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Renowned Pathologist Speaks as Part of Alabama State University/UAB's Comprehensive Cancer Center (417 hits)

Part of the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) Partnership Between ASU & UAB

WHEN: June 12, 9 a.m. - noon
WHERE: ASUís John Garrick Hardy Student Center - second floor.

The Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) Partnership comprised of a joint-venture between The Alabama State University (ASU) and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) as well as ASUís Office of Academic Affairs is hosting the fourth Annual ASU/UAB CCC Bioethics Workshop on June 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at ASUís John Garrick Hardy Student Center.

Dr. William Grizzle, a nationally renowned professor of pathology and surgery at UAB and head of the pathology program for Translational Research in Neoplasia, will be the guest speaker for the workshop. The workshop will explore ethics in the conduct of human research.
The seminar-style talk is open to the public.

Since 1981, Dr. Grizzle has been on the faculty of UAB with a primary appointment in the Department of Pathology. His career at UAB has involved teaching medical students and others research and service in anatomic pathology (surgical pathology, cytopathology and autopsy pathology) and clinical pathology (endocrinology and clinical chemistry). Grizzle headed autopsy pathology from 1990-2000 and then became the head of the program in Translational Research in Pathology (2000-current). He also has been director of the Tissue Collection and Banking Facility at UAB since 1983, principal investigator of the Southern Division of the Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) since 1987 and the director of the Biorepository of the Pulmonary Hypertension Breakthrough Initiative since 2006.

He is a frequent consultant for national and international biorepositories and governmental agencies and is a founding member of the International Society of Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER); as well as a former council member and Past President of ISBER. He received the 2015 ISBER Award - Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking.

Dr. Grizzle has an AB honors degree (Chemistry and Physics) from Harvard University and Ph.D. (Biophysics) and M.D. degrees from Johns Hopkins University. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Friday, May 18th 2018 at 4:34PM
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