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Kathleen T. Montone, MD

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Division of Anatomic Pathology
Director, Pathology Residency Training Program

Contact InformationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
6 Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6503

Email: kmontone@mail.med.upenn.edu

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Research Expertise

Surgical Pathology
Infectious Diseases
Head and Neck
Immunohistochemistry
In situ hybridization for infectious agents
Ribosomal RNA
Fungi
Non-isotopic in situ hybridization

Clinical Expertise

Surgical Pathology
Infectious Diseases
Head and Neck Pathology
Sinonasal Pathology
Endocrine Pathology

Education

BS (Biology), Saint Joseph's University (Summa Cum Laude), 1985
M.D. (Medicine), Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (AOA), 1989

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, 1993
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (10 year recertification), 2014

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Anatomic Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, 1989-1993
Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), Drexel University College of Medicine, 2015-2016

Awards and Honors

Summa Cum Laude, St. Joseph's University, 1985
Citation by the United States House of Representatives for Outstanding Academic Achievement, 1985
Sigma X Research Honor Society, 1985
Edward G. Hammond, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Superior Academic Performance, 1986
Edward G. Hammond, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Superior Academic Performance, 1987
Virchow Award for Excellence in Pathology, 1987
Edward G. Hammond, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Superior Academic Performance, 1988
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, inducted in 3rd year., 1988
Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation of the American Women's Association, 1989
Stowell Orbison Award, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1991
Leonard Berwick Resident Teaching Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 1992
Runner Up Arthur Purdy Stout Prize, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1993
Stowell Orbison Award, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1993
Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathology Award for Outstanding presentation on pathology of infectious disease, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1994
Editor's Award for Contributions ot the Journal of Histotechnology, 1994
Arthur Purdy Stout Prize, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1994
Kevin E. Salhany Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007
Elected to Arthur Purdy Society of Surgical Pathologists, 2008
Chairman's Award for Service to the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2012
Kevin E. Salhany Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2015
Selected for the Academy of Master Clinicians, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2015
Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), 2015-2016
Selected as one of twenty pathologists the Partners for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in Africa Initiative. Digital Slide Consultations with Butaro Hospital in Africa (Head and Neck Pathology Consultant)., 2016
Selected as Member of Focus Group to Evaluate Maintenance of Certification Exams for the American Board of Pathology, 2016
Selected for Focus Group to evaluate how to improve membership of the American Society of Clinical Pathology, 2016

Memberships and Professional Organizations

Alpha Epsilon Delta, 1983 - 1985
American Institute of Biological Sciences, 1983 - 1985
Sigma Xi, Research Honor Society, 1985 - Present
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1988 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 1989 - Present
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1989 - 1996
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1990 - Present
Fellow, College of American Pathologist, 1991 - 1998
Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 1991 - Present
Charter Member, Friends and Alumni Society of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1992 - 1999
Society of Applied Immunohistochemistry, 1993 - 1998
New York Academy of Sciences, 1993 - 1998
Binford-Dammin Society for Infectious Disease Pathologists, 1994 - Present
Histochemical Society, 1994 - Present
Pennsylvania Histochemical Society, 1994 - 1998
Society for Analytical Morphology, 1995 - 1998
North American Society for Head and Neck Pathologists, 1998 - Present
Endocrine Pathology Society, 2007 - Present
American Society of Investigational Pathologists, 2007 - Present
Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists, 2007 - Present
Association for Molecular Pathology, 2008 - Present
Infectious Disease Society of America, 2008 - Present
Association for Women in Science, 2008 - 2010
American Society for Microbiology, 2008 - Present
Medical Mycological Society of the Americas, 2009 - Present
International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, 2009 - Present