Episode 122: Dr Fatima Carneiro – Pathology in Portugal, Gastric Cancer, and The European Society of Pathology

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Fatima Carneiro

What we discuss with Dr Carneiro:

  • How her interest in pediatrics changed to pathology
  • Her education in Angola, and some of her experiences there
  • How she became interested in teaching
  • How she started working on research in gastric cancer, and specifically hereditary gastric cancer
  • Her experience as an editor for The WHO Blue Book on Tumors of the Digestive System
  • How she became involved with the European Society of Pathology, and some of her accomplishments as President of the Society
  • How she established a national tumor bank network in Portugal
  • Why international efforts are important in pathology
  • The state of pathology recruitment in Portugal

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

Doctors on Social Media

LabVine Laboratory Transformation Seasonal School

The ConfLab from LabVine

Dress A Med scrubs


Dr Fatima Carneiro on Wikipedia

The Pathologist Power List 2018

The 2019 WHO Classification of Tumors of the Digestive System

Pathological Society of GB and Ireland Grand Rounds May 2022


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