Medical Director of Knight Diagnostic Laboratories Director of Molecular Pathology, Oregon Health & Science UniversityBiography
After undergraduate studies at the Univ. of California, Berkeley, Professor Corless received his MD and PhD degrees from Washington University, St. Louis. He did his residency training in Anatomic Pathology at the Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, where he also completed fellowship training in GI Pathology and GU Pathology. In 1994, he joined the faculty of Oregon Health & Science University as an Assistant Professor. He has served as the residency program director in Pathology and medical director of surgical pathology for OHSU Hospital. He is an Associate Director of the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute, and he presently serves as Chief Medical Officer for the OHSU Knight Diagnostic Laboratories. In addition to practicing surgical pathology, Dr. Corless has expertise in the application of molecular diagnostics to the classification and prognostication of solid tumors. He was promoted to Professor of Pathology in 2004 and is an author on over 200 publications.