Program Committee


The Program Committee is responsible for overall planning and organization of the AMP Annual Meeting & Expo, including sessions and abstracts/posters. The Program Committee consists of the Chair, Chair-Elect, two representatives of each Subdivision, and the Technical Topics representatives.

The Program Committee meets through regular conference calls and emails that serve as a forum for updates, discussion and planning.

Laura J. Tafe, MD (Chair)
Dartmouth Hitchcokc Medical Center

Committee Members  2020-2021

If you are interested in serving on the Program Committee, please see the various roles available and the responsibilities of each role by clicking here.

Laura J. Tafe, MD
Dartmouth Hitchcokc Medical Center

Nirali M. Patel, MD
Tempus Labs

Genetics Program Committee Representative (2020-2021)
Ryan Schmidt, MD, PhD
Children's Hospital Los Angeles Center for Personalized Medicine 

Genetics Program Committee Representative (2021-2022)
Pinar Bayrak-Toydemir, MD, PhD
ARUP Laboratories, Inc.

Hematopathology Program Committee Representative (2020-2021)
Noah A. Brown, MD
University of Michigan 

Hematopathology Program Committee Representative (2021-2022)
Valentina Nardi, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Infectious Diseases Subdivision Representative (2020-2021)
Erin McElvania, PhD
NorthShore University Health System

Infectious Diseases Subdivision Representative (2021-2022)
Erin Graf, PhD
Mayo Clinic Arizona

Informatics Program Committee Representative (2020-2021)
Ahmet Zehir, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering 

Informatics Program Committee Representative (2021-2022)
Annette Leon, PhD, MSc
Color Genomics, Inc

Solid Tumors Program Committee Representative (2020-2021)
Jonathan Andrew Nowak, MD, PhD
Brigham & Women's Hospital 

Solid Tumors Program Committee Representative (2021-2022)
Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Technical Topics Representative (2020-2021)
Jennifer Bergendahl
University of Michigan 

Technical Topics Representative (2021-2022)
Ashley E. Shean, MS
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital


Ex Officio Committee Members

Antonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD
George Washington University Department of Pathology

Executive Director
Mary Steele Williams, MNA, MT(ASCP)SM

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