| September 11,
Dr. Alexander Judkins Appointed Assistant
Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
PA) - Dr. Alexander Judkins has been appointed
an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine.
Dr. Judkins earned his medical degree in 1996 from
the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester,
NY. From 1996-97, he completed an internship in anatomic
pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
(HUP) in Philadelphia, PA. He completed a residency
in anatomic pathology at HUP from 1997-99, a fellowship
in neuropathology at HUP from 1999-01, and a fellowship
in forensic pathology at the Office of the Medical Examiner,
City of Philadelphia, from 2001-02.
From 1998 to 1999, Dr. Judkins served as Instructor
in Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania School
of Medicine. He is also currently an Assistant Neuropathologist
at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Judkins' research interests are establishing a
tissue microarray core lab to facilitate basic and clinical
research at Children's Hospital. He also does ongoing
research on cortical dysplasias and their role in the
development of pediatric epilepsy.
In 1996, Dr. Judkins received the William B. Hawkins
Award from the Department of Pathology at the University
of Rochester School of Medicine.
Dr. Judkins has co-authored original research studies
and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals.
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