Publications Committee


Patricia Tsang, MD, MBA Patricia Tsang, MD, MBA (Chair)
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

The Publications Committee has certain responsibilities for AMP’s official journal, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (JMD), which is co-owned by the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP), including advisory to AMP’s Board and ASIP’s Council regarding JMD policy issues; scope statement; business success; publisher Request for Proposal and selection; selection of Editors and Editorial Board members; performance expectations for Editors. The Publications Committee does not oversee JMD’s production or editorial functions; however, it may request or receive information and make recommendations to the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor. The Committee also reviews AMP member submissions of Case Reports for potential publication in CAP Today. The Committee meets monthly by conference call, face-to-face before the annual meeting, and by electronic communication.


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Committee Members - 2023

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Patricia Tsang, MD, MBA
MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Yogesh Chander, PhD

Fei Dong, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Annacarolina Fabiana Lucia da Silva, MD, MSc

Midhat S. Farooqi, MD, PhD
Children’s Mercy Hospital 

Juehua Gao, MD, PhD
Northwestern University & Feinberg School of Medicine

Arivarasan Karunamurthy, MBBS, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Madhu M. Ouseph, MD, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College

Thuy L. Phung, MD, PhD
University of South Alabama Medical Center

Paul G. Rothberg, PhD
University of Rochester Medical Center

Zheng Jin Tu, PhD
Cleveland Clinic

Barbara A. Zehnbauer, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine

Junior Member

Marie C. Smithgall, MD
New York Presbyterian - Columbia University Medical Center


Ex Officio (Non-Voting) Committee Member

JMD Editor-in-Chief
Ronald M. Przygodzki, MD
Office of Research & Development, US Department of Veterans Affairs

Director of Scientific Publications
Emily Essex
American Society for Invesitigative Pathlogy

Director of Scientific Outreach
Chhavi Chauhan, PhD, ELS
American Society for Invesitigative Pathlogy

Laura Tafe, MD
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

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

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