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UAB Pathology celebrated the 2020-21 outgoing UAB Pathology fellowswith farewell luncheons. The Fellowship Trainee Program is sending off 14 pathologists to various positions or additional fellowships.


Graduating Fellows and their new roles:

Breast/GYN Pathology: Shoujun Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Eastern Carolina University, NC
Cytopathology: Niraja Korremla, M.D., GI Pathology Fellow, UAB; Morad Qarmali, M.D., Assistant Professor, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia
GI Pathology: Sophia Sher, M.D., Pathologist, Cunningham Pathology, AL
GU/Renal Pathology: Bo Chen, M.D., Liver and Organ Transplant Pathology Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA
GYN/GU Pathology: Aysha Mubeen, M.D., Cytopathology Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital, MA
Hematopathology: Adam Jones, M.D., Pathologist, Pathology Associates of Lexington, P.A., SC; Benjamin Saylor, M.D., Pathologist, PathGroup Labs, TN
Molecular Genetic Pathology: Mehenaz Hanbazazh, M.D., Surgical and Molecular Genetic Pathologist, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Neuropathology: Astin Powers, M.D., Pathologist, Roche Tissue Diagnostics, AZ
Surgical Pathology: Laura Oscar, M.D., Pathologist, Singing River Pathology Clinic, MS
Transfusion Medicine: Richard Godby, M.D., Hematology/Oncology Fellow, Mayo Clinic, MN

The UAB Department of Pathology is incredibly proud of the accomplishments of these skilled young pathologists and wishes them all the best in their future endeavors.

We are also excited to be welcoming in the new group of fellows for 2021-22:

We are excited to welcome the incoming class of fellows to UAB Pathology, effective July 1, 2021:

Christine Pesoli, M.D. – Breast/GYN Pathology
Mariam Youssef, M.D. – Breast/GYN Pathology  
Atif Raja, M.D. – Cytopathology (New to UAB)
Niraja Korremla, M.D. – GI Pathology 
Razan Baloush, M.D. - Hematopathology
Danielle Fasciano, D.O. - Hematopathology
Haider Mejbel, M.D. - Molecular Genetic Pathology
Michael Williams, M.D. - Neuropathology (New to UAB)
Taylor Pickens, M.D. – Surgical Pathology
Smitha Mruthyunjayappa, M.D. – Surgical Pathology
Sohaila Soltani, M.D. — Transfusion Medicine (New to UAB)

2021 22 Fellows