Gary W. Procop

Chair, Molecular Pathology, Section Head, Molecular Microbiology, Director, Parasitology & Mycology Laboratories, Professor of PathologyCleveland ClinicCleveland, OH

Bio: Gary W. Procop is Chairman of the Department of Molecular Pathology, Section Head of Molecular Microbiology, and Director of Mycology, and Parasitology at the Cleveland Clinic. His primary interests are the practical applications of molecular diagnostic methods for the diagnosis and treatment of infections; infectious disease pathology; mycology and parasitology. He completed Anatomic and Clinical Pathology training at Duke University Medical Center and a Clinical Microbiology Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Medical Microbiology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

He has given more than 500 scientific presentations, and has 162 published manuscripts, 29 chapters, and one book to his credit. Procop is an Officer and Trustee of the American Board of Pathology, and Chair of the Microbiology Test Development Committee for the Board. He is also a Member of Conferences Committee and Awards Committees for the American Society for Microbiology. He is the Chair of the Microbiology Resource Committee for the College of American Pathologists.