Clinical and Research Background
Dr. Eckel (maiden name Pandolfi) joined the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology as an Associate Director of the Hematopathology Division in 2020. She feels privileged to work with the dedicated team in the Hematopathology laboratory and is engaged with the team to provide state-of-the-art diagnostics for patients. Her research interests include application of flow cytometry and molecular methods for diagnostics and prognostication in myeloid and lymphoid hematologic malignancies. She has also been active in design and publication of educational resources related to training and continuing education in Hematopathology.
Dr. Eckel obtained her undergraduate degree at Barnard College of Columbia University followed by her MD and PhD degrees at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed residency and fellowship training in Clinical Pathology and Hematopathology at the University of Washington.
In her free time, Dr. Eckel enjoys spending time with family at their farm in Enumclaw, WA.
American Board of Pathology, Hematopathology, 2020
American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology, 2019
Mutation profiling of hematologic malignancies
Gene expression profiling of hematologic malignancies, including single cell methods
Education and Training
Fellowship, Hematopathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2019-2020
Residency, Clinical Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2016-2019
PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2008-2016
MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2008-2016
Undergraduate training, Barnard College, Columbia University, 2004-2008