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Jack Ladenson, Ph.D.
FOUNDER & BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Jack Ladenson is a founder of Pathologists Overseas. He currently serves as the Director of Clinical Pathology Programs and is a member of its Board of Directors.
Jack is board certified in Clinical Chemistry and serves as the Medical Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is also on faculty at Washington University School of Medicine where he is the Oree M. Carroll and Lillian B. Ladenson Professor of Clinical Chemistry, and a Professor of Medicine.
Victor Lee, M.D.
FOUNDER, SECRETARY-TREASURER, & BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Victor Lee is a founder of Pathologists Overseas. He currently serves as the Secretary-Treasurer and is a member of the Board of Directors.
Victor is a Fellow of the American College of Pathologists and is in private pathology practice at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California. Victor was one of the first volunteers for the Kenya project and has been active in the projects in Madagascar and Bhutan. Dr. Lee currently provides oversight for the project in Nepal.
Tim Amukele, M.D., Ph.D.
PRESIDENT & BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Timothy Amukele is President of Pathologists Overseas and serves on the Board of Directors.
Tim is a Diplomate of the American College of Pathology and is currently on faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD where he serves as an Assistant Professor of Pathology. He is also the chief of Pathology and the Director of Clinical Laboratories at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and serves as the Medical Director of research laboratories in Uganda and Malawi
Dr. Amukele has worked with Pathologists Overseas since 2010 with a focus on projects on the African continent. He is currently overseeing the project in Malawi.
Sarah Riley, Ph.D.
CO-DIRECTOR FOR CLINICAL PATHOLOGY PROGRAMS & BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Sarah Riley is Co-Director for Clinical Pathology Programs for Pathologists Overseas, and serves on the Board of Directors.
Sarah is on faculty at St. Louis University as an Associate Professor of Pathology. She also serves as the Director of the Forensic Toxicology Laboratory at St. Louis University Hospital, and is Chief Forensic Toxicologist for St. Louis City and St. Louis County. Sarah is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and a Fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biosciences.
Dr. Riley has been involved with Pathologists Overseas since 2011, working on projects in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Emily Glynn, M.D.
CO-DIRECTOR OF ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY PROGRAMS
Dr. Emily Glynn serves as a Co-Director of Anatomic Pathology Programs at Pathologists Overseas.
Emily is on faculty at the University of Washington in Seattle as Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and instructor of Anatomic Pathology. She is board certified in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and in Hematology, and has sub-specialty experience in breast and gynecologic pathology.
Dr. Glynn began her association with Pathologists Overseas in 2017.
Roa Harb, M.D.
CO-DIRECTOR OF ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY PROGRAMS
Dr, Roa Harb is an Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Yale University. She is also the Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory at Yale New Haven Hospital. Roa is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology and a fellow of the College of American Pathologists.
Dr. Harb joined Pathologists Overseas in 2017 and is working on the External Quality Assurance (EQA) project.
Merih Tesfazghi, Ph.D.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY
Merih is currently The Jack Ladenson Chief Clinical Chemistry Fellow with the Department of Pathology and Immunology, Division of Laboratory Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to graduate school, Merih worked as a Medical Technologist at the Orotta National Referral Hospital and then the National Health Laboratory, located in Asmara, Eritrea. He had also served as a graduate assistant with the Department of Pathology at Orotta School of Medicine and Dentistry in Asmara.
Dr. Tesfazghi learned about Pathologist Overseas through Dr. Timothy Amukele in 2008 while working at the National Health Laboratory in Eritrea, and began active involvement with the organization in 2018.