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RPS-Vertex Webinar Series on FSGS and APOL-1 Nephropathies: Improving renal pathology communications with FSGS patients: The role of patient-pathologist interactions

  • January 27, 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom

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When: January 27, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Improving renal pathology communications with FSGS patients: The role of patient-pathologist interactions


Cathryn J. Lapedis, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pathology

University of Michigan


Benjamin Adam, MD

Dept of Lab Medicine & Pathology, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada

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About the speaker

 Dr. Cathryn Lapedis is an assistant professor in anatomic pathology at the University of Michigan and the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Hospital. She completed her residency in anatomic pathology at Boston University medical school.  She completed fellowships in renal pathology and surgical pathology at Brigham and Women's hospital, and gastrointestinal pathology at University of Michigan. Dr. Lapedis, also has a master’s in public health, with a concentration in health behavior and health education from the University of Michigan. She was a VA scholar in the National Clinician Scholar Program. Dr. Lapedis’ research focuses on connecting public health with pathology, focusing on patient centered communication, quality improvement, and reducing health disparities.  She is particularly interested in improving patient-pathologist communications and understanding potential value in pathology explanation clinics.

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This webinar series is supported by an educational grant from 

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

About RPS

The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.

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