Michael Henry, M.D., has received the 2017 Outstanding Physician/Scientist Educator Award from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences for his long-term and significant commitment to education.
Dr. Henry is a Consultant in the Division of Anatomic Pathology. He holds the academic rank of Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is the current Director of Cytopathology at Mayo Clinic and is also the Medical Director of the Cytotechnology Program within the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.
Dr. Henry received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology/chemistry from Bemidji State and his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his residency at the Naval Hospital in San Diego and a cytology fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center, New York. He had a 24-year career in the United States Naval Medical Corps, spending much of his time at the Bethesda Naval Hospital where he was director of cytopathology, program director of the combined Navy-Army anatomic and clinical pathology residency program, and also the program director of the cytopathology fellowship program. After retiring from the Navy in 2000, Dr. Henry spent time as director of cytology at the University of Maryland in Baltimore and at Cleveland Clinic in Naples, Florida. He is also the past president of the American Society of Cytopathology.