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Jim Lu, M.D., Ph.D., is the founder, CEO, and Medical Director for GoPath Laboratories. His focus is primarily on business development while he remains active with GI/Liver pathology cases and molecular test development. He received his medical degree from Wannan Medical College in Anhui, China. Afterward, he attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine. He also successfully completed his residency and fellowship training in GI/Liver and transplant pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Lu has been practicing in this area of expertise for more than 15 years.
Debbie Gonzalez, BSHA, MBA, is the Vice President of Service Excellence for GoPath Laboratories. Debbie has more than 15 years of diagnostic sales experience in the U.S. As an executive leader, she developed a successful track record in business development with Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), Vanguard Genesis Clinical Laboratories, University of Illinois Medical Center, Integrated Oncology and GenPath. Ms. Gonzalez joined GoPath to focus on expanding U.S. sales by using her vast experience and knowledge working with similar laboratory companies. She earned her BS in Health Administration and MBA from the University of Phoenix, Chicago.enix, Chicago.
Imad Bakri, MS, CG(ASCP)CM, is the Director of Operations. Mr. Bakri received his Bachelor of Science Degree in General Biology in 1994. He continued his education to earn a Master of Science Dregree in pharmacy in 1999. He held a research fellow position at the University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio. Mr. Bakri was involved in projects related to DNA damage and repair employing varied techniques, including cell culture, flow cytomery and molecular testing. During this time, he developed a strong interest in cytogenetics and molecular cytogenetics. He then entered the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program at the UT Health Science Center and earned his post-baccalaureate certificate in cytogenetics in 2009. He is also an ASCP certified Medical Technologist.
Curtis Loos, is the Director of Business Operations. Mr. Loos received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2001. He has held various sales and marketing positions in medical device, pharmaceuticals, and biopharmaceuticals. In these roles, Mr. Loos has been recognized both regionally and nationally for his outstanding performance. He has worked closely with multi-specialty physician based practices, hospitals, and home infusion companies. Mr. Loos is responsible for facilitating relationships and solidifying pathology service agreements with office based physicians, surgery centers, pathologists, and hospital accounts. Mr. Loos strives to ensure that GoPath Laboratories delivers high quality services and is dedicated to providing exceptional sales and customer service support.