Friday, October 28, 2011

Dr. Doug Anthony becomes Chief-of-Pathology at Brown-affiliated hospitals

Excerpts from a message from Timothy J. Babineau, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas C. Anthony, MD, PhD, as chief of pathology at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, effective February 1, 2012. A neuropathologist, Dr. Anthony will lead the clinical, educational and research pathology programs for Lifespan, as well as help to bridge pathology and the neurosciences through the Norman Prince Neuroscience Institute.


Douglas C. Anthony, MD, PhD
Dr. Anthony comes to Rhode Island Hospital from the University of Missouri, where he is the chair of the department of pathology and anatomical sciences and professor of neurology.  At the University of Missouri Health Care he serves as chief of pathology and medical director of pathology clinical laboratories. He also serves as a pathologist at the Harry S. Truman Veterans Administration Medical Center, Women and Children’s Hospital, and the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, and as a neuropathologist for the Office of the Medical Examiner in Boone, Callaway and Greene counties in Missouri.  Previously, he was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and served as a neuropathologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and as a neuropathologist consultant to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

He has won numerous awards, including the Dr. Edison H. and Sallie Y. Miyawaki Teaching Award in Neurosciences at Harvard Medical School; the Excellence in Education Award in pre-clinical sciences at the University of Missouri; and the Order of Socrates award at the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri.

Dr. Anthony’s appointment further demonstrates our commitment to becoming a leader in the neurosciences, and we are confident that he will be a tremendous asset to our clinical team.  Please join me in welcoming and congratulating Dr. Anthony.