Roswell Park Cancer Institute Appoints Physician in Pathology

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Buffalo, NY - Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) appointed John Kasznica, MD to the department of Pathology. Dr. Kasznica comes to RPCI from Women and Infants Hospital (WIHRI) in Providence, RI, where he was part of the obstetric/newborn service line evaluation committee serving as a staff physician and pathologist. He was a member of the multidisciplinary boards for OB/GYN, Breast, and GI tumors. Dr. Kasznica was also the medical director of WIHRI's Clinical Microbiology and Outreach Laboratories.

He completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Newark), and a fellowship in perinatal and developmental pathology at Babies Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, NY.

Dr. Kasznica was honored in the 2009 Guide to Top Pathologists from the Consumer Research Council of America. He has published more than 60 research articles and abstracts which were presented at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting several times.

The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. RPCI, founded in 1898, was one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit RPCI's website at http://www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email askrpci@roswellpark.org.

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