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Pathologist Retires After 37 Years of Service in the Puget Sound Medical Community

September 2, 2015
David D. Nordin, M.D.

David D. Nordin, M.D.

Incyte Diagnostics pathologist Dr. David D. Nordin is retiring this Fall. Dr. Nordin’s accomplishments are both memorable and numerous during his years with Eastside Pathology and Incyte Diagnostics.

Dr. Nordin served for 30 years as a staff pathologist and Laboratory Medical Director at Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue, Washington. He also held privileges at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington during this period.

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STD Treatment App Available from the CDC

August 19, 2015

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The CDC has developed a mobile app that serves as a quick reference guide for doctors and related parties on the identification of and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STD).  The STD Treatment (Tx) Guide app features a streamlined interface so providers can access treatment and diagnostic information quickly and easily. This easy-to-use reference combines information from the CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines as well as MMWR updates.

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Incyte Diagnostics Welcomes New Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist

June 4, 2015
Stephen B. Williams, DDS

Stephen B. Williams, DDS

Incyte Diagnostics welcomes a new pathologist, Stephen B. Williams, D.D.S.  Dr. Williams is board certified in oral & maxillofacial pathology.  He joined Incyte Diagnostics in June after completing a distinguished 30+ year career in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Dr. Williams will assume the directorship of Incyte Diagnostics’ oral biopsy service.

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Happy Cytotechnology Day!

May 13, 2015

i heart cytology updated_0To commemorate Dr. George Papanicolaou’s contributions to the field of medicine, May 13 – his birthday – has been designated National Cytotechnology Day (NCD).   In addition to celebrating the important work of Dr. George Papanicolaou, NCD has been utilized as a means to promote the importance of the Pap test in women’s health and the contributions of cytotechnologists to the health care field.

Incyte Diagnostics Expands Flow Cytometry Panel

May 5, 2015
Truc T. Pham, M.D.

Truc T. Pham, M.D.

Incyte Diagnostics has added testing for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), complementing our recently implemented arrays of flow cytometric testing for hematopoietic disorders.   PNH is a rare, acquired, potentially life-threatening disease of the blood.

With an incidence of one to two affected individuals per million, PNH is a disease in which red blood cells break down earlier than normal.  The disease is characterized by destruction of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia), blood clots (thrombosis), impaired bone marrow function, and a three to five percent risk of developing leukemia. The disease can affect people of any age (median age of diagnosis 35-40 years), including young children and adolescents.  Read more…

Incyte Diagnostics Welcomes Michele T. Rooney, M.D.

April 15, 2015
Michele T. Rooney, M.D.

Michele T. Rooney, M.D.

Incyte Diagnostics welcomes Dr. Michele T. Rooney to its practice.  Dr. Rooney is a highly experienced pathologist, board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, cytopathology, and fellowship trained in renal pathology.

Dr. Rooney received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, MN. While there, she completed a post-sophomore fellowship in pathology.

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Happy Pathologists’ Assistant Day!

April 14, 2015

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Happy Pathologists’ Assistant Day!   A pathologists’ assistant (PA) is a highly trained allied health professional who provides various services under the direction and supervision of a pathologist. Incyte PAs are academically and practically trained to provide accurate and timely processing of a variety of laboratory specimens, including the majority of pathological specimens. PAs are key components to helping make a pathologic diagnosis, but it is the sole province of the pathologist to render a diagnosis.  For more information about PAs, please click here.

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