Kevin Halling, M.D., Ph.D., recently received the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Meritorious Service Award at the AMP 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo in San Antonio, Texas. The award recognizes recipients for their dedication and effort to AMP and its members.
Dr. Halling has been honored because of his countless volunteering efforts and commitment throughout the years. He has served as the director of AMP’s Molecular Genetic Pathology Review Course for three years and has been a member of AMP from the beginning. Dr. Halling has helped transform the course through his service and vision.
About Dr. Kevin Halling
Dr. Halling is a Consultant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and holds the academic rank of Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.
Dr. Halling’s research specializes in the development of molecular genetics and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) assays to aid in the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of solid tumors. Among his accomplishments, he developed and instituted FISH assays for the detection of urothelial cancer, biliary tract malignancy.
Dr. Halling received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry as well as his M.D., Ph.D. degrees from the University of Kansas. He completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and his fellowship in clinical molecular genetics at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.