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Welcome to the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. We are proud to be a foundational program for the UC Davis Health providing outstanding diagnostic services that leverage our expertise by defining precision medicine pathways, encouraging scientific advancement through innovation and educating the next generation of physicians and scientists.

We have a rich history of being leaders in the mission areas of clinical care, research, education and community engagement. Since our founding by Dr. Robert E. Stowell in 1967, the department has grown to more than 50 faculty members and 18 clinical trainees. I am proud to lead the department as we usher in a new era of growth and innovation and continue to build upon our earned reputation for excellence. We will continue to push medicine and science forward into the age of digital diagnostics, machine learning, data science and much more. I invite you to further explore our website to learn about our many endeavors and to find opportunities to partner with us!

Thank you,

Kim Hazard


Florette K. Hazard, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of California, Davis Health