Education

MD
Minsk State Medical Institute, Minsk, USSR, 1964
PhD
Minsk State Medical Institute, Minsk, USSR, 1971
Postgraduate Training
Internal Medicine Residency, Regional State Hospital, Gomel, USSR, 1964-1965
Postgraduate Training
Biochemistry and Tumor Biology, Postdoctoral Fellowship, All-Union Cancer Center, Moscow , USSR, 1966-1967
Postgraduate Training
Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics, Fellowship, BCM, Houston, 1994-1996
Postgraduate Training
Internal Medicine Residency, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
Postgraduate Training
AP/CP Residency, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, 1997-2001

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Clinical Pathology, Clinical and Laboratory Immunology, Transformation of the HealthCare System to Value–Based Models and Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine Restructuring, Development and Implementation of Clinical Pathology Diagnostic Consulting Service, Collaboration with other faculty members on several aspects of TB research


Research Interests

Cancer Biology Research, Biology of Cancer Metastasis, Cytogenetic and Molecular Mechanisms of Clonal Evolution and Metastasis, Space Biology and Space Immunology Research, Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Immune System Impairment in Space

Additional Information

Board Certifications

  • 1979 Senior Scientist in Pathology (Supreme Certification Board, Moscow, USSR)
  • 1985 Associate Professor in Pathology (Supreme Certification Board, Moscow, USSR)
  • 2003 CP, American Board of Pathology