ASCP proudly celebrates the future leaders of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine!

Forty ASCP members under the age of 40 are being recognized for their achievements and leadership qualities that are making an impact on pathology and laboratory medicine. This year’s ASCP 40 Under Forty honorees join 120 alumni of this prestigious recognition program! And like these alums, they will continue to advance into even more prominent positions and accomplishments in the coming years.


Now, it is our great pleasure to showcase the 2017 ASCP 40 Under Forty honorees!


Read the amazing biographies of the 40 honorees by clicking on their photos below.


Congratulations to all of the honorees!


    • Melanie Bois
      MD, FASCP


    • Carey-Ann Burnham
      PhD, D(ABMM)


    • E. Heidi Cheek
      MHS, PA(ASCP)CM


    • Anne Chen
      MD


    • Esther Cheng
      DO


    • Ashley Cimino-Mathews
      MD, FASCP


    • Benjamin Coulter
      MD, FASCP


    • Jesse Cox
      MD, PhD


    • Robert DeSimone
      MD


    • Ahmed Mohamed Elnady Mohamed Elsafty
      MBBCH, MLS(ASCPi)CMSHiCM, SCiCM


    • Valerie Fitzhugh
      MD, FASCP


    • Ashley Frost
      MLS (ASCP)CM


    • Jerad Gardner
      MD, FASCP


    • Eric Gehrie
      MD, FASCP


    • Lauren Geracie
      MLS(ASCP)CM


    • Rondell Graham
      MD, MBBS, FASCP


    • Alex Greninger
      MD, PhD, MPhil, MS


    • Thomas Grys
      PhD, D(ABMM)


    • Azad Gucwa
      PhD, MT(ASCP)


    • Xiaoyin Jiang
      MD, FASCP


    • Constantine Kanakis
      MS, MLS (ASCP)CM


    • Ravindra Kolhe
      MD, PhD


    • Raquel Martinez
      PhD, D(ABMM)


    • Sean McNair
      MPH, CT(ASCP)CM


    • Ross Miller
      MD, FASCP


    • Kamran Mirza
      MD, PhD, FASCP


    • Christine Nebocat
      MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, CHES


    • Aaron Odegard
      MS, MLS(ASCP)CM


    • Carlos Parra-Herran
      MD, FASCP


    • Jess Peterson
      MD, FASCP


    • Jennifer Rushton
      MD, FASCP


    • Jose Salazar,
      PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM


    • Jonathan Schmitz
      MD, PhD, M(ASCP)CM, D(ABMM)


    • Charanjeet Singh
      MD, FASCP


    • Carlos Jose Suarez
      MD, FASCP


    • Harold (Cliff) Sullivan
      MD, FASCP


    • Elitza Theel
      PhD


    • Risa Trinagel
      MPH, MT(ASCP)MBCM


    • Maria Westerhoff
      MD, FASCP


    • Tywauna Wilson
      MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM

Please help ASCP choose the Top Five 40 Under Forty Honorees!

Go to ONELab and read their blogs.


Follow them on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #ASCP40UnderForty2017

You will be able to vote for your top choices for the top five!

The top five among the ASCP 40 Under Forty will be awarded:

  • Free registration and a $1000 Stipend towards airfare and lodging for  the 2017 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL., Sept. 6th to the 8th.
  • Recognition during an awards luncheon at the Annual Meeting.

And remember to check out the 40 Under Forty full feature in the October 2017 issue of ASCP’s Critical Values.