Dr. Michael J. Thrall works as both a cytopathologist and a general surgical pathologist with a primary research interest in cytopathology. He is also participating in the formation of the new imaging pathology fellowship program and the associated research projects. Dr. Thrall attended medical school and completed his AP/CP residency training, including a surgical pathology fellowship, at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He then went on to a cytopathology fellowship at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He is a member of the American Society of Cytopathology ASC Bulletin Committee and the American Society for Clinical Pathology.
Dr. Thrall's research interests include cytopathology and imaging pathology, with a recent focus upon endometrial and pancreatic carcinomas and interpretation of atypical squamous cells detected in Papanicolaou tests.