Hormoz Ehya, M.D. was inducted as President of ASC



November 15, 2009

Hormoz Ehya, M.D. was inducted as President of ASC

WILMINGTON, Delaware – Hormoz Ehya, M.D. was inducted as President of the American Society of Cytopathology during the 57th Annual Scientific Meeting of the ASC, held in Denver, Colorado, November 13-17, 2009.

Dr. Ehya is Professor of Pathology and Director of Cytopathology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After completing his pathology residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and cytopathology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Ehya pursued an academic career that has included cytopathology practice, teaching, administration and research. He serves on the Thyroid Practice Guidelines Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Scientific Program Committee of the International Academy of Cytology and the editorial boards of major cytopathology journals.

Dr. Ehya has been an active member of the ASC since 1980 and has served on the Executive Board in the past six years. He was elected as Vice-President of ASC in 2007. His contributions to the Society include serving as past chair of the Scientific Program Committee, strengthening the conflict of interest policies, and fostering ties between the ASC and the international cytology community. He received the 1980 Warren Lang Resident Physician Award and the 1998 President’s Award of the ASC.

Founded in 1951, the American Society of Cytopathology is a distinguished national professional society of physicians, technologists and scientists dedicated to the early detection and diagnosis of cancer. The ASC is the largest medical society solely devoted to promoting excellence in cytologic diagnosis of cancer through educational programs, as well as grants and awards to investigators. The ASC’s diverse membership of more than 3,000 individuals includes professionals who share a vision of education, research and continuous improvement in the standards of patient care. The ASC is a unique society that provides a forum where cytopathologists, cytotechnologists and scientists can interact on both personal and professional levels.

Additional information about the ASC may be obtained from: American Society of Cytopathology, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 605, Wilmington, DE 19801; telephone: (302) 543-6583, e-mail: asc@nullcytopathology.org, web site: www.cytopathology.org.