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For Immediate Release


American Board of Pathology Welcomes New Board Member Mark K. Fung, MD, PhD


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 TAMPA, Fla, (December 9, 2020)- The Trustees of the American Board of Pathology (ABPath) are pleased to announce the election of Dr. Mark K. Fung to serve on the Board of Trustees with a term beginning in January 2021. He will serve as Chairperson on ABPath’s Test Development & Advisory Committee for Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking.  Dr. Fung is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology and Blood Banking/ Transfusion Medicine and is participating in the Continuing Certification Program.

Dr. Fung is the Vice Chair for Population Health in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Vermont, where he holds an appointment as Professor.  He has held multiple leadership roles at the University of Vermont Medical Center and is active as a leader and mentor in several national and international professional societies. 

Dr. Fung earned his B.A. in Biology from Wesleyan University.  He received his M.D. degree and Ph.D. degree in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from the University of Alabama-Birmingham.  He completed two years of residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Washington University in St. Louis before transferring to the University of Pittsburgh to complete his residency training and fellowship training in Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking. 

The ABPath’s Board of Trustees is made up of 12 board certified pathologist members and one public member. Each member is highly esteemed and accomplished in their respective fields and/or subspecialty. Trustees are elected for 3-year terms and may serve up to four terms.

About the American Board of Pathology

The mission of the American Board of Pathology, as a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties, is to serve the public and advance the profession of pathology by setting certification standards and promoting lifelong competency of pathologists. Founded in 1936, the ABPath accomplishes this mission by establishing certification and continuing certification standards and assessing the qualifications of those seeking to obtain voluntary certification in the specialty of pathology. For more information about ABPath, visit or call (813) 286-2444.

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