47872-Mesa, Hector
Faculty

Hector Mesa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Address
MS 4040
PATH
IN
Indianapolis, IN

Bio

2019
Certificate in Clinical Research (PHCert-CR)School of Public Health, University of Minnesota,Twin Cities
2005
Hematopathologist, Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist University of MinnesotaMedical School, Twin Cities
2005-06
Senior Hematopathology/SurgicalPathology  Fellow,  VA  Medical  Center  and Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2004-05
Hematopathology Fellow, University of Minnesota Medical School,Twin Cities, under Professor Richard Brunning
2002-03
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Resident, University of Minnesota Medical School,Twin Cities, under Professor Carlos Manivel
2001
Surgical Pathology Fellow, University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities, under Professor Carlos Manivel
1999
Anatomic Pathologist Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia
1996-99
Pathology Resident, Javeriana University, under Professor Paula Stiefken
1993
Dr. med., magna cum laude (PhD equivalent) Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany 
1991
M.D.Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

Internship in pediatrics and internal medicine at the University Hospital in Freiburg, Germany (6 months)
1990
Internship in surgery, obstetrics and gynecology at the “San José”, “Kennedy” and “Lorencita Villegas” hospitals in Bogotá, Colombia (6 months)
1985-90
Medical School, Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

Employment
9/2020-present
Associate Residency Program Director for Anatomic Pathology
2/2020-present
Staff Pathologist, Associate Professor Pathology and Laboratory MedicineIUH / Indiana University School of Medicine
2006-1/2020
Staff Pathologist, VAHealthCare System,  Minneapolis, Minnesota
2006-8/2019
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
1999-00
Staff Pathologist, “Patolabs Rx Ltda.” ClínicaSanta Bibiana, Bogotá, Colombia 
1994-95
Staff Physician, Hospital San José, Belén de Umbría, Risaralda, Colombia
1993-94
Physician, Mandatory Social ServiceYear, Hospital San Jose, Belén de Umbría, Risaralda, Colombia

Key Publications

Verma A, Mbughuni M, Mariash E, Mesa H.  Hyperleukocytosis increases risk of fatal hyperkalemia with new Ibrutinib/Venetoclax regimen for refractory mantle cell lymphoma. J Chemother 2019

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Education
    1994 PhD University of Freiburg
    1991 MD Universidad del Rosario
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pathology - Pathology - Anatomic*
    American Board of Pathology - Hematopathology
  • Clinical Interests

    Hematology / Immunology

    Genitourinary Pathology

    Gastrointestinal Pathology

    Endocrine Pathology

    General Pathology

  • Awards
    Org: Department of Medicine, Minneapolis VA Health Care System
    Desc: Outstanding Educator
    Scope: University
    Date:
    Org: University of Minnesota Medical School
    Desc: Clinical Pathology Teacher of the Year
    Scope: University
    Date:
    Org: 23rd Annual Pediatric Nephrology Meeting
    Desc: Else KroenerFresenius Preis
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: European Society for Clinical Investigation
    Desc: Poster Award
    Scope: National
    Date:

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