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The UAB Department of Pathology is excited to congratulate the 2020-2021 Chief Residents, Christine Pesoli, M.D., Anatomic Pathology Chief Resident and Benjamin Daggett, M.D., Clinical Pathology Chief Resident. 

Dr. Arnesen

Dr. Pesoli, originally from New Jersey, worked as a Pathologists' Assistant from 2006-2013 before attending medical school. She graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada. She has presented at the American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) 40th Annual Meeting in May 2019 and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in September 2019. She is also a CAP Resident Delegate for 2020 and she will be presenting at USCAP in March 2020. She currently serves on the GME Wellness Subcommittee, the Residency Program Evaluation Committee, and is the Pathology resident representative for the ACGME CLER site visit.

Dr. Pelosi is active in teaching medical students and in residency recruitment. She enjoys cooking, the Atlanta Falcons, and community fundraisers in her free time.  

Dr. Daggett

Dr. Daggett, originally from North Carolina, graduated from Trinity School of Medicine in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. He served as President and biochemistry tutor for the American Medical Student Association Chapter and he currently serves on the Residency Program Evaluation Committee.

Daggett is also active in teaching medical students and in residency recruitment. His hobbies include rock climbing, glass blowing, and blacksmithing. 

Many thanks to the great job done by our outgoing Chiefs, Dr. Adam Jones and Dr. Danielle Fasciano. The incoming and outgoing Chiefs will work in tandem during the month of February, then Dr. Arnesen and Dr. Daggett will take over officially on March 1.