By Wendy Sarubbi | June 8, 2012 7:12 pm

The College of Medicine’s Dr. Diane Davis Davey is the 2012 president of the American Board of Pathology, which is responsible for certifying pathologists across the United States.

As part of her duties, Dr. Davey presides over all Board of Trustees and Executive Committee meetings and organizes the board’s strategic planning discussions.  In addition to her presidential duties, she serves as chair of the Examination and the Cytopathology Test Development and Advisory committees and is a member of the Pathology Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Dr. Davey said she specialized in pathology because “I find problem solving and diagnostic challenges very rewarding, especially as related to cancer diagnosis and patient care. I enjoy working with many other physician and health care specialists.”

At the College of Medicine, Dr. Davey serves as professor of pathology and assistant dean of graduate medical education, and she was first elected as a trustee of the pathology board in 2004.

“I have really enjoyed serving as a trustee and an officer,” she said. “I have learned a great deal about assessment and certification, and this has helped me in my UCF roles as a faculty member and assistant dean.”

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