Clinical and Research Background
Dr. Lucas is an Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, and specializes in hematopathology, hematology and coagulation. She has a background in clinical hematology/ oncology through prior medical training in Germany, and in translational research hematology/ immunology through a PhD at Queen Mary University/ Barts Cancer Institute London, UK, as well as postdoctoral training at the Ohio State University.
Dr. Lucas is an International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC) Marylou Ingram scholar (2019-2023), a Cytometry B Editorial Board member, and currently serves as the Chair of the International Clinical Cytometry Society (ICCS) DI committee, and as Member-J of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Personalized Health Care (PHC) Committee.
Clinical Pathology, 2023
Lymphoma immunobiology; clinical decision support tools, workflow optimization, resource utilization, and standardization in hematology and hematopathology diagnostics
Academic and Medical Appointments
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2023-Present
Education and Training
Fellowship (intercalated), Hematopathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2021-2022
Residency, Clinical Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2019-2021 and 2022-2023
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Experimental Hematology Laboratory, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, OH, 2015-2019
PhD, Hematology/ Immunology, Queen Mary University, London, UK, 2011-2015
Residency, Hematology/ Oncology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany, 2008-2011
Doctorate Degree (Dr. med.), Medicine, Johannes Guttenberg University Mainz, Germany, 2006-2008
MD, Johannes Guttenberg University Mainz (Germany), 2002-2008