ARUP Pediatrics Experts

Consultations for anatomic and clinical pathology for pediatrics are provided by ARUP’s medical directors and clinical consultants. These staff members hold faculty appointments in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and are board-certified in their areas of specialty. They conduct research and remain current on diagnostic and therapeutic issues through their involvement in academics and clinical practice.

Peter E. Jensen, MD

Peter E. Jensen, MD

Chair, Department of Pathology and ARUP Board

Division of Pediatric Pathology

Theodore J. Pysher, MD

Theodore J. Pysher, MD

Chief, Pediatric Pathology and Electron Microscopy

Amy Lowichik, MD, PhD

Staff Pathologist, Pediatric Pathology

Jessica Comstock, MD

Jessica Comstock, MD

Pediatric Pathologist

Mouied Alashari, MD

Mouied Alashari, MD

Pediatric Pathologist

Angelica Putnam, MD

Angelica Putnam, MD

Pediatric Pathologist

Holly Zhou, MD

Holly Zhou, MD

Pediatric Pathologist

University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics

Robert C. Blaylock, MD

Robert C. Blaylock, MD

Medical Director, Blood Services and Phlebotomy and Support Services
Medical Director, Immunohematology Reference Laboratory
Medical Director, University Hospitals and Clinics Clinical Laboratory
Medical Director, University of Utah Transfusion Services

Christopher M. Lehman, MD

Christopher M. Lehman, MD

Co-Medical Director, University Hospitals and Clinics Clinical Laboratory


Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
Medical Director, Hematopathology and Special Genetics
Pediatric Pathologist
Medical Director, Surgical Pathology and Oncology
Section Head, Surgical Pathology
Director, Genitourinary Pathology
Medical Director, Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray
Medical Director, Hematopathology
Medical Director, Microbiology
Medical Director, Reagent Laboratory
Medical Director, R&D Special Operations
Director of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology® (R&D)
Medical Director, Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Medical Director, Molecular Oncology
Medical Director, Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Co-Scientific Director, NGS and Biocomputing
Director, High Complexity Platforms—NGS
Medical Director, University Hospital Transfusion Services and ARUP Blood Services
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3195
Chief, Division of Anatomic and Molecular Oncologic Pathology
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 2802
Medical Director, Cytopathology
Medical Director, Autopsy Service
Medical Director, Molecular Oncology
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3921
Pediatric Pathologist
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3370
Medical Director, Microbial Immunology
Medical Director, Parasitology and Fecal Testing
Medical Director, Infectious Disease Antigen Testing
Medical Director, Cytogenetics
Medical Director, Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening
Medical Director, Molecular Oncology
Chief Medical Officer
Director of Laboratories
Chief of the Division of Clinical Pathology
Medical Director, Gross Dissection Laboratory, Huntsman Hospital
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology and Cytology
Medical Director, Bacteriology
Medical Director, Special Microbiology, Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Medical Director, Consultative Services
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3202
Medical Director, Analytic Biochemistry
Medical Director, Calculi and Manual Chemistry
Co-Medical Director, Mass Spectrometry
Medical Director, Molecular Oncology
Director of Bioinformatics
Laboratory Section Chief, Chemistry
Medical Director, Automated Core Laboratory
Medical Director, Cytology
Medical Director, Surgical Pathology and Molecular Oncology
Medical Director, Surgical Pathology and Oncology
Medical Director, Mycology
Section Chief, Clinical Microbiology
Vice President, Technology Assessment and Licensing
Director, PharmaDx Program
Medical Director, Immunology and Hemostasis/Thrombosis
Medical Director, Cellular and Innate Immunology
Medical Director, Molecular Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening
Medical Director, Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray
Vice President, Chief Medical Informatics Officer
Medical Director, Support Services
Medical Director, Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology
Medical Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology and FISH
Chair, Department of Pathology and ARUP Board of Directors
Medical Director, Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Medical Director, Pharmacogenomics
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3359
Medical Director, Clinical Toxicology
Medical Director, Hematopathology
Medical Director, Molecular Hematopathology
Medical Director, Hematopathology
Co-Scientific Director, NGS and Biocomputing
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology and Oncology
Consultant, Hematopathology
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3439
Medical Director, Immunology
Co-Director, Immunogenetics
Vice President
Director, New Technology Assessment and Licensing
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 2020
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 6230
Section Chief, Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray
Medical Director, Immunology
Director, Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
Medical Director, University of Utah Health Hospital Clinical Laboratory
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3458
Medical Director, Hematopathology
Assistant Medical Director, Hematologic Flow Cytometry
Director, Surgical Pathology
Chief, Medical Genetics Division
Medical Director, Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening
Pediatric Pathologist
Medical Director, Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Medical Director, Pharmacogenomics
Section Chief, Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Medical Director, Solid Tumor Molecular Diagnostics
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3179
Medical Director, Toxicology
Medical Director, Pharmacogenetics
Medical Director, ARUP Blood Services and Immunohematology Reference Laboratory
Medical Director, Hematologic Flow Cytometry
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 2693
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3429
Medical Director, Neuropathology
Medical Director, Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening
Section Chief, Biochemical Genetics
Medical Director, Molecular Oncology
Medical Director, Genomics
Medical Director, Hematopathology
Medical Director, University of Utah Health Hospital Clinical Laboratory
Chief Executive Officer, ARUP Laboratories
Medical Director, Immunology
Director, Surgical Pathology Resident Rotations
Pediatric Pathologist
Chief, Pediatric Pathology and Electron Microscopy
Medical Director, Cytogenetics
Medical Director, Renal and Cardiovascular Pathology
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 3922
Medical Director, Hemostasis/Thrombosis
Consultant, Surgical Pathologist
Chief, Hematopathology
Director, Hematopathology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
Medical Director, Microbial Amplified Detection, Virology, and Fecal Chemistry Laboratories
Assistant Medical Director, Virology and Molecular Infectious Disease Laboratories
Director, Center for Effective Medical Testing
Director, Quality Optimization
Medical Director, Huntsman Cancer Hospital Clinical Laboratory
Medical Director, Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics
Medical Director, Molecular Oncology
Section Chief, Immunology
Medical Director, Hemostasis/Thrombosis Laboratory
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology, Oncology, and Neuropathology
Medical Director, Clinical Molecular Genetics
Medical Director, Endocrinology
Medical Director, Automated Core Laboratory
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology and Oncology
Medical Director, Immunology
Medical Director, Cytogenetics and Genomics
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 2119
Director, Molecular Pathology Fellowship
Medical Director, Genomics and Bioinformatics
Genetic Counselor
Genetic Counselor
Phone: (800) 242-2787, ext. 2093
Section Head, Cytopathology
Medical Director, Immunologic Flow Cytometry
Medical Director, Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray
Medical Director, Molecular Hematopathology/Oncology
Medical Director, Newborn Screening and Biochemical Genetics
Pediatric Pathologist