John L. Frater was born in Cleveland, Ohio (USA) in 1969. He received a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana, USA) and an M.D. degree from the Medical College of Ohio (Toledo, Ohio, USA) in 1992 and 1996, respectively. Following this he trained in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Cleveland, Ohio) and in hematopathology at Northwestern University (Chicago, Ill, USA). He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic/ Clinical Pathology and Hematology (Pathology). Since 2006, Dr. Frater has been with the Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University, where he serves as an Assistant Professor and as Assistant Attending Pathologist at its affiliated Barnes-Jewish Hospital and as Associate Medical Director of the Automated Hematology Laboratory. His research interests focus on acute and chronic leukemias, chronic myeloproliferative disorders, and cutaneous manifestations of hematologic disease. In 2001, he received the Certificate of Merit in the Stowell-Orbison Award Competition from the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. In 2002-2003, he received a College of American Pathologists Foundation scholarship. He has presented at numerous scientific venues including the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer for several medical journals.
Biography Updated on 7 April 2011