Pathology Education

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory medicine offers a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology as well as one-year fellowships in cytopathology and surgical pathology.  The AP/CP residency and the cytopathology fellowship are accredited by the ACGME while the surgical pathology fellowship is recognized by the University of Kentucky Graduate Medical Education division.


The GME programs offer a wide spectrum of experiences in clinical practice (including VA hospital and community practice), laboratory techniques and management, and research. Flexibility in scheduling is allowed to maximize the educational experience.

Program directors include:

Jana Neltner, MD
Director, APCP Resident Training Program

Dennis Williams, MD
Associate Director, APCP Resident Training Program

Kurt Schaberg, MD
Associate Director, APCP Resident Training Program

Janna Neltner, MD
Director, Neuropathology Fellowship

Dana Richards, MD
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship

Shadi Qasem, MD
Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship 

Alison Woodworth, PhD 
Director, Clinical Chemistry Fellowship

Please contact Daveshia Taylor, GME Program Coordinator, at 859-323-6183 or refer to detailed program descriptions in the links for additional information.