Resident Kelly Olson Awarded CAP Advanced Training Grant in Translational Diagnostics

Congratulations to Pathology Resident Kelly Olson on being awarded a College of American Pathologists (CAP) Advanced Training Grant in Translational Diagnostics.  For this nationally competitive award, she will be traveling to Ventana Medical Systems in Arizona for a four week training elective offering hands-on exposure to how novel histopathology-based diagnostic assays are developed, from ideation to initial validation and development, concentrating on the role pathologists play in this process.  Dr. Olson will work under the direction of Eric E. Walk, MD, FCAP, chief medical officer of Ventana Medical Systems with the overall goal of developing an awareness of how pathologists, working in a product development environment, can significantly impact patient care on a global level through diagnostic innovations and personalized health care solutions.