S. Masood is a Persian born physician, who currently holds the positions of a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Pathology at University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, and the Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Shands Jacksonville. She is also the Director of the Pathology Residency training as well as Cytopathology and Breast Pathology Fellowship programs. In addition, Dr. Masood is the Medical Director of Shands Jacksonville Breast Health Center. As an internationally recognized expert in breast cancer diagnosis and prognosis, Dr. Masood has fostered the concept of an integrated multidisciplinary approach in breast cancer care, research, and education. She is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Breast Journal, the Founder and the Past President of the International Society of Breast Pathology, the Director of the Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease and The Breast Cancer Public Forum, and is currently the President of The World Society of Breast Health. Moreover, she is heavily involved in the study of minimally invasive procedures such as fine needle aspiration biopsy and ductal lavage in providing diagnostic and prognostic information in high-risk and breast cancer patients. She is a frequent speaker at national and international symposiums and is a member of several consensus meetings. She is also a Member of Board of Trustees of the National Consortium of Breast Centers and the Steering Committee of the Breast Health Global Initiative and a Member of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Dr. Masood is a patient advocate, a partner in community affairs, and an accomplished artist and gourmet cook. She has received numerous awards and recognition. She also received the 2008 Recognition Award of the Iranian American Association. She is the mother of two accompanied physicians, Dr. Ali Kasraeian, a urologist, and Dr. Sina Kasraeian, an orthopedic surgeon in training.
Biography Updated on 5 December 2010