Rachel P. Kowal, MD is joining the department as an Assistant Professor. She has been practicing dermatopathology for ten years, the last nine of which were in a private practice group in Rochester, NY. While in private practice, she continued to pursue her passion for teaching as an Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She moves to Indiana with her husband and two young children, and therefore, does not have much time for hobbies. But when she does have a moment, she enjoys the fine arts through active participation (drawing and painting) and visiting art galleries, science fiction books and movies, eating out as much as possible, and unfortunately, exercising to burn off the calories she gained from eating out the night before. Dr. Kowal is excited to join the IU community, and looks forward to a new chapter of her career in academic medicine.
Tieying Hou, MD is joining the department as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Hou completed her pathology residency training at the State University of New York, Buffalo and fellowship training at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She joined the team on July 20th. She loves movies and spending time with her family, twin girls and her husband.
Dr. Laura Warmke is joining the Indiana University (IU) Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine as an Assistant Professor. Laura is originally from Richmond, Virginia; she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at the University of Virginia and her Doctorate of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her post graduate training includes AP/CP residency at Virginia Commonwealth University, Selective Surgical Pathology Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Sarcoma Pathology (Bone & Soft Tissue) Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She has previously served as the Resident Member for the ACGME Pathology Review Committee and is interested in graduate medical education. Her hobbies include running, table tennis and studio art.
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