Presidents – Dr. Alyssa M. Krasinskas

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Presidents


Alyssa M. Krasinskas, MD

President 2018 – 2020

Alyssa M. Krasinskas, MD, is an eminent gastrointestinal, hepatic, and pancreatobiliary pathologist who serves as a professor and Vice-Chair of Anatomic Pathology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as the director of the Gastrointestinal (GI) and Hepatic Pathology Fellowship there. After earning her MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, New York, Dr. Krasinskas completed an AP/CP residency at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), during which she performed 3 years of laboratory research in transplantation immunology. She then completed a clinical fellowship in surgical and GI pathology at UPenn before joining the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC in 2002. While at UPMC, she was director of both the highly regarded GI Pathology Service and GI Pathology Fellowship Program, was a member of the Surgical Pathology Committee of the College of American Pathologists, won acclaim for her frequent GI “short courses” at USCAP, and served as national president of the Rodger C. Haggitt GI Pathology Society. Since moving to her current position at Emory in 2013, Dr. Krasinskas has served on the Education Committee of the USCAP, is on the editorial boards of leading pathology journals, currently serves on the Foundation Committee of the USCAP and has made numerous contributions to the literature in the field of pancreatobiliary pathology, including book chapters, review articles, and peer-reviewed publications.