Pathologists - Research Triangle Park

Pathologists - Research Triangle Park

Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology (CMBP)

Marcia Eisenberg, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, LabCorp - CMBP

Dr Eisenberg earned her PhD in molecular biology from the University of Kentucky. She was a National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences fellow in Research Triangle Park, NC. Dr Eisenberg has been a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Technical Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods, and she was an appointed member of the National DNA Advisory Board during its lifespan. She has been recognized and honored for her contributions to the advancement of forensic DNA testing. She currently holds certification in molecular genetics and molecular oncology, forensic DNA testing, and paternity testing from the New York State Department of Health. Dr Eisenberg has been employed by LabCorp for 21 years. She was hired to convert the then-current diagnostic testing to polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based testing, which had recently been acquired by Roche Biomedical Laboratories, Inc. Her key areas of expertise include test development, optimization, and automation; review of new tests, technologies, and platforms; and working with partners to transform their intellectual property into viable diagnostic assays.

Steven M. Anderson, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, Oncology and Genetics, LabCorp - CMBP

Dr Anderson earned his PhD in genetics from Iowa State University and was an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow at the Waksman Institute at Rutgers University. He has worked with the LabCorp organization for more than 20 years and has held several positions, including director of operations for ViroMed Laboratories, director of operations for Monogram Biosciences, national director of research and development, and director of operations for the Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology. Dr Anderson’s research interests are in the development and application of molecular diagnostics. He has authored more than 150 articles and abstracts published in peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals. Dr Anderson is a member of several professional societies, including the American Society for Human Genetics, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the Association for Molecular Pathology.

Arundhati Chatterjee, MD

Medical Director, LabCorp - CMBP

Subspecialty Medical Director of Uropathology, DIANON Systems

Dr Chatterjee is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and cytopathology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Calcutta, India, and completed her pathology residency and a fellowship in anatomic pathology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Dr Chatterjee’s experience includes serving as pathologist and chief of clinical pathology at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, during which time she developed a special interest in uropathology and worked with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Dr Chatterjee has extensive diagnostic experience in uropathology and urine cytology.

Cherie Dunphy, MD

Subspecialty Medical Director of Hematopathology, LabCorp - CMBP

Director of Hematopathology – Brentwood, TN and Tustin, CA

Director of Hematopathology – DIANON Systems

Dr Dunphy is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and hematology. She earned her medical degree from the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at LSU Medical Center and Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and completed a surgical pathology fellowship at the MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute. Dr Dunphy has held several academic appointments within the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists and a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the International Academy of Pathology, and the Society for Hematopathology.

Michael Fox, MD

Subspecialty Medical Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology, LabCorp - CMBP

Dr Fox is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. He earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. He completed his residency in pathology at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, under Dr E.E. Muirhead, which included rotations at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr Fox worked for 12 years at LabCorp’s Memphis area laboratory, serving there for 10 years as medical director. In 1996, Dr Fox joined DIANON Systems, where he was involved primarily in the gastrointestinal pathology service. After 8 years with DIANON-Connecticut, he transferred to the Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology to serve as subspecialty medical director of gastrointestinal pathology. Dr Fox is a fellow of the American Society for Clinical Pathology and the College of American Pathologists, as well as a laboratory inspector for the College of American Pathologists.

Bryan McCune, MD

Medical Director of Clinical Trials, LabCorp - CMBP

Dr McCune is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and hematopathology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr McCune completed his residency in pathology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, followed by a research fellowship at the National Cancer Institute and an academic appointment at The Johns Hopkins Medical School Department of Pathology. He has extensive diagnostic experience in hematopathology and general surgical pathology and supports numerous clinical trials at LabCorp with tissue interpretation. Dr McCune has authored papers published in journals such as Human Pathology, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, The American Journal of Pathology, and The Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Andrea Abati, MD

Dr Abati is board certified in anatomic pathology, cytopathology, dermatopathology and neuropathology. She earned her medical degree at the SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr Abati completed her residency and fellowship training at New York University Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She served as President of the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, and was the recipient of the “Educator of the Year Award” in 2009. She has lectured extensively at national and international meetings. Dr. Abati currently serves on the editorial board of Diagnostic Cytopathology and is a volunteer faculty member of the Georgetown/Medstar Department of Dermatology and has numerous publications.

Neeta N. Agrawal, MD

Dr Agrawal is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and hematopathology. She earned her medical degree from B.J. Medical College in Pune, India, where she also completed a residency in pathology. Dr Agrawal completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, where she also completed a hematopathology fellowship. Dr Agrawal serves as a pathologist at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, North Carolina.

Maria Gallego Attis, MD

Dr Attis is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and cytopathology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. She completed her anatomic and clinical pathology residency at Duke University and a cytopathology fellowship at the University of North Carolina. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she serves on the Medical Admissions Committee and participates in the Cytology-Histology Correlation Conference Series. Dr Attis is a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the College of American Pathologists.

Lisa Beth Jacobs, MD

Dr Jacobs is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and cytopathology. She earned her medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she also completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology. At the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, she completed an additional anatomic and clinical pathology residency as well as a cytopathology fellowship. Dr Jacobs specializes in gastrointestinal pathology.

Krystal Johnson, MD

Dr Johnson is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. She earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Duke University Medical Center, where she also completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pathology. Dr Johnson has a special interest in autoimmune disorders affecting the GI tract and has conducted research focused on IgG4-related sclerosing disease. She is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists and a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Margaret Johnson, MD

Dr Johnson is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. She earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at University of North Carolina Hospitals. Dr Johnson has more than 13 years of experience interpreting immunophenotypic analysis of leukemias and lymphomas by flow cytometry and DNA ploidy analysis by flow cytometry and image analysis. She is a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry, and the Clinical Cytometry Society.

Lixia Liu, MD, PhD

Dr Liu is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. She earned her medical degree from Neimenggu (Inner Mongolia) Medical College and received her PhD from the University of Louisville-School of Medicine. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Louisville. She completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr Liu’s clinical interests include gastrointestinal pathology, immunohistochemistry, and molecular oncology. Her recent research in esophageal carcinoma and neuroendocrine tumors has resulted in publications in The American Journal of Surgical Pathology and Modern Pathology.

Leena Thomas Lourduraj, MD

Dr Lourduraj is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and dermatopathology. She earned her medical degree from St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore, India. Dr Lourduraj completed her residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology and a fellowship in dermatopathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the College of American Pathologists.

Puja Kumari Puri, MD

Dr Puri is board certified in anatomic pathology and dermatopathology. She earned her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. She completed her residency in anatomic pathology at George Washington University and a dermatopathology fellowship at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr Puri currently serves on the editorial board for Cutis and is an adjunct associate professor of pathology at Duke University. She serves as the Assistant-Director for American Society of Dermatopathology On-line Case Series. She is a member of the International Society for Dermatopathology, the American Society of Dermatopathology (Ethics committee member 2013-2015; Young Physicians Committee member (2009-2013) and co-chair (2012-2013)), the College of American Pathologists, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Ming Yin, MD, PhD

Consulting Pathologist

Dr Yin is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. He earned his medical degree from the Harbin Medical University, China, and received his PhD from the Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Dr Yin completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and a fellowship in genitourinary pathology at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr Yin currently serves on the faculty at East Carolina Medical School in Greenville, North Carolina, and is a member of the College of American Pathologists and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.