ASCP's "40 Under Forty": Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD | Loyola Medicine
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, Named to American Society for Clinical Pathology's "40 Under Forty"

Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, FASCP

MAYWOOD, IL –  Loyola Medicine pathologist Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, FASCP, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s prestigious “40 Under Forty” list of future leaders in the field.

The list recognizes young pathologists “for their achievements and leadership qualities that are making an impact on pathology and laboratory medicine.”

Dr. Mirza, 36, is an assistant professor of pathology, medical director of molecular pathology and director of the medical student pathology clerkship. He also is establishing a master of science in medical laboratory science program. His clinical expertise includes pathology, hematopathology and molecular pathology.

Dr. Mirza completed medical school at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan and graduate school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a combined residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and fellowships in hematopathology, thoracic pathology and medical education (MERITS) at the University of Chicago.

Other honors Dr. Mirza has received include pathologist-in-training awards from the Society of Cardiovascular Pathology, the Society for Ultrastructural Pathology and Society for Pediatric Pathology; a Loyola Magis Star award; the 2017 Teacher of the Year Award for second-year students at Stritch School of Medicine; and a recent induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Mirza is a fellow of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 150 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 92 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 129,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.