Headshot photo of Richard D. Press, M.D., Ph.D.

Richard D. Press, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Program Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship
  • Molecular and Medical Genetics Graduate Program, School of Medicine
  • Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, School of Medicine


Dr. Press is the director of molecular pathology and the Molecular Diagnostics Center at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, and program director for the molecular genetic pathology fellowship. His research interests include molecular diagnostic biomarkers in cancer and infectious diseases and prevalent genetic alterations in common diseases. Dr. Press received his M.D. and Ph.D. in 1988 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.A., 1981, Northwestern University
    • M.D., Ph.D., 1988, Case Western Reserve University
  • Residency

    • Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Fellowship

    • Molecular pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Certifications

    • Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 1992
    • Molecular Genetic Pathology, American Board of Pathology & American Board of Medical Genetics, 2001


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