Date: April 26, 2014 Time: 9:00 am EST (USA)
Dr Jaishree Jagirdar, MD earned her medical degree from Calcutta Medical College, India right before coming to New York and joining an AP/CP residency in Pathology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. After completion of her residency,she was appointed as a staff member in an affiliate institution, Bronx VA Medical Center in 1981. Soon after she joined on the staff she was instrumental in establishing the Immunohistochemistry and Flow Cytometry Laboratory there. When the first board examination for Immunohistochemistry was being offered she obtained certification. She then moved to Bellevue Hospital/ NYU Medical Center in New York as head of Surgical Pathology where she remained on the staff as tenured associate professor for a period of 10 years before moving to University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas as Director of Anatomic Pathology and Professor of Pathology.