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Juan Rosai, American pathologist. Diplomate American Board Pathology (trustee since 1996), American Board Dermatopathology; licensed physician Missouri, Minnesota, Connecticut, New York; certified educational council Foreign Medical Graduates. Recipient Lanskey-Ratner Pathologist of the Year award New York State Society of Pathologists, 1992.


Rosai, Juan was born on August 20, 1940 in Poppi, Arezzo, Italy.


Bachelor of Science, College Urquiza, Buenos Aires, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Buenos Aires, 1961. Doctor honoris causa, University Bologna, 1988.

Doctor honoris causa, University Santiago, Spain, 1999.


Intern, Hospital Regional Mar del Plata (Argentina), 1962-1963; resident in pathology, Hospital Regional Mar del Plata (Argentina), 1963-1965; resident in pathology, Washington University School Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1965-1966; fellow surgical pathology, Washington University School Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1966-1967; instructor pathology, Washington University, St. Louis, 1967-1970; from assistant.to associate professor, Washington University, St. Louis, 1970-1974; professor laboratory medicine and pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, 1974-1985; professor pathology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1985-1991; professor pathology, Cornell Univercity, New York City, since 1991; James Ewing Alumni professor, department chairman pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, since 1991. Gerald Levine Memorial lecturer Stanford University, 1978. Barry McAllister Memorial lecturer Yale University, 1980.

W.G.J. Putschar Memorial lecturer Harvard University, 1985, William Shelley Memorial lecturer Johns Hopkins University, 1987. James E. Ash Memorial Lecturer Armed Forces Institute Pathology, Washington, 1987. Henry L. Jaffe Memorial lecturer Hospital Bone and Joint Diseases, New York City, 1988.

Paul Potvliege Memorial lecturer Belgian Society Anatomic Pathology, 1988. Guest lecturer Silver Jubilee Royal College Pathology, London, 1987. H.G. PritzkerMeml. lecturer Academy Medicine & U. Toronto, 1990.

A. Purdy Stout Meml.lectr. A.P. Stout Society Surgical Pathologists, Dallas, 1990, Maude Abbott lecturer United States and Canada Academy of Pathology Toronto, 1995. Assistant pathologist John Cochran Veterans Administration Hospital., St. Louis, 1967-1968, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, 1968-1974.

Visiting research science laboratory chemical pathology National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1969-1970. Director anatomic and surgical pathology U. Hospitals, Minneapolis, 1974-1985. Co-director dermatopathology fellow and Bell Institute pathology University of Minnesota Medical School Minneapolis, 1976-1985.

Visiting professor U. Bologna and Florence, Italy, 1982-1983. Director anatomic pathology Yale University, New Haven, 1985-1991. Assistant chief pathology Yale-New Haven Hosp, 1985-1991.

Director pathology residency, fellowship program department pathology Yale University Medical School, 1985-1991, director anatomic pathology research laboratories, 1988-1991.


  • Diplomate American Board Pathology (trustee since 1996), American Board Dermatopathology. Licensed physician Missouri, Minnesota, Connecticut, New York. Certified educational council Foreign Medical Graduates.


  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief: Atlas of Tumor Pathology, 3rd series, since 1987. Associate editor: Applied Immunohistochemistry, since 1993, Cancer, since 1997. Member 16 editorial boards since 1976.

      Author 34 editorials, letters to editor and book reviews, since 1978. Contributor over 270 articles to professional journals. Presenter in field.


Fellow Royal College Pathologists. Member United States and Canadian Academy Pathology (councilman 1991-1994), American Society Clinical Pathologists, American Association Pathologists, American Asoc. Dermatopathology, Latin American Pathology Foundation, Argentinian Society Pathology (honorary), Chilean Society Pathology (honorary), Connecticut Society Pathologists, Japanese Society Pathology, Argentine-North American Association for Advancement of Science Tehc. and Culture, Arthur Purdy Stout Society Surgical Pathologists, International Society Dermatopathology, Association Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology (president 1993-1994), Academy Medical Sciences (Argentina), Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Maria L. Carcangiu. Children: Alberto E., Carlos F., John A.

Maria L. Carcangiu

Alberto E. Rosai

John A. Rosai

Carlos F. Rosai