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Greg Charville, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology (GI Pathology)

Stanford Clinical Translational Science Award Program has inducted Greg Charville into the KL2 Mentored Career Development Program

The mission of Spectrum, Stanford’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)-supported research hub, is to transform clinical and translational research and education at Stanford to make it more effective at discovering and implementing data-driven strategies to serve the health needs of individuals and the population. Spectrum’s programs extend from the earliest stages of the translational pipeline to the “final mile” of implementation science at the patient and population levels. Spectrum leverages local achievements, institutional strengths and resources, and advancements in the focus of the CTSA consortium to nurture an innovative and collaborative workforce that can transfer health discoveries from the University to patients and the community.

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Stephen Montgomery, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology and Genetics

ASHG Honors Stephen Montgomery with Early-Career Award

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Stephen Montgomery, PhD, as the recipient of the 2019 Early-Career Award. Dr. Montgomery is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Genetics, Pathology, and Computer Science at Stanford University School of Medicine.

This award recognizes the contributions of genetics and genomics scientists in the first ten years of their careers as independent investigators. ASHG will present the award, which will include a plaque and $10,000 prize, on Tuesday, October 15, during the organization’s 69th Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas

Florette Kimberly Gray Hazard, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics

Florette Gray Hazard was accepted into the APC Pathology Leadership Academy as Chair of the Workshop Subcommittee

Kim will be tasked with leading the CME/SAM educational efforts of our national society and ensuring that our members and guests are kept abreast of the new advancements in the field of pediatric and perinatal pathology.

Kim was an attendee in the prestigious Advanced Course in Pediatric Pathology sponsored by the International Pediatric Pathology Association and was appointed as the Children’s Oncology Group national pathologist for the United States. In that role, she will be working on a new collaborative clinical trial investigating pediatric germ cell tumors.

Other international investigators will also participate in companion trials, with one national pathologist appointed from each country.

This group is part of the Education Committee for the Society for Pediatric Pathology.

Darren Salmi, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery and Pathology

Annual awards honor outstanding teaching, patient care. Stanford Medicine faculty, staff, residents and students were honored for teaching and clinical skills.


Toward the end of spring quarter, nearly 40 faculty, staff members, residents and students were recognized with 2017 awards for outstanding contributions to the Stanford Medicine community...

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Chia-Sui (Sunny) Kao, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Urology

Sunny was awarded the ASCP's 2016 40 Under Forty

The ASCP 40 Under Forty program recognizes members under the age of 40 for their achievements and leadership qualities that are making an impact on pathology and laboratory medicine. Forty pathologists, laboratory professionals and residents are chosen annually through an application or nomination process. The program has recognized worthy members of the laboratory team both nationally and internationally. From the 40 Under Forty honorees, five individuals will be selected as the 40 Under Forty Top Five through a combination of public voting and committee selection.

Faculty Teaching Awards

John Higgins, MD

2019 AP Senior Faculty Teaching Award

Greg Charville, MD, PhD

2019 AP Junior Faculty Teaching Award

Yasodha Natkunam, MD, PhD

2019 CP Senior Faculty Teaching Award

Jean Oak, MD, PhD

2019 CP Junior Faculty Teaching Award

Distinguished Faculty Awards