Dr. Pantanowitz earned his medical degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, in Boston followed by fellowships in hematopatholoy and cytopathology. He is also boarded in Clinical Informatics. During his career at Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center he has achieved regional, national and international recognition as a leader in the pathology field. As a leader in informatics with a particular interest in digital pathology he spearheaded landmark clinical guidelines for promoting adoption of digital pathology and developing a national pathology informatics curriculum. Dr. Pantanowitz is an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pathology Informatics. He is widely published in the field of pathology informatics including digital imaging and its application to pathology. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Distinguished Service Award from the Association for Pathology Informatics. Throughout his career he has linked his skills as a diagnostic pathologist to a lifetime commitment to educating others.