Dr. Katz is a board certified Anatomic Pathologist and Cytopathologist who is currently
Professor of Pathology, Chief Research Cytopathology, and Director, Image Cytometry
Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston,
Dr. Katz received her medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand Medical
School in Johannesburg, South Africa. She completed a residency in anatomic pathology
and hematopathology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, along with a residency
in anatomic pathology at New England Medical Center Tufts Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
She served fellowships in Laboratory Medicine and Cytopathology at The University
of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston,Texas. Dr. Katz was Chief of Cytopathology
at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center from 1984 until 1998. During that
time she was instrumental in setting up the Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Program for Cytopathology, including gynecological cytopathology. She also instituted
the regulations as required by the CLIA Act of 1988, and has been actively involved
in cervical cytology quality assurance for over 20 years.
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