic, urologic, and forensic pathology Her involvement with the Social Media Commission and the Path Art contest How she became interested in teaching, and using Twitter as a teaching method The Endometriosis Foundation of America and EndoNews The importance of international collaboration Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Eylül Gün on Twitter Turkish Journal of Pathology 2022 PathArt Contest Endometriosis Foundation of America EndoNews The Blossom   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter Instagram
December 19, 2022
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Episode 140: Dr Greg Fuller – Diagnostic Medicine and Oncologic Neuropathology

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Greg Fuller What we discuss with Dr Fuller: How he became interested in neuropathology How studying English has an influence on his work now His early mentors and how they helped steer his career The concept of Diagnostic Medicine and why it is important The 8 Data Sphere Model and how it is used to make a diagnosis How the methods of Sherlock Holmes are similar to Diagnostic Medicine Some of the highlights of Dr Fuller's career Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Greg Fuller on Twitter Dr Fuller on the Follow Your Path Podcast  MD Anderson Faculty Profile Gregory Fuller ‘76, Distinguished Former Student 2022 - Texas A&M The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter Instagram
December 12, 2022
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Episode 139: Dr Barbarajean Magnani – A Message in Poison, and The Poison Blog

Today my guest is Pathologist, Toxicologist, and Author Dr Barbarajean Magnani What we discuss with Dr Magnani: When she started working on A Message in Poison after finishing the previous book Why she included a new character in this book, a forensic pathologist The further development of the relationship between Dr Robinson and Rose, who is now a medical student The Trolley Problem, and how Lily Robinson embodies that How she has changed as a writer over the course of the series, and if the series will continue The Poison Blog, and why she started it Where the inspiration for some of the blog posts comes from The CAP Foundation See, Test, and Treat program Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Magnani's Website The Poison Blog A Message in Poison on Amazon CAP Foundation - See, Test, and Treat   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter Instagram
December 5, 2022
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Episode 138: Dr Sophia K Apple – Who Says You Have Breast Cancer: The Unseen Doctors

Today my guest is Pathologist and Author Dr Sophia K Apple. What we discuss with Dr Apple: How she became interested in writing Her first two novels, and why she decided to write a nonfiction book Her path to medical school and pathology, and why she chose breast pathology What "the Unseen Doctors" means to her Why communication between pathologists and other doctors is so important Why she wanted to help educate patients with this book How she got into teaching, and why it is rewarding for her Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Sophia Apple's Website Who Says You Have Breast Cancer? The Unseen Doctors: Pathologists Who Determine the Name of a Patient's Illness on Amazon Joni and Friends Valley Food Bank   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Instagram Twitter
November 28, 2022
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Episode 137: Dr Aleš Ryška – The Role of Pathology in Molecular Testing, and The European Society of Pathology

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Aleš Ryška What we discuss with Dr Ryška: Why he decided to go to medical school and how he discovered pathology His thoughts on why students are not choosing medicine as a career, and what to do about that How he got involved in the Czech Society of Pathology and the European Society of Pathology his role as current President of the ESP The recent European Congress of Pathology and why it was a hybrid format for the first time The state of molecular pathology in Europe Multidisciplinary Molecular Tumor Boards, and the role the Pathologist should have in molecular testing Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   European Society of Pathology Czech Society of Pathology NSCLC molecular testing in Central and Eastern European countries The leading role of pathology in assessing the somatic molecular alterations of cancer: Position Paper of the European Society of Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Instagram Twitter
November 21, 2022
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Episode 136: Dr Amanda Herrmann – CAP Residents Forum, And The Pathology Fellowship Application Crisis

Today my guest is Pathology Resident Dr Amanda Herrmann What we discuss with Dr Herrmann: Studying microbiology in college and how she decided to pursue an MD/PhD Her initial interest in dermatology and how she discovered pathology Her experience with the residency match process How she knew transfusion medicine was right for her Getting involved with the Association of Pathology Chairs' Graduate Medical Education Committee  The paper that was published by this committee, The pathology fellowship application crisis: The current state and suggestions for remediation How she got involved with the CAP Residents Forum Her role as chair of the Residents Forum and why it is important to get involved with professional organizations Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Amanda Herrmann on Twitter Following Herr Path on the Instapath Blog The Pathology Fellowship Application Crisis: The Current State And Suggestions For Remediation CAP Residents Forum Association of Pathology Chairs   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
November 14, 2022
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Episode 135: Dr Ken Bloom – Transforming Pathology Through Technology, Spatial Biology, And Nucleai

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Ken Bloom  What we discuss with Dr Bloom: His path from medical school to pathology Designing and implementing the first telepathology system His work in computer vision that led to working at Chromavision Developing an immunofluorescence system with Clarient His work at Human Longevity Spatial biology and how it can be applied to pathology How Nucleai is using spatial biology to transform pathology and precision medicine His thoughts on the future of pathology in the digital era Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Nucleai Website Human Longevity Future Trends In Spatial Biology Nucleai Appoints New Head of Pathology to Support Expansion in Biopharmaceutical and Clinical Markets   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
November 7, 2022
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Episode 134: Leif Honda And Jon Wetzel – Biobanking And Trimetis Life Sciences

Today my guests are Leif Honda and Jon Wetzel from Trimetis Life Sciences  What we discuss with Jon and Leif: Their educational backgrounds and entrepreneurial inspirations How they got started in biobanking and how they came to work together Their roles at Trimetis Life Sciences Trimetis Computer Assisted Pathology (TCAP) and how this system was developed How TCAP utilizes AI Trimetis ARCH system and how it can improve biobanking efficiency What the future holds for Trimetis  Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Bridging The Gap Between Pathology And Computer Science The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Trimetis Life Sciences on Twitter Trimetis Life Sciences website Simplifying Complex Medical Sample Procurement for Tissue & Cancer Revolutionizing Tissue-Based Research Through Pathology and Artificial Intelligence With Jon Wetzel and Leif Honda   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 31, 2022
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Episode 133: Dr Ian Hagemann – Advancing Fellowship Training In Selective Pathology

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Ian Hagemann What we discuss with Dr Hagemann: His early interest in engineering, and eventually medicine, and some similarities between the two How he discovered pathology, and his subspecialties His role as Program Director of the Gynecologic and Breast Pathology Fellowship How he became involved in the workgroup to update the Selective Pathology Milestones The paper Advancing Fellowship Training in Selective Pathology: Design and Implementation of the Milestones 2.0 and some of the changes to the Milestones The Milestone Supplemental Guide Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Bridging The Gap Between Pathology And Computer Science Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Ian Hagemann on Twitter Advancing Fellowship Training in Selective Pathology: Design and Implementation of the Milestones 2.0 Dr Hagemann on Wash U Ob/Gyn Rocks Podcast Washington University Department of Pathology and Immunology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 24, 2022
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Episode 132: Dr Abdul Abid – How To Advocate For Pathology, And The Follow Your Path Podcast

Today my guest is Pathology Fellow Dr Abdul Abid What we discuss with Dr Abid: His path to medical school in Pakistan, and the specialties that were of interest What an observership is, and what it took to obtain them Why he chose to come to the US for pathology residency How and why he got involved in the Texas Society of Pathologists The CAP Residents Forum and how he became involved The subspecialties of pathology that he finds interesting How he uses Twitter and other formats as teaching tools The Follow Your Path podcast and how this idea developed Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Abdul Abid on Twitter  Follow Your Path on Twitter Follow Your Path Podcast From Hospital Halls to Popular Culture, Pathology in the Spotlight Texas Society of Pathologists CAP Residents Forum   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 17, 2022
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Episode 131: Dr Brittany Barreto – Women’s Health, Diagnostic Testing, and the FemTech Focus Podcast

Today my guest is Dr Brittany Barreto What we discuss with Dr Barreto: How she became interested in biology and genetics Her internship at Luminostics during her PhD program, and what she learned from that experience Her path as an entrepreneur, including founding Pheramor FemTech and what this means Women's health and diagnostics as it relates to cervical cancer screening, breast cancer screening, and endometriosis Medical gaslighting, and how to differentiate that from unnecessary testing The FemTech Focus Podcast, it's purpose, and target audience Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Brittany Barreto Website Dr Barreto on Twitter Femtech Focus on Twitter FemTech Focus Podcast    People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 10, 2022
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Episode 130: David West – Proscia, Digital and Computational Pathology

Today my guest is David West, CEO and Cofounder of Proscia What we discuss with David: How he became interested in biomedical engineering and how he discovered pathology Starting Pathology Cloud and how that led to the founding of Proscia The mission of Proscia The Concentriq platform and some of its features How Concentriq can be used in both research and clinical settings The importance of interoperability in digital pathology Some of the partnerships between Proscia and other companies The automated QC feature and how this can save time and money His thoughts on the future of digital pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Proscia on Twitter Proscia Website Pathology's Digital Future David West of Proscia: Five Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Startup   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 3, 2022
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Episode 129: David Tulman – Instapath, Digital Pathology, and Next Genration Microscopy

Today my guest is David Tulman, Cofounder of Instapath What we discuss with David: His background in clinical trials and bio innovation The beginnings of Instapath and the original goal The origin of the name of the Luci system, and what the system can do The innovative D&E virtual staining method Some of the clinical and research applications of the Instapath system Why it is important that this system doesn't destroy or alter the tissue His involvement with the Beyond the Scope podcast from the Digital Pathology Association His thoughts on the current state of digital pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Instapath on Twitter Instapath Website DRAQ5 and Eosin (‘D&E’) as an Analog to Hematoxylin and Eosin for Rapid Fluorescence Histology of Fresh Tissues Tulane team wins International Business Model Competition Beyond The Scope Podcast on Spotify Targeting: College Football Podcast on Spotify   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 26, 2022
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Episode 128: Dr Alan HB Wu – A Mission To Bring Laboratory Medicine To Television and Film

Today my guest is Professor of Laboratory Medicine Dr Alan HB Wu What we discuss with Dr Wu: How he became interested in clinical chemistry and analytical chemistry His post doctoral work and mentors How he became interested in toxicology and teaching How he got started in writing and his writing process His six books of short stories about laboratory medicine  The plan to create a movie based on his book Mind Portal His further plan to create a television show focused on laboratorians Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Alan Wu website Dr Wu's books on Amazon Dr Wu on the Off The Bench podcast   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 19, 2022
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Episode 127: Grace Li – A Medical Student’s Experience In The Angevine Fellowship

Today my guest is Medical Student Grace Li What we discuss with Grace: How she became interested in forensic pathology and how she decided to go to medical school Why she decided to move to the US How she heard about the Angevine Fellowship An overview of the Fellowship Her experience in each of the rotations during the fellowship Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Grace Li on Twitter The Angevine Fellowship Enhancing preclinical year pathology exposure: the Angevine approach   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 12, 2022
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Episode 126: Dr Roy Jensen – BRCA, and the University of Kansas Cancer Center

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Roy Jensen What we discuss with Dr Jensen: How he decided to go to medical school and how he chose a specialty Two of his mentors early in his career, and how he was influenced by them His research work in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes How he established a Cancer Center at the University of Kansas, and some of the work that goes into that Why he thinks being a pathologist helps him in this role The NCI designations for cancer centers and achieving his goal of Comprehensive Designation His thoughts on the future of cancer incidence Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning AGBT Precision Health Meeting The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   To NCI designation through difficulty: How KU’s Roy Jensen made it happen Dr. Roy Jensen of The University of Kansas Cancer Center: Innovating to Break Cancer’s Grip University of Kansas Cancer Center   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 5, 2022
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Episode 125: Dr Heidi Rehm – Genomics and Pathology, and the Precision Health Meeting

Today my guest is Genomic Medicine Researcher Dr Heidi Rehm What we discuss with Dr Rehm: How she became interested in biology and genomics Studying the genetic basis of hearing loss, and why she thinks the cochlea is a thing of beauty How she got involved with the Broad Institute, and her work there Some of the barriers to the use of genetics in medicine Her thoughts on free data exchange among genomics researchers Matchmaker Exchange, and how it is important for genomics research The role of genomics in pathology, both now and in the future The Precision Health Meeting, and how she became involved How meetings such as this help promote technological advances in genomics Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Laboratory Transformation Seasonal School The ConfLab from LabVine AGBT Precision Health Meeting Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Heidi Rehm on Twitter Broad Institute Program for Medical and Population Genetics Matchmaker Exchange ClinGen ClinVar “Matching” consent to purpose: The example of the Matchmaker Exchange Matchmaker Exchange in Human Genetics AGBT Precision Health Meeting   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 29, 2022
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Episode 124: Luis Plaza – Medical Laboratory Science and Let’s Talk Micro Podcast

Today my guest is Medical Laboratory Scientist Luis Plaza What we discuss with Luis: How he discovered the medical laboratory field while in the Navy and training to be an MLT How he discovered his passion for microbiology and earning his MLS degree How he became interested in teaching How and why he started the Let's Talk Micro podcast The different types of episode formats he uses and how he prepares for these His favorite organism and why it is his favorite Future goals for Let's Talk Micro Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Laboratory Transformation Seasonal School AGBT Precision Health Meeting Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Let's Talk Micro Podcast  Let's Talk Micro on Twitter Let's Talk Micro on Instagram   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 22, 2022
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Episode 123: Dr Martin Weihrauch – Smart In Media, Digital Pathology, and AI

Today my guest is Dr Martin Weihrauch What we discuss with Dr Weihrauch: How he became interested in computers and computer programming Why he decided to go to medical school and how he became interested in hematology and oncology The origin of Smart In Media How Smart In Media became involved with the European Society of Pathology and the International Academy of Pathology How Smart In Media branched out from education into diagnostics How Smart In Media integrates AI and Dr Weihrauch's thoughts on the future of AI What is on the horizon for Smart In Media Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media Laboratory Transformation Seasonal School  The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs pathCast - Key Concepts In Specimen Grossing   Smart In Media website Dr Weihrauch on the Digital Pathology Podcast European Society of Pathology International Academy of Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 15, 2022
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Episode 122: Dr Fatima Carneiro – Pathology in Portugal, Gastric Cancer, and The European Society of Pathology

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Fatima Carneiro What we discuss with Dr Carneiro: How her interest in pediatrics changed to pathology Her education in Angola, and some of her experiences there How she became interested in teaching How she started working on research in gastric cancer, and specifically hereditary gastric cancer Her experience as an editor for The WHO Blue Book on Tumors of the Digestive System How she became involved with the European Society of Pathology, and some of her accomplishments as President of the Society How she established a national tumor bank network in Portugal Why international efforts are important in pathology The state of pathology recruitment in Portugal Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media LabVine Laboratory Transformation Seasonal School The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Fatima Carneiro on Wikipedia The Pathologist Power List 2018 The 2019 WHO Classification of Tumors of the Digestive System Pathological Society of GB and Ireland Grand Rounds May 2022   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 8, 2022
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Episode 121: Dr Fred Bosman – Pathology as a Dynamic and Global Field

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Fred Bosman What we discuss with Dr Bosman: How he went from being interested in surgery to pathology His PhD in cytogenetics and why he chose to pursue this degree His experience early in his career at the University of Surinam Some other countries where he has worked, and his experiences there How he came to specialize in GI pathology How his research combines experimental and diagnostic pathology Why he thinks it is essential for the younger generation of pathologists to be educated in molecular pathology How he got involved with the European Society of Pathology and his term as president of the Society Why he believes that pathology is a dynamic field Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media Laboratory Transformation Seasonal School From Labvine The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Fred Bosman Wikipedia page The Pathologist Power List 2015 Prof. Fred Bosman Talks about his #6 ranking in The Power List and His Passion for Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 1, 2022
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Episode 120: Dr Rodney Rohde – What You Need To Know About Monkeypox

Today Dr Rodney Rohde returns to the podcast  What we discuss with Dr Rohde: How monkeypox got its name, and what type of virus it is A brief history of this virus, and typical mode of transmission The two monkeypox clades, and which is responsible for the current outbreak The 2003 monkeypox outbreak, and Dr Rohde's role in the response to it Defining epidemic, pandemic, and endemic New research into the mutation rate of monkeypox, and why this is interesting The transmissibility of monkeypox compared to other viruses Available vaccines for monkeypox How this epidemic highlights why lab testing is so important Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Laboratory Transformation Seasonal School from LabVine Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Rohde on Twitter Monkeypox: What We Do and Don't Know About Recent Outbreaks What is monkeypox? A microbiologist explains what’s known about this smallpox cousin AskScience AMA Series: We're infectious disease experts here to answer your questions about monkeypox Monkeypox has been spotted in Texas. Here's what you need to know about this disease Don't Freak Out: Monkeypox Has Hit Dallas, But Health Experts Say You Shouldn't Panic Dallas County resident tests positive for monkeypox, health officials say Outbreak New TV - Monkeypox Livestream Lets Talk Micro Podcast - Talking Monkeypox With Dr Rodney Rohde U.S. Monkeypox Outbreak 2022: Situation Summary Monkeypox outbreaks: 4 key questions researchers have Phylogenomic characterization and signs of microevolution in the 2022 multi-country outbreak of monkeypox virus Monkeypox vaccine supply is low. Should you be worried?   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
July 18, 2022
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Episode 119: Dr Ivan Damjanov – Pathology Education, Developmental Biology, and Building Bridges

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Ivan Damjanov What we discuss with Dr Damjanov: The influence his parents had on his personality and education His initial choice to study psychiatry and how he eventually found pathology Coming to the US, and his early experiences here Why he tried to stay a part of both Croatia and the US Studying developmental biology and how he met Professor Nikola Skreb How he became interested in teaching and his philosophy on teaching The origin of Pathology For The Health Professions and how he developed the DEPPICT method Building bridges, and why that is important Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   The Pathologist Power List 2018 Pathology For The Health Professions Above the Borderland Between Normal and Neoplastic Development   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
July 11, 2022
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Episode 118: Dr Ralph Hruban – A Scientific Revolution: Ten Men And Women Who Reinvented American Medicine

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Ralph Hruban What we discuss with Dr Ralph Hruban : The original idea for his new book, A Scientific Revolution: Ten Men And Women Who Reinvented American Medicine,  and why he chose to write it at this time How the book grew from his Hopkins at Home lecture series Why he chose to include those with a connection to Johns Hopkins The writing process, and some new things he learned while researching the book Why it was important to show how some of the people in the book faced racism and sexism Why it was important to highlight not only accomplishments, but flaws as well How the stories of the fight against Yellow Fever and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic have parallels to the fight against COVID-19 How his perspective of history changed as a result of writing this book His thoughts on what may be his next project Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   A Scientific Revolution on Amazon The Great Influenza on Amazon Peabody Library Lessons For Today From Nine Greats Lecture Series   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
July 4, 2022
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Episode 117: Harry Gaffney – Rural Medicine and Dispelling Myths About Pathology

Today my guest is Medical Student Harry Gaffney What we discuss with Harry: How he was inspired to become a doctor at a young age His interest in microbiology His experience with parallel rural curriculum in medical school Joining the Royal Flying Doctor Service and some stories from that experience How he decided that pathology was the field for him Some of the major misconceptions about pathology and how to dispel them Some other ways to dispel myths about pathology and raise awareness for the field Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Harry Gaffney on the Royal Flying Doctor Podcast  Harry on the Destination Medicine Podcast Harry on the Taking Care Podcast  Flinders University  Parallel Rural Community Curriculum: is it a transferable model? Royal Flying Doctor Service   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 27, 2022
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Episode 116: Dr Olaleke Folaranmi – The Influence of Social Media in Promoting Knowledge Acquisition and Pathology Excellence in Nigeria

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Olaleke Folaranmi What we discuss with Dr Folaranmi: His early education and youth service that inspired him to become a doctor How he became interested in pathology, and his subspecialties of interest A typical day for him at Ilorin Teaching Hospital How he was interviewed for an article called Educating Beyond Borders The article he co-authored, The Influence of Social Media in Promoting Knowledge Acquisition and Pathology Excellence in Nigeria, and the purpose of writing this article Some examples of social media being used for networking and mentorship Some difficulties in widespread adoption of Twitter in low and middle income countries The potential of using social media for international collaboration How Twitter could be used as a model for more a formalized collaboration system Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Folaranmi on Twitter Educating Beyond Borders The Influence of Social Media in Promoting Knowledge Acquisition and Pathology Excellence in Nigeria Ilorin Teaching Hospital   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 20, 2022
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Episode 115: Dr Jonathan Jacobs – Pathology Trainees as Laboratory Consultants

Today my guest is Pathology Resident Dr Jonathan Jacobs What we discuss with Dr Jacobs: How he switched from engineering to medicine Working as an EMT Starting in Internal Medicine and transferring to Pathology How he became interested in cytopathology Why a social media presence is important for pathology residency programs The  paper he co-authored, Pathology Trainees Gain Clinical Pathology Experience as Lab Consultants Through Auditing Myeloid Mutation Panel Send-Out Tests, and the project on which it was based The response from clinicians about this project How the pathology residents felt about the experience they gained from this How this idea could be used to audit other lab tests Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   University of Maryland Pathology Residents: Twitter Instagram Pathology Trainees Gain Clinical Pathology Experience as Lab Consultants Through Auditing Myeloid Mutation Panel Send-Out Tests: Hitting Two Birds With One Stone?   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 13, 2022
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Episode 114: Lou Mendes Kramer – Forensic Pathology and the Pathologists’ Assistant

Today my guest is Pathologists' Assistant Lou Mendes Kramer What we discuss with Lou: How she discovered the pathologists' assistant field and forensic pathology Her experience as a PA student Working as a Medical Investigator Her previous teaching experience and how that led to her teaching at Wayne State How she became program director of the Wayne State PA program and some highlights so far Teaching methods and how they were adapted during the pandemic The AAPA Forensic Task Force and her role Attending NAME and IACME meetings as part of the task force The poster she presented at the 2021 NAME meeting and how it was received Some thoughts on what needs to happen for PAs to be more utilized in forensic pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Doctors on Social Media The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   American Association of Pathologists' Assistants Wayne State Pathologists's Assistant Program National Association of Medical Examiners International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 6, 2022
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Episode 113: Dr Kurt Schaberg – Pathology Education and Kurt’s Notes

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Kurt Schaberg What we discuss with Dr Schaberg: Why he decided to become a doctor of the specialties that were of interest to him How he became interested in pathology Why he chose to do AP only, and how he chose his fellowships His interest in teaching and his roles in residency programs Why he started Kurt's Notes and the original intent of the site Some of the features of the site, including quizzes and quick diagnostic reference guides His method for creating new content and how long it takes Some ways Kurt's Notes can be used to study for boards Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network Doctors on Social Media  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Kurt Schaberg on Twitter Kurt's Notes UC Davis Department of Pathology The Practice of Surgical Pathology Atlas of Gastrointestinal Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 30, 2022
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Episode 112: Dr Daniel Kurtycz, Dr Julie Lemmon, Dr Santo Nicosia – The History of Pathology Society

Today my guests are Pathologists Dr Daniel Kurtycz, Dr Julie Lemmon, and Dr Santo Nicosia from the History of Pathology Society  What we discuss with Dr Kurtycz, Dr Lemmon, and Dr Nicosia: How they became interested in pathology How they became interested in medical history and pathology history How the History of Pathology Society was started Some of the history of USCAP and the Companion meeting with the History of Pathology Society Pathology specimen collections and why it is important to preserve them How the COVID pandemic will be important in the history of pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   History of Pathology Society History of Pathology Society on Twitter Dr Daniel Kurtycz on Twitter Dr Julie Lemmon on Twitter Dr Santo Nicosia on Twitter United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography The Seats and Causes of Diseases Investigated by Anatomy Guiding the Surgeon's Hand The evolution of anatomical illustration and wax modelling in Italy from the 16th to early 19th centuries The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 16, 2022
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Episode 111: Dr Ori Zelichov – Image Analysis, Spatial Biology, and Nucleai

Today my guest is Dr Ori Zelichov, VP of Clinical Development at Nucleai What we discuss with Dr Zelichov: His transition from military service to medical school His early work in cancer biomarkers, and some of the companies with which he was involved  How he came to Nucleai and his role there How Nucleai combines spatial data with clinical data Spatial biology, and how it is used in image analysis Other possible applications of the Nucleai platform beyond oncology Building a spatial biology atlas and how it could be used Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Zelichov on Twitter Nucleai website Nucleai blog Nucleai on Twitter Nucleai Secured $6.5M Series-A Initial Closing Led by Debiopharm To Advance AI-Powered Precision Oncology Platform Top Ten Spatial Biology Companies Dr Ori Zelichov on Digital Pathology Today   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 9, 2022
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Episode 110: Dr Uchechukwu Brian Eziagu – Medical Education and Pathology in Nigeria

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Uchechukwu Brian Eziagu What we discuss with Dr Eziagu: How he decided to become a doctor and how he chose pathology Why he went on to earn a masters degree in anatomy His experience in pathology residency Some of the subspecialties that he finds interesting His research work with placentas in the setting of HIV How he got started in teaching The pathology staffing situation in Nigeria His thoughts on emerging technologies in pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   University of Uyo Teaching Hospital Pregnant women perception of placenta donation for biomedical research- experience at a Nigerian Tertiary Health Care Institution Dr Uchechukwu Brian Eziagu - Google Scholar   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 2, 2022
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Episode 109: Jim Perkins – Medical Illustration

Today my guest is Medical Illustrator Jim Perkins What we discuss with Jim: His education in biology and geology, and his interest in paleontology How he discovered the medical illustrator field His early work as a medical illustrator, including medicolegal illustration How he got into teaching medical illustration, and some stories of students he has influenced His 27 year association with the Robbins textbooks, and how that began The process of creating illustrations, and how that has evolved Some of the other illustration he has done, including continuing the work of Dr Frank Netter His thoughts on the future of the field Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Rochester Institute of Technology Medical Illustration Program Your Inner Fish Association of Medical Illustrators Pathology For The Health Professions Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 25, 2022
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Episode 108: Dr Jeffrey Ross – HER2, Companion Diagnostics, and Foundation Medicine

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Jeffrey Ross What we discuss with Dr Ross: How he got started in medicine and pathology, and his thoughts on exposing medical students to pathology His experience during residency of handling a specimen for an estrogen receptor trial How he decided to focus on the HER2/neu gene, and some of his work in that area HER2 testing by IHC and by FISH, and which he thought was better Liquid biopsy, and how it may be used in the future The origin of Foundation Medicine Some of the work that Foundation Medicine does The impact that Foundation Medicine has had on patients, and a few of their stories Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs A New Era for Pathologists' Assistants - Voicebrook Blog   Foundation Medicine Faculty Profile SUNY Upstate - Dr Jeffrey Ross A Brief History of Breast Cancer Comprehensive Genomic Profiling of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary SiteNew Routes to Targeted Therapies   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 18, 2022
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Episode 107: Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green – Infection Prevention and Control and the GirlyMicro Blog

Today my guest is Consultant Clinical Scientist Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green What we discuss with Dr Cloutman-Green: How her family members influenced her choice of a career in science, and how she studied zoology How she switched to microbiology and infection prevention and control Why working in a pediatric hospital is important to her How and why she started the Girly Microbiologist blog Why she decided to write on turning 42 on the blog, and some of the lessons she has learned What she has learned from working during the pandemic Why it is important to her to nominate others for awards, and to advocate for science Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Cloutman-Green on Twitter Dr Cloutman-Green on Instagram Girly Microbiologist Blog The Nosocomial Project The Pathology Grand Tour Podcast - Episode 1 Microbiology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 11, 2022
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Episode 106: Olivia Gaskill – Psychology, Science Writing, and Deputy Editor of The Pathologist

Today my guest is Olivia Gaskill What we discuss with Olivia: How she became interested in psychology Her Masters program in Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Her early interest in writing How she started working at The Pathologist How she learned the language of pathology Her promotion to Deputy Editor and some of her favorite projects The Pathology Grand Tour podcast and how it started British Science Week and advocating for science Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Olivia Gaskill on Twitter Olivia Gaskill on Instagram The Pathologist The Pathology Grand Tour Podcast The Infectious Disease Curator British Science Week Interview   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 4, 2022
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Episode 105: Dr Andrea Deyrup – Didactics, Disparities, Data, and Deep Dives

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Andrea Deyrup What we discuss with Dr Deyrup: Her initial work in evolutionary biology How and why she decided on medical school and pathology Her backpacking trip through Asia and some of her adventures there Her current position at Duke University and her previous teaching experience How her view of race in medicine has changed Working on Robbins Essential Pathology and Robbins Basic Pathology, and some of the changes that are coming Her collaboration with Dr Jospeh Graves Jr, and their recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine The feedback from other medical specialties on the issue of race in medicine Why it is important that pathology and pathologists lead the way in this change Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Andrea Deyrup on Twitter Dr Deyrup's website Pathology Central Pathology Central YouTube channel Racial Biology and Medical Misconceptions Race in the Reading: A Study of Problematic Uses of Race and Ethnicity in a Prominent Pediatrics Textbook Data-driven and determined: Evaluating race in medical curricula Dr Andrea Deyrup on Diversify in Path Podcast Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 28, 2022
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Episode 104: Dr Jennifer Sanders – Pathobiology, ASIP, and Women In Pathology

Today my guest is Dr Jennifer Sanders What we discuss with Dr Sanders: How she decided to study cell biology, molecular biology, and biochemistry Her post doctoral fellowship in gastroenterology How she developed her skills in teaching How she became co-director of the pathobiology graduate program Pathobiology and how it differs from pathology Her research in liver transplantation and regeneration Her involvement in the American Society for Investigative Pathology Women In Pathology and her role in this organization The importance of mentorship Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Jennifer Sanders on Twitter American Society for Investigative Pathology Women In Pathology Pathobiology Graduate Program at Brown University Dr Sanders Publications   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 21, 2022
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Episode 103: Dr Vinay Kumar Part 2 – Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease and Evolving Teaching Styles

Today my guest is once again Dr Vinay Kumar What we discuss with Dr Kumar: Proving that Natural Killer Cells are distinct from T cells. How "it's better to be right than to be first." How Dr Stanley Robbins asked him to be a coauthor of his textbook The process for revising the textbook, and that "there is no good writing, only good rewriting." How revising the textbook became a form of research The evolution of his teaching style, incorporating flipped classrooms and online interactive elements Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   The Accidental Pathologist: A Curiosity-Driven Journey from Plant Evolution to Innate Immunity All India Institute of Medical Sciences Functions of Natural Killer Cells Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 14, 2022
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Episode 102: Dr Vinay Kumar Part 1 – Compassion, Curiosity, and Natural Killer Cells

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Vinay Kumar What we discuss with Dr Kumar: How his grandfather influenced him in becoming a doctor, and taught him the lesson of compassion How curiosity led him to study botany, and how it led him back to medicine How he became interested in research of disease mechanisms Traveling to the US to work with Dr Stanley Robbins in Boston, and some of his first experiences in the US His early research with Natural Killer cells Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   The Accidental Pathologist: A Curiosity-Driven Journey from Plant Evolution to Innate Immunity All India Institute of Medical Sciences Functions of Natural Killer Cells Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 7, 2022
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Episode 101: Dr Roberto Mota – Investigative Pathology and Behind Our Science

Today my guest is Dr Roberto Mota What we discuss with Dr Mota: How he was inspired to go to medical school His career path and some of his mentors along the way Why it is important for him to be involved in professional societies The origin of the Behind Our Science podcast The target audience of the podcast Some of his favorite moments from Behind Our Science so far, and some of the plans for the future Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Webinar - Personalized medicine for a rare disease w/ Typhaine Lejeune   Behind Our Science Podcast Behind Our Science on Twitter Dr Roberto Mota on Google Scholar Finding Your Bagel   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
February 28, 2022
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Episode 100: Dr Kamran Mirza – The Importance of Pathology in Medicine, Path Elective, and #TwitterHomework

Today my guest is Hematopathologist Dr Kamran Mirza What we discuss with Dr Mirza: His journey in to medical school and coming to the US for residency How his experience getting into residency influences how he tries to help others His fellowships after residency, and how hematopathology combines both AP and CP How he became interested in teaching and how he use Twitter in teaching The origin of Path Elective, and how it has grown since the beginning His involvement in the International Collaborative of Pathologists How he tries to balance his projects with his personal time His view of the future of the field Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Mirza on Twitter Path Elective Voicebrook Blog - PathElective: Bringing Pathology Education to You Challenges and Opportunities in Using Twitter as a Pedagogical Tool in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Education Is It Time for a Broader Call to Learn the Language of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine? The Network That Never Sleeps Laying a #Path2Path Through Social Media   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
February 21, 2022
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Episode 99: Dr Marilyn Bui – The Holistic Pathologist, and The Healing Art of Pathology

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Marilyn Bui What we discuss with Dr Bui: How she was inspired to become a doctor, and how her combination of eastern and western education gave her a unique perspective Why she chose to study molecular pathology and immunology How an orthopedic oncologist inspired her to specialize in bone and soft tissue pathology The three revolutions in pathology, and her involvement in each of them Her work in digital pathology, including her term as President of the Digital Pathology Association Her thoughts on AI as "augmented intelligence," rather than "artificial intelligence." The origin of the book The Healing Art of Pathology Some stories of how The Healing Art of Pathology has connected with patients, and other healthcare professionals Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, and how the Holistic Pathologist is related to this Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Bui on Twitter The Healing Art of Pathology Dr Bui on Digital Pathology Today Dr Bui on Beyond the Scope Dr Bui on PathPod Florida Society of Pathologists Member Spotlight Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs The Third Revolution in Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
February 14, 2022
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Episode 98: James Payne – Creating a Pipeline Into the Medical Laboratory

Today my guest is Medical Laboratory Assisting and Phlebotomy Instructor James Payne What we discuss with James: His education in marine biology and molecular biology How he got into teaching How he started the medical laboratory assisting and phlebotomy program Some of the lab skills that his students learn The certifications that his students earn while in high school Some of the careers the students pursue after graduating The biggest obstacles that he had to overcome and how to avoid them Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Work Based Learning with WEMOCO Phlebotomy and Laboratory Science Getting People in the Seats: Recruitment for MLS Programs - Inside the Lab Podcast Hiring on All Cylinders - eLABorate Topics Podcast   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
February 7, 2022
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Episode 97: Dr Ralf Huss – Immunology and Precision Cancer Medicine

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Ralf Huss What we discuss with Dr Huss: His path to medicine and his initial interest in surgery Studying immunology and transplant biology What it was like to be in these fields as exciting new discoveries were happening How he started working in the pharmaceutical industry and some of his job duties The early days of image analysis in pathology and how that field has evolved His role at the Institute for Digital Medicine, and the goals of the institute The origin of the book Precision Cancer Medicine: Role of the Pathologist and the intended audience How the role of the pathologist has changed in cancer medicine The need for standardization in digital and computational pathology Tumor heterogeneity and tumor microenvironment, and why these concepts are important Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Precision Cancer Medicine: Role of the Pathologist Artificial Intelligence Applications in Human Pathology Tissue Phenomics   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
January 31, 2022
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Episode 96: Angela Tomei Robinson – Lab Advocacy, Licensure, and Mentorship

Today my guest is Medical Laboratory Scientist Angela Tomei Robinson What we discuss with Angela: How she first discovered the medical laboratory field Some of the changes she has seen in the field throughout her career Why she says "instruments" and not "machines." How she became a clinical advisor for college students Her role as Chair of the Professional Standards Coalition, which helped to establish licensure of lab professionals in New York Why it is important for lab professionals to join professional societies How writing a letter to Regis Philbin resulted in her appearing on his TV show with other laboratory staff Why it's better to try and do something, than just complain and do nothing Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Laboratory Advocacy: The Art of Professionalism Pathology - The Beginnings of Laboratory Medicine LabOPEX Live: Licensure, Unions, and Certifications Using Laboratory Medicine to Support Direct Patient Care As COVID Testing Surges, Lab Professionals are in Short Supply Hospitals are in Serious Trouble   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
January 24, 2022
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Episode 95: Dr Quentin Eichbaum – Global Health Humanities, Pathology, and Medical Education

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Quentin Eichbaum What we discuss with Dr Eichbaum: Why he studying law in South Africa before switching to medicine How he became interested in global health His work with the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, including the Global Health Humanities Working Group How and why he cofounded the Consortium of New Sub Sahara African Medical Schools The concept of Curriculum Sclerosis, and how new medical schools can avoid it The Survey of Clinical and Anatomical Pathology Laboratory Infrastructure in Mozambique paper in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Diversify in Path Podcast   Consortium of New Sub Sahara African Medical Schools A Doctor of My Own Documentary Survey of Clinical and Anatomical Pathology Laboratory Infrastructure in Mozambique Health professionals for a new century: transforming education to strengthen health systems in an interdependent world “Global Networks, Alliances and Consortia” in Global Health Education—The Case for South-to-South Partnerships   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
January 17, 2022
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Episode 94: Bamidele Farinre – Mobile Lab Testing, and Being a STEM Ambassador

Today Biomedical Scientist Bamidele Farinre returns to the podcast What we discuss with Bami: Her experience in virology throughout the pandemic The Institute of Biomedical Science CPD system, and how she applies the knowledge she gains The Mobile Processing Unit Vans, and her role as project lead How mobile lab testing could be applied in the future Her continuing work as a STEM Ambassador The STEM People Like Me Program Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Bamidele Farinre on Twitter Sharing Member Voices - Bamidele Farinre The Big Question: COVID Cases STEM Ambassador People Like Me Training   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
January 10, 2022
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Episode 93: Kristine McCluskey – Theory of Education in Pathology, and the AAPA Preceptor Program

Today my guest is Pathologists' Assistant Kristine McCluskey What we discuss with Kristine: How she discovered the pathologists' assistant field and her experience in training How she was inspired to start teaching and why this appealed to her The Interesting Gross Case Workshop she started at Baylor, the paper that was published from that The All City Anatomical Pathology Symposium in 2017 Her role in the AAPA Preceptor Program How the Preceptor Program is organized, and some of the topics How studying High Reliability Organizations can benefit pathology education Why she chose to earn a Doctorate in Education and how she is applying that knowledge Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Kristine McCluskey on Twitter Interesting Gross Case Workshop to Remedy Disconnect in Surgical Pathology Curriculum Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pathology and Immunology Pathology Teaching and Quality Improvement Tools High Reliability Organizations American Association of Pathologists Assistants   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
January 3, 2022
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Episode 92: Dr Phoebe Hammer – One Hundred Years of the Pathology Medical Student Fellowship

Today my guest is Pathology Resident Dr Phoebe Hammer What we discuss with Dr Hammer: How she became interested in science and medicine Her path to entering medical school How she heard about the pathology medical student fellowship, and her experience in this program Her experience as a tutor for medical students The research for the paper One Hundred Years of the Pathology Medical Student Fellowship, and some of the findings she found most interesting Her thoughts on subspecialties and future fellowships Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Phoebe Hammer on Twitter One Hundred Years of the Pathology Medical Student Fellowship OHSU Department of Pathology Stanford Department of Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
December 27, 2021
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Episode 91: Nikki Johnson – Forensic Photography, Death Under Glass, and Unseen at the Mutter Museum

Today my guest is Forensic Photographer Nikki Johnson What we discuss with Nikki: Her education in art and photography How she got started in the photography field and some of her early work How she entered the forensics field, and what her work involves Meeting Dr Marianne Hamel and starting Death Under Glass The Unseen exhibit at the Mutter Museum and the process of putting that together Her photo series during the pandemic of New York City Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Nikki Johnson on Twitter Nikki Johnson on Instagram Nikki's Website Death Under Glass Unseen at the Mutter Museum 2022 Mutter Calendar Featuring Unseen Nikki Johnson's Photographs of the Pandemic   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
December 20, 2021
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Episode 90: Hatice Beseren – Macroscopic Technician in Turkey

Today my guest is Macroscopic Technician Hatice Beseren What we discuss with Hatice: Her training to become a macroscopic technician How cytology in integrated into her job duties Her role in remote frozen sections Standardization and certification efforts in Turkey The use of Twitter for education Her role in teaching  Her efforts to form an association of macroscopic technicians Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Hatice Beseren on Twitter Macroscopists and Cytotechnicians - The Pathologists Counterpart Hatice Beseren on the 2020 Pathologist Power List   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
December 13, 2021
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Episode 89: Bruce Koepp – Pathologists‘ Assistant and Author of Pitfall

Today my guest is Pathologists' Assistant Bruce Koepp What we discuss with Bruce: How he discovered pathology and the pathologists' assistant field His experiences in the early part of his career How he came to specialize in autopsies His interest in trail running and how that influenced his first book How he started writing and the authors from whom he drew inspiration His latest book, Pitfall, and how he developed the story How being a pathologists' assistant influenced his writing style His future writing projects Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Contact Bruce Koepp here Order Pitfall from Amazon, or Barnes and Noble American Association of Pathologists' Assistants   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
December 6, 2021
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Episode 88: Dr Walter Kemp – Forensic Pathology and Anthropology, Medical Education, and Teaching Methods

Today my guest is Forensic Pathologist Dr Walter Kemp What we discuss with Dr Kemp: How he discovered pathology and how observing an autopsy led to forensic pathology Why he decided to earn a Masters and PhD in anthropology, and how that work applies to forensics How he got started in teaching and some of his mentors The book Make It Stick and how it influenced his teaching style The methods he uses for teaching The online platforms that he uses to educate students about pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs The Pathology Grand Tour Episode 2: Pathologists' Assistants   Dr Kemp on Twitter Pathology Review for USMLE Pathology Review Image Questions on Amazon Make It Stick   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
November 29, 2021
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Episode 87: Dr Greg G Davis – Forensic Pathology and Public Health, Pathology and Law, and the National Association of Medical Examiners

Today my guest is Forensic Pathologist Dr Greg G Davis What we discuss with Dr Davis: How he became interested in pathology and forensic pathology Earning a Masters in Public Health and the importance of forensic pathologists in public health His interest in epidemiology and drug-related deaths and his involvement in the NAME opioid position paper. The relationship between pathology and law and his book on the subject His term as president of the National Association of Medical Examiners, and some of the things he accomplished His teaching role at the University of Alabama at Birmingham His thoughts on the future of forensic pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   NAME Opioid Position Paper The Art of Attorney Interaction and Courtroom Testimony Pathology and Law: A Practical Guide for the Pathologist UAB Profile - Dr Gregory G Davis National Association of Medical Examiners   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
November 22, 2021
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Episode 86: Dr Suzy Lishman – Pathology and Art History, Medical Examiners, and Public Outreach

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Suzy Lishman  What we discuss with Dr Lishman: Her inspiration for becoming a doctor and how she chose pathology Studying art history, and the relationship between art and pathology Colorectal cancer and Bowel Cancer UK The medical examiner system in the UK and how it differs from the US What we can learn from studying medical history Her term as president of the Royal College of Pathologists and some of the initiatives during that time The Living Autopsy presentation Some of the uses of digital pathology How to advocate for the pathology field Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Join the LabVine Team   Dr Lishman on Twitter Royal College of Pathologists The Living Autopsy Being a Pathologist Q&A with Dr Suzy Lishman Association for Art History Dr Suzy Lishman - The Pathologist Power List 2018   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
November 15, 2021
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Episode 85: Zoe Brooks – Medical Laboratory Science, Quality Control, and AWEsome Numbers Inc

Today my guest is Advanced Registered Technologist Zoe Brooks What we discuss with Zoe: How she became interested in the Medical Laboratory field How QC became of interest and how she developed it as technical coordinator of six remote Ontario labs His early use of computers for monitoring quality control Meeting and working with Dr James Westgard Her thoughts on the use of six sigma in the medical lab Creating the Mathematically Optimized Risk Evaluation system AWEsome Numbers Inc and the CatalystQC software Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Join the LabVine Team   Zoe Brooks on Twitter AWEsome Numbers Website AWEsome Numbers on Facebook Zoe on Lab OPEX Live   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
November 8, 2021
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Episode 84: Dr Tian Yu – Molecular Pathology, Spatial Biology, and Truckee Applied Genomics

Today my guest is Molecular Biology PhD, Dr Tian Yu What we discuss with Dr Yu: Growing up in China, and moving to the US Studying cell biology and molecular biology How she discovered pathology, and how it related to her work in molecular biology Next generation sequencing and how it is used Spatial biology and the tumor micro-environment Her work at Truckee Applied Genomics and some of their products Her thoughts on the future of molecular pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Join the LabVine Team   Dr Tian Yu on Twitter Truckee Applied Genomics A Place for Everything in Spatial Biology from The Pathologist   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
November 1, 2021
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Episode 83: Andrea Alvarez – Medical Laboratory Scientist, Pathologists‘ Assistant, Resident Education

Today my guest is Pathologists' Assistant Andrea Alvarez What we discuss with Andrea: How she discovered the Medical Laboratory Science field How shadowing led to her interest in anatomic pathology Her experience in PA school How she became gross room manager and her experience at the beginning of the pandemic Her role in training residents The Kubtec Xpert 80 specimen radiography system and some of its features How being a MLS makes her a better PA Her advice for those interested in becoming a pathologists' assistant Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Join the LabVine Team Dress A Med scrubs   Loma Linda Pathologists' Assistant Program Columbia Pathology Department Kubtec Medical Specimen Imaging   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 25, 2021
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Episode 82: Dr Carey August – The CAP Foundation, Engaged Leadership Academy, and See, Test, and Treat

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Carey August What we discuss with Dr August: How she was inspired to become a doctor, and how she discovered pathology Why teaching is important to her Why it is important for pathologists to take on leadership positions How she became involved with CAP and her role on the board of governors The CAP Foundation and her role as President The Engaged Leadership Academy See, Test, and Treat, some of it's history, and why it is important Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Join the Labvine Team Dress A Med scrubs   Dr August on Twitter CAP Foundation See, Test, and Treat Pipeline Champions Engaged Leadership Academy   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 18, 2021
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Episode 81: Dr Natasha Savage – A Medical Student‘s Guide to Pathology Residency, Fellowships, and Careers

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Natasha Savage  What we discuss with Dr Savage: Her initial interest in OB/GYN and how that changed to pathology How she was drawn to hematopathology and what she enjoys about it Her interest and training as a sommelier, and how it is similar to hemepath Her role as residency director How she was involved in writing A Medical Students Guide to Pathology Residency, Fellowships, and Careers The importance of exposing medical students to pathology Her thoughts on the future of pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Join the Lab Vine Team Dress A Med scrubs   A Medical Student's Guide to Pathology Residency, Fellowships, and Careers 73 Questions with a Pathologist Augusta University Medical School of Georgia Department of Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 11, 2021
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Episode 80: Dr Sharla White – Cancer Immunotherapy, Pharmacognosy, and ClearLight Biotechnologies

Today my guest is Dr Sharla White, Director of Research and Development at ClearLoght Biotechnologies What we discuss with Dr White: Studying chemical engineering and pharmacognosy Her post doctoral work in vascular immunology and molecular biology Cancer immunotherapy and how that led her to join ClearLight The CLARITY system and its advantages over standard FFPE sections How this technology is used in 3D immunohistochemistry Her thoughts on the future of digital pathology Mentors and women is STEM Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   ClearLight Biotechnologies Dr Sharla White interview with Life Sciences Review American Society of Pharmacognosy   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
October 4, 2021
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Episode 79: Dr Michael Williams – Pathology, Engineering, and the Diversify In Path Podcast

Today my guest is Pathology Fellow Dr Michael Williams What we discuss with Dr Williams: His early interest in comic books, and the famous blue hat His experience studying chemical engineering, and how he carried those skills into pathology Medical school and how he first chose surgery as a specialty His switch to pathology and his subspecialty interests of neuropathology and forensic pathology Why he started the Diversify in Path Podcast How having conversations about diversity can help to promote it throughout the field The use of social media to promote pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Lab OPEX Live - Making and Cultivating Professional Relationships   Dr Michael Williams on Twitter Diversify in Path Podcast Dr Williams on Battle Cry Podcast Challenging Stereotypes, Changing Medicine - An Interview with Dr Michael Williams from ASCP   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 27, 2021
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Episode 78: Dr Ivana Kholova – Pathology Education in Finland, Cytopathology, and the Milan System

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Ivana Kholova What we discuss with Dr Kholova: Her education in the Czech Republic and how she discovered pathology Her interest in photography and how that relates to pathology Her role as Adjunct Professor of Pathology at Tampere University and University of Eastern Finland How the pandemic affected teaching methods in Finland Problem-based learning and how she uses this method Her work in cytopathology with cervical cancer and HPV screening The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology The importance of getting involved in professional societies Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Kholova on Twitter Application of the Milan System for Reporting Submandibular Gland Cytopathology Tampere University University of Eastern Finland European Federation of Cytology Societies Acta Cytologica   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 20, 2021
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Episode 77: Kimberly Fiock – The PathPhD, Neuropathology, and Tau Protein

Today my guest is Pathology PhD Candidate Kimberly Fiock What we discuss with Kimberly: The differences between a Pathology PhD and a Pathologist How a neuropathology internship led to her interest in pathology Her research in tau protein as part of her Masters degree work The Iowa Neurobank Core and her role there Some of her creative and volunteering activities Her Instagram page and how she uses it to educate others about pathology Why it is important to acknowledge burnout and some things we can do about it Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Kimberly Fiock: Twitter Instagram Iowa Neurobank Core Increased Tau Expression Correlates with Neuronal Maturation in the Developing Cerebral Cortex   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 13, 2021
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Episode 76: Dr Steffini Stalos – Transfusion Medicine, Blood Associates, and Lab Compliance

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Steffini Stalos What we discuss with Dr Stalos : Molecular Pharmacology and how she got into this field How she chose pathology as a specialty Her foray into acting and what she learned from this experience Her fellowship in transfusion medicine and what interested her about this field Where she thinks pathology will be in the next five to ten years How she started Blood Associates and some of the services she provides The importance of lab compliance and some practical examples Her LinkedIn series on the role of the Lab Director Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Blood Associates Website Molecular Pharmacology Tune In Tomorrow Movie on Amazon Hematogen Chocolate   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
September 6, 2021
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Episode 75: Olibrian Mallari – Medical Laboratory Science in The Philippines

Today my guest is Medical Laboratory Scientist Olibrian Mallari What we discuss with Olibrian: How a last minute decision steered him to the Medical Laboratory Science field His experience working with the Philippine Red Cross How he got involved with teaching His additional training in virology and HIV testing How he became a National Health Laboratory Network Assessor How educational programs adapted their teaching methods during the early part of the pandemic How thoughts on the visibility of the Medical Laboratory Science field in the Philippines How he promotes the field using Facebook and Instagram Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Olibrian on Facebook Slides and Lenses on Instagram Philippine Red Cross   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 30, 2021
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Episode 74: Dr Sarah Coupland – Ophthalmic Pathology, Molecular Pathology, and Cancer Research

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Sarah Coupland What we discuss with Dr Coupland: Her medical training in Australia, and how she relocated to Germany How she discovered pathology, and some of her subspecialty interests How she started the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Research Group, and some of her projects there Her work with uveal melanoma and how that led her involvement with the Cancer Genome Atlas Her experience as Director of the Northwest Cancer Research Centre The article "From Pot to Print: Using 3D Scanning and Printing to Bring Back Pathology Specimens," which she coauthored Her involvement with the The Royal College of Pathologists Book Club The importance of getting students interested in pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Coupland on Twitter Liverpool Ocular Oncology Research Group From Pot to Print: Using 3D Scanning and Printing to Bring Back Pathology Specimens from The Pathologist Integrative Analysis Identifies Four Molecular and Clinical Subsets in Uveal Melanoma in Cancer Cell Tate Museum Liverpool Royal College of Pathologists Book Club - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Northwest Cancer Research Centre What Is Uveal Melanoma? on YouTube   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 23, 2021
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Episode 73: Dr Melissa Upton – Education, Opportunity, Empathy, and Inclusion

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Melissa Upton What we discuss with Dr Upton: How her parents instilled in her the importance of access to education How she was inspired to become a doctor, and how she chose pathology Her experience in Tokyo as a research fellow How she became involved with ASCP and her term as president Some of her initiatives with ASCP in the area of diversity Her involvement in the editorial Reversing Historical Trends The importance of wellness, and what this means to her Her opinion on if pathology is making progress in diversity and inclusion Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Upton on Twitter ASCP Reversing Historical Trends: The Crisis, the Challenge, and the Opportunity   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 16, 2021
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Episode 72: Dr Jeremy Li – Deep Tissue Microscopy and Cision Vision

Today my guest is Dr Jeremy Li What we discuss with Dr Li: Studying physical chemistry and spectroscopy His work in super resolution microscopy and some of the applications Deep tissue microscopy and how it is used How he developed a new technology for visualizing lymph nodes How he investigated whether there was a clinical need for this technology How the technology was refined based on feedback from those in pathology Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Cision Vision Website Demo Video of Cision Vision Deep Tissue Microscopy Super Resolution Microscopy   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 9, 2021
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Episode 71: Dr Barbarajean Magnani – The Power of Poison, and See, Test, and Treat

Today my guest is Pathologist and Author Dr Barbarajean Magnani. What we discuss with Dr Magnani: How she got involved with the See, Test, and Treat program The paper she coauthored on starting a See, Test, and Treat program at Tufts Medical Center How she decided to continue the Dr Lily Robinson story from The Queen of All Poisons The new book, The Power of Poison, and one of the themes of people not being what they seem How she uses dialogue between characters to explain scientific concepts in the book How pathologists are the supreme puzzle-solvers what we can expect from the third book in the series Some of her other writing projects Links for this episode: The Pathologist Power List 2021 Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Magnani on Twitter Dr Magnani's Website The Queen of All Poisons on Amazon The Power of Poison on Amazon See, Test, and Treat See, Test & Treat: A 5-Year Experience of Pathologists Driving Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening to Underserved and Underinsured Populations   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
August 2, 2021
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Episode 70: Alexandra Giardina – Biobanking and the Pathologists' Assistant

Today my guest is Alexandra Giardina, Pathologists' Assistant student and Biorepository Consultant. What we discuss with Alexandra: Her research experience in neurosignaling physiology Cancer research and how this introduced her to pathology and biobanking How she discovered the pathologists' assistant field while working in biobanking Her work with Audobon Bioscience Her thoughts on the role of a pathologists' assistant in biobanking Her experience as a pathologists' assistant student How the pandemic affected her program and how the program adapted Why she thinks it is important to diversify your skillset Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Tulane University Pathologists' Assistant Program Audobon Bioscience Episode 6: Sarah Garner - Garner's Guide to Gross Anatomy Episode 17: Heidi Wagner - Biobanking and Medical Ethics   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
July 26, 2021
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Episode 69: Dr Douglas Posey – Forensic Pathologist, Author of From Mississippi To The Morgue

Today my guest is Forensic Pathologist Dr Douglas Posey. What we discuss with Dr Posey: Why he decided to write his new book, From Mississippi to the Morgue: A Black Doctor's Journey From Rural Mississippi to Forensic Pathology His experience growing up in Mississippi How two mentors were influential in his life His experience in the Army which led to Medical Technology How and why he decided to go to medical school How he became a forensic pathologist How through sharing his own story he hopes to inspire others to be successful Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   From Mississippi To The Morgue on Amazon Dr Posey's Website National Association of Medical Examiners   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
July 19, 2021
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Episode 68: Hayley Pincott – STEM Ambassador, Show Me The Science, and Biomedical Science

Today my guest is Associate Practitioner Hayley Pincott What we discuss with Hayley: Biomedical Science Day and the importance of this day Her career path to becoming an Associate Practitioner in Oral Pathology and Microbiology Her work as a STEM Ambassador and why this is important to her How she co-founded Show Me The Science and some of their activities Her thoughts on how to raise awareness for the laboratory field  Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Kubtec Principles of X Ray Imaging Webinar   Hayley Pincott on Twitter Show Me The Science The Pathologist Power List 2020 Featuring Hayley   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
July 12, 2021
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Episode 67: Dr Zul Premji – The Malaria Memoirs, My Life Journey as a Public Health Doctor in Tanzania

Today my guest is Pathologist and Parasitologist Dr Zul Premji What we discuss with Dr Premji: His early years and education in Tanzania His personal experience with malaria and how that helped to inspire his interest in parasitology Studying at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and at the Karolinska Institute The relationship between malaria and poverty Public health challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa The influence of politics on the fight against malaria Some of Dr Premji's mentors throughout his career Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   The Malaria Memoirs on Amazon The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Karolinska Institute   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
July 5, 2021
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Episode 66: Barbara Day – Laboratory Medicine and Companion Diagnostics

Today my guest is Barbara Day What we discuss with Barbara: How she started her lab career as a phlebotomist Expanding her lab role as a Medical Technologist Her lab management roles, as some of her responsibilities in these roles How she left the clinical lab to become an Education Specialist in Companion Diagnostics How her lab experience helps her in her role in Companion Diagnostics What the future of Companion Diagnostics might be Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Companion Diagnostics Molecular Pathology and Personalized Medicine: The Dawn of a New Era in Companion Diagnostics   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 28, 2021
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Episode 65: Jeremy Schubert – Healthcare Strategy and Lab Relevance Compass

Today my guest is Jeremy Schubert What we discuss with Jeremy: The Human Condition Equation and how it applies to lab medicine His work in healthcare economics and public health His roles throughout his career at Abbott Labs The similarities between healthcare labs in other countries The Lab Relevance Compass and how he developed it How the LRC helps to identify areas for improvement in the lab Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs Dr Aleksandra Zuraw YouTube Channel   Lab Relevance Compass Abbott Labs   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 21, 2021
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Episode 64: Dr Carla Ellis – Society of Black Pathologists, Diversity, and Inclusion

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Carla Ellis What we discuss with Dr Ellis: Her journey from Pathologists' Assistant to Pathologist Her fellowships in Nephropathology and Genitourinary Pathology Her role as Director of Wellness, Diversity, and Inclusion, and creating a Diversity and Inclusion Committee How the Society of Black Pathologists was created How the ASCP and Dr Melissa Upton were early supporters of the SBP Some of the goals of the Society of Black Pathologists, including the importance of mentorship Future plans for the SBP Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Ellis on Twitter Society of Black Pathologists Diversifying the Future of Pathology - Dr Ellis interview with ASCP The Newly Established Society of Black Pathologists Seeks to Address Healthcare Disparities and Pathology Workforce Diversity People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 14, 2021
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Episode 63: Dr Heather Couture – Machine Learning and Image Analysis in Pathology

Today my guest is Dr Heather Couture What we discuss with Dr Couture: Her work in computer science and computer vision Her Masters program in robotics and and image analysis of images from Mars Her dissertation work in predicting tumor biomarkers in breast cancer How she founded Pixel Scientia and the works she does with it Transfer learning and how it applies to pathology Tissue segmentation in image analysis The Pathology ML Insights Newsletter Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Pixel Scientia Pathology ML Insights Newsletter Finding Prognostic Patterns in Gigapixel Images A Deeper Understanding of Breast Cancer Deep Learning-based Histology Biomarkers   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
June 7, 2021
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Episode 62: Dr Brian Jackson – Labmind Podcast, Informatics, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Brian Jackson. What we discuss with Dr Jackson: How studying mathematics led to medical informatics How he chose pathology as a specialty His research in physician utilization of laboratory tests Corporate social responsibility in healthcare Ethics as it applies to healthcare and laboratory testing How the Labmind Podcast came to be How he structures his interviews and some of the challenges of being a podcast host Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   LabMind Podcast ARUP Laboratories An Audit of Repeat Testing at an Academic Medical Center  The Effect of Laboratory Test-Based Clinical Support Tools on Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 31, 2021
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Episode 61: Kathryn Golab – The DCLS Program, Mentoring, and Outreach

Today my guest is Medical Laboratory Scientist Kathryn Golab What we discuss with Kathryn: How she discovered Medical Laboratory Science and her experience during the program Her experience giving outreach presentations at high schools The influence of mentors on her education and career Why it's important to get involved in professional organizations Why she decided to pursue a DCLS The Diagnostic Management Team and some examples of it's utilization Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs This Pathological Life - Episode 37   Kathryn Golab on Twitter Rutgers DCLS program ASCLS ASCP The Network that Never Sleeps article in Lab Medicine People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 24, 2021
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Episode 60: Lona Small – Medical Laboratory Science, Healthcare Quality, and Lab OPEX

Today my guest is Medical Laboratory Scientist Lona Small What we discuss with Lona : Her education in Jamaica and how that led her to Medical Laboratory Science Her experiences in supervisory roles early in her career Why she chose to earn an MBA Her certifications in Process Management and Project Management and the difference between the two Her experience as a Healthcare Quality Specialist The origin of the eLaborate Topics Podcast Lab OPEX Training and Consulting Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Digital Pathology Today Episode 33 - People of Pathology Dress A Med scrubs   Lona Small Website LinkedIn YouTube eLaborate Topics Podcast People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 17, 2021
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Episode 59: Dr Raquel Bittencourt – Medical Education and Pathology Residency in Brazil

Today my guest is Pathology Resident Dr Raquel Bittencourt. What we discuss with Dr Bittencourt: Her path to medical school How medical education in Brazil differs from US medical school How she discovered pathology and what she thought of it at first Her thoughts on specimen grossing The effect of COVID-19 on medical education in Brazil Her thoughts on a pathology sub-specialty The use of Twitter in pathology Links for this episode: The Pandemic: One Year On Roundtable from The Pathologist Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Dr Bittencourt on Twitter Brazil: The Country, Its Healthcare, and Clinical Pathology   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 10, 2021
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Episode 58: Bami Farinre – Biomedical Science, Perseverance, and Resilience

Today my guest is Biomedical Scientist Bami Farinre. What we discuss with Bami: Her early interest in science and how that led her to biomedical science Earning her MSc in clinical microbiology and Specialist diploma in virology Her experience working in virology during a pandemic Her article on resilience in The Pathologist How she promotes STEM careers through Inspiring the Future, and as a WISE STEM Ambassador Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Bami Farinre on Twitter Bouncing Back: Workplace Resilience for the Laboratory in The Pathologist How Medical Laboratory Assistants Protect Against Lab Error in The Pathologist Bamidele Farinre-Inspiring the Future Real Life Story-Bamidele Farinre Black History Month: Science is for All Science Council Podcast-Bamidele Farinre People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
May 3, 2021
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Episode 57: Dr Joseph Anderson – Digital Pathology Today and Molecular Diagnostics

Today my guest is Dr Joseph Anderson, Pathologist and host of the Digital Pathology Today podcast. What we discuss with Dr Anderson : How he became interested in pathology His fellowship in Oncologic Pathology His post doctoral fellowship in Molecular Diagnostics His work with Oncotype testing The Personalized Diagnostics podcast The Digital Pathology Today podcast and how it began What the future of digital pathology might be Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning The ConfLab from LabVine Dress A Med scrubs   Digital Pathology Today: Website Twitter Personalized Diagnostics Podcast Oncotype   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 26, 2021
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Episode 56: Clark Davenport – Forensic Geophysics and NecroSearch International

Today my guest is Forensic Geophysicist Clark Davenport What we discuss with Clark: Geophysics and how he discovered this field Remote sensing technologies and how they are used in forensic geophysics Clark's 2017 book Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations His role as a founding member of NecroSearch International How NecroSearch International assists law enforcement The story behind Clark's trips to Russia  Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs   NecroSearch International Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations from Amazon Colorado Volunteer Scientists Play Crucial Role in Unearthing Human Remains   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 19, 2021
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Episode 55 – Lori Marini – Pathologists' Assistant, Coach, and Cancer Warrior

My guest today is Pathologists' Assistant Lori Marini  What we discuss with Lori: Her journey to becoming a pathologists' assistant Her work in genomics and immunotherapy Her experience battling cancer How that experience led her in part to become a coach Her podcast Conversations With Courageous Cancer Warriors The book she coauthored, Women Who Boss Up Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs   Lori Marini Website Conversations With Courageous Cancer Warriors Podcast Women Who Boss Up book People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 12, 2021
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Episode 54: Karen Fleming – Forensic Art and Facial Reconstruction

Today my guest is Forensic Artist Karen Fleming What we discuss with Karen: How she discovered the field of forensic art The training program at the University of Dundee The four main areas of forensic art Facial reconstruction using the Manchester Method The technologies involved in forensic art Her involvement in the facial reconstruction from the remains of a druid woman Her project with Surgeons Hall Museum in Edinburgh Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs Karen Fleming's website University of Dundee Forensic Art and Facial Imaging program Surgeons Hall Museum Face of Iron Age Female Druid Recreated - The Archaeology News Network Amazing Digital Reconstructions Show 16th Century Scottish Woman Scarred by Leprosy in Live Science People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
April 5, 2021
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Episode 53: Dr Aleksandra Zuraw – Digital Pathology, Veterinary Pathology, and the Digital Pathology Podcast

Today my guest is Veterinary Pathologist Dr Aleksandra Zuraw What we discuss with Dr Zuraw: Her journey into veterinary pathology How she became interested in digital pathology Her blog, Digital Pathology Place Why she created the Digital Pathology Crash Course Her podcast, The Digital Pathology Podcast Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs Dr Zuraw on Twitter Digital Pathology Podcast Digital Pathology Place blog Digital Pathology Crash Course Subscription Page Podcast episode with Thomas Westerling-Bui, who recommends different AI resources "Developing a Qualification and Verification Strategy for Digital Tissue Image Analysis in Toxicological Pathology" article People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 29, 2021
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Episode 52: Diane Spicer – Pediatric and Cardiac Pathology

Today my guest is Pathologists' Assistant Diane Spicer What we discuss with Diane: How she became a PA Her role in the creation of the Handbook of Pediatric Autopsy Pathology with Dr Enid Gilbert-Barness How she became curator of the Van Mierop Congenital Heart Archive Working with Dr Robert Anderson, and their webinar series for the Congenital Heart Academy Attitudinal orientation of the heart and why this is important Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs Congenital Heart Academy Youtube channel University of Cincinnati Heart University What Is The Real Cardiac Anatomy? published in Clinical Anatomy People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 22, 2021
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Episode 51: Dr Ritcha Saxena – Pathology Education, Past, Present, and Future

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Ritcha Saxena What we discuss with Dr Saxena: Her medical training in pathology and hematology How she became interested in teaching Her role as Course Director at Medical University of the Americas Adapting teaching methods to the COVID pandemic Burnout in medical students and how to combat it What the future of pathology education may bring Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs Dr Saxena on Twitter Medical University of the Americas Burnout: The Other Epidemic in The Pathologist Learning Digitally in a Pandemic in The Pathologist People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 15, 2021
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Episode 50: Dr Rodney Rohde – COVID-19 Variants, Vaccines, and Vaccine Strategies

Today my guest is Microbiologist and Professor Dr Rodney Rohde. What we discuss with Dr Rohde : The difference between Variant Of Concern and Variant Under Investigation The known COVID-19 variants, and how they are similar and different Dr Rohde's article Why Herd Immunity May Be Impossible Without Vaccinating Children Against COVID-19 Vaccination strategies and contact tracing in other countries The effect of the pandemic on lab professionals Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs Have You Heard article in The Pathologist Top 20 Pathology Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021 from Feedspot Dr Rohde on Twitter What Does a SARS-CoV-2 Variant Mean? in Healthcare Hygiene Magazine Why Herd Immunity May Be Impossible Without Vaccinating Children Against COVID-19 article in The Conversation ASCP Inside The Lab Podcast People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 8, 2021
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Episode 49: Dr Marianne Hamel – Death Under Glass and Forensic Pathology

Today my guest is Forensic Pathologist Dr Marianne Hamel What we discuss with Dr Hamel : How she chose forensic pathology as a specialty How she and Nikki Johnson started Death Under Glass Having the Death Under Glass exhibit at Bart's Pathology Museum and the Mutter Museum Her experience in London during her Fulbright Fellowship Working on cold cases and The Vidocq Society Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs Death Under Glass: Website Twitter Instagram Unseen exhibit at the Mutter Museum Vidocq Society   People of Pathology Podcast: Website Twitter
March 1, 2021
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Episode 48: Dr Bobbi Pritt – Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites

Today my guest is pathologist and parasitologist Dr Bobbi Pritt.What we discuss with Dr Pritt:How she became interested in pathology and microbiologyThe Medical Parasitology masters program at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineHow she started the Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites blogHer work with vector borne diseasesDeveloping COVID testing at Mayo ClinicHer teaching experienceLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkLabVine LearningDress A Med scrubsDoc.SocialDr Pritt: TwitterCreepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites blogDr Pritt on Outbreak NewsAnswers From the Lab PodcastPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
February 15, 2021
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Episode 47: Dr Judy Melinek and TJ Mitchell – Aftershock, Forensic Pathology, and Life in New Zealand

Today my guests are Dr Judy Melinek and TJ Mitchell, authors of Aftershock.What we discuss:Their relocation to New Zealand in July of 2020The COVID response in New Zealand and how it could be applied to other countriesSome of the differences in life and forensic pathology between to US and New ZealandThe writing process for Aftershock, and how it was different from First CutThe character development of Dr Jessie TeskaThe importance of using real forensic pathology in their booksMentors that influenced both Dr Melinek and TJLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkDress A Med ScrubsDr Melinek on TwitterTJ Mitchell on TwitterDr Working Stiff WebsiteBuy Aftershock from Amazon People of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
February 8, 2021
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Episode 46: Dr Jennifer Hunt, Dr Ursula Lang, Dr Tangie – A Pathologist and Coach Panel Discussion

My guests for this coaching panel are Dr Jennifer Hunt, Dr Ursula Lang, and Dr Tangie.What we discuss:How they each got interested in coachingThe differences between coaching and therapyHow they develop a plan for a new clientBurnout and it's symptomsImpostor syndrome and what to do about itLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkDress A Med scrubsDr Hunt:TwitterWebsiteUnlocking Your Authentic Self from AmazonDr Lang:TwitterMuD PhuD Mind ProjectDr Tangie:WebsiteInstagramThe Wealthy Happy Soul Podcast on SpotifyPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
February 1, 2021
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Episode 45: Dr Dana Corriel – Building an Online Presence and SoMe Docs

My guest today is Dr Dana Corriel, founder of SoMe Docs.What we discuss with Dr Corriel:Her path into medicine and how she started SoMe DocsThe importance of having an online presenceBuilding an online brand as a way to regain controlhow to use social media to bring attention to the pathology fieldThe SoMe Docs SeriesLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkDress A Med scrubsSt Mary's Hospital PA position email  Dr Corriel on TwitterDr Corriel on YouTubeSoMe Docs websiteSoMe Docs SeriesPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
January 25, 2021
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Episode 44: Dr Amy Rapkiewicz – The Importance of the Autopsy in Understanding COVID-19

Today my guest is Dr Amy Rapkiewicz.What we discuss with Dr Rapkiewicz:Her residency at the National Cancer InstituteWhy she chose two fellowships, cytopathology and forensic pathologyBeing interviewed by the Associated Press and CNNAutopsy finding in COVID patientsThe paper she coauthored about these findingsHow the pandemic has stressed the importance of the autopsyLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkDress A Med scrubsDr Amy Rapkiewicz on TwitterNational Cancer InstituteAssociated Press articleCNN interviewMegakaryocytes and platelet-fibrin thrombi characterize multi-organ thrombosis at autopsy in COVID-19 in EClinical MedicinePeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
January 18, 2021
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Episode 43: Kelsey Dawes – Molecular Medicine, Epigenetics, and Machine Learning

Today my guest is Molecular Medicine PhD student Kelsey Dawes.What we discuss with Kelsey:Her undergraduate program in health studiesHer current PhD program in molecular medicineWhat is epigenetics, and her work in this fieldIdea Storm and her project in diabetes testingHer internship at Behavioral DiagnosticsMachine learning and its implicationsLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkDress A Med ScrubsKelsey Dawes on TwitterMolecular Medicine programClinical Epigenetics articleIdea StormBehavioral DiagnosticsPeople of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter 
January 11, 2021
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Episode 42: Dana Baker – Medical Laboratory Science, Healthcare Simulation, and “Labvocating”

Today my guest is Medical Laboratory Scientist Dana Baker.What we discuss with Dana:How she discovered the field of Lab MedicineHer path to earning an MBAHer Masters program in Healthcare SimulationHer current Doctorate program in EducationThe importance of joining professional organizationsTeaching, mentoring, and "labvocating" for the professionLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkDress A Med scrubsDana Baker on TwitterDana on eLABorate Topics PodcastHealthcare SimulationASCLS Voices Under 40People of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
January 4, 2021
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Episode 41: Dr Syeda Qasim – Pathology and Psychiatry Collaboration and International Medical Graduates

My guest today is Dr Syeda Qasim.What we discuss with Dr Qasim:Medical school in Pakistan and working as a pathologist assistantMoving to Canada and becoming an instructor at the Ontario IMG SchoolHelping international medical graduates become licensed in North AmericaHer recent article in The Pathologist, and how pathology and psychiatry can collaborateLinks for this episode:Health Podcast NetworkThe Queen of All Poisons giveaway from GoodreadsCAP Foundation See, Test, & Treat programDress A Med scrubsDr Syeda Qasim:TwitterOntario IMG SchoolStrange Bedfellows: Pathology and Psychiatry in The PathologistPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
December 28, 2020
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Episode 40: Dr Evi Abada – Pathology and Global Public Health, and 500 Women Scientists

Today my guest is Dr Evi Abada.What we discuss with Dr Abada:Her medical school training in NigeriaHer Masters degree in International Health Policy and Management500 Women ScientistsAvoiding burnout and why that's importantHer article on ASCP's Lablogatory, Pathology and Global Public HealthHow we can speak up more about our fieldLinks for this episode:Health Podcast Network The Queen of All Poisons giveaway from GoodreadsDress A Med scrubsDr Evi Abada:Twitter500 Women ScientistsPathology and Global Public Health on ASCP's LablogatoryPeople of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
December 21, 2020
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Episode 39: Dr Christina Arnold – Coaching and Your Path in Focus

Today my guest is GI Pathologist and Coach Dr Christina Arnold.What we discuss with Dr Arnold:How she chose GI pathology as a specialtyHer story of feeling miserable and what she did about itHow and why she started Your Path in FocusHer training as a coach including Empowering Women Physicians and The Life Coach SchoolByron Katie and her influenceThe 90 Second Mini Mentor Sessions on TwitterLinks for this Episode:Health Podcast NetworkDress A Med ScrubsThe Queen of All Poisons giveaway from GoodreadsDr Christina Arnold:TwitterYour Path in FocusYour Path in Focus PodcastPathPodThe Life Coach SchoolEmpowering Women PhysiciansByron KatiePeople of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
December 14, 2020
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Episode 38: Dr Ralph Hruban – Pancreatic Pathology and Medical History

My guest today is pancreatic pathologist Dr Ralph Hruban.Wha we discuss with Dr Hruban:How he got into the field and some of his early mentorsHow he cofounded the National Familial Pancreas Tumor RegistryThe origins of the book Surgical Pathology Dissection, An Illustrated GuideThe Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research CenterHis recent research on precursor pancreatic lesionsThe Nine Greats medical history seriesHis involvement in the documentary film about Dr William HalstedLinks for this episode:Dress A Med: High quality medical apparel since 1980The Queen of All Poisons giveaway on GoodreadsCAP Foundation See, Test, and Treat ProgramNational Familial Pancreas Tumor RegistrySol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research CenterNine Greats series from Johns Hopkins UniversityWilliam Stewart Halsted documentaryPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
December 7, 2020
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Episode 37: Dr Nicola Parry – Veterinary Pathology and Mentoring

My guest today is Veterinary Pathologist Dr Nicola ParryWhat we discuss with Dr Parry:How she was inspired to study pathologyHer experience as Head of Pathology at Tufts University School of Veterinary MedicineHer recent article in The Pathologist magazineHer talk at the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons on the importance of mentoringHer experience of being a mentor and how to inspire others to explore the fieldLinks for this episode:Dr Parry on TwitterTufts University School of Veterinary MedicineDr Parry's article in The PathologistRoyal College of Veterinary Surgeons talkVets: Stay, Go, DiversifyPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
November 30, 2020
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Episode 36: Dr Pranav Patwardhan – Algorithms and Pathology

Today my guest is pathology resident Dr Pranav Patwardhan.  What we discuss with Dr Patwardhan:How he became interested in pathology and some of his experiences training in IndiaHis Facebook page Understanding PathologyBeing named to The Pathologist Power List three timesHis article The Art of AlgorithmsThe process of creating an algorithmUsing algorithms for teachingLinks for this episode:Dr Patwardhan on TwitterUnderstanding Pathology on FacebookThe Art of Algorithms in The Pathologist magazineUniversity of Pittsburgh Department of PathologyPeople of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
November 23, 2020
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Episode 35: Dr Barbarajean Magnani – Pathologist, Toxicologist, Author of The Queen of All Poisons

My guest today is Dr Barbarajean Magnani.  Dr Magnani is a Pathologist and Toxicologist, and is the author of The Queen of All Poisons.What we discuss with Dr Magnani:Her work as a toxicology consultant and as Pathologist in Chief at Tufts University School of MedicineHow her Master's degree in Marine Environmental Science led to her interest in toxinsHow a series of stories she wrote for the Journal of Clinical Chemistry became Lily Robinson and the Art of Secret PoisoningThe inspiration for the character Dr Lily RobinsonHow Michael Crichton had an influence on her writingThe visible pathologist and how Lily Robinson portrays thisThe sequel to The Queen of All Poisons, called The Power of Poison, to be released in March 2021Links for this episode:Dr Magnani:WebsiteTwitterThe Queen of All Poisons from AmazonEncircle PublicationsThe Art of Secret Poisoning from AACC People of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
November 16, 2020
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Episode 34: Mikaela Stiver – Anatomy, Rehabilitation Science, and RehabINK

Today my guest is Anatomist and PhD candidate Mikaela StiverWhat we discuss with Mikaela:Her academic career from Human Kinetics and Neuroscience to Anatomy and Rehabilitation ScienceHer research on the 3D structure of the trapeziusHer teaching experience and what she finds rewarding about itDeveloping online resources in anatomy and histologyUsing #AnatomyDoodle to learn and teach anatomy and embryologyHer work with Let's Talk ScienceRehabINK and the RehabINK PodcastLinks for this episode:Mikaela Stiver:WebsiteTwitterAmerican Association for AnatomyLet's Talk ScienceRehabINKRehabINK PodcastPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteContact UsTwitter
November 9, 2020
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Episode 33: Dr Patrick Hansma – Forensic Pathologist and Author of The Grave Below

My guest today is Forensic pathologist Dr Patrick HansmaWhat we discuss with Dr Hansma:His experience as a diener and how that led to becoming a forensic pathologistThe development of the book from a short story and poem to a novelThe inspirations for some of the main charactersGreenwood Cemetery and how it was inspired by a real cemeteryThe use of biblical and literary quotes throughout the bookHis collection of antiquarian booksLinks for this episode:The Grave Below on AmazonInterview with Dr Hansma from Fine Books MagazineThe Grave Below on InstagramThe Grave Below on FacebookPeople of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
November 2, 2020
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Episode 32: Dr Neil Theise – Liver Pathology, Interstitium, Complexity Theory, and More

Today my guest is Liver Pathologist Dr Neil Theise.What we discuss with Dr Theise:How he became a liver pathologistHis work in redefining the microanatomy of the canals of HeringThe paper he coauthored in 2018 on the interstitium, and some of the implications of that workComplexity theory and the self organizing universe, and how they relate to pathologyThe concept of Beginner's MindLinks for this episode:"Structure and Distribution of an Unrecognized Interstitium in Human Tissues" in Nature"Meet Your Interstitium, A Newfound Organ" in Scientific American"The Canals of Hering and Hepatic Stem Cells in Humans" in HepatologySelf Organizing Universe on YoutubePeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter 
October 26, 2020
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Episode 31: Alyse Gray Returns! – Compendium Pandemica: A Guide to Horrible Infectious Diseases

My guest today is Pathologists Assistant Alyse Gray.  Alyse is the author of Compendium Pandemica: A Guide to Horrible Infectious Diseases.What we discuss with Alyse Gray:The status of Death, It's a Living, her book in progressWhy humor can be useful in educationHow studying the histories of diseases can inform our current state of the worldHow Syphilus was named from a poem, and the Tuskegee StudyVaccines and how they have improved our way of livingThe Horrible Infectious Diseases Survival GuideLinks for this episode:Order Compendium Pandemica hereAlyse Gray:TwitterInstagramWebsite People of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter  
October 19, 2020
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30. Gemma Norburn – Anatomical Pathology Technologist, AAPT, and Mortuary Gem

My guest today is Anatomical Pathology Technologist Gemma NorburnWhat we discuss with Gemma:What an Anatomical Pathology Technologist is, and how she chose this careerThe Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology and how Gemma is involvedSome similarities between the UK Anatomical Pathology Technologist and the US Pathologists' AssistantGemma's blog Mortuary Gem, and the inspiration for itDeath Cafe and how she got involvedLinks for this episode:Gemma Norburn on TwitterMortuary Gem blogAssociation of Anatomical Pathology Technology websiteGemma on the Partly Political Broadcast on SpotifyGemma on BBC Sounds Jacob Hawley's Job Centre podcastGemma on BBC Radio 1xtra hereDeath Cafe websitePeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
October 12, 2020
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Dr Syed T. Hoda – Advocating for Pathology, Family Connect During COVID , and Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

Today my guest is Bone and Soft Tissue Pathologist Dr Syed Hoda.What we discuss with Dr Hoda:How he came to choose bone and soft tissue as a specialtyHis appearances on Doctor Radio and pathCastFamily Connect - helping to communicate with families of COVID patients and how he became involvedHis thoughts on advocating for pathology and some things we can doHis recent appearance on the Genius: Sciencing Our Human Potential podcastBeing featured in the documentary film When the Shifts ChangeLinks for this episode:Dr Hoda on TwitterDoctor Radio episode herepathCast episode on YouTubeWhen The Shifts Change trailer hereGenius: Sciencing Our Human Potential episodeDoctors Who Create websitePeople Of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter 
October 5, 2020
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Cullen Lilley – Microbiology, Path Elective, and MicroMedEd

Today my guest is Cullen Lilley, a second year medical student.What we discuss with Cullen:His education in biological sciences and musicStudying microbiology and working for the CDCBioethics and health policy and why this is importantHis involvement as a cofounder of Path ElectiveHow and why he started MicroMedEdLinks for this episode:Cullen Lilley on TwitterMicroMedEd on InstagramMicroMedEd on the Path Elective websiteSketchy MedicalPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter 
September 28, 2020
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Gina Bond – Osteology, Pathology Museum Collections, and The Donation Diaries

Today my guest is Dissection Room Technician Gina Bond.What we discuss with Gina:How a human osteology course changed her career pathHer job as a Dissection Room TechnicianBody donation and why this is importantRestoring and cataloging a pathology specimen collectionHer blog, The Donation DiariesLinks for this episode:Gina Bond on TwitterThe Donation DiariesBarts Pathology MuseumLondon Natural History MuseumUniversity of Sheffield Medical Teaching UnitPeople of Pathology Podcast WebsiteTwitter
September 21, 2020
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Dr Travis Brown – This Pathological Life in Australia

My guest today is Dr Travis Brown.  Dr Brown is a Pathologist and the cohost of This Pathological Life podcast.  What we discuss with Dr Brown:How he became a pathologist and the medical school system in AustraliaHow This Pathological Life podcast came to be, and what he and his cohost Stephen Davis are trying to accomplish with it.The differences and similarities between the Australian and US systems, including types of lab staff, billing, and insurance.The Australian response to COVID-19 and how it differs from the US. What we can learn from the COVID pandemic.Links for this episode:Dr Brown on TwitterThis Pathological Life podcastClinPath PathologyRoyal College of Pathologists of AustralasiaPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
September 14, 2020
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Dr Nicole R Jackson – Forensic Pathology, COVID-19, and Public Health

My guest today is Forensic Pathologist Dr Nicole R Jackson.What we discuss with Dr Jackson:Her journey into pathologyThe University of New Mexico Fellowship program and her experience thereStarting her career as a Medical Examiner in the the middle of the COVID pandemicIncreasing the visibility of Forensic Pathologists as first respondersLinks for this episode:Dr Jackson on TwitterNew Mexico Office of the Medical InvestigatorCook County Medical ExaminerPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitterThis Pathological Life Podcast
September 7, 2020
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Taryn Waraksa – Theranostics and Cytotechnology

Today my guest is Cytotechnologist Taryn Waraksa. What we discuss with Taryn:Her Specialist in Cytotechnology certificationThe International Academy of CytotechnologyWriting for ASCP's LablogatoryTheranostics in cytologyBeing named to the ASCP 40 Under FortyHer interest in scuba divingLinks for this episode:Taryn Waraksa on TwitterASCP LablogatoryInternational Academy of CytotechnologyASCP 40 Under FortyTaryn's 40 Under Forty Video 
August 31, 2020
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The Megapod Crossover Episode

On this episode I team up with the hosts of Deeper Levels, Computationally Yours, PathPod, ScopeMD, and Dead Men Do Tell Tales for a crossover episode.  We talk about podcasting, how we got started, and a few other things as well.Links for this episode:Deeper LevelsComputationally YoursPathPodScopeMDDead Men Do Tell TalesPeople of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
August 24, 2020
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Dr Jonathan Dudley – Molecular Genetics

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Jonathan Dudley.What we discuss with Dr Dudley:Being named to The Pathologist magazine's 2020 Power List in the Big Breakthroughs categoryHis training in pathology and molecular geneticsCell free DNA and how it is used in researchHis research with bladder cancer and urine tumor DNANext Generation SequencingThe Young Investigator Award and Benjamin Castleman AwardLinks for this episode:Dr Dudley on TwitterThe Pathologist Power List hereBenjamin Castleman Award hereYoung Investigators Award hereDetection and Surveillance of Bladder Cancer Using Urine tumor DNA paper on Researchgate.netNext Generation Sequencing paperPeople of PathologyWebsiteTwitter
August 17, 2020
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Dr Janna Andronowski – Forensic Anthropology

Today my guest is Forensic Anthropologist Dr Janna Andronowski.What we discuss with Dr Andronowski:How she became interested in forensic anthropology and the training that was involved.Her work at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville Forensic Anthropology CenterHer research involving bone imaging, osteon banding, and the effects of opioids on bone.The Andronowski Skeletal Collection for Histological ResearchTeaching anatomy at the University of AkronLinks for this episode:Dr Andronowski on TwitterAndronowski Lab WebsiteAmerican Board of Forensic Anthropology American Academy of Forensic Sciences Andronowski Skeletal Collection for Histological ResearchUniversity of Tennessee Knoxville Forensic Anthropology CenterBiological Anthropology and Human Anatomy Student Organization on TwitterBAHA websiteCanadian Light Source Ellis R Kerley Foundation
August 10, 2020
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Mark Bailey – Histotechnology, ASCP, and Sub Saharan Africa

Today my guest is Histotechnologist Mark Bailey. What we discuss with Mark:His career path toward becoming a histotechnologistHis teaching careerHis involvement with ASCP and NSHThe Union for International Cancer ControlHis research and work in sub Saharan AfricaLinks for this episode:American Society for Clinical Pathology websiteNational Society for Histotechnology websiteUnion for International Cancer Control websiteMD Anderson Histotechnology Program hereMark Bailey publication listPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter  
August 3, 2020
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Dr Gary Berman – Forensic Odontology and DMORT

My guest today is Forensic Odontologist Dr Gary Berman. What we discuss with Dr Berman: How he became interested in forensic odontology and some of the training that was requiredThe Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) and how it operatesDr Berman's experience with DMORT at the World Trade Center site and Hurricane Katrina siteThe American Board of Forensic Odontology, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and the American Society of Forensic OdontologyLinks for this episode:American Academy of Forensic Sciences websiteAmerican Board of Forensic Odontology websiteAmerican Society of Forensic Odontology websiteDMORT websiteMiMORT websiteMichigan Dental Association websiteNamUs websitePeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter 
July 27, 2020
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Kristen Nead – Cytotechnology

Today my guest is Cytotechnologist Kristen Nead.  What we discuss with Kristen:Her education and training in cytotechnologyHer trip to Peru in 2012 as part of CerviCusco / International Cervical Cancer FoundationMolecular testing in cytologyROSE procedures and the cytotech's role in themLinks for this episode:CerviCusco websiteAmerican Society of Cytopathology websiteMore Than a Decade of Molecular Diagnostic Cytopathology Leading Diagnostic and Therapeutic Decision-Making article in Archives of PathologyCytotechnology training programs herePeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter   
July 20, 2020
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Heidi Wagner – Biobanking and Medical Ethics

Today my guest is Heidi Wagner.  She is a pathologists' assistant and the head of operations of a biobank.What we discuss with Heidi Wagner:Her career path and how it led her to biobankingHow tissue is procured by a biobankHeidi's experience at the ESBB conferenceISBER and the planned joint conference with UHNHer presentation on Ethics in biobankingLinks for this episode:European, Middle Eastern, and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking websiteInternational Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories websiteISBER/ASCP Biobanking Qualification information herePeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter 
July 13, 2020
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Dr Lori Ryan – Women in Medicine and ScopeMD Podcast

Today my guest is Dr Lori Ryan.  Dr Ryan is a pathologist, and the host of the ScopeMD Podcast.  What we discuss with Dr Ryan:How she became interested in pathologyHer work in public healthThe Breath of Hope Lung FoundationScopeMD Podcast Links for this episode:ScopeMD Podcastwebsite TwitterA Breath of Hope Lung FoundationwebsiteTwitterAnimated Patient's Guide to Lung Cancer herePeople of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
July 6, 2020
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Dr Dana Razzano – Pathology and Global Health

Today my guest is Dr Dana Razzano, who is just finishing her pathology residency. What we discuss with Dr Razzano:How she built a global health elective during residencyHer trip to Uganda as part of her global health electiveThe ASCP Global Health Trainee Fellowship and traveling to EthiopiaThe Global Health Opportunities for Pathologists wiki pageLinks for this episode:Dr Razzano on TwitterASCP Global Health Trainee Fellowship webpageGlobal Health Opportunities for Pathologists websiteThe Lancet article Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in low-income and middle-income countries herePathology Engagement in Global Health article in Archives of Pathology hereDr Dana Razzano on LablogatoryComputationally Yours Podcast on TwitterPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
June 29, 2020
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Dr Rodney Rohde – Microbiology and Medical Laboratory Science

Today I speak with Dr Rodney Rohde, Chair of the Clinical Laboratory Science Department at Texas State University.What we discuss with Dr Rohde:His educational background and experience in the state health departmentHis 2016 TEDx talk, "Saving Lives in the Shadows of Healthcare."The book Rabies - Clinical Considerations and Exposure Evaluations.The Global Citizenship AllianceHealthcare Hygiene Magazine and the Bug Buster BoxLinks for this episode:Dr Rohde on TwitterDr Rohde's WebsiteSaving Lives in the Shadows of Healthcare TEDx TalkRabies - Clinical Considerations and Exposure Evaluations bookDr Rohde's Forbes articleGlobal Citizenship Alliance hereBug Buster Box here Dead Men Do Tell Tales Podcast websitePeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter  
June 22, 2020
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Deeper Levels/People of Pathology Crossover Episode with Dr Natalie Banet

For this episode I teamed up with Dr Natalie Banet and her podcast Deeper Levels for a crossover episode.What we discuss with Dr Banet:How we each started our podcastsHow we got into the pathology fieldPicking guests for interviews and planning an episodeThe future of pathology educationSome of our favorite podcastsLinks for this episode:Deeper Levels Podcast here Subscribe to the monthly journal club hereDr Banet on TwitterDr Banet's blogYoutube channelPeople of Pathology Podcast:WebsiteTwitter
June 15, 2020
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Dr Lokman Sung – Detroit’s Daily Docket

Today I speak with Dr Lokman Sung, forensic pathologist, and co-host of Detroit's Daily Docket.What we discuss with Dr Sung:How he became interested in forensic pathologyHis teaching experience as a Clinical Assistant Professor of PathologyThe annual Medicolegal Death Investigation courseHow Detroit's Daily Docket began and how they developed the showLinks for this episode:Detroits Daily DocketWebsiteTwitterInstagramMedicolegal Death Investigation course hereWayne State University Pathologists' Assistant Program here People of Pathology PodcastWebsiteTwitter
June 8, 2020
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Dr Emilio Madrigal and Dr Rifat Mannan – pathCast

Today I speak with the founders of pathCast, Dr Rifat Mannan and Dr Emilio Madrigal.What we discuss with Dr Madrigal and Dr Mannan:How they came up with the idea for pathCastHow they started the series and recruited speakersSome of the early feedback about pathCastHow they would like to expand the series in the futureLinks for this Episode:pathCast:YoutubeFacebookTwitterDr Madrigal on TwitterDr Mannan on TwitterpathCast article in Academic Medicine herePeople of Pathology PodcastTwitterWebsite
June 1, 2020
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Dr Constantine Kanakis – Public Health, Lab Data, and COVID-19 Testing in the Laboratory

Today on the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Dr Constantine Kanakis.What we discuss with Dr Kanakis:His background as a Medical Laboratory ScientistHow he got involved in public health and community outreachHis TEDx talk "Unrecognizable Medicine"His work on the ASCP blog LablogatoryHis recent PathCast talk on COVID-19 Testing in the LaboratoryLinks for this episode:Dr Kanakis on TwitterTEDx talk "Unrecognizable Medicine" hereASCP Lablogatory herePathCast "COVID-19 Testing in the Laboratory" here"Ask an Expert Your COVID-19 Testing Questions" on Lifehacker Follow People of Pathology Podcast: TwitterWebsite 
May 25, 2020
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Dr Drucilla Roberts – Perinatal Pathologist

Today on the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with perinatal pathologist Dr Drucilla Roberts.  What we discuss with Dr Roberts:How she became involved with pathology outreach in sub-Saharan AfricaHer involvement with the Human Placenta ProjectCategories of Placental Pathology PathCastThe Placental and Gestational Pathology textbookThe Amsterdam International Consensus GroupEarly research on the placenta and COVID-19Links for this Episode:Pathology: Functionality in Resource-Poor Settings article hereHuman Placenta Project websiteCategories of Placental Pathology PathCast hereAmsterdam International Consensus Group article herePathology of the Placenta book herePlacental and Gestational Pathology book herePlacenta and COVID-19 JAMA article hereContact Dr Roberts herePeople of Pathology Podcast links:TwitterWebsite     
May 18, 2020
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Bruce Goldfarb – 18 Tiny Deaths

Today on the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Bruce Goldfarb.  Bruce is the author of 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics.What we discuss with Bruce Goldfarb:Bruce's background and how he became involved with the Nutshell StudiesFrances Glessner Lee and how she became involved in forensic medicineThe origin of the coroner systemThe Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death and why they were createdFollow Bruce Goldfarb on Twitter hereBuy 18 Tiny Deaths hereResources about the Nutshell Studies:Murder is Her Hobby on Youtube hereSmithsonian American Art MuseumSmithsonian MagazineFollow People of Pathology Podcast: TwitterWebsite  
May 11, 2020
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Dr Nat Pernick – PathologyOutlines.com

On this episode of the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Dr Nat Pernick.  Dr Pernick is a pathologist and the founder of PathologyOutlines.com.  This website is a free, online, pathology textbook, which began in 2001.What we discuss with Dr PernickHis background in computer programming and lawHow he came up with the idea for the websiteSome of the changes to the site over the yearsVisit PathologyOutlines hereSign up for the Pathology Outlines Newsletter herePathology Outlines blog herePathology Outlines social media:TwitterInstagramFollow People of Pathology Podcast:TwitterWebsite 
April 27, 2020
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Sarah Garner – Garner’s Guide to Gross Anatomy

On this episode of the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Pathologists' Assistant Sarah Garner.  What we discuss with Sarah Garner:How she got into teaching and some of the methods she usesThe Pathologists' Assistant program at Tulane UniversityUsing social media to teach pathologyGarner's Guide to Gross AnatomyFollow Sarah on social media:TwitterInstagramYoutubeGarner's Guide to Gross Anatomy websiteFollow Tulane Pathologists' Assistants on Instagram hereTulane Pathologists' Assistant Program websiteFollow People of Pathology Podcast on TwitterPeople of Pathology Podcast websitePA dayASCP Lab Week
April 14, 2020
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Michael Schubert – Editor of The Pathologist

On this episode of the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Michael Schubert.  Micheal is the Editor of The Pathologist magazine, and earned a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.What we discuss with Micheal Schubert:His educational background and early work in cancer researchWorking as a science consultant for Marvel ComicsThe Pathologist magazine and his involvement with itThe Pathologist Power List and the new format for this yearHis participation with I'm a Scientist, Get Me Out of HereFollow Michael on TwitterFollow the Pathologist on TwitterThe Pathologist websitePeople of Pathology Podcast on TwitterPeople of Pathology Podcast website
March 31, 2020
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Dr Judy Melinek and TJ Mitchell – First Cut

On this episode of the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Dr Judy Melinek and TJ Mitchell, the authors of First Cut.What we discuss with Dr Melinek and TJ Mitchell:Their first book, the New York Times bestseller Working Stiff, and how they decided it was time for a new bookSome of the characters in First Cut, and how they were inspired by real peopleWhy accuracy was so important in First Cut, not only in the forensic pathology, but also in other aspects of the bookBuy First Cut hereBuy Working Stiff hereSocial Media:  FacebookDr Melinek on TwitterTJ Mitchell on Twitter7 CSI FailsFirst Cut interview at Strand Book Store hereWorking Stiff interview at Book Passage herePeople of Pathology Podcast on TwitterPeople of Pathology Podcast website
March 13, 2020
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Dr Melanie Bois – Cardiovascular Pathologist and Podcast Host

On this episode of the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Dr Melanie Bois, a cardiovascular pathologist.What we discuss with Dr Bois:Being named an ASCP 40 under Forty honoree in 2017 and to The Pathologist Power List in 20183D printing of pathology specimens and the applications of this technology.The Society for Cardiovascular Pathology and the SCVP Podcast Follow Dr Bois on Twitter hereFollow The Society for Cardiovascular Pathology hereSociety for Cardiovascular Pathology websiteListen to the SCVP Podcast hereASCP 40 under Forty listThe Pathologist Power List 2018 hereDr Bois' 40 Under Forty videoFollow People of Pathology Podcast on Twitter herePeople of Pathology Podcast website 
February 29, 2020
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Maria Roussakis – My Kind of Science

On this episode of the People of Pathology Podcast I speak with Maria Roussakis, a Medical Laboratory Technologist.  What we discuss with Maria Roussakis:Her path to becoming a Medical Laboratory Technologist.Her website My Kind of Science, which chronicles her experiences throughout her education.The monthly #MedLabChat on Twitter, and how that began.Maria's upcoming presentation on the Power of Social Media in the Medical Laboratory Profession at the Medical Laboratory Professionals' Association of Ontario conference.Maria's website My Kind of ScienceFollow Maria on Twitter @medlabmariaFollow Maria on Instagram @medlabmariaMedical Laboratory Professionals' Association of OntarioFollow People of Pathology Podcast on Twitter @peopleofpath
January 31, 2020
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Episode 1 – Alyse Gray

Welcome to the first episode of the People of Pathology Podcast.  In this episode I speak with Pathologists' Assistant and writer Alyse Gray.  What we discuss with Alyse Gray:How she became interested in the field and the beginning of her careerThe inspiration for her popular Instagram page @autopsy.pathology and a few stories about the content of the page and interacting with followersHer current work in progress, the book Death, It's a Living: A Guide to Postmortem Professions.Alyse Gray's website writerwithascalpel.comFollow Alyse on Instagram @autopsy.pathologyFollow People of Pathology Podcast on Twitter @peopleofpath 
December 4, 2019
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