Faculty 2017-06-27T16:40:47+00:00


The Faculty of the Department of Pathology consists of 10 full-time physicians holding academic appointments with the UCLA School of Medicine, an active group of associated pathologists with clinical teaching appointments with the UCLA School of Medicine, and Ph.D. microbiologist, molecular biologist and clinical chemist.

The Department has 10 clerical staff and 130 laboratory technicians and technical staff.  The computer Hospital Information System is integrated into the primary reporting process of both Clinical and Anatomic Pathology specimens; a wide variety of computer-based Pathology educational materials are provided on site for resident use and access to Internet educational resources is provided.

<strong>Rachel Finck, M.D.</strong>
Rachel Finck, M.D.Interim Chair


<strong>Samuel French, M.D</strong>.
Samuel French, M.D.Chief, Anatomic Pathology; Head GI Pathology and EM


<strong>Luciano Barajas, M.D.</strong>
Luciano Barajas, M.D.Renal, Endocrine and Pediatric Pathology


<strong>Marcia E. Cornford, M.D., PhD</strong>
Marcia E. Cornford, M.D., PhDRenal, Endocrine and Pediatric Pathology


<strong>Paul C. Fu, PhD</strong>
Paul C. Fu, PhDHead, Clinical Biochemistry


<strong>Thomas Hirose, M.D.</strong>
Thomas Hirose, M.D.Transfusion Medicine


<strong>Laron McPhaul, M.D.</strong>
Laron McPhaul, M.D.Co-Director, Molecular Pathology; Head, GYN Pathology


<strong>Shi-Kaung Peng, M.D., PhD</strong>
Shi-Kaung Peng, M.D., PhDHead, Cardiovascular Pathology, Dermatopathology and Surgical Pathology


<strong>Rose J. Venegas, M.D.</strong>
Rose J. Venegas, M.D.Head, Cytopathology


<strong>Robert N. Yoshimori, PhD</strong>
Robert N. Yoshimori, PhDHead, Microbiology


<strong>Chung-jun Yue, M.D.</strong>
Chung-jun Yue, M.D.Hematopathology


Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Los Angeles Society of Pathology

2011 Samuel W. French, MD
2008 Nora C.J. Sun, MD

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