Indinapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 04, 2014
The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a nonprofit organization that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer L. Hunt of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will be featured as the Keynote Presenter at their annual conference, Pathology Visions, to be held October 20-21, 2014 in San Francisco, California at the Hyatt Regency.
Dr. Hunt’s presentation titled, “#SelfieSunday #TransformationTuesday #ThrowbackThursday” will focus on diagnostic pathology, an evolving discipline that embraces new technological advancements. During the lecture, attendees can expect to take a tour of some new innovations of the past decade that have succeeded and failed to be adopted for pathology practice. Dr. Hunt will explore some of the potential drivers of uptake in the modern laboratory with a particular emphasis on financial pressures and cost analysis. To learn more about the presentation, click here.
Dr. Jennifer Hunt is the Chair of Pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she holds the Aubrey J. Hough Endowed Professorship. Dr. Hunt was an undergraduate at Bryn Mawr College, and then pursued her Masters of Education and medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She has held prior academic appointments at the University of Pittsburgh, the Cleveland Clinic and Harvard Medical School. She has served on numerous committees with the College of American Pathologists and the United States and Canadian Association for Pathology. She has also been elected into several leadership positions in the Association for Molecular Pathology, including most recently s the President of the organization in 2013. Dr. Hunt is a candidate for the Board of Governors of the College of American Pathologists election in July of 2014. She has received awards for leadership, scientific contributions, and teaching, including the Lansky Award, the Arthur Purdy Stout Award and the CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Hunt has authored over 130 publications in Endocrine, Head & Neck, and Molecular Pathology and Quality Assurance. Her research has focused on the study of tumor associated genetic alterations and mutations in neoplasia, with a strong emphasis on translational applications to improve and expand molecular diagnostic testing for understanding tumor pathogenesis, prognosis and improved diagnostics.
Dr. Hunt’s keynote presentation will kick off the two-day Pathology Visions conference. The conference will conclude with a presentation given by Dr. Thomas Grogan, Founder and Director of Medical Innovation at Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., and Professor Emeritus o f Pathology at the University of Arizona. Following Dr. Grogan’s presentation, participants can expect to be knowledgeable of next generation assays (H&E, IHC, ISH) and their digital improvements. To learn more about Dr. Grogan and his presentation, click here.
To learn more about the Pathology Visions 2014 annual conference or to register now,click here.
About the Digital Pathology Association
The Digital Pathology Association, located in Indianapolis, Indiana, was founded in 2009. Its mission is to facilitate education and awareness of digital pathology applications in healthcare and life sciences. Members will be encouraged to share best practices and promote the use of technology among colleagues to demonstrate efficiencies, awareness and its ultimate benefits to patient care. To learn more about the DPA and its membership opportunities, please click here.