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J. Mark Tuthill, M.D.

Office Locations
Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-916-2524

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Association for Pathology Informatics

Philosophy

Providing quality patient care through the application of information technology to pathology and laboratory medicine.

Biography

After completing my residency and fellowship training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine-Fletcher Allen Health Care, I worked to create and direct that department’s division of pathology informatics. Currently, I am Division Head of Pathology Informatics at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Active in organized medicine throughout my training and professional career, I have served as membership officer for the ASCP-RPS, delegate to the CAP-RF and AMA-YPS and resident representative to the CAP-Informatics Committee.

At present, I am a member of the CAP-Education committee, the ASCP-Informatics Council and the API leadership council as an ad hoc member. I am a charter and sponsoring member of the API and participated in the Association’s planning council as well as serving as the charter membership officer. This work has given me broad exposure to the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine in a variety practice and geographic settings.

I have had experience and have developed some expertise in several areas of pathology informatics over the last ten years. These include:

  • Anatomic and clinical pathology laboratory information systems
  • Digital imaging systems for pathology practice
  • Computer networking, particularly hospital, wireless and mobile computing networks
  • Computer-based education (learning), particularly web-based multimedia

Awards, Honors and Publications

Awards
  • Best Web Site, Advancing the Field of Pathology Through Computer Technologies, APIII, 1998
  • Honorable Mention, Best Departmental Web Site, APIII, 1998
  • Honorable Mention, Best Departmental Web Site, APIII, 1998
  • College of American Pathologists Foundation Informatics Scholarship, 1996
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, National Honor Society, 1992
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society, 1992
  • Cum Laude, Creighton University School of Medicine, 1992
  • Dean’s List, University of Massachusetts, 1985
Publications:
  • “Bits, Bytes and Blood, Pathology Informatics to the Rescue”, Advance, 11(15): 18-21, 1999
  • “Recent Trends in Pathology Residency Education”, RPS News, 11(2):3-4, 1997
  • “What I Did Not Learn in Residency”, RPS News, 10(4):1, 1997
  • “Results of Resident Responsibility Survey”, RPS News, 10(2):2-4, 1996
J. Mark Tuthill, M.D.
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