Pathology allows Thuy Phung, M.D., Ph.D., to combine her passions: medicine and research.
Phung has joined USA Health as medical director of molecular pathology and dermatopathology. She also will serve as an associate professor of pathology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.
Phung’s research area is tumor microenvironment, which is where cancer cells grow and includes blood vessels, lymphatics, immune cells and the extracellular matrix.
Prior to joining USA Health, Phung was an associate professor in the department of pathology and immunology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and served as molecular pathologist, a dermatopathologist and associate director of global pathology at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.