June 29, 2017

New Associate Pathologist: Dr. Hong Shen


In keeping up with the growth of the group, it is our pleasure to introduce the newest addition to our pathology team at Insite Digestive Health Pathology Laboratory. Dr. Hong Shen is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. She completed her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. She finished one year of Surgical Pathology fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Her fellowship was with emphasis on GI, GU and GYN Pathology. Dr. Shen received her medical degree from the Zhejiang Medical University, Hangzhou, China and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Medical Brach at Galveston, Texas.  She is a member of the College of American Pathologists, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, and the American Society for Clinical Pathologists.

Dr. Shen brings a great work ethics and an impressive attention to details. Along with Dr. Curry and Dr. Kamal, we now have sufficient capacity to accommodate volume increase while still maintaining the quality and standardization that we implemented in the lab.

May 1, 2017

New Associate Pathologist: Dr. Chelsea Curry

Dr. Chelsea Curry joins OmniPathology as an associate pathologist. Dr. Curry brings a unique wealth of knowledge with her background and expertise. She finished her medical school education at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. Concurrent with her medical education, she completed her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO.

Dr. Curry completed her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at The University of Chicago North Shore, serving as chief resident. She then went on to complete a surgical pathology fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. During her fellowship, Dr. Curry rotated at the GI Pathology Department at UCLA and was responsible for the GI pathology service as a junior attending under Dr. Samuel French. Dr. Curry is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathologists and The College of American Pathologists.

Prior to medical school, Dr. Chelsea Curry was a registered dietitian. She worked as a research associate for the University of Kansas Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management in Lawrence, KS before moving on to pharmaceutical research with Vince and Associates Clinical Research in Overland Park, KS.

Dr. Curry will be involved in Omni’s GI Pathology program and will have a leading role in our collaborations with pharmaceutical and biotechnology partners.

March 1, 2017

OmniPathology Introduces State Of The Art FilmArray Technology for GI and Respiratory Pathogen PCR Testing

The FilmArray Gastrointestinal Panel from BioFire Diagnostics is FDA-cleared PCR testing technology and provides an overall sensitivity and specificity of 98.5% and 99.3%, respectively. Rapid and accurate diagnostic testing for gastrointestinal pathogens may help identify which patients to isolate or cohort faster and determine if antibiotic therapy is appropriate.

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