ARUP Consult Editorial Board

The eight-member ARUP Consult Editorial Board, made up of University of Utah Department of Pathology faculty and residents, helps lead innovative and ongoing improvements to ARUP Consult. Members work with the ARUP Consult editorial team to establish development goals, set priorities, and periodically review and update the Consult Editorial Policy.

Members of the ARUP Consult Editorial Board include (from the left): Lisa M. Johnson, PhD; Jordon March, MD; Tracy I. George, MD; Brian R. Jackson, MD, MS; Kamisha L. Johnson-Davis, PhD; Yuan Ji, PhD; Patricia R. Slev, PhD; and Nicole Leonard, MD (not pictured).

George

Tracy I. George, MD
Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah
Chief Medical Officer, and Medical Director, Hematopathology, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. George completed her MD and residency training in anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, with fellowships in hematopathology and surgical pathology at Stanford University.

She is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and hematology by the American Board of Pathology. Her research interests include mast cell disease and laboratory hematology. Dr. George has authored more than 100 publications.

Dr. George is president of the International Society for Laboratory Hematology, and coeditor in chief of the International Journal of Laboratory Hematology. She received the College of American Pathologists Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.

Jackson

Brian R. Jackson, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pathology (Clinical); Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah
Medical Director, Support Services, IT, and Business Development, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Jackson directs the Informatics Department at ARUP, including ARUP Consult, decision support, test utilization management, and software product management. He received his BA in mathematics, his MS in medical informatics, and his MD from the University of Utah. He completed a clinical pathology residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Before joining ARUP, Dr. Jackson was a staff clinical pathologist and informaticist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, a product manager for a Belgium-based medical software firm, and a National Library of Medicine informatics fellow at the University of Utah.

Dr. Jackson’s research interests include economic analysis of diagnostic testing, physician utilization of laboratory tests, and corporate social responsibility in healthcare. He is certified in clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology.

Ji

Yuan Ji, PhD, DABCP, FACMG
Associate Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah
Medical Director, Molecular Genetics and Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Ji received her PhD in molecular pharmacology and experimental therapeutics at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

She is board certified in clinical pharmacology and clinical molecular genetics, and she currently serves as codirector of the Laboratory Genetics and Genomics Fellowship program at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Ji’s primary clinical and research focus is pharmacogenomics, and she has coauthored several instrumental clinical guidelines for clinical pharmacogenomics testing and implementation. Dr. Ji has also endeavored to develop a valued-added model for noninvasive prenatal testing from a reference laboratory perspective as the medical director of the test at ARUP.

Johnson

Assistant Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah
Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Johnson received her BA in chemistry from the University of Minnesota, Morris, and her PhD in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

She was a postdoctoral research associate at University of California, Los Angeles, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical chemistry at the University of Minnesota Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

Dr. Johnson is a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and a member of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.

Johnson-Davis

Kamisha Johnson-Davis, PhD, DABCC (CC, TC)
Associate Professor of Pathology (Clinical), University of Utah
Medical Director, Clinical Toxicology, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Johnson-Davis received her BS in biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside, and her PhD in pharmacology from the University of Utah. She was a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Human Toxicology and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical chemistry at the University of Utah School of Medicine Department of Pathology.

Dr. Johnson-Davis is board certified in clinical chemistry and toxicological chemistry. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and a fellow of the AACC Academy. Dr. Johnson-Davis currently serves as the Director for the Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah.

Slev

Patricia R. Slev, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology (Clinical), Codirector, Clinical Chemistry Fellowship program, University of Utah
Section Chief, Immunology; Medical Director, Immunology Core Laboratory; Medical Director, Serologic Hepatitis and Retrovirus and Immunology Core Laboratory; Co-Medical Director, Microbial Immunology, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Slev earned her PhD in immunology and laboratory medicine from the University of Florida, Gainesville, and completed a fellowship in clinical chemistry at the University of Utah.

Her research interests are in immunogenetics and pathogen interactions, particularly HIV and viral hepatitis.

Leonard

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Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Resident, University of Utah School of Medicine and ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Leonard received her bachelor of university studies (BUS) in nutritional biology from the University of Utah, where she was interested in exercise physiology research, vitamin D, and melanoma in flight attendants and pilots.

She received her MD from the Larner College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. While in medical school, she worked on projects involving exercise-based rehabilitation in oncology patients and summertime blood bank supply shortages.

Dr. Leonard's academic interests include gastrointestinal pathology and medical education.

March

Jordon K. March, MD
Jordon K. March, MD
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Resident, University of Utah School of Medicine and ARUP Laboratories
Associate Medical Director, ARUP Consult

Dr. March received his BS in microbiology and bacteriology from Brigham Young University, where he developed polymerase chain reaction-based and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry-based assays for the rapid identification and differentiation of numerous CDC select agents.

He received his MD degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine. While in medical school, he studied various modalities for the detection and diagnosis of melanoma.

Dr. March’s academic interests include medical education optimization and digital pathology utilization.