CPALMSI 0011 | Hematopathology | Dr Rajendra Persad | 07/10/2021 | 6:00 P.M.


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DATE: Thursday, 07th October, 2021
TIME: 6:00 p.m. (AST)
Platform: Zoom
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Featuring: Dr Rajendra Persad | Road Map: A Career in Hematopathology
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Dr. Rajendra Persad is a board certified Hematopathologist in NJ and has been holding this position since 2009. Dr. Persad was born in The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago where he completed his undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS) at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences, St. Augustine, Trinidad, and Tobago. He then went on to becoming a Senior House Officer at the Department of Pathology, General Hospital, Port Of Spain, from 1995 to 1997. He then pursued his passion for pathology by attending the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as an Anatomical and Clinical Pathology resident until 2001. Dr. Rajendra Persad also taught at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine for Cardiovascular pathology, renal pathology, and hematopathology from 1999-2001. He then joined the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas as a surgical Pathology Fellow for a year. In 2002 he followed his passion for Hematopathology by attending the New York University School of Medicine as a Hematopathology Fellow for the next year. During 1998 to 2003 Dr. Persad wrote several articles, and digital publications. After this, he returned to Trinidad as the Head Pathology Specialist Medical officer at the San Fernando General Hospital until 2009. During this time, Dr. Persad published the “Overexpression of capase-3 in hepatocellular carcinomas” and “Transient atypical monocytosis mimic acute myelomonocytic leukemia in post chemotherapy patients.”
Dr. Rajendra Persad has shared his wealth of understanding to our students at the university of the West Indies Doctor of Medicine (Surgery) Program from 2005 till present date.
He is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the American Society of Hematopathology.
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To increase student’s awareness of and interest in pathology and laboratory medicine and foster relationships between Caribbean Medical students and experts in pathology and laboratory medicine through education, mentorship and research opportunities.
~To increase student's interest in and awareness of pathology and laboratory medicine.
~To increase student's understanding of pathology and laboratory medicine and the integral role of pathologists in all realms of medicine.
~To provide pre-clinical medical students with early exposure to pathology and laboratory medicine.
~To foster a relationship between Caribbean Medical students and experts in pathology and laboratory medicine via mentorship, shadowing, training and research opportunities.
~To highlight pathology and laboratory medicine in the Caribbean as a respected field.
The vision of The Pathology Club of UWI is to foster Caribbean medical student’s interest in pathology and laboratory medicine and provide support to those aspiring to specialize in pathology and laboratory medicine through mentorship, shadowing and research opportunities across the Medical Faculties of the St. Augustine, Mona and Cave Hill campuses.
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