Faculty

Jeffrey W. Prichard [D.O.]

  • Titles : Director, Surgical Pathology
  • Affiliations : Department of Laboratory Medicine, Geisinger Health System

Academic Profile at a Glance
Dr. Jeffrey Prichard

  • Graduated from Mercyhurst University in 1989
  • Graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1994
  • American Board of Pathology certification for Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in 1999
  • Previously Director of Laboratory Informatics for West Penn Allegheny Health System in Pittsburgh
  • Currently Director of Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry and Co-director of Laboratory Informatics for Geisinger Health System
  • Digital Imaging in Pathology: American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Teleconference, 2001
  • Author of Informatics tools for quality in anatomic pathology. Clin Lab Med, June 2008.
  • Co-editor of Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry – Frequently Asked Questions.  Springer, 2011.
  • Short Course Director of Practical Informatics Tools for Laboratory Management for United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
  • Consultant to several Pathology digital imaging companies and Scientific Advisor for Cernostics, Inc., developing multiplexed fluorescence microscopy and image analysis platforms for automated tissue diagnostics
  • Editorial Review Board for Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science
  • Member of the Education Committee for United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)

About Your Organization/Department

  •  Geisinger Health System serves more than 2.6 million residents in 44 counties of Pennsylvania as a not-for-profit, fully integrated health service organization.
  • Geisinger Health System has been listed among the country’s “100 Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems” for the ninth time.
  •   President Obama has cited Geisinger as a health care leader for creating innovations to offer high-quality care at costs well below average.
  •  The Geisinger Pathology Department has a dedicated staff of over 35 analysts, programmers and developers supporting our Informatics program.

I will never turn down an opportunity to get on the tennis court…and I’ll let you win. 

Most Important Achievement - Chairman of the newly formed Education Informatics subcommittee of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) responsible for how Anatomic Pathology education will evolve in the digital age.

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