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Nidia Messias


Dr. Nidia Messias joined Arkana Labs in 2010. Previously, Dr. Messias was Assistant Professor in Surgical and Renal Pathology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA where she also served as medical director of the electron microscopy laboratory. Dr. Messias completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and was chief resident during her tenure. She received fellowship training in renal pathology at Johns Hopkins University and became board certified by the American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical) in 2008.  At Arkana, Dr. Messias oversees the fellowship program in renal pathology, directs the visiting scholar’s program, is on the Consensus in Diagnostics Committee, and authors the “Digging Deeper” series on the Arkana blog. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, keeping up with current events, and is an avid reader with diverse interests.

Dr. Messias is a member of the Renal Pathology Society, the College of American Pathologists, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, and American Society for Clinical Pathology.