Li-Jun Yang, MD
Li-Jun Yang, MD, MS, was recruited to the University of Florida Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine as an assistant professor in 2001 and was promoted to professor in July 2014.
Dr. Yang teaches medical and dental students systemic pathology, topics of hematologic malignancies in hematopathology and clinical case studies. She also gives a series of lectures to pathology residents on topics, such as:
Lymphocyte development and benign lymphadenopathy;
Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma;
Acute leukemia; and
Molecular diagnosis in leukemia and lymphoma.
In addition to educating her students with informative formal lectures, Dr. Yang also supervises postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, clinical fellows, and summer research students on how to effectively perform biomedical and clinical research studies.
After earning her MD and MS degrees from Beijing Medical University in China, Dr. Yang carried out postdoctoral research in the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of Pennsylvania, where she later held appointments as a research assistant professor and an adjunct assistant professor. Dr. Yang received anatomic pathology residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; clinical pathology residency training at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine; and subspecialty fellowship training in hematopathology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. In 2000, she was certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical Pathology and later certified in her subspecialty by the Board in Hematopathology in 2001.
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