Committees

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USCAP appreciates our committee members, who donate their time and expertise to the Academy. Click on the thumbnail to see our Committee Structure or fill out the Engagement Form to indicate your interest in volunteering as a USCAP leader.

Board of Directors

Manages the business and affairs of USCAP, except as otherwise required by the District of Columbia Nonprofit Corporation Act, the Articles of Incorporation or the Bylaws. The Board represents the governance of USCAP.
Board of Directors’ Code of Conduct 

 

Steven D. Billings

Steven D. Billings, MD

President

Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine

Dr. Billings completed his pathology residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Following residency, he completed fellowships in soft tissue pathology with Dr. Sharon Weiss at Emory University and dermatopathology with Dr. Antoinette Hood at Indiana University. Upon completion of his post-graduate studies, he joined the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he practiced for several years. In 2007 he joined the faculty at the Cleveland Clinic where he serves as a Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and was co-director of the dermatopathology section for over 15 years. He also staffs the soft tissue pathology service.

His research interests are in dermatopathology and soft tissue pathology, with a special emphasis on cutaneous soft tissue tumors. He has authored over 200 articles, 96 book chapters, and co-authored/edited 7 books.

He has a strong interest in education and gives numerous invited lectures and CME courses. He is on the editorial board of several journals, a peer reviewer for many more, and served on the Consensus Committee for the 4th edition of the WHO Classification of Skin Tumours.

For USCAP, he has given numerous lectures and served on the Education Committee and Board of Directors. He was also instrumental in developing Interactive microscopy at the Annual Meeting as well as the Palm Springs Interactive Center in his role as the first Chair of Interactive Microscopy for the Academy. For these and other achievements, he was awarded the 2021 F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award.

 

Jason Hornick, MD, PhD

Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD

President Elect

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hornick received a BA from Amherst College and an MD/PhD from the University of Southern California. He trained as a resident in Anatomic Pathology and pursued subspecialty fellowships in soft tissue pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is the Director of Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry. Dr. Hornick is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a consultant at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the 5th series of the AFIP fascicles. Dr. Hornick previously chaired the USCAP Education Committee, the USCAP Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee, and the CAP Immunohistochemistry Committee and is currently on the USCAP Board of Directors. He has served on the USCAP Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee and the Harvey Goldman Teaching Award Committee. Dr. Hornick has also served as Co-Director of the Diagnostic Pathology Update course; Coordinator for Soft Tissue Pathology Interactive Microscopy courses; and Moderator of the Bone and Soft Tissue Specialty Conference, the Surgical Pathology Specialty Conference, and Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology and Gastrointestinal Pathology platform sessions for the USCAP.

Dr. Hornick was a member of the expert editorial board for the 4th (2013) and 5th (2020) editions of the WHO Classification of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone. He serves on the Anatomic Pathology Test Development and Advisory Committee for the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Hornick was a member of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Expert Panel for the AJCC and the Sarcoma Analysis Working Group for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). He is President-Elect of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists.

Dr. Hornick serves on 14 editorial boards, including the American Journal of Surgical Pathology and Modern Pathology. He is an Associate Editor for Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology, a Regional Editor for Histopathology, an Associate Editor for Advances in Anatomic Pathology and Virchows Archives, and the Consulting Editor for Surgical Pathology Clinics.

Dr. Hornick has published over 500 original papers, review articles, and book chapters and edits the textbook Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach, which is in its 2nd edition. He received the 2012 Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists Annual Prize and the 2014 Jack Yardley Investigator Award from the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society. Dr. Hornick sings and plays keyboards for a rock band.

 

Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, MD, PhD

Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, MD, PhD

Vice President

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Magi-Galluzzi is the Division Director of Anatomic Pathology and Professor of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her MD at the University of Ancona, School of Medicine, Italy and her PhD in Oncologic Human Pathology at the University of Verona, Italy. She completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago (1997-1999) and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston (1999-2001), followed by a fellowship in Urologic Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (2001-2003). She was on staff at the Cleveland Clinic from 2003 to 2018 and Director of Genitourinary pathology from 2004 to 2018.

Her clinical expertise is in the pathological diagnosis of genitourinary diseases, including prostate, bladder, testicular, adrenal and kidney malignancies. Her research interest focuses on prostate carcinogenesis and in the discovery and validation of tumor markers and genomic tests of value in furthering the goals of successful treatment and understanding of the pathogenesis of genitourinary disease. She is the author of numerous (~200) peer-reviewed publications, invited reviews and book chapters, as well as the editor of two books on genitourinary pathology. She has presented and lectured extensively at national and international meetings and has conducted national and international courses, workshops and slide seminars in urological pathology.

 

Adeboye Osunkoya

Adeboye O. Osunkoya, MD

Past President

Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Osunkoya is a Professor of Pathology and Urology at Emory University School of Medicine and also serves as a Senior Staff Pathologist at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He is originally from Nigeria and graduated from the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan in 1998. Following his Internship, National Service year and two years of Pathology training, he emigrated from Nigeria to the United States and did his Pathology Residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where he served as Chief Resident from 2004-2006. He then proceeded to The Johns Hopkins Hospital for his Urologic Pathology Fellowship. He subsequently joined the distinguished Faculty of the Department of Pathology at Emory University in 2007 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Professor of Pathology and Urology in 2016.

Dr. Osunkoya has served in several leadership roles in National and International organizations. He previously served as Chair of the Prize and Awards Committee of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society and Member of Council (2019-2023), elected Member of the Board of Directors of the USCAP (2017-2020), Director of Urologic Pathology at the USCAP Interactive Microscopy Center (2018-2020), Chair of the Excellence in Urological Pathology Resident/Fellow Research Award Committee of the International Society of Urological Pathology (2013-2018), Chair of the Stephen Vogel Award Committee of the USCAP (2014-2016), Member of the Education Committee of the USCAP (2012-2016), Member of the Stowell-Orbison Award Committee, Member of the Abstract Review Committee, and USCAP Ambassador. He serves on the Editorial Board of well-known Journals. He has presented several lectures at conferences and seminars in the United States and abroad, including the International Academy of Pathology, Asia Pacific International Academy of Pathology, and European Congress of Pathology/European Society of Pathology meetings. In addition, he has directed and presented at several Interactive Microscopy Courses in Palm Springs and Short Courses and Interactive Microscopy Courses at annual meetings of the USCAP. He has also been an invited speaker at the USCAP Long Course and Practical Pathology Seminars. Dr. Osunkoya has been involved in several major research grants over the years, and has published over 200 manuscripts and 25 book chapters, including contributions to the 4th and 5th editions of the WHO Classification of Tumors of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs. He has won numerous awards including the very prestigious Benjamin Castleman Award (2010) and the highly coveted Arthur Purdy Stout Prize (2015). He is currently Past-President of the USCAP and Member of the Executive Committee.

On a personal note, Dr. Osunkoya is very happily married to his Medical School sweetheart Ojoru Osunkoya, MD (Pediatrician) and they are blessed with two wonderful children, Siji (Son) and Seyi (Daughter). He considers them to be his greatest achievement in life.

 

Marisa R. Nucci

Marisa R. Nucci, MD (2026)

Secretary

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Nucci is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair and Director of the Division Women’s and Perinatal Pathology, and Associate Director of the Pathology Residency Training Program in the Department of Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, USA. She also serves as a Consultant Pathologist for the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center where she is an Associate Member of the Gynecologic Cancer and Sarcoma Programs. Dr. Nucci was born in Newark, NJ. She did her undergraduate training at Haverford College and medical training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, and completed an AP residency as well as the Women’s and Perinatal Pathology Fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has been on staff at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 1996. She is past president of the New England Society of Pathologists and serves on the editorial boards of The International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Human Pathology, and Advances in Anatomic Pathology. She is an active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, where she served on the Education Committee (2011-2017), was Chair of the Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings (2012-2017) and is a member of the Board of Directors (2016-). She is also Past-President of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society. She is the co-editor of three widely read major gynecologic pathology textbooks: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology edited by Drs. Crum, Nucci and Lee; Gynecologic Pathology. A Volume in the Series Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva; and Diagnostic Pathology Gynecological edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva.

 

Ilan Weinreb

Ilan Weinreb, MD, FRCPC (2025)

Treasurer

University Health Network, Toronto

Dr. Weinreb graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine in 2001 and after a short stint in General Surgery residency made a switch to Pathology where he graduated in 2006. After a head and neck fellowship in Toronto he began his academic position in 2007 at the University Health Network. He works in an exclusive head and neck subspecialty service, is the director of the head and neck Pathology fellowship program and the director of surgical pathology. He is the current lead author for head and neck pathology at the cancer committee for the College of American Pathologists. Dr. Weinreb has presented at numerous national and international meetings both as an invited speaker and in short courses in the College of American Pathologists, Canadian Association of Pathologists and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP). This includes multiple companion meeting presentations at USCAP, platform presentations, and stand-alone USCAP courses, including Practical Pathology Seminars, Diagnostic Pathology Update and Interactive Microscopy courses at the Interactive Center in Palm Springs. He has been involved in numerous USCAP committees including the Education Committee (EC) and the subcommittee for unique live course offerings (SULCO). He is currently in his second stint on the EC and is the current chair of the SULCO committee. He is a member of the USCAP Canada Foundation as well. He has published over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts, multiple book chapters and is an author in the WHO classification of head and neck tumors and the American Registry of Pathology’s upcoming salivary gland fascicle, fifth series. His research is focused on head and neck mucosal disease, sinonasal neoplasms, and in particular salivary gland pathology. In the salivary gland he has contributed to the discovery of numerous tumor specific translocations and mutations and has a specific interest in salivary gland tumor classification.

 

 

Zubair Baloch

Zubair Baloch, MD, PhD (2025)

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center

Dr. Baloch received his medical degree from Liaquat Medical University in Hyderabad, Sind, Pakistan. After receiving his PhD in 1991 he joined the pathology residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. This was followed by fellowships in surgical pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York and cytopathology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia under the mentorship of late Dr. Prabodh K. Gupta. Dr. Baloch is currently a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine there. He has authored more than 200 peer reviewed publications in leading pathology journals on the subjects of endocrine and head and neck pathology, as well as book chapters and monographs. Dr. Baloch has delivered numerous lectures, workshops, and short courses at national and international meetings including USCAP, ASC, ASCP, CAP, ECC and IAP. He has co-authored 3 books and has served as co-editor of the most recent “Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology”. Dr. Baloch has also served as the chair of the terminology and morphologic criteria committee of the 2007 NCI sponsored thyroid FNA initiative which led to the development of “Bethesda Thyroid FNA Classification Scheme”. Dr. Baloch also served on the international panel which recommended the renaming of encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma to non-invasive follicular tumor with papillary like nuclear features (NIFTP). Dr. Baloch is Editor-in-Chief of Diagnostic Cytopathology and member of the editorial board of Cancer Cytopathology, Cytojournal, Endocrine Pathology and Journal of American Society of Cytopathology. He has served on USCAP’s Education Committee, as chair of ASCP’s annual meeting program committee (2014-2018), a member of Papanicolaou Society’s scientific program committee, ASC’s Executive Board, as chair of ASC’s scientific program committee, and ASCP’s committee for continuing professional development. He has served on the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology’s thyroid nodule guideline task force, American Thyroid Association’s laboratory test committee and well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma management guidelines committee and currently is one of the editors of the WHO Classification of Tumors of Neuroendocrine Organs. Dr. Baloch has received many awards from University of Pennsylvania, Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, Philadelphia Pathology Society, and American Society for Clinical Pathology.

 

Sarah M. Dry, MD

Sarah M. Dry, MD (2026)

University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Dry is Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where she has been on the faculty since 2000. Dr. Dry, originally from the Hartford, Connecticut area, received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her MD from the University of Connecticut. She completed her AP/CP training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and UCLA, and completed a soft tissue fellowship with Dr. Christopher Fletcher and a GI fellowship with Dr. Klaus Lewin at the Brigham and UCLA, respectively. Dr. Dry has been an active member of USCAP for over 20 years. She has served USCAP as an abstract reviewer, lead abstract reviewer, a moderator for platform sessions, a speaker for companion societies and evening specialty conferences, a faculty member at Interactive Microscopy Courses, a member of the Education Committee (EC) and she is currently a member of the EC subcommittee for unique live course offerings (SULCO). She is on the organizing committees for five new professional development educational offerings concerning EDI and women in pathology at the 2022 and 2023 USCAP annual meetings. She is a past Treasurer of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society and is a long-standing member of the Rodger Haggitt GI Pathology Society and the International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology. She has numerous publications, mainly on bone and soft tissue and biobanking topics, and is on the Editorial Board of Biopreservation and Biobanking. Dr. Dry continues to sign out on the UCLA bone and soft tissue and GI services, and she greatly enjoys these opportunities to interact with and teach trainees.

 

William C. Faquin, MD, PhD

William C. Faquin, MD, PhD (2027)

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Faquin, who grew up in NC, now lives in Boston where he is Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Otolaryngologic Pathology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Director of the MEE Frozen Section Laboratory, and a subspecialist in Head and Neck Pathology & Cytopathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his MD in 1993 from Harvard Medical School and obtained his PhD from Harvard studying erythrocyte cytoskeleton biochemistry. Dr. Faquin did his residency in Anatomic Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston (1993-1997) where he also completed fellowships in Women’s and Perinatal Pathology and Cytopathology. He joined the pathology faculty at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 1998. Dr. Faquin has been a member of USCAP for almost 30 years and an active contributor as co-director of multiple Head and Neck short courses & Interactive Microscopy courses at USCAP annual meetings, moderator of platform sessions, speaker at companion and evening specialty sessions, invited speaker at Interactive Microscopy courses at the Palm Springs Center, and faculty member in multiple USCAP Diagnostic Cytology Courses in the USA and abroad. Dr. Faquin has served on the USCAP Education Committee, Abstract Research Award Committee, DEI subcommittee, SULCO subcommittee, USCAP Mentoring Academy, and Chair of the Castleman Award Committee. He has also delivered numerous lectures at national and international meetings of the ASC, CAP, ECC, IAP, and ASCP, and served on the ASC Executive Board.

Dr. Faquin is recognized for his contributions to the study of thyroid, salivary gland, and HPV-related cancers of the head and neck. He has over 400 publications, and co-authored several books on head and neck cytohistology, salivary gland, and thyroid cytopathology. Dr. Faquin has been an Editorial Board member for 9 pathology journals, and is currently the Editor-in-Chief for Cancer Cytopathology. He is an author of the upcoming ARP Fascicle for Upper Aerodigestive Tract Tumors, co-author of the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology, co-chair of the CAP Guideline Committee for HPV testing in the head and neck, contributor to the 5th Edition of the WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumours, and co-editor of the Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology. In his free time, Dr. Faquin is an avid gardener and has been a bonsai artist for 53 years with a collection of over 60 bonsai pine trees.

 

Rondell P. Graham, MBBS

Rondell P. Graham, MBBS (2027)

Mayo Clinic

Dr. Graham, originally from Barbados, is a Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. He received his medical degree from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica in 2006 before completing residency and fellowships, at Mayo Clinic, in Molecular Genetic Pathology, Surgical Pathology and GI/Liver Pathology. At the Clinic, Dr. Graham serves as the Executive Vice Chair of Academics and People in the Division of Anatomic Pathology, as well as the Associate Vice Chair of Test Development and the Lead Consultant for Business Development in the Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology. He is a member of the institution’s Academic Appointments and Promotions Committee and the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Hepatobiliary Disease Group Executive Team. Dr. Graham is an academic GI/Liver pathologist whose scholarly interests are at the intersection of GI/Liver pathology and molecular genetics. He has authored over 195 peer-reviewed publications along with 27 book chapters and has been a contributor to the WHO Classification of Tumors of the Digestive System and the WHO Classification of Pediatric Tumors. He serves on the Editorial Board of Modern Pathology, is an Associate Editor for Journal of Molecular Diagnostics and reviews for over 2 dozen biomedical journals. He has been invited to give over 100 presentations at academic meetings and visiting professorships at national and international venues. In 2023, he was awarded the Arthur Purdy Stout Society Pathology Annual Prize Dr. Graham has served the USCAP in several administrative capacities including Abstract Review Committee, Lead Reviewer for the Liver Section, Focus Group on Diversity Equity and Inclusion (2018), the USCAP Membership Committee (2018-2021), Foundation Committee (current) and the CME Subcommittee (current) as well as educational roles such as moderator and course director. Dr. Graham lives in Rochester, Minnesota with his wife and 3 children. He is an avid soccer fan and loves growing orchids.

 

Meera A. Hameed

Meera A. Hameed, MD (2025)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Dr. Hameed is Chief of Surgical Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Professor of Pathology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Training included Medical School (Madras University), Residency (Hahnemann University) and Fellowship in oncologic surgical pathology (MSKCC). Her academic career began at Montefiore/Albert-Einstein to Rutgers-NJMS, prior to MSKCC. She is also a molecular pathologist with leadership positions in this field at both Rutgers-NJMS and MSKCC (Program Director). As Chief of Surgical Pathology, Dr. Hameed’s vision is to incorporate the use of digital technology into diagnostic pathology. She is actively involved in the digitization, integration of workflow and consultative access, and the use of digital platforms for interfacing with other disciplines. She is also Co-Director of the Warren Alpert Center for Digital and Computational Pathology with over 4 million scanned images, has developed an infrastructure for deep learning and computational pathology at MSKCC. The Center also is paving the way towards utilizing new imaging modalities. Dr. Hameed is known for her expertise in bone and soft tissue pathology and has presented at national and international conferences. She served as a member of the Education Committee and Nominating Committees of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) and the Meritorious Award Committee of the American Society of Investigative Pathology. She is the Treasurer of the International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology. She is a member of the International Skeletal Society and has served as Executive Council Member of that society. She serves on the Molecular Oncology Committee of the College of American Pathologists and has served on the Clinical Practice Committee of the Association of Molecular Pathology. She has authored over 160 publications as well as many book chapters and review articles. She has Co-Directed several short courses for USCAP. She serves as an Associate Editor of American Journal of Pathology and is an Editorial Board Member of Modern Pathology. In all these roles, she has focused on the continuing evolution of pathology in the age of personalized medicine. Her expertise in multiple aspects of modern pathology provides her with a unique perspective.

 

Lakshmi Priya Kunju

Lakshmi Priya Kunju, MD (2025)

University of Michigan

Dr. Kunju is Professor of Pathology, Director of Surgical Pathology and Urologic Pathology, and Medical Director of the Molecular Testing Laboratory of Michigan Center of Translational Pathology (MCTP) at the University of Michigan. She received her medical degree from the Seth G.S. Medical College & King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Bombay, India in 1996. Her research interests are genitourinary neoplasms including morphologic and molecular underpinnings of prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular cancers, and breast cancers with emphasis on morphology and molecular markers that predict breast cancer development. She holds numerous grants, has lectured widely, has accrued over 100 peer-reviewed publications, contributed three book chapters and is involved in more than 120 abstracts. She serves on the CME Subcommittee of USCAP.

 

Melinda E. Sanders, MD

Melinda E. Sanders, MD (2026)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Sanders is Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and expert breast pathologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she is also Director of Breast Pathology. She joined the Vanderbilt Surgical Pathology faculty and Breast Consultation Service faculty in 2001, after training in breast pathology under Dr. David Page. Her expertise spans the full spectrum of benign proliferative lesions, distinction of atypical hyperplasia from carcinoma in situ, spindle cell and papillary lesions, metaplastic carcinoma and other unusual subtypes of breast carcinoma. She is a frequent presenter at national meetings and society-sponsored courses. Dr. Sanders has authored 2 breast pathology books and numerous book chapters on a variety of breast pathology topics. Throughout her career, Dr. Sanders has also been highly active in translational breast cancer research and clinical trial pathology. She serves as the lead breast pathologist for the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center breast cancer research program and tissue core director for the Vanderbilt NCI-sponsored Breast SPORE grant since 2005. Her research interests include genomic markers of endocrine resistance in estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, tumor immunology, genomic subcategorization of TNBC, markers predictive of response to neoadjuvant therapy (NAT) and genomic characterization of residual disease following NAT. Dr. Sanders has also provided histopathologic guidance for spectroscopy studies seeking to evaluate margins intraoperatively and imaging studies to identify radiologic correlates of response to neoadjuvant therapies. She has co-authored over 90 papers in breast pathology and cancer research.

 

Olga K. Weinberg, MD

Olga K. Weinberg, MD (2026)

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Weinberg received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago followed by medical degree from Vanderbilt School of Medicine. She participated in Howard Hughes medical student fellowship at UCLA and subsequently did her residency training in anatomic pathology and a surgical pathology and hematopathology fellowships at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Weinberg started her academic career at Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s hospital and recently moved to UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she serves as an associate professor of pathology, director of fellowship education and hematology laboratory. Dr. Weinberg has served on numerous education committees including USCAP, Society of Hematopathology, and International Clinical Cytometry Society and is currently a member of the executive committee of the Society of Hematopathology and board member of International Society for Laboratory Hematology. She has co-organized a national Society of hematopathology workshop on “Molecular Genetics of Hematopoietic Neoplasms” in 2017 that was attended by over 400 hematopathologists. She has taught and directed numerous education courses including initiating a successful Harvard CME course ‘Current concepts in hematopathology’ in the Boston area as well as held numerous hematopathology courses at USCAP, CAP and ASCP conferences. She has attended the USCAP annual meetings for the past 15 years and has been an abstract reviewer, platform session moderator, companion society and evening specialty session speaker and recently directed an interactive microscopy course in Palm Springs. On a clinical research side, she has a long-standing interest in acute leukemias and myeloid neoplasms and published over 90 papers in well-regarded journals including Modern Pathology, American Journal of Hematology, Blood and Blood Advances and presented her work at numerous national conferences including USCAP, ASH and ASCP and CAP. She has served on editorial boards of several well-known journals and co-authored numerous chapters and edited a book on flow cytometry.

 

Maria Westerhoff, MD

Maria Westerhoff, MD (2027)

University of Michigan

Dr. Westerhoff is a full professor and the Assistant Chair of Wellness and Culture at the University of Michigan. Originally from Seoul, South Korea, she completed her residency and gastrointestinal and liver fellowship at the University of Chicago. She began her academic career at the University of Washington in 2011, where she was recognized twice as Faculty Educator of the Year. She has been a member of the University of Michigan Pathology Department since 2017. Dr. Westerhoff has attended every USCAP meeting since her first year of residency. She served as Lead Reviewer of the Liver Pathology Category as part of the USCAP Abstract Review Committee. She was also a member of the USCAP Publications Committee and was elected to the USCAP Education Committee in 2019. Dr. Westerhoff has presented in multiple USCAP offerings, including at the USCAP Evening Specialty conferences for both Gastrointestinal and Liver subspecialties. She has also taught USCAP Liver Pathology Short Courses alongside Drs. John Hart and Lei Zhao. In addition, Dr. Westerhoff has participated as a faculty member of multiple USCAP Interactive Microscopy Courses. Dr. Westerhoff has experience serving on the executive boards of multiple companion societies. She is the Past-President of the Rodger Haggitt GI Pathology Society (GIPS) and has previously organized the content and speakers for the 2019 USCAP Companion Society meeting for GIPS. Moreover, she has also organized GIPS symposia at ASCP, CAP, European Congress of Pathology, and Digestive Disease Week. She served as Treasurer of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists from 2019-2023. She is a member of the Korean Pathologists Association of North America, the Laennec Liver Society, and has participated as a Journal Club writer for the Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society. Dr. Westerhoff has given numerous lectures nationally and internationally to multidisciplinary audiences regarding both liver and gastrointestinal topics. She has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications, the Hepatobiliary and Pancreas textbook of the Elsevier Diagnostic Pathology series, and 17 book chapters. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her husband and three children. She enjoys promoting wellness in her department for faculty, staff, and trainees.

 

Education Committee

Creates the scientific program, exclusively governs educational content for all educational assets of the Academy, performs program evaluations, and safeguards educational content from commercial bias through a complex disclosure mechanism. Several subcommittees assume delegated responsibilities for program design and evaluation.

Committee Term Ending
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD, Chair 2025
Adebowale J. Adeniran, MD 2025
Kimberly H. Allison, MD 2025
Maria Beatriz S. Lopes, MD, PhD 2025
David F. Schaeffer, MD, FRCPC 2025
Josh Alexander Zeitlin, MD (Pathologist-in-Training) 2025
Justin A. Bishop, MD 2026
Sarah E. Gibson, MD 2026
Jaryse Carol Harris, MD (Pathologist-in-Training) 2026
Tamara L. Lotan, MD 2026
Nicole C. Panarelli, MD 2026
Phyu P. Aung, MD, PhD 2027
Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD 2027
Chieh-Yu Lin MD, PhD 2027
Oyedele Adeyi, MD 2028
Elizabeth Courville, MD 2028
Joseph T. Rabban, MD, MPH 2028
Michelle D. Reid, MD, MSc 2028
Steven Shen, MD, PhD 2028
Hannah Y. Wen, MD, PhD 2028

Education Subcommittee Chairs

Subcommittee Term Ending
Yuri Fedoriw, MD, Short Course Coordinator 2025
Carlos Parra-Herran, MD, Chair, Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee 2026
Jennifer B. Gordetsky, MD, Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings 2027
Kristin C. Jensen, MD, CME Subcommittee 2027
Charles “Matt” Quick, MD, Interactive Microscopy 2027

Abstract Assignment Committee

Subcommittee Term Ending
Carlos Parra-Herran, MD, Chair, Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee 2026
Benjamin Adam, MD, FRCPC 2024
Joanna SY Chan, MD 2024
Elizabeth G. Demicco, MD, PhD 2024
Anand Dighe, MD, PhD 2024
Michelle R. Downes, MD, FRCPC 2024
Michael Feely, DO 2024
Purva Gopal, MD, MS 2024
Aaron R. Huber, DO 2024
Anne M. Mills, MD 2024
Gabriel Sica, MD, PhD 2024
Kalliopi P. Siziopikou, MD, PhD 2024
Sara Szabo, MD, PhD 2024
Shaofeng N. Yan, MD, PhD 2024
Catalina Amador, MD 2025
Barbara A. Centeno, MD 2025
Jennifer A. Cotter, MD 2025
Katie Dennis, MD 2025
Suntrea TG Hammer, MD 2025
Christian A. Kunder, MD, PhD 2025
Lesley C. Lomo, MD 2025
Michiya Nishino, MD, PhD 2025
Jordan P. Reynolds, MD 2025
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD 2025
Navneet Narula, MD 2026
Lisa M. Rooper, MD 2026

CME Subcommittee

Subcommittee Term Ending
Kristin C. Jensen, MD, Chair 2027
Greta Evaristo, MD 2026
Tao Huang, MD, PhD 2026
Wonwoo Shon, DO 2026
Sara Wobker, MD 2026
Daniela Allende, MD 2027
David Grier, MD 2027
Krisztina Hanley, MD 2027
Vijay Vanguri, MD 2027

Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings

Subcommittee Term Ending
Jennifer B. Gordetsky, MD, Chair 2027
Anna Marie Mulligan, MBBCh, FRCPath 2025
Karen Fritchie, MD 2026
Michelle Hirsch, MD, PhD 2026
Amy Chadburn, MD 2027
Vinita Parkash, MBBS 2027
Deepa Patil, MD 2027

Interactive Microscopy Coordinators

Term Ending
Ashley M. Cimino-Mathews, MD – Breast 2027
Karen J. Fritchie, MD – Bone and Soft Tissue 2027
Adebowale J. Adeniran, MD – Cytopathology 2027
May P Chan, MD – Dermatopathology 2027
Amitabh Srivastava, MD – Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology 2027
Kiril Trpkov, MD, FRCPC – Genitourinary Pathology 2027
Charles “Matt” Quick, MD – Gynecologic Pathology 2027
Theresa Scognamiglio, MD – Head and Neck Pathology 2027
Rebecca L. King, MD – Hematopathology 2027
Monica Garcia-Buitrago, MD – Potpourri 2026

Course Directors

The Education Committee assigns course-directors to organize individual educational offerings at the Annual Meeting and for Diagnostic Cytopathology Update, Diagnostic Pathology Update, Practical Pathology Seminars and Interactive Microscopy.

Diagnostic Pathology Update – Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD, Co-Director 2023
Diagnostic Pathology Update – Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, MD, PhD, Co-Director 2025
Interactive Microscopy AM – Laura C. Collins, MD 2024

Finance Committee

Reviews and advises the Board regarding budgets, audits, investment policies and major expenditures.  This committee has liaison responsibilities between operations and governance.
Committee Term Ending
Amir Behdad, MD, MBA, Chair 2027
Aziza Nassar, MD, MBA, MPH 2025
Jennifer Stall, MD 2025
Michael Roehrl, MD 2026
Lawrence Jennings, MD, PhD 2027
Jordan Reynolds, MD 2027
Patricia Tsang, MD, MBA 2027
Fedaa Najdawi, MD 2027
Ilan Weinreb, MD, FRCPC, Treasurer
Steven Billings, MD (Ex-officio)

 

Membership Committee

Collaborates with the EVP and operations to develop strategic initiatives regarding member engagement and benefits, promoting members for life.  The Resident Advisory Subcommittee facilitates membership outreach.

Committee Term Ending
Thomas Brenn, MD, PhD, FRCPath, Chair 2027
Ivan Gonzalez, MD 2025
Aashiyana F. Koreishi, MD 2025
Vikas Mehta, MD 2025
Gulisa Turashvili, MD, PhD 2025
Matthew Luo, MD 2026
Raul Gonzalez, MD 2027
Mojgan Hosseini-Varnamkhasti, MD 2027
Diana Rossi, MD, PhD 2027
Linlin Wang, MD, PhD 2027

Resident Advisory Subcommittee Members

Subcommittee Term Ending
Matthew Kuhar, MD, Chair 2025
Matthew J. Cecchini, MD, PhD 2025
David B. Chapel, MD 2025
Madelyn Lew, MD 2025
Patrick Memari, DO 2025
Anne M. Mills, MD 2025
Heather Stevenson-Lerner, MD, PhD 2025
Fnu Aakash, MD 2026
Kathleen Byrnes, MD 2026
Annacarolina da Silva, MD 2027
Carina Dehner, MD, PhD 2027
Terri Mason, MD 2027
Kamran Mirza, MD 2027

Publications Committee

Advises the Board/EVP regarding editorial policies, quality standards, marketing strategies, and editorial personnel for the Academy’s journals, and annually interfaces with representatives from operations and Elsevier to assess the status and strategic options of the journals.

Committee Term Ending
Alexander J. Lazar, MD, PhD, Chair 2026
Elizabeth Demicco, MD, PhD 2025
Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD 2025
Brooke Howitt, MD 2025
Muhammad Idrees, MD 2025
Samson W. Fine, MD 2026
Melike Pekmezci, MD 2026
Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD 2027
Hanlin Wang, MD, PhD 2027
Kwun Wah Wen, MD, PhD 2027

Journal Editors – Laboratory Investigation

Term Ending
David M Berman, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief 2027
Robert A Anders, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Editor 2027
Sylvia L Asa, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Editor 2027
Marc Halushka, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Editor 2027
Neil Renwick, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Editor 2027
Lanjing Zhang, MD, Senior Associate Editor 2027
Catherine M. Ketcham, PhD, Managing Editor

Journal Editors – Modern Pathology

Term Ending
George J. Netto, MD, Editor-in-Chief 2024
Pedram Argani, MD, Senior Associate Editor 2024
Larissa V. Furtado, MD, Senior Associate Editor 2024
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD, Senior Associate Editor 2024
Catherine M. Ketcham, PhD, Managing Editor

 

Foundation Committee

Advises the Board/EVP regarding the philanthropic activities of the Academy including review of grant proposals, categorization of gifts, allocations of funds and donor campaigns.
Committee Term Ending
Henry Tazelaar, MD, Chair 2028
Priti Lal, MBBS 2025
Brandon Larsen, MD, PhD 2025
Zahra Maleki, MD 2025
Melissa Murray, DO 2025
Pallavi Patil, MD, MBBS 2025
Reza Alaghehbandan, MD 2026
Amarpreet Bhalla, MD 2026
Jeffrey Mueller, DO 2026
Israa Laklouk, MD (DEI) 2027
Steven Billings, MD (Ex-officio) President
Ilan Weinreb, MD, FRCPC (Ex-officio) Treasurer

Nominating Committee

Formulates a slate of names for Board approval for elected positions.

 

Adeboye O. Osunkoya, MD (Chair for 2024-2025) 2027
Laura C. Collins, MD 2026
John A. Hart, MD 2026
Ralph H. Hruban, MD 2025
Laura Lamps, MD 2025

 

Awards Committees

Ramzi S. Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee

Zubair Baloch, MD, PhD, Chair 2025
L. Priya Kunju, MD 2025
Olga Weinberg, MD 2026
Lynette Sholl, MD 2027
Anirban Maitra, MBBS (at-large) 2026

Benjamin Castleman Award Committee

Russell Ryan, MD, Chair 2026
Michael Tetzlaff, MD, PhD 2025
Justine Barletta, MD 2026
Mari Mino-Kenudson, MD 2026
David N. Louis, MD (Ex-officio)
Adeboye Osunkoya, MD (Ex-officio)

Harvey Goldman Teaching Award Committee

Laura C. Collins, MD, Chair
Michael H. A. Roehrl, MD, PhD, MBA
Laura W. Lamps, MD
Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD

Stowell-Orbison Awards Committee

Philipp Raess, MD, PhD, Chair 2026
Erika F. Rodriguez, MD, PhD 2024
Namrata Setia, MD 2025
Debra L. Zynger, MD 2025
Oluwole Fadare, MD 2026

F. Stephen Vogel Award Committee

Phyu P. Aung, MD, PhD, Chair 2025
Kathleen Montone, MD 2025
Rajiv Patel, MD 2025
George J. Netto, MD, (Ex-officio)
David Berman, MD, PhD, (Ex-officio)

Dr. L. Clarke, Jr. and Elaine F. Stout Award Committee

Alex K. Williamson, MD, Chair 2025
Mary Ann Sens, MD, PhD 2025
Jody Hooper, MD 2026
Brandi McCleskey, MD 2026

Representation

USCAP members represent delegates to other organizations and fulfill liaison functions with them to create an Academy presence outside the organization and facilitate communication and information flow.

American Medical Association

Committee Term Ending
Nicole D. Riddle, MD, Delegate (HOD) 2024
Daniel C. Zedek, MD, Delegate (HOD) 2024
Keagan H. Lee, MD (Alternate) 2024
Nirali M. Patel, MD (Alternate & YPS) 2024
Dennis P. O’Malley, MD (CPT Advisor) 2025
Ericka J. Olgaard, MD (Alternate) 2025
Elizabeth U. Parker, MD (YPS) 2024

American Registry of Pathology Biological Stain Commission

Paul E. Swanson, MD

International Academy of Pathology

Education Committee Representatives
Kamran Mirza, MBBS, PhD 2026
Anja Roden, MD 2026
North American Vice Presidents
John Hart, MD 2024
Esther Oliva, MD 2024
Patrick Flaherty

Intersociety Council on Pathology Information (ICPI)

Raghavendra Pillappa, MBBS, MD (Board Delegate) 2025

Program Directors Section of Association of Pathology Chairs (PRODS)

Suzanne Z. Powell, MD

TRIG Working Group

Lynette M. Sholl, MD

TRIPS Working Group

Suzanne Dintzis, MD, PhD

UTRIG Working Group

Jean R. Lopategui, MD