Hala R. Makhlouf
Hala R. Makhlouf is currently the Chief of the Division of Hepatic Pathology and the Acting Chair of the Department of Hepatic and Gastrointestinal (GI) Pathology; under her supervision, the division continued its tradition of collaboration with other federal agencies and academic medical centers. Moreover, she is appointed as a Senior Distinguished Scientist at the AFIP in Washington, DC, USA. Dr. Makhlouf obtained her Medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. She also received her M.S. degree in addition to the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in pathology from Ain Shams University in 1987 and 1990, respectively. She continued her training in pathology at the University of Maryland and the University of Oklahoma and then became a Callender-Binford Fellow (1996–1998), Hepatic and Gastrointestinal Pathology Department at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC, USA. Dr. Makhlouf then joined the Department of Hepatic and GI Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC, USA in 2004 as an expert Consultant in hepatopathology as well as a Research Scientist and Principal Investigator specializing in hepatobiliary and GI pathology. Dr. Makhlouf is involved in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching of residents and fellows in the area of hepatic and gastrointestinal pathology in the Department of Anatomic Pathology at the University of Maryland and AFIP in Washington. She has been nominated for several teaching awards. She is the Director of the 31st Annual AFIP Hepatic and GI Pathology Course. Dr. Makhlouf’s research involves hepatic and GI diseases. She has published over 45 peer-reviewed papers and international presentations as well as two book chapters. She has been invited to provide several presentations at national and international meetings such as the USCAP and IAP.
Biography Updated on 20 March 2011