Kevan Salimian, M.D., Ph.D.

Kevan Salimian, M.D., Ph.D.

Kevan Salimian was born and raised in Salisbury, MD. In 2003, he attended the University of Maryland, College Park as a Banneker/Key scholar where he received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics. In 2007, he attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he pursued an MD/PhD. His PhD work focused on two proteins-CENP-A and Aurora B–which play a critical role in regulating cell division in eukaryotes. He subsequently completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and served as Chief Resident in his final year. Kevan enjoys traveling around the US, trying new, crazy foods and watching/playing sports of all kinds. He is a huge Ravens and Orioles fan. Currently, Kevan is completing his fellowship in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at. Next year, he will start as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and will pursue his strong passion in Pathology education.

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