Two Department Pathologists Selected as ASCP’s 40 Under Forty

May 21, 2016

The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) announced today that Kevin Alby, PhD, D(ABMM), Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and Roseann Wu, MD, MPH, FCAP, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, are included in the ASCP 2016 “40 under Forty” list. The award, now in its third year, honors the top 40 pathologists, residents, and laboratory professionals under the age of 40 who are making significant contributions to the profession. Nominees represent the achievements and qualities important to the pathology and laboratory sciences fields and stand out as the future of laboratory leadership.

Dr. Wu graduated from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she received her MPH and MD degrees, followed by an AP/CP residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was Chief Resident and a Priscilla D. Taft Fellow in Cytopathology. She is a member of the Anatomic Pathology division at HUP, where she specializes in Cytopathology. Dr. Wu was cited by the ASCP for her use of innovative methods for delivering education and involvement in adaptive e-learning initiatives.

Dr. Alby received a PhD in Pathobiology from Brown University and completed a fellowship in Clinical Microbiology at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. He is Assistant Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at HUP, where his areas of focus are on implementation of new technology such as multiplex PCR assays and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. The ASCP cited Dr. Alby for his active role in professional organizations, selecting roles that allow him to serve as a mentor to others in his field.

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Indiana University, Mayo Clinic, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Rochester, and the University of Washington are the institutions with two or more honorees among this year's cohort. In 2014, Dr. Anna Moran, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, was one of the inaugural 40 under 40 ASCP program members.
Link to ASCP announcement.
Links to ASCP profiles of Dr. Kevin Alby and Dr. Roseann Wu.
Penn Medicine news announcement.