Paul Dennis Simonson, M.D., Ph.D.

Pathology

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Personal Statement

I enjoy being a member of the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine and the opportunity it gives me to serve others. I aim to provide high quality patient care while also improving care through research.

Biographical Info

Dr. Simonson is a practicing hematopathologist who joined Weill Cornell Medicine in July of 2020 as an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He completed his M.D. and Ph.D. in the Medical Scholars Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His graduate work in Physics was focused primarily on single-molecule and super-resolution fluorescence imaging. He went on to complete residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and a fellowship in Hematopathology at the University of Washington. Dr. Simonson completed an additional research year in Hematopathology wherein he focused on techniques in multiparametric imaging in tissue, and machine learning approaches to improve clinical flow cytometry.

Honors and Awards

UIUC Thursh Award for outstanding medical student in pathology

Thomas Buetow Travel Award

Dr. David Morse and Mrs. Nancy Morse Scholarship

Roger E. Moe Fellowship

ACLPS Strandjord Young Investigator Award

Board Certifications
American Board of Pathology
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.D.
    University of Illinois College of Medicine
    2014
  • Ph.D.
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    2010
  • B.S.
    Utah State University
    2003
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Pathologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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