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Laura C. Collins [M.D.]

  • Titles : Associate Professor of Pathology, Associate Director, Division of Anatomic Pathology
  • Affiliations : Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Academic Profile at a Glance
• Graduated in 1990 from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London
Recent Speaking Engagements
  • Practical Pathology Seminars, USCAP (Las Vegas, NV):
  • Breast Pathology: Current Concepts and Controversies (Course Director), Harvard Medical School;
  • DCIS, The Pathologist's Perspective, Norton Health Center Breast Cancer Symposium, Louisville, KY; Theoretico-Practical Breast Pathology Course, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain;
  • University of Toronto Pathology Update 
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology

  • Enjoy cycling vacations with my family. It provides a whole new way of seeing a country.

Most Important Achievement
  • Co-authoring a book on breast pathology
  • Combining a career and raising a happy and healthy family

  • 5th Annual Dr. Richard L. Kempson Diagnostic Pathology Course
  • A Practical Guide to Solving Diagnostic Problems in Breast, Genitourinary, Liver, Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic-Billiary Pathology
  • GI, Breast, Liver and Generalist Skin: Common Specimens with Common Surgical Pathology Problems
  • How to Deal with Difficult to Diagnose Lesions of Soft Tissue, Breast, Lung and the Gastrointestinal Tract

Past Lectures

  • Unique and Unusual Breast Lesions (02/04/2021)
  • Pesky Papillary Lesions (02/03/2021)
  • A Lesson on Lobular Lesions (02/02/2021)
  • Diagnostic Dilemmas in Ductal Proliferations (02/01/2021)
  • Correlation, Concordance and Other Considerations for Core Biopsy (02/01/2021)
  • Recently Described New Entities in Breast Pathology (07/10/2019)
  • ER, PR, HER2 Testing Updates (07/10/2019)
  • Mucinous Lesions of the Breast (07/09/2019)
  • Contemporary Concerns for Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast (07/08/2019)
  • Intraductal Proliferative Lesions and How to Differentiate Them (07/08/2019)
  • Lobular Carcinoma In Situ: Classical and Non-Classical Forms (03/06/2019)
  • Contemporary Issues for Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast (03/06/2019)
  • Inflammatory and Reactive Breast Lesions (03/06/2019)
  • Papillary Lesions of the Breast (03/05/2019)
  • Lesions of the Low-Grade Breast Neoplasia Pathway (03/04/2019)
  • Immunohistochemistry in the Differential Diagnosis of Breast Disease (06/20/2013)
  • Columnar Cell Lesions and Flat Epithelial Atypia (06/18/2013)
  • Lobular Carcinoma in situ and Problematic in situ Lesions (06/18/2013)
  • Papillary Lesions of the Breast (06/17/2013)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in situ: Current Controversies and Differential Diagnosis (06/17/2013)


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