The changing face of pathology is focus of visiting professor lecture in Hershey

Dr. Brian Smith, chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn., will present the Department of Pathology Visiting Professor Lecture Series talk at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, in the Pathology Conference Room, C7702, on the Penn State Hershey campus. He will present "Pathology Training and Practice in the 21st Century: Not Your Grandfather’s Pathologist Anymore."  

Smith completed his medical school and residency training at Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute in internal medicine (hematology) and hematopathology. He is a recognized leader in the field of clinical pathology/laboratory medicine. Smith’s research laboratory primarily investigates the inflammation-coagulation interface and he is actively involved in clinically oriented research designed to improve hematologic and immunologic diagnostics and “personalized” cell therapy. He recently served as president of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, a leading professional organization for clinical pathology, where he was also instrumental in initiating programs to promote education and training in laboratory medicine. He also has published several papers in the area of bioethics.

Smith is an engaging speaker who will discuss future directions in education and training of medical students, residents, and practicing physicians in clinical pathology and laboratory medicine.

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Last Updated January 09, 2015