University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Bio for Mary Tang, M.D.
Mary Tang, M.D.

Mary Tang, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Director of Cytogenetics, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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Cytogenetics & molecular pathology

Postdoctoral Training

2003-2004Cytogenetics Laboratory, Dartmouth Hitchcock Laboratory, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
2003Cytogenetics Laboratory, Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester, MN
2000-2003Fletcher Allen Health Care Cytogenetics Laboratory, Burlington, Vermont
1992-1993Clinical Chemistry Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
1991-1992Clinical Chemistry Fellow, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1989-1991Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1987-1989Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
1984-1986General Surgery Internship and Residency, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME


1980 - 1984 M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
1976 - 1980 B.A., zoology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Academic Appointments

2003-present  Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
2000-present  Medical Director of Cytogenetics, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
2000-present  Medical Director of Molecular Diagnostics, Vermont Cancer Center/University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
1993-2003       Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Awards and Honors

2015 Fourth Place Junior Member abstract at CAP ’15: Bone Marrow Collection Technique to Accommodate Precollection Uncertainties
1998 AMSA Golden Apple Teaching Award


Matthews A, Tang M, Cooper K. Cytogenetic Aberrations in Soft Tissue Tumors Harvested From Fresh Tissue Submitted for Surgical Pathology: A Single Institutional Experience. Int J Surg Path. Sept 2009

Ciolino AL, Tang ME, Bryant R. Statistical treatment of fluorescence in situ hybridization validation data to generate normal reference ranges using Excel functions. J Mol Diagn. 2009 Jul;11(4):330-3.

Tang, M
., Standage J. Dilution Protocols for Detection of Hook Effect/Prozone Phenomenon. Letter to the editor. Clin. Chem. 46(10): 1720-1721, 2000.

Sofferman R,Standage J, Tang, M.Minimal-Access Parathyroid Surgery Using Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Assay. Laryngoscope 108;October 1998.

Mercer D, Tang M, Marino I, Demetris A, Fung J, Starzl T, Warty V. Changes in Biliary (High-Molecular-Mass) and Liver Isoforms of Alkaline Phosphatase after Baboon-to-Human Liver Transplantation. Clin.Chem. 40(7): 1335-1339, 1994.

For a complete list of Mary Tang's publications, please visit PubMed.