DPA Announces Esteemed Keynote Speaker for Pathology Visions 2017

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA) is pleased to announce that esteemed experimental surgical pathologist, Michael J. Becich, MD, PhD, will keynote the organization’s Pathology Visions conference, in San Diego, California.


Becich is an experimental surgical Pathologist who has placed his career focus on translational informatics. He has been involved in digital pathology since its inception and is a champion for computational pathology and STEM education. His current projects involve creating data commons to ensure FAIR (F=findable, A=accessible, I=interoperable, R=reusable) data principles and best practice software development to enable precision medicine. To learn more about Becich, click here.


Becich will join hundreds of Pathology professionals from around the world as they head to San Diego this October to network, hear from other renowned speakers and influencers, experience the newest digital pathology technology and work collaboratively to advance their industry.


As a secondary announcement, the DPA is celebrating its own growth with the addition of Canadian-based Huron Digital Pathology as its newest Councilor Member. As a leader within the field of digital pathology, Huron joins other prominent industry leaders in their support of the DPA and the Pathology Visions Conference as it works toward widespread adoption.


“As the practice of pathology transitions to digital workflows, the Digital Pathology Association plays a critical role in advocacy, education and awareness,” said Patrick of Huron Digital Pathology. “ Therefore, I am delighted that Huron Digital Pathology has joined the DPA and is
supporting the Pathology Visions conference. I am particularly looking forward to contributing at the board level, providing a voice for growing, innovative companies.”


About the Digital Pathology Association

The DPA is a not-for-profit organization comprised of pathologists, scientists, technologists and
industry representatives dedicated to the advancement of the field of digital pathology.
Founded in 2009, the Association’s mission is to facilitate “education and awareness of digital
pathology in health care.” Its Board of Directors is composed of a mix of all segments within the
digital pathology space, with both US and international representatives. Members are
encouraged to share best practices and promote the use of technology amongst colleagues in
order to demonstrate efficiencies, awareness and its ultimate benefits to patient care. To learn
more about the DPA and Pathology Visions, please click here.