Congrats to 2018 Residency and Fellowship Program Graduates

On June 13, a ceremony was held in honor of 38 graduating Mayo Clinic Residency and Fellowship Program trainees. Program directors, associate program directors, consultants, and education staff celebrated the tremendous accomplishments of the graduates. Please join us in celebrating and congratulating their accomplishments.

DLMP Pathology Residency AP/CP Program Graduates

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Justin Juskewitch, M.D., Ph.D.
Kabeer Shah, D.O.
Hee Eun Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Aleh (Oleg) Bobr, M.D.

DLMP Pathology Residency AP Program Graduate

Osamah (Sam) AL Badri, M.B., Ch.B.

DLMP Pathology Residency AP/NP Program Graduate

Michael Paolini, II, M.D.

DLMP Pathology Residency CP Program Graduate

Fang Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.

Pathology Fellowship Program Graduates


Melissa Blessing, D.O.

Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

Anthony Martinez, M.D.

Breast Pathology

Michael Keeney, M.D.

Pulmonary Pathology

Raghavendra (Raghav) Pillappa, M.B.B.S.

Clinical Biochemical Genetics

Matthew Schultz, Ph.D.
Erin Conboy, M.D.

Clinical Chemistry

Kendall Cradic, Ph.D.
Stacy Kenyon, Ph.D.

Clinical Microbiology Ph.D.

Alexandra Bryson, Ph.D.

Clinical Microbiology Ph.D.

Thomas (Tom) Gniadek, M.D., Ph.D.


Melanie Bois, M.D.

GI/Liver Pathology

Heidi Lehrke, D.O.

Molecular Genetic Pathology

Shabnam Zarei, M.D.
Margaret (Maggie) Diguardo, M.D.

Clinical Molecular Genetics

Nicole Boczek, Ph.D.
Ross Rowsey, Ph.D.

Surgical Pathology

Matthew (Matt) Ball, D.O.Nihar Hotchandani, M.D., M.B.B.S.
Natalya Shlyakhova, M.D.
Vatsal Patel, M.D.
Rebecca Waters, D.O.
James Casey, M.D.
Valeria Dal Zotto, M.D.
Nooshin Karamzadeh Dashti, M.D.Rosalind (Rose) Sharain, M.D.

Renal Pathology

Kriselle Maris (Kriselle) Lao, M.D.

Transfusion Medicine

Allan Klompas, M.B., B.Ch.
Amit Tayal, M.B.B.S.


Basma Basha, M.D.


April Josselyn

April Josselyn is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.