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CAP Names Top Honoree

Published October 11, 2009 7:47 PM by Jill Hoffman

CAP’s annual meeting is off like a shot at the Gaylord National Resort, and the College named Kevin B. Dole, MD, FCAP, as the 2009 Pathologist of the Year during a ceremony Sunday night.

Dr. Dole is medical director at Caritas Medical Laboratories, and director of Pathology and Laboratory at Carney Hospital, both in Boston. He is also the laboratory director at Dedham Medical Associates in Dedham, MA, an associate clinical professor of Pathology at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, and laboratory inspector for CAP. He received the award in recognition for his strong leadership of the CAP Council on Membership and Professional Development over the years in addition to his “significant contributions” to CAP spanning more than two decades.

CAP also bestowed the following honors on these individuals, leading up to and during the annual meeting:

  • Laboratory Improvement Program Service Award: Alfred E. Hartmann, MD, FCAP, clinical professor of Laboratory Medicine emeritus, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Vermillion
  • Laboratory Accreditation Program Service Award: Robert R. Rickert, MD, FCAP, recently retired chairman, Department of Pathology, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, and clinical professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark
  • Outstanding Service Award: Michael L. Talbert, MD, FCAP, chairman of the Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, and chief of Pathology Services at OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City
  • Distinguished Service Award: Steven I. Gutman, MD, FCAP, professor of Pathology, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL
  • Distinguished Patient Care Award: Patrick L. Fitzgibbons, MD, FCAP, associate editor for Archives of pathology and Laboratory Medicine and editorial board member for the American Journal of Clinical Pathology
  • Public Service Award: Jonathan L. Myles, MD, FCAP, pathology advisor to the American Medical Association (AMA) Relative Value Update Committee, member of the AMA Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement Pathology Work Group and member of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Kathleen G. Beavis, MD, FCAP, chair of the divisions of Microbiology and Virology, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago; John H. Eckfeldt, MD, PhD, FCAP, Ellis Benson Professor, department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School; Seth L. Haber, MD, FCAP, founding chief of Pathology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Clara, CA; Grover M. Hutchins, MD, FCAP, professor of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and visiting pathologist at the Baltimore VA Hospital; Dina R. Mody, MD, FCAP, professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, and director of Cytology, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, and director of Cytology Laboratory at Obstetrical and Gynecologic Associates, Houston; and Thomas L. Williams, MD, FCAP, clinical assistant professor of Pathology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, director of the Department of Pathology, and associate pathologist, Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, and director of Laboratory Physicians Clinic, Omaha
  • Outstanding Communicator Award: Sandra B. Grear, vice president of Membership and Professional Development for CAP, and executive sponsor for the College’s Transformation Communication work stream
  • CAP Foundation Lansky Award: Stephen S. Raab, MD, FCAP, director of Anatomic Pathology, director of Cytopathology, and vice chair of quality, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
  • CAP Foundation Humanitarian Grant: Ronald M. Harris, MD, MBA, FCAP, FAAD, associate professor, departments of Dermatology and Pathology, and vice president for Health Sciences Diversity, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT
posted by Jill Hoffman


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