Gary W. Procop, MD, MS is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Board of Pathology. He spent most of his career at the Cleveland Clinic where he held several leadership positions, and remains a Consulting Staff at Cleveland Clinic and a Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
Dr. Procop completed a Bachelor of Science at Eastern Michigan University, followed by an MD and MS at Marshall University School of Medicine. Residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology was completed at Duke University Medical Center, followed by a Clinical Microbiology Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Medical Microbiology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
He has given more than 690 scientific presentations, and has 234 published manuscripts, 51 chapters, and has three books to his credit. He is a Member of the Board of Directors and the past Chair and current Vice Chair of the Antifungal Subcommittee of the Clinical & Laboratory Standards Institute. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties, and has held leadership positions in several other national Pathology and Microbiology organizations.
Major recognitions include the ASM BD Award for Research in Clinical Microbiology, the CAP Distinguished Patient Care Award, the Cleveland Clinic John Beach Hazard Teaching Award, the ASCP Mastership Designation, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Scholarship in Teaching Award, and the Belinda Yen-Lieberman, PhD, and James M. Lieberman, MD, Endowed Chair in Clinical Microbiology. His primary interests are using assessment to drive learning, developing and promoting best practices in laboratory testing, infectious disease pathology, mycology, and parasitology. He is currently working on a Masters of Education in Health Professions through Johns Hopkins University.