Dr. Cristina Magi-Galluzi
Dr. Magi-Galluzzi is Division Director of Anatomic Pathology, Section Head of Genitourinary Pathology, and Professor of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her MD at the University of Ancona, School of Medicine, Italy and her PhD in Oncologic Human Pathology at the University of Verona, Italy. She has completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago (1997-1999) and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston (1999-2001), followed by a fellowship in Urologic Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (2001-2003). After her fellowship training, Dr. Magi-Galluzzi was recruited as staff Pathologist at the Cleveland Clinic, where in 2007 was promoted to Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (CCLCM), in 2010 to Associate Professor, and in 2014 to Professor. She has been Director of Genitourinary pathology at the Cleveland Clinic from 2004 to 2018. In October 2018, she joined the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Since 2019 she holds the C. Bruce Alexander Endowed Professorship in Pathology at UAB.
Her clinical expertise is the pathological diagnosis of genitourinary diseases, including prostate, bladder, testicular, adrenal and kidney malignancies. Her research interest focuses on prostate carcinogenesis and in the discovery and validation of tumor markers and genomic tests of value in furthering the goals of successful treatment and understanding of the pathogenesis of genitourinary disease. She is the author of numerous (~255) peer-reviewed publications, invited reviews and book chapters, as well as the editor of three books on genitourinary pathology. She has presented and lectured extensively at national and international meetings and has conducted national and international courses, workshops and slide seminars in urological pathology. She is a founding member of the Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS), and has been a member of the USCAP Board of Directors from 2018 to 2021. Currently, she is the Secretary of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society (APSS).
Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, MD, PhD | Professor
Professor of Pathology
Division Director of Anatomic Pathology & Section Head of Genitourinary Pathology The C. Bruce Alexander Endowed Professorship in Pathology
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