Pulmonary Pathology

Pulmonary Pathology provides comprehensive consultative expertise and services relating to disorders of the lung and the mediastinum. A variety of specialized molecular tests are routinely available.

For information concerning consultation, please call (801) 581-2507. Consultations can be sent directly to:

Surgical Pathology Department
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope, RM N3105
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: (801) 581-2507 or (801) 584-5078
Fax: (801) 581-7035

Please include pertinent clinical history and surgical pathology report(s).
  • Medical Director, Gross Dissection Laboratory, Huntsman Hospital
    Dr. Emerson is an associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her MD from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston and served a residency in pathology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center. Dr. Emerson completed her fellowship in general surgical pathology at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics and is certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology. She is a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, American Society for Clinical Pathology (fellow), and the Huntsman-Intermountain Cancer Care Program. Dr. Emerson's current research interests include molecular characterization of the initiating mutations in lung cancer.
  • Director, Surgical Pathology
    Dr. Liu is an assistant professor of surgical pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and the program director of the surgical pathology fellowship program at the University of Utah Department of Pathology. Dr. Liu received her MD from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and her MS in pathophysiology from Peking Union Medical College. She completed AP/CP residency training at Drexel University College of Medicine, a fellowship in hematology at Drexel University College of Medicine, and an oncologic/surgical fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Liu is an AP/CP and hematopathology-boarded pathologist. Her current research interests include oncologic clinical research.
  • Consultant Surgical Pathologist
    Dr. Rosai is a consultant surgical pathologist at ARUP. He received his MD at the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine in Argentina, and completed his pathology residency at the Hospital Regional Mar del Plata in Argentina and at the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, where he also attained his fellowship training in surgical pathology under Dr. Lauren V. Ackerman. Dr. Rosai’s awards include the USCAP President’s Award in 2012 and the IAP Pathology Gold Medal for outstanding contributions in international pathology education and research in 2010. He has published 52 books, book chapters, and monographs, and more than 390 peer-reviewed papers. He is the primary author of Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology, the world’s preeminent textbook of surgical pathology.