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Pathology Administration

Campus Panorama

Isaiah Albertson

Office Assistant

About: Isaiah is currently a student at The University of Utah. He is helping to scan glass slides in the Anatomic Pathology Division in order to get digital images of specimens for various research projects. 

Location: JRMB

Email: isaiah.albertson@path.utah.edu

Phone: 801-587-4243

Anna Bowen

Administrative Assistant II

About: Anna provides administrative support for:

  • Robert Ohgami, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Chief Medical Director for the Institute for Research and Innovation in Diagnostics and Precision Medicine (R&I) at ARUP Laboratories
  • Hematopathology (CP) Faculty and Medical Directors at ARUP
    • Archana Agarwal, MBBS, MD, Allison Carey, MD, PhD, Timothy Hanley, MD, PhD, Jeffrey Jacobsen, MD, Kristin Karner, MD, Peng Li, MD, PhD, Madhu Menon, MD, PhD, Rodney Miles, MD, PhD, Karen Moser, MD, David Ng, MD, FCAP, BSEE, Jay Patel, MD, MBA, Anton Rets, MD, PhD, Ania Shestakova, MD, PhD, Kristi Smock, MD, Margaret Williams, MD
  • Molecular Oncology Solid Tumor (AP) Faculty and Medical Directors at ARUP
    • Parisa Adelhardt, MD, MS, Cameron Beech, MD, MS, Joshua Coleman, MD, Jong Taek Kim, MD, MS, Anna Matynia, MD, Deepika Sirohi, MBBS, MD

Program Coordinator: Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  anna.bowen@aruplab.com

Phone:   801-583-2787 x6423

Christine Bratton

Graduate Student Coordinator, Laboratory Medicine and Biomedical Science MS Program

About: Christine joined the Medical Laboratory Sciences Division in 2022 and is the Graduate Student Coordinator for the MS program and also provides administrative support for the MLS team. 

She has an AS Degree and comes with ten years of experience working in education with California public and charter schools. 

Location: 27 S. Mario Capecchi Dr.

Email:  christine.bratton@path.utah.edu

Phone:   801-581-7913

Leslie Calvert

Administrative Assistant II, Hematopathology Fellowship Coordinator

About: Leslie provides administrative support at ARUP Laboratories for:

  • Archana Agarwal, MD
  • Allison Carey, MD, PhD
  • Timothy Hanley, MD, PhD
  • Jeffrey Jacobsen, MD
  • Kristin Karner, MD
  • Peng Li, MD, PhD
  • Madhu Menon, MD, PhD
  • Rodney Miles, MD, PhD
  • Karen Moser, MD
  • Davig Ng, MD, FCAP, BSEE
  • Jay Patel, MD
  • Anton Rets, MD
  • Kristi Smock, MD

Also works in: Hematopathology Fellowship

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  leslie.calvert@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 x5241

Amber Carn

Administrative Officer

About: Ms. Carn assists Dr. Lazar-Molnar in the H&I Lab, which she directs and is part of University Health Care. She has been with the university for 18 years.

Location: 417 Wakara

Also Works in: H&I Lab

Email:  amber.carn@hsc.utah.edu

Phone:  801-585-0061

Kimi Crist

Residency Program Manager

About: Kimi manages the day-to-day operations of the Pathology Residency Program, which includes updating program policies and procedures, executing program letters of agreements (PLAs), administering program committees, managing the residency recruiting season and events, organizing the department’s annual graduation ceremony and welcome social, overseeing social media content, arranging annual specialty in-service examinations, and maintaining resident records.

Kimi works directly with:

Location: ARUP Laboratories (Mail Stop 115-G04)

Email:  kimi.crist@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-583-2787 ext. 4514

Steven Cundick

Associate Director

Steven provides general administrative support throughout the Department of Pathology, with particular emphasis on the M&I Division. He holds Master’s Degrees in both Healthcare and Business Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, all from the University of Utah.

Location: JMRB

Email:  steven.cundick@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-581-4095

Steven DeGrange, MS, MBA

Administrative Manager

About: Steven manages the administrative support for the the Anatomic Pathology Division in addition to providing direct administrative support to the division chief. Steven has been with the University of Utah since 2009. He has a MS in history from the University of Utah and an MBA from Western Governors University. 

Location: Huntsman Cancer Research North

Email:  steven.degrange@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-213-4317

Chloe Dyer

Fellowship Coordinator

About: Chloe is the fellowship coordinator for the Surgical Pathology, Neuropathology and GI Pathology fellowship programs and provides administrative support in the Anatomic Pathology Division.  She holds a Bachelors in Communications from University of Maine. She previously worked in higher education in Maine before moving to Montana and then Utah to enjoy the mountains. 

Location: Huntsman Cancer Research North

Email:  Chloe.dyer@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-213-6214

Michelle Evans

Program Coordinator for MLS

About: Michelle is the Program Coordinator for the Medical Laboratory Science Program. She has worked in the administrative field for over 10 years, including 7 years at the University of Utah. She is happy to be back at the U after a long break from her career to take care of her family.  

Location: 27 S. Mario Capecchi Dr.

Email:  michelle.evans@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-587-2291

Nikki Forrest

Executive Assistant

About: Nikki is the Executive Assistant for Dr. Jensen in the Department of Pathology

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  nikki.forrest@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-585-2617

Mishka Foster

Administrative Assistant II

About: Mishka provides administrative support at ARUP Laboratories for the following Medical Directors:

Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology

  • Boyd, Jessica PhD
  • Johnson-Davis, Kamisha PhD, DABCC
  • Gwen McMillin, PhD

Clinical Immunology

  • Lazar-Molnar, Eszter PhD, D(ABMLI), F(ACHI)
  • Lin, Leo MD, PhD
  • Nandakumar, Vijayalakshmi PhD
  • Peterson, Lisa K. PhD
  • Rychert, Jennifer PhD
  • Smith, Tammy MD, PhD
  • Saadalla, Adbulrahman MB, BCh
  • Jain, Dharmendra Ph.D., S(ACHI) 

Fellowships. Mishka is the fellowship coordinator for the following fellowship:

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  mishka.foster@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 x4505

Kelli Gard

Executive Administrative Assistant

About: Kelli provides administrative support for:

  • Julio Delgado, MD, MS, Professor of Pathology, Division Chief of Clinical Pathology, University of Utah; Executive Vice President, Medical Director Immunology, ARUP Laboratories
  • Jonathan Genzen MD, PhD, Clinical Pathology

  • Chief Operations Officer, Medical Director, ARUP Laboratories

  • Dan Anderson, Senior Operations Director

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  kelli.gard@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 xt. 2287

Destiny Gomez

Coordinator, Administrative Program/HR

About:Destiny provides administrative support and assists the HR Liaison in human resource tasks for the Department of Pathology. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Arizona State University.

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  destiny.gomez@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-213-3588

Krista Grant, BA

Administrative Program Coordinator

About: Krista provides administrative support for the Pediatric Pathology Division. She is also the program coordinator for the ACGME-accredited Pediatric Pathology Fellowship. She holds a BA in behavioral science and health from the University of Utah.  Krista has been with the Department of Pathology since 2003.

Also Works in: Pediatric Pathology Fellowship

Location: 1st Floor Primary Children's Hospital

Email:  krista.grant@imail2.org

Phone:  801-662-2155

Maggie Harward

Administrative Assistant in Anatomic Pathology

About: Maggie is currently attending Western Governors University where she will earn her BS in Software Engineering. Maggie is excited to join the Anatomic Pathology team to provide administrative support.

Location: Huntsman Cancer Research North

Email: maggie.harward@path.utah.edu

Phone: 801-646-4228

Rebecca Holloway

Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program Coordinator/Clinical Pathology Administrative Assistant

About: Rebecca provides administrative support for the Clinical Pathology division.  She also coordinates the Clinical Chemistry Fellowship, Resident Transfusion Rotation, Transfusion Case Review conference and AP/CP On-Call Schedule.  In addition, she helps support the AP/CP Residents and AP/CP Fellowship Programs.

Rebecca works directly with:

  • Clinical Chemistry Fellowship
  • Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Leadership:
    • Kamisha L. Johnson-Davis, PhD, DABCC (CC, TC), FADLM – Program Director
    • Kelly Doyle, PhD, DABCC, FADLM – Associate Program Director
  • Clinical Pathology Faculty

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  rebecca.holloway@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-583-2787 ext. 6373

Jenny Johnson

Associate Director

About: Jenny manages the administrative team for the Medical Laboratory Sciences division.  She also manages the Faculty retention, reappointment, tenure and promotion processes.  (FRA)  Jenny has been with the Department of Pathology since 1999. 

Location: 27 S. Mario Capecchi Dr.

Email:  jennifer.johnson@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-581-6262

Kali Korbis

Academic Program Manager, Instructional Technology and Curriculum

About: Kali works extensively with the department’s medical school curriculum, specializing in technology-assisted learning and curriculum development. She has worked for the University of Utah since 2002, holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy, and has taught communication courses at the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College during her doctoral training.

Location: 27 S. Mario Capecchi Dr.

Email:  kali.korbis@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-585-5452

Joe Landvatter

Accountant

About: Provides accounting support in the Pathology Department.

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  joe.landvatter@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-585-5870

Francis Lara Diaz

Administrative Assistant II

About: Francis provides administrative support at ARUP Laboratories for:

  • Marc R. Couturier, PhD, Medical Director: Emerging Public Health Crises, Parasitology/ Fecal Testing, and Infectious Disease Antigen Testing
  • David R. Hillyard, MD, Medical Director: Molecular Infectious Disease
  • Mark A. Fisher, PhD, Medical Director: Bacteriology, Special Microbiology, and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
  • Salika M. Shakir, PhD, D(ABMM) Medical Director: Microbial Amplified Detection, AFB
  • Patricia R. Slev, PhD, D(ABCC) Section Chief: Immunology
  • Benjamin T. Bradley, MD, PhD, Medical Director: Institute for Research and Innovation in Infectious Disease genomics Technologies, High Consequence Pathogen Response, Virology, and Molecular Infectious Disease
  • Kimberly E. Hanson, MD, MHS, Section Chief: Clinical Microbiology

Also works in: Medical Microbiology Fellowship

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  francis.laradiaz@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 x3592

Lydia Lefler, BA

Senior Buyer

About: Graduated from the University of Utah in International Studies in 2011. Has been working in the Pathology Dept. for 14 years and helps manage all things purchasing and Ushop.

Location: JMRB 1100

Email:  lydia.lefler@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-213-2924

Julie Mackenzie

Administrative Assistant II

About: Julie provides administrative support for: 

Biochemical Genetics Medical Directors

  • Irene De Biase, MD, PhD, FACMG
  • Judith Hobert, PhD, ABMGG
  • Filippo Ingoglia, PhD
  • Nicola Longo, MD, PhD
  • Marzia Pasquali, PhD, FACMG
  • Tatiana Yuzyuk PhD, ABMGG

Clinical Chemistry Medical Directors

  • Kelly Doyle, PhD, DABCC, FAACC 
  • Elizabeth Frank, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
  • Heather Nelson, PhD, DABCC 
  • Joseph Rudolf, MD
  • Nick Spies, MD
  • Joely Straseski, PhD, MS, MT(ASCP), DABCC, FAACC

Transfusion/Blood Services Medical Directors

  • Waseem Anani, MD
  • Steven Baker, MD, PhD
  • Ryan Metcalf, MD, CQA(ASQ)
  • Vrajesh Pandya, PhD, DABCC
  • Lauren Pearson, DO, MPH
  • Erica Swenson, DO
  • Brittany Young, MD, PhD

Assistant Program Coordinator: Clinical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship

Location: ARUP Laboratories: 500 Chipeta Way, SLC, UT 84108 / Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI): 2000 Circle of Hope, SLC, UT 84112

Email: julie.mackenzie@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 x2506

Mark Malcolm, MS, SHRM-CP

Workforce Operations Manager/Fellowship Administrator/Cytopathology Fellowship Coordinator

About: In his primary role as Workforce Operations Manager, Malcolm facilitates the human resource needs of the department. As Fellowship Administrator, he provides oversight for 14 subspecialty training programs. As Cytopathology Fellowship Coordinator, he assists the ACGME-accredited program fulfill GME/ACGME requirements and graduate board-eligible fellows. Malcolm holds a master's degree in communication from the University of Utah. He has been with the Department of Pathology since 2008.

Also works in: Cytopathology Fellowship

Location: Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  mark.malcolm@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-587-4853

Ashleigh Mckensie

Associate Director

About: Ashleigh manages the administrative team for the Clinical Pathology Division. She also oversees the Neuropathology Fellowship Program. Ashleigh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education & Promotion, Consumer Health from the University of Utah. She has been with the Department of Pathology since 2016.

Location: ARUP: 500 Chipeta Way, SLC, UT 84108 / Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI): 2000 Circle of Hope, SLC, UT 84112

Email:  ashleigh.mckensie@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-583-2787, ext: 3989

Melanie Mitchell

Executive Administrative Assistant

About: Melanie is a notary and provides administrative support for:

  • Tracy George, MD, Professor of Pathology, University of Utah; President and Chief Scientific Officer, ARUP Laboratories

She also provides backup support for:

  • Andy Theurer, BS, CPA, Chief Executive Officer, ARUP Laboratories
  • Kent C. Gordon, CPA MAcc, Chief Financial Officer, ARUP Laboratories

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  melanie.mitchell@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 x2406

Sheila Mota

Study Coordinator

About: Sheila works with the Anatomic Pathology Division as a Study Coordinator. Sheila works directly with Dr. Beatrice Knudsen in the Digital and Computational Pathology initiative. She also assists the faculty of the Anatomic Pathology Division with their research projects.

Location: Huntsman Cancer Research North

Email:  sheila.mota@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-587-4243

Porshai Nielsen

Medical Laboratory Science Public Relations Associate

About: Porshai does public relations, among recruitment and student engagement for the MLS Division. Porshai recently graduated from The University of Utah with her B.S in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism. 

Location: 27 S. Mario Capecchi Dr.

Email:  porshai.nielsen@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-581-4516

Kim Springer

Academic Program Manager

About:  Kim provides administrative support to the graduate students.  She also coordinates the different seminar series in the department.

Also Works in: PhD Program

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  kim.springer@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-213-3717

Alysha Stanton

Administrative Assistant

About: Alysha is an Adminstrative Assistant for the Department of Pathology.

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  alysha.stanton@path.utah.edu

Phone: 801-581-2408

Whitney Stoddard

Academic Advisor

About: Whitney advises students interested in applying to the Medical Laboratory Science programs. She creates academic plans and works with Faculty and Staff to communicate program expectations to Pre-MLS students. She received her B.S. degree at Weber State University and then started her career in Higher Education shortly after.

Location: Building 379

Email:  whitney.stoddard@path.utah.edu

Kristi Stowe

Administrative Assistant

About: Kristi is an Administrative Assistant supporting the Faculty and Staff in the Microbiology & Immunology Division of Pathology.

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  kristi.stowe@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-585-1547

Josh Wardle, MA

Manager, Faculty Affairs

About: Josh manages the Faculty Review and Advancement (FRA) process, as well as handling other faculty support-related responsibilities. He also assists in the administrative oversight of the Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Division. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University and his master's degree in professional communication from Southern Utah University.

 

Location: Building 379

Email:  josh.wardle@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-581-4880

Abby Webster

Mail Runner

About: Abby is currently a student at the University of Utah studying Elementary Education. She currently works in JMRB as an Office Assistant helping deliver mail throughout the Department.

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email: 

Phone: 

Bryan Webster

Associate Director

About: Bryan is the Associate Director for the Department of Pathology.

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  bryan.webster@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-581-7775

Marsha J. Williams, MBA

Administrative Director

About: Marsha is the Administrative Director for the Department of Pathology.

Location: 1100F Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  marsha.williams@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-213-3710

Sarah R Wojtasek

Administrative Assistant II

About: Sarah provides administrative support for:

Molecular Genetics and Genomics:

  • Pinar Bayrak-Toydemir, MD, PhD, FACMG
  • Hunter Best, PhD, FACMG
  • Makenzie L. Fulmer, PhD
  • Yuan Ji, PhD, MBA, FACMG
  • Rong Mao, MD, FACMG
  • Sherin Shaaban, MD, PhD, FACMG

And 

Cytogenetics:

  • Erica Andersen, PhD, FACMG
  • Bo Hong, MD, FACMG
  • Jian Zhao, PhD

Program Coordinator: Laboratory Genetics and Genomics Fellowship and Clinical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship

Location: ARUP

Phone: 801-583-2787 ext: 3205