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Summit Planning Committee and Staff

Conference Director:

Ulysses J. Balis, MD
Director, Division of Pathology Informatics
Director, Pathology Informatics Fellowship Program
Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology
University of Michigan Health System | [email protected]

Conference Co-Director:

J. Mark Tuthill, MD
Division Head, Pathology Informatics

Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI
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Conference Planning Committee Members:

Bruce A. Friedman, MD
President, Pathology Education Consortium
Active Emeritus Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Michigan Medical School
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COO and Chief Strategy Officer
Gestalt Diagnostics
Ms. Clifford is currently the COO & Chief Strategy Officer of Gestalt Diagnostics and has over twenty years of experience in healthcare and laboratory technology with fifteen years of experience in digital pathology. Her roles include over eleven years as the CEO of an LIS company, with other senior level roles in product and organizational strategy, corporate operations, marketing, business development, digital pathology and product management. She has worked at leading healthcare solution vendors including McKesson and IDX (GE Healthcare), and has held executive level positions as Vice President of Global Marketing at International Data Group (IDG) and Operations at eBusiness Technologies. Ms. Clifford is widely published in business and industry trade publications; has authored a book on XML; and frequently presents educational and thought leadership sessions at healthcare industry conferences focused on technology. CLOSE

David McClintock, MD
Senior Associate Consultant
Division of Computational Pathology and Artificial Intelligence
Mayo Clinic


Omar Z. Baba, MD
Clinical Pathologist
Pathology Informatics Fellow
Henry Ford Health System


Training and Education Committee Co-Chairs:

Associate Professor
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Ronald Jackups, MD, PhD is the program director for the Clinical Informatics fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine and the chief medical information officer for laboratories at BJC Healthcare in St. Louis, MO. His clinical and research interests include the use of clinical decision support to improve the utilization of laboratory testing and blood transfusion in healthcare systems.CLOSE

Associate CMIO
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
MHealth Fairview, University of Minnesota
Dr. Stoffel practices laboratory medicine and pathology informatics full-time as the Associate CMIO for Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Informatics at the University of Minnesota/M Health Fairview in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has previously served on the API Membership Committee and PI Summit Topic Selection Committee, and has served with the College of American Pathologists as a junior member of the Center Committee and as a Foundation Informatics Travel Award reviewer. Her specialty interests are bridging communications between the lab, clinicians, and patients; and engaging pathology-trained learners of any role in informatics projects and education.CLOSE

HIMA Imaging Science and International Imaging Workshop:

Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics
Informatics Program Leader, The Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Conference Managers and Technical Support:

Nova Smith
API Executive Director, Senior Conference Manager
JPI Managing Editor
Pittsburgh, PA
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Beth Gibson
Assistant Conference Manager and CME Coordinator
Ann Arbor, MI
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Grace Chae
API Executive Assistant and Communication Specialist
JPI Editorial Assistant
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Becky Boes
Website Design
Pathology Informatics Summit
Pittsburgh, PA
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