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Endowed Lectures

The Northwestern Pathology Department is honored to host three endowed lectures each year. These lectures were made possible by generous donations from Northwestern Pathology benefactors. 

The Mayberry Lecture

The Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr. Lecture honors Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr. for his interest in the relationship between chemicals and diseases. The 2024 Mayberry Lectureship belongs to Ashani Weeraratna, PhD, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and E.V. McCollum Professor and Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Johns Hopkins University. 

The Rao Lecture

The M. Sambasiva Rao Lecture was established in honor of Professor M. Sambasiva Rao, M.D. for his endearing contributions to surgical pathology service, scholarship, teaching and leadership. The 2024 Rao Lectureship belongs to Regina Barzilay, PhD, School of Engineering Distinguished Professor for AI and Health at MIT. 

The Calandra Lecture

This lecture honors Dr. Joseph C. Calandra, distinguished pathologist and toxicologist. The 2023 Calandra Lectureship has been awarded to Anthony Oro, PhDthe Eugene and Gloria Bauer Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University

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