Department welcomes two new faculty – Megan Fitzpatrick, MD, and Jeffrey Helgager, MD, PhD

Megan B. Fitzpatrick, MD – Dr. Fitzpatrick received her MD degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, NM. She then complete AP and CP residency training and a surgical pathology fellowship, with a focus on gynecologic pathology, at Stanford University. Her research and professional interest is in women’s cancer diagnosis and surveillance, including cervical cancer screening program implementation, device development, and diagnostic test validation in low resource settings. Dr. Fitzpatrick joins us as a member of the Breast/GYN surgical pathology service.

Jeffrey Helgager, MD, PhD – Dr. Helgager joins UW after completing an Anatomic Pathology Residency and Neuropathology Fellowship (AP/NP) and a surgical pathology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Helgager received his MD and PhD degrees through the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at Duke University Medical School and Department of Neurobiology. His research interest is in CNS neoplasms. Dr. Helgager will provide Neuropathology services.