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Rachel E. Factor, M.D., M.H.S.

Specialties

  • Pathology, Anatomical

Languages

  • English

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Bio

Rachel E. Factor, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a practicing clinical pathologist with a focus in breast diseases. She is a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) investigator and participates in HCI's breast treatment planning conferences and the Breast Interdisciplinary Group (BIG). Factor is certified by the American Board of Pathology.

Factor's research interests include the biology and prevention of breast cancer. She also collaborates with basic scientists, clinicians, and epidemiologists to develop clinical decision-making tools for preventing recurrence and extending survival. As an anatomic and cell pathologist, Factor has experience evaluating tissue histology and the morphology of individual cells.

Factor completed her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY, followed by residency and fellowships at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Anatomic Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Sub: Anatomic Path)
American Board of Pathology (Sub: Cytopathology)
Cancer Center Programs Cell Response & Regulation

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Anatomic Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Sub: Anatomic Path)
American Board of Pathology (Sub: Cytopathology)
Cancer Center Programs Cell Response & Regulation

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2507 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Department of Pathology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Dr. Factor is a staff pathologist and a medical director in the Cytology Laboratory at ARUP and an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. She is an investigator in the Huntsman Cancer Institute and member of the Cell Response and Regulation program. Dr. Factor received her master of health science from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and her MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. She completed an internship in internal medicine at NYU Medical Center and a residency in anatomic pathology followed by fellowships in surgical pathology and cytopathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Dr. Factor is board certified in anatomic pathology and cytopathology, and is a member of the College of American Pathology, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Her research interests include topics in breast cancer pathology and cytopathology.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Brigham and Women's Hospital
Cytopathology
Fellow
Fellowship Brigham and Women's Hospital
Surgical Pathology
Fellow
Residency Brigham and Women's Hospital
Surgical Pathology
Resident
Internship New York University Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training Johns Hopkins University
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
M.H.S.
Undergraduate Princeton University
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
B.A.

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