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Rita M. Braziel M.D.

    • Professor of Pathology School of Medicine
    • Medical Director, Hematopathology

The focus of Dr. Braziel's services include hematopathology, which comprise of bone marrow, lymph nodes, hemepath flow cytometry and hemepath molecular diagnostic cases. Her clinical areas of interest are all areas of diagnostic hematopathology and standardization of molecular diagnostic in hematopathology. Dr. Braziel currently serves as the director of hematopathology at OHSU.

Areas of interest

  • All areas of diagnostic hematopathology
  • Standardization of molecular diagnostic testing in hematopathology
  • Identification of biologic markers of diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic importance in malignant lymphomas


  • B.S., University of New Mexico 1972
  • M.D., University of New Mexico 1977
  • Residency:

    • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of New Mexico Affiliated Hospitals, 1977-1981
  • Fellowship:

    • Medical Staff Fellow in Hematopathology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 1981-1984
  • Certifications:

    • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 1981

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