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Wasserman and Pasqualucci Promoted to Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology

March 06, 2017

Dr. Wasserman and Dr. PasqualucciThe Department of Pathology and Cell Biology has announced the promotion of Dr. Patricia Tiscornia-Wasserman, M.D. (left) and Dr. Laura Pasqualucci, MD (right) to the title of Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at CUMC. Both professors have made significant research and clinical achievements throughout their careers within the department and beyond.

Dr. Wasserman said of her promotion, “I am sincerely grateful and thankful to the Pathology and Cell Biology Department’s senior leadership for their endless support as I follow my passion as Director of Cytopathology. I’m deeply honored and genuinely humbled by this promotion and thank my many colleagues who have collaborated in my professional activities.”

With regards to her promotion, Dr. Pasqualucci expressed, “I think that becoming a Full Professor at Columbia University is a prestigious and gratifying recognition of the work that I have been doing during these years in trying to understand why lymphoma develop as well as in supporting the education of trainees that are preparing to this career. I always loved academic life, and what I find especially rewarding in this world-class University is the opportunity to share these efforts with outstanding colleagues and collaborators, to whom I am very grateful. This is an honor and an encouragement for me to continue dedicating my life to the medical sciences and hopefully motivating the younger generations.”

Congratulations to both Dr. Wasserman and Dr. Pasqualucci for this milestone accomplishment!


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