College of American Pathologists

  Press Release


Published on September 12, 2011

Contact: Julie Monzo
College of American Pathologists
800-323-4040 ext. 7538


Carolyn Barth
Phone: 800-323-4040, ext 7185

Lebanon Pathologist Re-elected Governor of College of American Pathologists

National Pathologist Association Reelects William F. Hickey, MD

Northfield, IL.—William F. Hickey, MD, FCAP, of Lebanon, N.H., was recently re-elected to his second 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 Grapevine, Texas, on Sept. 10, 2011, at the College’s annual meeting, CAP ’11 – THE Pathologists’ Meeting™.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be re-elected to the CAP Board of Governors,” said Dr. Hickey. “This is a critical time for leadership in our specialty. Sweeping changes in health care and the acceleration of the transformation of pathology will dramatically affect our collective future. I believe that I can contribute my skills and experience to support and facilitate the essential initiatives and goals that the CAP envisions.”

Currently, Dr. Hickey is a professor of Pathology and Neurology, and the John La Porte Given Professor, at the Dartmouth Medical School, located in Hanover, New Hampshire. Additionally, he serves as Executive Director for the Dartmouth Reference Laboratory and Attending Pathologist for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, located in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Dr. Hickey has been active with the CAP for many years. Currently, he is the Board of Governors Liaison for the CAP Foundation Board of Directors, and Chair of the CAP’s Council on Education (COE) and CME Subcommittee.

He is also a member of the CAP’s Executive, Finance, Risk Management, and Strategy Management Planning Committees, and the Laboratory Medical Director AP3 Working Group.

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 (CAP), celebrating 50 years as the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, is a medical society serving more than 17,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care.