We are pleased to announce that two Pathology faculty from URMC have been named to the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 2016 40 Under Forty List.
Drs. Jennifer Findeis-Hosey and Raul Gonzalez have been chosen from a pool of national candidates.
“I think it’s outstanding that two of our faculty are paving the way for others in the field of pathology,” said Dr. Bruce Smoller, Pathology Department Chair.
About the award:
Each year, the ASCP chooses 40 members under the age of 40 whose achievements and leadership qualities are making a significant impact on the fields of pathology and laboratory medicine. This year’s number of applicants was the largest and most competitive yet.
About the honorees:
Dr. Jennifer Findeis-Hosey, 36, joined the University as an assistant professor in 2012. She is a gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pathologist with a research focus on Lynch syndrome.
Her research at URMC extends from immunohistochemical markers of Lynch syndrome to the development of a multidisciplinary high risk colorectal carcinoma program. She serves as the director of pathology curriculum for the UR School of Medicine and oversees high school and undergraduate students in the Pathology Information Technology program.
She earned her B.S. from Bucknell University and M.D. from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She completed her residency at URMC and Surgical Pathology fellowship at the University of Michigan. A native of State College, Pa., she and her husband Dan live in Pittsford with their children, Emily, 7, and William, 2.
Dr. Raul Gonzalez, 34, joined the University in 2014 as an assistant professor. He specializes in gastrointestinal (GI) pathology. He has done much collaborative research in the field, with a focus on subtypes of colorectal carcinoma; he has published findings on adenoma-like adenocarcinoma and micropapillary carcinoma.
He trained at Emory University for residency, where he also earned his B.S. He completed fellowships in surgical and GI pathology at Vanderbilt University, where he was also an instructor. His M.D. is from the Medical College of Georgia, in his home state.
This year, he co-authored a textbook on non-neoplastic liver disease scheduled to be released in June. He was recently named the co-director of the GI pathology fellowship and teaches pathology residents and graduate students. He and his wife Lindsey live in Rochester.