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Richard Conran

    • Title:
    • Chairman

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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    • Focus Areas:
    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • BA (Biology) 1975 Canisius College, Buffalo, NY

    • Graduate Education:
    • JD (Law) 1999 Washington College of Law, Washington, DC 

      PhD (Pathology) 1979 SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Medical Education:
    • MD (Medicine) 1983 Albany Medical College of Union University, Albany, NY

    • Residency:
    • INTERNSHIP: Pathology 1983‑1984 Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO

      ­­­RESIDENCY:  Pathology 1984‑1987 Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO

      Chief Resident 1986-1987

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Board Certification(s):
    • Diplomate- American Board of Pathology (Pediatric Pathology) 6/01/92

      Diplomate‑ American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology) 5/09/87

      Diplomate‑ National Board of Medical Examiners 7/02/84

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    • Prior Appointments:

      Affiliate Staff Pathologist- 9/16/92-6/28/13

      Department of Pathology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (formerly National Naval Medical Center), Bethesda, MD 20814


      Department of Prenatal, Perinatal and Placental Pathology (formerly Department of Pediatric Pathology), Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Washington, DC 20306‑6000

      Staff Pathologist- 9/22/88 to 12/01/88

      Acting Chairman- 12/01/88 to 7/14/89

      Associate Chairman- 7/15/89 to 8/01/91

      Affiliate Staff Pathologist- 10/14/93 to 6/03/03,  3/01/07 to 10/01/08


      Chief, Department of Pathology

      US Army MEDDAC (Dewitt Army Community Hospital)

      Fort Belvoir, VA 22060­

      7/09/87 to 9/22/88

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    • Bio:
    • EVMS, Norfolk, VA

      Professor of Pathology and Anatomy- 8/19/13-present

      Chairman (8/19/13-present)


      USUHS, Bethesda, MD

      Professor of Pathology- 5/19/00-present

      Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases (Secondary) - 5/18/01-present

      Acting Chairman- (1/1/13-6/30/13)

      Vice Chairman for Education, Pathology – (12/26/06-6/1/13)

      Gastrointestinal Tract, Hepatobiliary System, Hematology, Metabolism and Nutrition Module Director- (5/8/12-8/2/13)

      Pathology Coordinator for Integrated Curriculum (1/1/11-2/1/13)

      Chief, Medical Education, Pathology- (8/15/95-12/26/06)

      Associate Professor of Pathology (5/19/95 to 5/19/00)

      Assistant Professor of Pathology (8/01/91 to 5/19/95)

      Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology (7/1/89 to 8/01/91)


      Georgtown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

      Professorial  lecturer- 2010-present



Sadofsky M, Knollmann-Ritschel B, Conran RM, Prystowsky MB.  National Standards in Pathology Education: Developing Competencies for Integrated Medical School Curricula.  Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014 Mar;138(3):328-32.


Chung EM, Biko DM, Schroeder JW, Cube R, Conran RM. From the Archives of the AIRP: Precocious Puberty: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation. Radiographics 2012; 32: 2071-2099.


Chung EM, Lattin GE, Cube R, Lewis RB, Marichal-Hernandez C, Shawhan R, Conran, RM.  Pediatric Liver Masses: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation Part 2.  Malignant Tumors.  Radiographics     2011; 31:483-507.


Chung EM, Cube R, Lewis RB, Conran, RM.  Pediatric Liver Masses: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation Part 1.  Benign Tumors.  Radiographics  2010;30:801-26.


Siegel M, Chung E, Conran RM.  Pediatric Liver: Focal Masses.  Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 2008;16:437-52