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  • 1) Studies nature, cause, and development of diseases, and structural and functional changes caused by them: Diagnoses, from body tissue, fluids, secretions, and other specimens, presence and stage of disease, utilizing laboratory procedures.

  • 2) Acts as consultant to other medical practitioners.

  • 3) Performs autopsies to determine nature and extent of disease, cause of death, and effects of treatment.

  • 4) May direct activities of pathology department in medical school, hospital, clinic, medical examiner's office, or research institute.

  • 5) May be designated according to specialty as Clinical Pathologist; Forensic Pathologist; Neuropathologist; Surgical Pathologist.




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Job Number: 7276