Day 1 :
Co-editor-in-chief & Executive editor: CytoJournal, Vice Chair- AP & Professor and Director of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Karmanos Cancer Center & Detroit Medical Center, USA
Time : 11:00 am
Dr. Vinod B. Shidham is a certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist and Cytopathologist by American Board of Pathology. His spectacular career started in Nagpur (Maharashtra State). After serving in academia in India up to the level of Professor of Pathology at Grant Medical College and JJ Group of Hospitals in Mumbai till 1985, he left for middle east and then to USA. Currently, he is Professor of Pathology at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Karmanos Cancer Center, & Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI in USA. He is Vice-chair- Anatomic Pathology and Director of Cytopathology, Cytotechnology School, Cytopathology fellowship training program, GI pathology fellowship, and Pathology Residency Training Program.
Dr. Shidham is a strong proponent of ‘Open access’ philosophy in academic publications. He is editor-in-chief of ‘CytoJournal” which is a peer-reviewed, PubMed indexed open access journal publishing high-quality papers in cytopathology. He is editor of upcoming monographs on ‘EUS-FNA of pancreas’ and ‘FNAB procedure’ as CytoJournal Monograph & Atlas Series on timely topics.
His areas of interest and expertise include cytopathology (fine needle aspiration biopsy- both technical and interpretation, serous cavity fluid cytopathology, pulmonary cytopathology, intraoperative cytopathology, emerging technologies in cytopathology, molecular cytopathology) and surgical pathology (soft tissue tumors, gastrointestinal pathology).