API Governing Council

Current API Council

President Mary E. Edgerton, MD, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Pathology

MD Anderson Cancer Center
President-ElectS. Joseph Sirintrapun, MD
Associate Attending
Director of Pathology Informatics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Past PresidentMonica E. de Baca,  M.D.

MD Path, LLC
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee, CDC


Bryan Dangott, MD
Medical Director
Cancer Genetics, Inc.

TreasurerBruce Levy, MD, CPE
Professor at Geisinger Commonwealth
School of Medicine (GCSoM)

Program Director of the CI Fellowship
Associate CMIO at Geisinger
Geisinger Health System

Program Committee ChairVeronica Klepeis, MD, PhD
Assistant in Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Program Committee Chair-ElectJ. Mark Tuthill, M.D. 
Division Head, Pathology Informatics
Henry Ford Health System 
Detroit, MI

Membership Committee Chair Mehrvash Haghighi, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Mount Sinai Health System

Training and Education Committee Co-ChairsKinjal S. Shah, MD
Assistant Professor and Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Ji Yeon Kim, MD, MPH
Physician Director of Laboratory Informatics
Esoteric Chemistry, Special Coagulation and Immunology

Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Publications Committee Co-ChairsStephen Hewitt, MD, PhD (Chair)
Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Pathology
Center for Cancer Research
National Institutes of Health - National Cancer Institute

Philip Boyer, MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University

Editors-in-Chief, Journal of Pathology InformaticsAnil V. Parwani, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Vice Chair and Director of Anatomic Pathology

The Ohio State University
Editor-in-chief of Diagnostic Pathology
Editor of the Journal of Pathology Informatics

Liron Pantanowitz, MD
Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology & Clinical Labs
University of Michigan
Editor of the Journal of Pathology Informatics


Technical Standards Committee Co-ChairsMichael Legg, PhD
Consultant Health Informatician, Michael Legg & Associates
Honorary Professorial
Fellow, Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong
Adjunct Fellow, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University

Co-Chair, Orders and Observations Committtee, HL7 Australia

Jason M. Baron, MD
Assistant in Pathology,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor in Pathology,
Harvard Medical School

Pathology Informatics Summit Planning Committee Co-ChairsUlysses J. Balis, M.D. 
Director, Division of Pathology Informatics
Director, Pathology Informatics Fellowship Program
Professor of Pathology

Department of Pathology
University of Michigan Health System

J. Mark Tuthill, M.D. 
Division Head, Pathology Informatics
Henry Ford Health System 
Detroit, MI

Past Presidents

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2002-2003Bruce A. Friedman, M.D. 
Pathology Education Consortium
2004Walter H. Henricks, III, MD
Cleveland Clinic
2005J. Mark Tuthill, M.D. 
Henry Ford Health System
2006Jules J. Berman, MD, PhD
Freelance Medical Writer
2007Ulysses J. Balis, M.D. 
University of Michigan Health System
2008Michael G. McNeely, MD, FRCPC
Consultant-Medical Informatics
Deceased 1944-2009
2009-2010Myra L. Wilkerson, MD
Geisinger Health System
2011Ronald S. Weinstein, MD
University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson
2012Raymond D. Aller, M.D. 
University of Southern California
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Alexis Carter, M.D. 
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

2015Rodney Schmidt, MD, PhD
University of Washington
2016Michael Riben, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
2017John Gilbertson, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2018David McClintock, MD
Associate CMIO, Michigan Medicine
2019Monica E. de Baca, MD
Pathologist, MD Path LLC