Training & Education Committee


Alanna Church, MD (Chair)
Boston Children's Hospital 

The Training & Education Committee oversees important issues such as certification in molecular pathology, mentoring of trainees, and education in molecular pathology.

Responsibilities, projects, and accomplishments include:

  • Selecting the Young Investigator at the Annual Meeting
  • Addressing training and certification requirements
  • Compiling curriculum materials
  • Developing workshops and continuing education opportunities
  • Surveying educational offerings in molecular pathology
  • Communicating with the American Board of Pathology and other certification agencies.

More information about the activities of the Training & Education Committee can be found in the Committee Report section of the AMP Newsletter.


Committee Members - 2023

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

Alanna Church, MD
Boston Children's Hospital; Harvard Medical School

Genetics Subdivision Representative
Eli Williams, PhD
University of Virginia

Genetics Subdivision Representative
Shashi Shetty, PhD
Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center 

Hematopathology Subdivision Representative
Joanna Conant, MD
University of Vermont Medical Center

Hematopathology Subdivision Representative
Jennifer Bynum, MD
Northside Hospital

Infectious Diseases Subdivision Representative
Cecilia Thompson, PhD
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Infectious Diseases Subdivision Representative
Paige M.K. Larkin, PhD, D(ABMM), M(ASCP)CM
NorthShore University HealthSystem and the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 

Informatics Subdivision Representative
Jamal Benhamida, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Informatics Subdivision Representative
Thomas D. Lee, MD, PhD
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Solid Tumors Subdivision Representative
Anna Matynia, MD
ARUP Laboratories, Inc

Solid Tumors Subdivision Representative
Ying-Chun Lo, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic

Junior Member
Kenneth Ofori, MBCHB
Columbia University Medical Center

Junior Member
Adam Fisch, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Medical Technologist Member
Margaret Cameron, MS
University of Vermont Medical Center

Medical Technologist Member
Michelle Mah, MSc, MLT (Clinical Genetics)
Trillium Health Partners

Representative to the Membership Affairs Committee
Yang Cao, PhD, FACMG
Washington University in St. Louis

Representative to the International Affairs Committee
Roberta Sitnik, PhD
Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Brasil

Ex Officio Committee Members

Laura Tafe, MD
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

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

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