Published on September 27, 2008
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Boca Raton Pathologist Re-Elected Governor of College of American Pathologists
National pathologists’ association re-elects James Arthur Robb, MD
NORTHFIELD, ILL. — James Arthur Robb, MD, FCAP, of Boca Raton, was recently re-elected a governor of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). He was sworn in at a ceremony held at CAP ‘08 – the annual meeting of the College of American Pathologists – in San Diego at CAP business meeting on Sept. 27, 2008.
“I am pleased to be re-elected as a governor of the College of American Pathologists,” said Dr. Robb. “Over the next three years, I will work to help pathologists and our specialty begin a successful transformation into the age of molecular personalized health care that will greatly enhance patient care.”
Dr. Robb is currently a consulting pathologist for the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. He currently serves the College as a member of the Council on Scientific Affairs, the CSA Education Working Group, the Council on Education, the Personalized Health Care Committee, the Ad Hoc Committee on Pathology Report Standardization, and the CSA Working Group on Informed Consent for Biospecimens.
Dr. Robb, who was named “Pathologist of the Year” by the San Diego County Society of Pathologists in 1988, graduated with a BA in theoretical physics from the University of Colorado with election to the national engineering (Sigma Tau) and physics (Sigma Pi Sigma) honoraries before pursuing graduate training in astrogeophysics in Boulder, Colo., prior to entering medical school. He received his MD with honors at the University of Colorado Medical School and was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Robb also served in the U.S. Navy and in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps as a USPHS-COSTEP officer, a research associate at the National Institutes of Health and as a senior assistant surgeon.
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.