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Carol K. Petito, M.D.

General Information

Carol K. Petito, M.D.

Contact

  • Fax: 305-243-5929

Specialties

  • Pathology-Neuropathology
  • Pathology-Anatomic

Languages

English

Clinical Areas

Neuropathology

Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology-Neuropathology
  • American Board of Pathology-Anatomic

Roles

  • Director of Brain and Tissue Bank
  • Professor of Pathology and Affiliate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
  • Program Director, Pathology Residency Training Program

Research Interests

Current area of research involves the effects of HIV on the nervous system, looking at mechanisms involved in neuronal and white matter injury in HIV-infected patients as well as in pathophysiology of viral entry into brain. In addition Dr Petito heads the Brain and Tissue Bank for Developmental Disorders at the Miller School of Medicine.  Both receive NIH funding.

Education

1973 Fellowship
Armed Forces Institutes of Pathology (Neuropathology)
1970 Residency
The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical College
1967 M.D.
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
1963 B.S.
Tufts University

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