ASH 2022

Mingle with distinguished faculty from the University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories to discuss the latest developments in diagnostic testing for hematologic malignancies, hemostasis and thrombosis, and anemias and hemoglobinopathies. Our medical directors consult with clinicians and are leading researchers in laboratory testing for the diagnosis of blood disorders.

Meet Our Hematopathologists

Tracy I. George, MD

ARUP President and Chief Scientific Officer
Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine

Specialties: Systemic mastocytosis and myeloid/lymphoid neoplasms with eosinophilia

  • Internationally recognized expert in mast cell disease
  • President of the International Society for Laboratory Hematology
  • 2014 recipient of the College of American Pathologists Lifetime Achievement Award

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Kristi J. Smock, MD

Chief Medical Director of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology® and Medical Director of Hemostasis/Thrombosis, ARUP Laboratories
Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine

Specialties: Hemostasis/thrombosis (anticoagulant drug measurement tests, lupus anticoagulant testing, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia [HIT], and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura [TTP])

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology 40 Under Forty Honoree
  • President of the North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association
  • Vice Chair of the College of American Pathologists Hemostasis and Thrombosis Committee
  • Treasurer of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America
  • Leads ARUP’s research efforts in coagulation, flow cytometry, and transfusion medicine

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Jay Patel, MD, MBA

Executive Director, PharmaDx and Clinical Trials, ARUP Laboratories
Associate Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine

Specialties: Myeloid neoplasms and molecular diagnostics

  • Renowned expert on the applications of next generation sequencing technologies in the diagnosis and prognostication of hematolymphoid malignancies and benign hematologic disorders
  • Savant in the management and development of companion diagnostics

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Peng Li, MD, PhD

Medical Director of Hematopathology, ARUP Laboratories
Assistant Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine

Specialties: BCR-ABL1 testing, hereditary myelodysplastic syndromes, and acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

  • Contributor to recent groundbreaking research on diagnostic pathways for DDX41-associated myeloid neoplasms

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Robert S. Ohgami, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Director, Research and Development in Integrated Oncology and Genetics, ARUP Laboratories
Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine

Specialties: Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasms

  • Associate Editor for Frontiers in Oncology
  • Contributing author for the World Health Organization (WHO) 2022 Hematopathology Blue Book
  • Berard-Dorfman Founders Award, Society for Hematopathology

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Archana Mishra Agarwal, MD

Medical Director of Hematopathology and Special Genetics, ARUP Laboratories
Associate Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine

Specialties: Hemolytic anemias


Madhu P. Menon, MD, PhD, FCAP

Medical Director of Hematopathology, ARUP Laboratories
Associate Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine

Specialties: Mature B- and T-cell lymphomas

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