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, Anatomic Pathology
    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.
  • Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
    Director, Anatomic Pathology Clinical Trials
    Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
    Dr. Liu is a professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. 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.