EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER - Dr. Omar Bagasra
Dr. Omar Bagasra went to study medicine at the Universidad Autónoma in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. After two years of study, he went to Temple University, where he completed his clinical training. Subsequently, he completed residency in anatomic pathology at Hahnemann and Temple Universities., a fellowship in Clinical Laboratory Immunology at the Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children, while serving as a full time faculty member at Hahnemann University, all in Philadelphia. Before coming to Claflin University, he held professorships at Hahnemann University (1980-1987) and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, where he served as director of the Molecular Retrovirology Laboratories and Section Chief of Molecular Diagnostics of the Center for the Study of Human Viruses, as well a Professor of Medicine from 1991-98. He also keeps a hand in clinical work, he is currently board-eligible in anatomic pathology and a diplomat of the American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI), and the American Board of Forensic Examiners and a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners.