UIC Pathology Residency Program Recent Graduates

Our graduating residents have obtained a wide variety of fellowship positions as well as staff and faculty positions at a variety of hospitals and Universities. If you are an recent graduate of the University of Illinois Pathology residency program and would like to update your information, please contact Residency and Fellowship Coordinator Samantha Siemieniec.

Class of 2011-2012

Valerie Brostrom

Breast Pathology Fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Private Practice, South Texas Pathology Associates, San Antonio, TX

Marta Helenowski

Forensic Pathology Fellowship at Cook County Medical Examiner, Chicago, IL

Katherine Messner

Molecular and Genetic Pathology Fellowship at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Sanjiv Prabhu

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Illinois atChicago, Chicago, IL

GU Fellowship, Northwestern Universtiy, Chicago, IL

Jennifer Prather

Cytopathology Fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center,Maywood, IL

Private Practice, Quad Citites Pathologists, Davenport, IA

Yi Zhou

Oncologic Pathology Fellowship, followed by Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, NY

Class of 2010-2011

Marsha Apushkin

Blood Bank Fellowship at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Head and Neck Pathology Fellowship at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

John Groth

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2011-2013)

Cytopathology Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Sangeeta Mehendale

Hematopathology Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

Academic Practice, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL

Seung Park

Pathology Informatics Fellowship at University of Pittsburgh,Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Pamela Pappas

Private Practice, Gastroenterology Consultants, Moline, IL

Sasa Pavlovic

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Private Practice, CA

Class of 2009-2010

Nicoleta Arva

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at New York University, New York, NY

Private Practice, Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Pediatric Pathology Fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Phialdelphia, PA

Joel Borgen

Surgical Pathology/Genitourinary Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Private Practice, Centegra Hospital, McHenry, IL

Kristina Borgen

Surgical Pathology/Gastrointestinal Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Private Practice, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

Redouane Boumendjel

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Private Practice, Alexian Brothers, Elk Grove Village, IL

Mark Podberezin

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Hematopathology Fellowship at Methodist Hospital,Houston, TX

Class of 2008-2009

Yiqing Chi

Pulmonary Pathology Fellowship at University of Chicago,Chicago, IL

Private Practice, IN

Liza Escuadro

Surgical Pathology Fellowship and Hematopathology Fellowship at University of Illinoisat Chicago, Chicago, IL

Private Practice, IN

Alberto Locante

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Academic Practice, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL

Transfusion Medicine Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Kristopher McGee

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Private Practice, ID

Seema Pasha

Dermatopathology Fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Private Practice, FL

Roshan Patel

Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology Fellowship at University of Gainesville, FL

Private Practice, ID

Class of 2007-2008

Anoja Attele

Cytopathology Fellowship at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Private Practice, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of New York, New York, NY

Robert Cabay

Cytopathology Fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center,Maywood, IL

Academic Practice, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Matthew Hearp

Cytopathology Fellowship at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Private Practice, VA

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Agnieszka Rogalska

Academic Practice, Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office and Medical College of Wisconsin

Vera Tesic

Microbiology Fellowship at the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT

Academic Practice, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Class of 2006-2007

Rong Fan

Pediatric Pathology Fellowship at Children's Hospital,Boston, MA

Academic Practice, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Steven Garzon

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Academic Practice, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL

Pediatric Pathology Fellowship at Children's MemorialHospital, Chicago, IL

Xianyong Gui

GI Pathology Fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Academic Practice, Universtiy of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Sravan Kavuri

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Academic Practice, Georgia Health Sciences University and Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta, GA

Cytopathology Fellowship at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Amy Lin


Ophthalmic Pathology Fellowship at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL


Academic Practice, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL

Alok Mohanty


Surgical Pathology Fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Practice, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA


Stephen Oh

Surgical Pathology Fellowship at University of Southern California,Los Angeles, CA


Private Practice, CA

Mona Papari

Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship at University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Private Practice, Life Source Blood Center, Chicago, IL

Private Practice, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL