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Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD, FCAP is a senior member in the Department of Pathology at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Bui serves as the scientific director of the Analytic Microscopy Core, the section head of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology and the President of Medical Staff (July 2018-June 2020). She is also a professor and the director of the Cytopathology Fellowship at the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine. She received her medical doctorate degree in Beijing, China and completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Florida. She also received a PhD in Molecular Pathology and Immunology from the University of Florida and is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology. Dr. Bui’s mission is to combine research, education, advocacy and service to provide the best possible patient care. Her interests include identification and validation of diagnostic, prognostic and predictive biomarkers for cancers, especially sarcoma and breast cancer. She is also interested in the improvement of diagnostic accuracy, efficiency and the value of pathology by addressing practical issues in the field. Her expertise includes sarcoma pathology, cytopathology, biomarker testing and digital pathology. She has published over 180 peer-reviewed articles, 25 book chapters and 3 books including Atlas of Soft Tissue and Bone Pathology by Demos Medical, The Healing Art of Pathology by College of American Pathologists (CAP), and Modern Techniques in Cytopathology by Karger. Dr. Bui is the study pathologist for multiple research grants and received several patents for inventions in digital pathology and cancer diagnostics. She is also a successful educator who has received multiple teaching awards including Moffitt Educator of the Year in 2013, and chairs committees that help organize national meetings on pathology education. She has frequently lectured both nationally and internationally. Dr. Bui is continuously recognized by The Pathologist magazine as one of the Top 100 Power List, which celebrates the exceptional achievements of those who have had a profound impact on the field of pathology. She also received the Distinguished Patient Care Award from CAP (2019). As a pathology leader, Dr. Bui is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Soft Tissue Sarcoma Panel, Chair of the CAP Publications Committee, Vice Chair of the CAP Digital and Computational Pathology Committee and Vice President of the Florida Society of Pathologists. She chaired the Expert Panel of the Quantitative Image Analysis (QIA) project and developed the guideline to improve the accuracy, precision and reproducibility of breast cancer HER2 IHC QIA interpretation and reporting of the CAP. While President of the Digital Pathology Association, she passionately and effectively led the association to achieve multiple important milestones. She is a well respected leader in using digital pathology and artificial intelligence to improve the quality of patient care in practicing pathology. Dr. Bui is a strong advocate for pathology, pathologists and laboratory professionals. The Healing Art of Pathology, a brain child of her, is dedicated to pathologists, medical laboratory professionals, patients, their families, clinicians and art lovers. This is the first art book focused on the discipline of pathology and the people behind the microscope supporting fellow clinicians in patient care. From this effort, Dr. Bui hopes the public will gain a better appreciation of this important subspecialty and the pathologists who contribute to the highest quality patient care.
Education & Training
Start Year: 2013 End Year: 2013 Educator of the Year, Sponsor: Moffitt Cancer Center
Title: The Genomics of MPNST (GeM) Consortium
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