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Placental Pathology - Live Webinar - Dr. Boyd & Dr. Roberts

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  • Theonia K. Boyd, MD

    Dr. Boyd received her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1984, and her M.D. from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1988. She completed her Pathology residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in 1992. In 1995, following her Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, she joined the faculty of Tufts University School of Medicine through Baystate Medical Center. She joined the faculty of Harvard Medical School in 2004, where she is currently an Associate Professor of Pathology, Director of Anatomic Pathology at Boston Children’s Hospital, and a Women’s and Perinatal Division pathologist in the Department of Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has published numerous peer reviewed manuscripts and many chapters on perinatal and placental pathology. She is co-author and co-editor of the textbook Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology (Elsevier, 2nd edition, 2017) and co-author/co-editor of two books on placental pathology scheduled for publication in 2018. Dr. Boyd has a longstanding interest in placental pathology correlation with unexpected untoward fetal and neonatal outcomes. Dr. Boyd has given numerous placental and perinatal courses through Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Medical Education, the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

  • Drucilla J. Roberts, MD

    Dr. Roberts received her M.S. from UCLA and her M.D. from Harvard Medical School. She then did 2 years of an OB/GYN residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital followed by an anatomic pathology residency in the same institution. After a fellowship in Women’s and Perinatal Pathology, also at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital she received a K award from the NICHD and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Genetics at Harvard Medical School in the laboratory of Clifford Tabin. She has been director of Obstetric Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital since obstetrics was reinstated there in 1994. She has published more than 80 peer reviewed manuscripts and many chapters on perinatal pathology in well-known texts. She is author and co-author of three books on placental pathology due out in 2018 and 2019. Her interests focus on the biology of the placenta and perinatal clinicopathologic correlations. Dr. Roberts has a longstanding commitment to global pathology and is chair of the Global Health Pathology Committee at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She has given courses in sub-Saharan Africa, mentored African pathologists, been involved in many pathology projects in sub-Saharan Africa, and is a proud member of the organization African Strategies for Advancing Pathology (ASAP).

October 6, 2018
Sat 8:00 AM PDT

Duration 2H 15M

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