Susan Fuhrman, MD; Karen Kaul, MD, PhD; and Steven Swerdlow, MD Honored as Life Trustees
TAMPA, Fla, (August 23, 2023) – The American Board of Pathology (ABPath) recently honored Susan Fuhrman, MD; Karen Kaul, MD, PhD; and Steven Swerdlow, MD as Life Trustees for their many years of dedicated service and contributions to the Board. They were awarded the Life Trustee plaques by Dr. Ritu Nayar, President at the Summer Board of Trustees meeting.
Susan Fuhrman, MD was a Trustee from 2011-2022 and served as President in 2019 and Vice President in 2018. Dr. Fuhrman is the former System Director for Pathology and Laboratory Services at OhioHealth, a large not-for-profit integrated healthcare delivery system based in Columbus Ohio. She was the President and CEO of CORPath, a professional practice LLC that provides pathology services to OhioHealth hospitals. Dr. Fuhrman earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan and completed her residency in pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Fuhrman is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Chemical Pathology and participates in the Continuing Certification Program.
Dr. Fuhrman’s responsibilities at the ABPath included Chairperson, Test Development and Advisory Committee for Management and Informatics and Chairperson, Test Development and Advisory Committee for ABPath CertLink Clinical Pathology.
Karen Kaul, MD, PhD was a Trustee of the ABPath from 2011-2022 and was President in 2018 and Vice President in 2017. Dr. Kaul is the Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, Illinois, and a Clinical Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She earned her medical and graduate degrees from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed her residency in pathology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kaul is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology and participates in the Continuing Certification Program.
Dr. Kaul’s responsibilities at the ABPath included Chairperson, Test Development & Advisory Committee for Molecular Genetics.
Steven Swerdlow, MD was a Trustee of the ABPath from 2011-2022 and served as President in 2020 and Vice President in 2019. Dr. Swerdlow is a former Professor of Pathology and Director, Division of Hematopathology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in pathology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, followed by a fellowship in hematopathology with Dr. R. D. Collins at Vanderbilt University and a research fellowship at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. Dr. Swerdlow is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and participates in the Continuing Certification Program.
Dr. Swerdlow’s responsibilities at the ABPath included Chairperson, Test Development and Advisory Committee for Hematopathology; Chairperson, Bylaws Committee; and Chairperson, Committee on Examinations.
About the American Board of Pathology
The mission of the American Board of Pathology, as a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties, is to serve the public and advance the profession of pathology by setting certification standards and promoting lifelong competency of pathologists. Founded in 1936, the ABPath accomplishes this mission by establishing certification and continuing certification standards and assessing the qualifications of those seeking to obtain voluntary certification in the specialty of pathology. For more information on ABPath, visit abpath.org or call (813) 286-2444.