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THE LABORATORY REPORT Spring 2014 New Pathology Residents Start on July 1 Department Honors Our Administrative Staff The Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine honored its many administrative staff during the annual Administrative Professionals’ Day luncheon, held on April 22. Administrative Professionals’ Day recognizes the work of administrative staff, from executive assistants to program managers to financial analysts and operations managers. Mr. Will Kyle, the Department administrator, extended his gratitude to all staff who support every aspect of the department’s day-to-day operations. As a small expression of appreciation, Dr. James M. Musser and Mr. Kyle presented all administrative staff with flowers delivered on April 23. Page 8 Following a successful national medical student Match Day, the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine will welcome five new PGY1 residents on July 1. Paul Christensen The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Haidi Holtorf University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Megan Ketcham The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Amanda Moyer Penn State College of Medicine Lisa Paul The University of Texas Medical School at Houston New Scientific Writer Joins Office of Academic Development Yekaterina Khotskaya, PhD The Office of Academic Development (OAD) is pleased to announce that Dr. Yekaterina (Katya) Khotskaya joined the office on March 31 in the role of scientific writer. Katya received her Bachelor of Science degrees in Microbiology and Cell Biology/Pre-Med from Montana State University in Bozeman, and her PhD in Pathology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Prior to joining the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Katya completed two postdoctoral fellowships in breast cancer biology at UAB and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Katya was successful in securing a T32 Postdoctoral Trainee Award from the NIH and a Department of Defense Postdoctoral Fellowship in breast cancer research. She has extensive experience with regulatory protocols, grant preparation, and manuscript writing and editing. Katya is a member of the American Medical Writers Association, American Association for Cancer Research, and the Metastasis Research Society. The OAD provides editorial services to the Department’s trainees and faculty, assists with identification of new funding opportunities, and offers training in grantsmanship and scientific writing. For more information on OAD please visit: http://www.houstonmethodist.org/OAD


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