Diversify In Path

Episode 12: Michael Arnold MD PhD

October 21, 2021 Season 1 Episode 13
Diversify In Path
Episode 12: Michael Arnold MD PhD
Show Notes

Hi Friends! Welcome to another episode of the diversify in path podcast.  This podcast explores how  investing in diversity  can lead to  a high return of investment in pathology and laboratory medicine by learning from the knowledge and experiences of  diverse voices within in our field. 

My next Guest is Dr. Michael Arnold MD PhD

Dr. Michael A. Arnold, is the Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology at Children’s Hospital Colorado, and an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Colorado, in Denver, Colorado.  Dr. Arnold received a B.A. in molecular genetics from the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY), and  completed the medical scientist training program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, receiving his Ph.D. in Genetics and Development for his work in the laboratory of Dr. Eric N. Olson. He completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. While at the National Cancer Institute, he completed a research fellowship in ultrastructural pathology and pediatric tumor pathology with Dr. Maria Tsokos. Following his research fellowship, Dr. Arnold continued at Nationwide Children’s Hospital where he completed a pediatric pathology fellowship. He became a faculty member at The Ohio State University and practiced at Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a staff pathologist later becoming Director of Surgical Pathology.  He subsequently moved to Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2019 to become the Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology, and is also currently the Pathology Informaticist for Children’s Hospital Colorado. 


In addition to his role as Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology, Dr. Arnold practices general pediatric surgical pathology, including autopsies, gastrointestinal biopsies and pediatric cancers. He has been active in the Soft Tissue Sarcoma group in Children’s Oncology Group (COG) since participating in the Young Investigator program in 2014, mentored by Dr. Erin Rudzinski, and is now a central pathology reviewer for COG rhabdomyosarcoma clinical trials.  Dr. Arnold is a member of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), and the Society for Pediatric Pathology (SPP). He serves on the CAP Virtual Lecture Series Steering Committee, and the SPP Informatics and Communication Committee. In 2020, he was elected to serve a two-year term on the EPIC Beaker Pathology Steering Board. Dr. Arnold has authored over 60 peer reviewed manuscripts, as well as invited reviews and a book chapter on pediatric bone tumors.  He lectures on various topics in pediatric pathology, including his April 2020 lecture on pediatric tumors for the CAP Virtual Lecture Series. He is also the director of the Pediatric Pathology module in PathElective.com


Michael A. Arnold, MD, PhD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Children’s Hospital Colorado

13123 East 16th Avenue, B120

Aurora CO, 80045



Twitter: @MArnold_PedPath
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