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Pathology, Laboratory & Transfusion Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pathology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lymphoma Update

Double board-certified in hematopathology and clinical/anatomic pathology, Dr. Song comes to City of Hope from the University of California, Davis Medical Center where he was an assistant professor of pathology and associate medical director of outreach. While at UC Davis, Dr. Song received the Department of Pathology Faculty Teaching Award, and was awarded a University of California Center for Health Quality and Innovation Fellowship. He has received scholarships and awards from UCLA and George Washington University. Dr. Song earned his undergraduate degree (cum laude and with honors) in biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his medical degree from George Washington University, in Washington, DC, where he also completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology. He furthered his training with a clinical fellowship in a hematopathology at the National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, MD, under the supervision of Elaine Jaffe, M.D. Dr. Song is a member in good standing with various professional associations including the College of American Pathologists and the Society for Hematopathology. He has more than 28 peer-reviewed publications, abstracts and book chapters to his credit, has been principal investigator on two externally funded research grants, and has been invited to speak at numerous national conferences.
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Professor of Pathology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Hodgkin Lymphoma

Patricia Aoun, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor in the Department of Pathology and is a member of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center. Dr. Aoun is a board certified pathologist who came to City of Hope from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where she was a tenured professor in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology. Dr. Aoun graduated magna cum laude from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania with a B.A. in chemistry, and received her medical doctorate from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. She went on to earn a M.P.H. degree from the Columbia School of Public Health in New York. Dr. Aoun then completed an internship in anatomic pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She was honored by selection as Chief Resident. Dr. Aoun then went on to complete a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Dr. Auon is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s (NCCN) Hodgkin Lymphoma and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Guideline Panels that help set the standard for cancer treatment across the nation. She has written numerous peer reviewed publications and has presented at numerous national and international meetings. Dr. Aoun has also spent considerable time and effort in teaching and mentoring, and has been course director for numerous national courses in hematopathology, including several sponsored by the Society of Hematopathology and the American Society for Clinical Pathology. She is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical pathology and in hematopathology.
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