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Speaker Details



“Don't let it get under your skin: Unusual cases from UAMS Dermatopathology”

Sara Shalin, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Dermatology

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Fellowship Program Director, Dermatopathology

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences



H. Stephen Gallager Residents and Fellows Seminar

Hong Fang, MD

“Immunophenotypic and Genetic Characterization of Pure Erythroid Leukemia”

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mary Doan, MD

“Evaluation of COVID-19 Related Changes in Cytopathology Case

Volume at a Large County Hospital in Texas”

Baylor College of Medicine

Shaimaa Elzamly, MD

“The Optimal Approach of EBUS-FNA Rapid On-Site Evaluation (ROSE):

A Five-Year Experience from a Large Academic Medical Center”

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Renee Eng, MD

“Does Thyroid Nodule Location and Size Affect Rates of Malignancy

in Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration? An Institutional Experience”

Houston Methodist Hospital

Joshua Peterson, MD

Topic TBD

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Location: You Choose – It’s Via Zoom


April 30, 2022

Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists

& Sponsoring Institutions present

61st Annual Spring Symposium – Surgical Pathology (Virtual)

8:20 a.m.

“When to expect the unexpected in Breast Pathology”

Sagar Dhamne, MD

9:10 a.m.

“Managing Small Gynecologic Tract Biopsies: Pearls and Pitfalls”

Preetha Ramalingam, MD

10:20 a.m.

“Small, but mighty...Lessons in CNS diagnosis from endoscopic, stereotactic, and other small biopsies”

Meenakshi Bhattacharjee,MD

11:10 a.m.

“Integrative diagnostics: Making the pathologist the most important member of the healthcare team” Michael Laposata, MD, PhD


1:00 p.m.

“A tiny bit of self-observation leads to a whole lot of love for obnoxious people:

Why loving obnoxious people is good for us and how to do so”

A. Hafeez Diwan, MD

1:40 p.m.

“The importance of the pathologist in the interpretation of small renal biopsies-

An emphasis and new and emerging variants”

Priya Rao, MD

2:30 p.m.

“Pathology of Autoimmune Liver diseases”

Sadhna Dhingra, MD

3:20 p.m.

Final Remarks and Adjournment

Wai Foo, MD and Daniel Rosen, MD


“Fine Needle Aspiration versus Small Biopsy Samples:

Adequacy of Minimally Invasive Sampling Techniques for

Diagnostic and Predictive Biomarker Testing”

Sinchita Roy Chowdhuri, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Solid Tumors

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

3 by Wolfgang Puck

6550 Bertner – 6

th Floor |Houston, Texas 77030


“Atypical Large Gland Proliferations of the

Prostate Gland”

Rajal B. Shah, MD


Dr. Charles T. Ashworth Professor of Pathology

Senior Pathologist, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Clements University Hospital

President-Elect, Genitourinary Pathology Society



“Abdominal Mesenchymal Tumors”

Wei-Lien (Billy) Wang, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology

Professor, Department of Translational Molecular Pathology

Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

InterContinental Houston – Med Ctr

6750 Main St | Houston, Texas 77030

(713) 422-2779


Gallager Presentations


3 by Wolfgang Puck

6550 Bertner – 6

th Floor |Houston, Texas 77030


62nd Annual Path Spring Symposium

Intercontinental Hotel

Past HSCP Meetings