D.O., M.S.

Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Anatomical/Clinical Pathology
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AP/CP Pathology Residency, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX 2007-2011
Internal Medicine Internship, David Grant Medical Center (DGMC), Travis AFB, CA 2004-2005
D.O., Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, Ca 2000-2004
M.S. in Biomedical Science, Barry University, Miami, FL 1998-1999
B.A. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 1994-1997

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Professional Experience: Assistant Professor, Pathology residency program preceptor, Deputy Course Medical Director (Phase II Laboratory Technician Training),/PALS/BLS Instructor, Elementary Teacher,,

Other Positions and Experience: Staff Pathologist, College of American Pathologist (CAP) inspector, USAFE-AFAFRICA Pathology Consultant, Clinical/Pathology Laboratory services Medical Director, Drug Demand Reduction Program Medical Review Officer, Staff Flight Surgeon

Certification and Licensure: Diplomate (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Board), Medical Licensing Board of Indiana

Professional Memberships and Activities: Fellow for both American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and CAP

Committee Assignments and Administrative Services: General Tumor Board Committee Chair, Invasive Procedure Council Chair, Executive Committee of the Medical Staff (ECOMS) Voting member

Clinical / Quality Improvement Activities: USU Admission board Interviewer, Medical Interview Course Instructor, Peer-Peer Pathology Review Committee

Educational Activities: Pathology Clerkship Director for School of Medicine, Faculty Advisor for Pathology Interest Group, Laboratory Preceptor, Small Group Discussion Preceptor, Team-Base-Learning Lecturer, Pathology Module Review Sessions Lecturer, Normal Histology Pathology Resident Review Series

Professional Community Activities: USU Open House Presenter

Publications: Day, R., Ahmed, H., Nguyen, C. “High-affinity galectin-3 antagonist for therapy of lung fibrosis.” (in progress)