Department of Pathology

Wolstein Research Building 5537
Phone: 216.368.1993; Fax: 216.368.0494
Clifford V. Harding, MD, PhD, Chair

Christine Kehoe, Manager, Graduate Education & Training

The clinical, research and educational activities of the CWRU Department of Pathology are centered at CWRU School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC). There are five Divisions within the Department, including two basic science units housed in the School of Medicine (the Division of Experimental Pathology and the Center for Global Health and Diseases) and three clinical divisions housed at University Hospitals (the Division of Anatomic Pathology, the Division of Clinical Pathology, and the Division of Community Hospitals Pathology). In addition, our affiliates include the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office and the Pathology Department at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

The CWRU Department of Pathology NIH funding level is ranked in the top 10 nationally. World-class research is conducted in the department in many areas with the largest research focus areas being, immunology, cancer biology and neurodegenerative diseases. The department’s research activities are characterized by highly cooperative and collaborative interactions within the department, and with many other departments at Case and its affiliated institutions. Research laboratories of the department are located primarily in the Wolstein Research Building and Institute of Pathology. 

Educational programs include graduate programs, clinical residency and fellowships and contributions to medical student and undergraduate teaching. The Pathology Graduate Program includes a PhD program with three constituent training programs (Immunology Training Program, Cancer Biology Training Program, Molecular and Cellular Basis of Disease Training Program) and a MS program (Plan A and Plan B).  Find more information about graduate programs.