College of American Pathologists

  Press Release


Published on September 27, 2008

Contact: Julie Monzo
Phone: 800-323-4040, ext. 7538
Carolyn Barth
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Lebanon Pathologist Elected Governor of College of American Pathologists

National pathologists’ association elects William F. Hickey, MD

NORTHFIELD, ILL. — William F. Hickey, MD, FCAP, of Lebanon, N.H., was recently elected to his first full term as a member of the Board of Governors of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and was sworn in at a ceremony held in San Diego on Sept. 27, 2008 at the College’s annual meeting, CAP ’08 — The Pathologists’ Meeting™.

Dr. Hickey was previously appointed to fulfill the final year of a vacated governor’s seat.

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve the membership of the College and the profession of pathology as a member of the CAP Board of Governors,” said Dr. Hickey. “As a governor, I look forward to helping ensure that pathology remains a central and indispensable element in diagnostic, management, and therapeutic decisions in the coming years.”

Currently, Dr. Hickey is the Senior Associate Dean and the John LaPorte Given Professor at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H.

Dr. Hickey has been active with the CAP for many years. Currently, he is chair of the CAP’s Council on Education as well as a member of its Strategic Planning, National Meeting Planning, Risk Management and Self Assessment Modules Committees. Previously, he chaired the Education Committee and served on the Pathology Education Committee, the Technology Education Committee, and the Continuing Medical Education Committee.

Dr. Hickey received his MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, VT. He completed residencies in pathology and neuropathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and fellowships at University of Vermont College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School in Boston, and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He is board certified in anatomic pathology and neuropathology.

The College of American Pathologists is a medical society serving more than 17,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world. It is the world's largest association composed exclusively of pathologists and is widely considered the leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College is an advocate for high-quality and cost-effective medical care.


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