The F.K. Mostofi Award Distinguished Service Award was established in 1976 as a tribute to the long and distinguished service to the Academy given by Dr. Mostofi. The Award may be presented annually to a member of the Academy who has emulated Dr. Mostofi with outstanding service to USCAP and to the International Academy of Pathology.

The awardee is selected by the Board of Directors.

The Academy provides:

         – Complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting

Marisa R. Nucci, MD

2024 F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Nucci is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair and Director of the Division Women’s and Perinatal 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 the recipient of the Pier Paci Teaching Award and The Distinguished Clinician Award at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

She is past president of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society and serves on the editorial boards of The International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology and The American Journal of Surgical 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), was a member of the Board of Directors (2016-2019) and is currently a member of the Executive Committee. She is also President for the International Society of Gynecologic Pathology. 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 Parra-Herran; and Diagnostic Pathology Gynecological edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva.

Previous Award Recipients

2023 Jason L. Hornick
2022 Rhonda K. Yantiss
2021 Steven D. Billings
2020 Christopher D.M. Fletcher
2019 Laura W. Lamps
2018 Stuart J. Schnitt
2017 John H. Sinard
2016 Julia A. Bridge
2015 Linda D. Ferrell
2014 Frederic G. Barr
2013 John R. Goldblum
2012 Celeste Powers
2011 Sylvia L. Asa
2010 James Crawford
2009 Jeffrey L. Myers
2008 Richard Fraser
2007 Victor E. Reuter
2006 Richard J. Zarbo
2005 Ronald A. DeLellis
2004 Donald A. Antonioli
2003 Elaine S. Jaffe
2002 Robert Pascal
2001 Virginia LiVolsi
2000 Fred G. Silva
1999 William A. Gardner
1998 Costan W. Berard
1997 Cecilia M. Fenoglio-Preiser
1996 Emanuel Rubin
1995 Harvey Goldman
1994 David Hardwick
1993 Bernard M. Wagner
1992 Kenneth Earle
1991 Kamal G. Ishak
1990 Nathan Kaufman
1989 Benjamin F. Trump
1988 Jack P. Strong
1987 F. Stephen Vogel
1986 Leland D. Stoddard
1985 Robert H. More
1984 Murray R. Abell
1983 Richard E. Palmer
1982 Jack M. Layton
1981 Benjamin Castleman
1980 Joshua L. Edwards
1979 Robert E. Stowell
1978 Chapman H. Binford
1977 Harold L. Stewart