The UMKC School of Medicine has appointed Daniel Dim, M.D., assistant professor of pathology, as course director for Pathology I and II, effective Nov. 1.
Dim received his medical degree from the University of Lagos College of Medicine and completed his residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in 2006 at UMKC. He completed fellowships in Oncologic Pathology in 2007 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute at State University of New York, and Cytopathology at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore in 2008. He is a diplomat of the America Board of Pathology. He has served as a member of the Council on Curriculum since 2011 and has taught the Pathology course for the past three years.
His research interests include CD24 expression in adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma and the cytological diagnosis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. He was awarded funding for his research from the Ellen Schumer Pancreatic and Liver Cancer Fund. He also mentors and advises students on research in pathology.