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Professor Andrea Kahn, M.D., Anatomic Pathology, joined UAB Pathology in April 2020, and is already taking on a new role as Interim Section Head for Gynecologic Pathology, effective July 1. Dr. Kahn joined the Department from the University of South Alabama, where she served as the Director of Anatomic Pathology and Autopsy Pathology. I would like to continue the work that has been accomplished, with the goal of continuous quality improvement, focusing on patients and clinicians needs,” Kahn says. “In order to take the section to the next level, it will be important to engage faculty, residents and fellows in all aspects of GYN pathology.”

Dr. Kahn has several years of experience in leadership roles, including directorships in surgical pathology and anatomic pathology, which are invaluable when undertaking this new role.

Andrea KahnAndrea Kahn, M.D., Professor, Anatomic Pathology

“As interim head of the GYN pathology group, I would like to provide support and closely work with colleagues in the GYN setion team, coordinate interdisciplinary efforts with clinicians and investigators, and actively participate in educational activities at all levels,” Kahn says.

She earned her medical degree from Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Córdoba, Argentina in 1990. Dr. Kahn completed residencies at CEMIC, Buenos Aires, Argentina and the University of South Alabama, and completed her fellowship in surgical pathology at Hospital de Clínicas, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Kahn is board certified in Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Her research interest  focuses on breast carcinoma, in particular, image analysis. She developed the image analysis laboratory for the Department of Pathology at the University of South Alabama. She is currently serving as the President-elect of the Alabama Association of Pathologists.