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Program Personnel

The Department of Pathology at the UMass Chan Medical School has more than 30 faculty members with a wide range of backgrounds and subspecialty expertise. Each faculty member has a unique area of specialization and acts as a consultant for the program in developing and advancing that subspecialty. In addition, the surgical pathology division has four full-time pathologist assistants, who are strongly engaged in residents' teaching.

Residency Training Sites

During their training, residents rotate between the two main teaching sites: the UMass Memorial - University Campus, located on the same campus as UMass Chan Medical School, and the UMass Memorial - Memorial Campus, located 1.5 miles from the Medical School campus, as well as the Biotech 3 building, located directly across from the Medical School campus. A part of the residency training in Clinical Pathology is conducted at Quest Diagnostics laboratory in Marlborough, MA, 13 miles from the main campus.

Residency Program Director

Dina Kandil, MD 
Director, Pathology Residency Program 


Residency Program Coordinator
Sherry Jakubiak
Coordinator, Pathology Residency and Fellowship Program
Fellowship Program Directors
Cytopathology Fellowship Director
Xiaoqin Zhu, MD
Dermatopathology Fellowship Director
Soheil Dadras, MD
Hematopathology Fellowship Director
Bruce Woda, MD
Selective Breast-GYN Fellowship Director 
Jennifer Clark, MD
Selective GI-Liver Fellowship Director
Michelle Yang, MD
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Denise Santiago
Coordinator, Fellowship Programs

Anatomic Pathology

Dr. Ali Akalin
Dr. Jennifer Clark      
Dr. April Deng
Dr. Zendee Elaba
Dr. Andrew Fischer
Dr. Robert Goulart
Dr. Lloyd Hutchinson 
Dr. Zhong Jiang    
Dr. Dina Kandil 
Dr. Salwa Khedr
Dr. Patrick O'Donnell
Dr. William Selove
Dr. Thomas Smith   
Dr. George Tjionas
Dr. Vijay Vanguri    
Dr. Xiaofei Wang 
Dr. Bruce Woda    
Dr. Michelle Yang  
Dr. Xiaoqin Zhu

Dr. Tianle Zou

Clinical Pathology

Dr. Ying Chen
Dr. Vishesh Chibber
Dr. Anne Higgins
Dr. Amanda Jenkins 
Dr. Yanhua Li   
Dr. Patricia Miron
Dr. Michael Mitchell
Dr. Lokinendi Rao       
Dr. Igor Rozenvald 
Dr. Yong Zhao
Dr. Neng Yu