Winter 2014

Dual Pathology Honors

Magnani cited for leadership, expertise

300WMagnani bwBarbarajean Magnani, pathologist-in-chief at Tufts Medical Center and professor and chair of anatomic and clinical pathology at the medical school, has earned two major awards in her field. She was honored with the Gene and Jean Herbek Humanitarian Award and the Distinguished Patient Care Award by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) at its annual conference in Chicago this fall.

“The humanitarian award recognizes Dr. Magnani for her unflagging leadership, compassion and dedication to providing women in underserved communities with direct patient service and health screenings through the See, Test & Treat program,” said CAP Foundation President Lewis Hassell at the ceremony. During a See, Test & Treat effort, women receive a pelvic and breast exam, a Pap test with same-day results, a mammogram with same-day or otherwise prompt results and connection to follow-up care.

Magnani’s CAP award for patient care recognizes her expertise in toxicology, as well as “her success in improving pain management and patient care.”

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