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THE LABORATORY REPORT Winter 2014 Houston Methodist Pathologists “In Press” Dr. Dina Mody, medical director of cytopathology, is lead author on a new 800-plus-page scholarly book called Diagnostic Pathology: Cytopathology. This book is extremely representative of Houston Methodist, as all cytopathologists within the department (and other members not in cytopathology) contributed chapters. With additional contributions from faculty at M.D. Anderson and Baylor, this work showcases the concentrated expertise present in the Texas Medical Center. The book debuted at the recent United States & Canada Association of Pathologists (USCAP) 2014 Annual Meeting held in San Diego on March 1st. It is published as part of the Amirsys Series and can be found here: http://www.amirsyspublishing.com/diagnostic-pathology/Mody Dr. Roberto Barrios, associate medical director of pulmonary pathology, renal pa-thology, and immunohistochemistry services, and Dr. Abida Haque, staff patholo-gist at Houston Methodist and Houston Methodist San Jacinto, published a book in December called Parasitic Diseases of the Lungs. This book is one of the few works on the subject and is specifically directed toward the practicing pathologist. It cov-ers all relevant parasitic diseases, and is available online through Springer Publishing at: http://www.springer.com/medicine/pathology/book/Barrios_Haque Page 5 Trainee Spotlight: Rachel Donohue, M.D. Rachel Donohue, M.D., a PGY3 resident, was awarded first place in the resident poster competition at this year’s Texas Society of Pathologists annual meet-ing. Her award-winning work was titled “High-sensitivity flow cytometry testing for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in children with cytopenia: a single center study”. This project was completed in collaboration with Dr. Choladda Curry of Texas Children’s Hospital during Dr. Donohue’s pediatric hematopathology rotation, and will be submitted to a peer-reviewed journal in the near future. In addition to the Texas Society of Pathologists, Dr. Donohue is a member of the American Medical Association, the Houston Society of Clinical Pathology, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology, among others. Dr. Donohue received her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2011. She joined Houston Methodist’s AP/CP residency program in July of that same year. Dr. Rachel Donohue


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