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Pathology Administration

Campus Panorama

Justin Beach

Administrative Program Coordinator

About: Justin provides administrative support for the Anatomic Pathology faculty. Additionally, he provides direct administrative support for Dr. Beatrice Knudsen.

Location: Huntsman Cancer Research North

Email: justin.w.beach@path.utah.edu

Phone: 801-646-4228

Anna Bowen

Administrative Assistant II

About: Anna provides administrative support for:

  • Robert Ohgami, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Chief Medical Director for R&D in Integrated Oncology and Genetics
  • Hematopathology 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 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

Medical Laboratory Science Administrative Assistant

About: Christine is excited to join the Department of Pathology, Medical Laboratory Sciences Division.  She has an AS Degree and comes with ten years of experience working in education with California public and charter schools.  She is now enjoying her new role in Higher Education at the University of Utah as Administrative Assistant.  When it comes to students, her philosophy is that no matter the age, a student is still a student, facing new and exciting challenges, opening doors for their future, and learning from successes and failures that will prepare them for what lies ahead. There are no mistakes, only lessons to be learned.

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 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

Nikki Forrest

Purchaser - Administrative Assistant

About: Nikki is an Administrative Assistant and purchaser for the Department of Pathology

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  nikki.forrest@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-581-4095

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

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

 

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

Rebecca Holloway

Administrative Assistant

About: Rebecca provides administrative support for AP and CP faculty, coordinates the Transfusion Rotation and Thyroid Head & Neck Conference. She also helps provide support for the AP Resident and Fellowship Programs.

Also works in: Neuropathology Fellowship GI Pathology Fellowship Surgical Pathology Fellowship

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

Instructional Technology and Curriculum Specialist

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

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

Mark Malcolm, MS

HR Liaison/Fellowship Administrator/Cytopathology Fellowship Coordinator

About: Malcolm wears three hats—he serves as HR liaison for the Department of Pathology, he is the fellowship administrator, overseeing 14 sub-specialty training programs, and he is the fellowship coordinator for the Cytopathology Fellowship (ACGME). Malcolm holds a master's degree in communication from the University of Utah.

Also works in: Cytopathology Fellowship

Location: Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  mark.malcolm@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-587-4853

Tory Martin

Administrative Assistant II for Clinical Chemistry and Bio Chemical Genetics

About

Tory provides administrative support for:

  • Dr. Irene De Biase
  • Dr. Kelly Doyle
  • Dr. Elizabeth Frank
  • Dr. Judith Hobert
  • Dr. Filippo Ingoglia
  • Dr. Nicola Longo
  • Dr. Heather Nelson
  • Dr. Marzia Pasquali
  • Dr. Joseph Rudolf
  • Dr. Kiumars Shahrokh
  • Dr. Joely Straseski
  • Dr. Tatiana Yuzyuk

She is the coordinator for the Clinical Biochemical Genetics Fellowship

Email:  tory.martin@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 xt. 2506

Ashleigh Mckensie

Manager, Clinical Programs

About: Ashleigh manages the Clinical Programs for the Department of Pathology. She also oversees the Gastrointestinal, Surgical Pathology, & Neuropathology (ACGME) Fellowships. Ashleigh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education & Promotion, Consumer Health from the University of Utah.

Location: Huntsman

Email:  ashleigh.mckensie@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-587-4243

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

Craig Nash

Runner

About: Craig is primarily responsible for delivering mail between buildings in the health sciences center and lower campus, while also providing general office assistance. Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  runner@path.utah.edu

Karen J. Nelson

Administrative Assistant II

About: Karen provides administrative support for:

  • Benjamin Bradley, MD, PhD
  • Marc Couturier, PhD
  • Mark Fisher, PhD
  • Kim Hanson, MD
  • David Hillyard, MD
  • Salika Shakir, PhD
  • Patricia R. Slev, PhD

She is also the coordinator for the Medical Microbiology Fellowship

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Email:  karen.nelson@aruplab.com

Phone:  801-583-2787 x3592

Porshai Nielsen

Medical Laboratory Science Public Relations Associate

About: Porshai Nielsen is the MLS’s Division's new public relations associate. Porshai recently graduated from The University of Utah with her B.S in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism. Porshai is coming from a healthcare position at Primary Children’s Hospital, where she worked on the Neuroscience Trauma Unit for three years.

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

Bradley Stowell

Manager, Grants and Contracts

About: Bradley is the Manager of Grants and Contracts for the Department of Pathology.  Bradley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Idaho State University and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Regis University.

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  bradley.stowell@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-213-3443

Laura Torres

Executive Assistant

About: Laura is the Executive Assistant to Dr. Peter Jensen, MD, Chairman of the Department of Pathology and Chairman of the Board of Directors, ARUP Laboratories. 

Location: 1100 Emma Eccles Jones Medical Research Building

Email:  Laura.torres@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-585-6217

Josh Wardle, MA

Advising and Administrative Coordinator

About: Josh oversees advising, recruitment, student events, and other student service-related areas for Medical Laboratory Science programs. He also assists in faculty support and daily operations. He holds a B.S. degree in Kinesiology from Utah State University and an M.A. in Organizational Communication from Southern Utah University.

 

Location: Building 379

Email:  josh.wardle@path.utah.edu

Phone:  801-581-4880

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

Location: ARUP

Phone: 801-583-2787 ext: 3205