Our Scientific Writers
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Dr. Keith Kaplan is a renowned pathologist and medical informaticist, known for his contributions to the field of digital pathology. He is currently the Chief Medical Officer at Corista, a company that specializes in digital pathology workflow solutions. Dr. Kaplan received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Illinois, and went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from Rush Medical College. He completed his residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and went on to complete a fellowship in surgical pathology at the University of California, San Francisco. Throughout his career, Dr. Kaplan has been dedicated to advancing the use of digital technology in pathology. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on digital pathology, and has presented his research at conferences around the world. He has also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
In addition to his work at Corista, Dr. Kaplan is also an adjunct professor of pathology at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the College of American Pathologists, the American Society of Clinical Pathology, and the Digital Pathology Association. Dr. Kaplan’s expertise in digital pathology and medical informatics has made him a sought-after speaker and consultant, and he continues to be at the forefront of innovation in his field.
Dr. Yukako Yagi started her career as an electrical engineer at Nikon, Japan, developing robotic microscopes and their applications and received her Ph.D. in 2007 from Tokyo Medical University. She was later Director of Technologies Management at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where she developed and implemented telepathology systems for organ transplantation, frozen section and 2nd opinion consultations and also established clinical and technical standards for whole slide imaging systems. Dr. Yagi came to Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, in 2007 and became Director of the MGH Pathology Imaging and Communication Technology Center. She later took up an Assistant Professor of Pathology role at Harvard Medical School and became the 1st President of the International Academy of Digital Pathology. Dr. Yagi is now Director of Pathology Digital Imaging, Department of Pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Arvydas graduated from the Medical Faculty of Vilnius University followed by a Ph.D. from the Moscow Medical Academy and a Fellowship in Renal Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School. He is now Professor or Pathology at Vilnius University and serves as Director of the National Center of Pathology, affiliate of Vilnius University, Hospital Santaros Clinics. His research team focuses on computational pathology and AI for prognostic disease modeling.