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.