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Bio for Gladwyn Leiman, MBBCh
Gladwyn Leiman, MBBCh

Gladwyn Leiman, MBBCh

Professor (Retired)
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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1967 Certification: Educational Council for Foreign, Medical Graduates ECFMG (USA)
1967 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh),University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg
1977 Visa Qualifying Examination (VQE) Educational Commission for Foreign, Medical Graduates (USA)
1978 Federal Licensure Examination (FLEX), Board of Registration & Discipline in Medicine, Massachusetts (USA)
1983 Fellowship Examination, International Academy of Cytology (FIAC), The International Board of Cytopathology
1990 Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists (MRCPath), (London, UK)
1994 Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath) (London, UK)

Academic Appointments

1969 Medical Officer: South African Blood Transfusion Service
1970 - 1978 (P.T.), Medical Officer: Transvaal Family Planning Association
1971 - 1974 Medical Officer: Cytology, Dept of Anatomical Pathology, School of Pathology of the South African Institute for Medical Research (SAIMR) and University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg
1974 - 1982 Head of Unit: Cytology, Baragwanath Laboratory School of Pathology, SAIMR and Wits University
1982 - 1995 Head of Department: Cytopathology, Central & Regional LaboratoriesSchool of Pathology, SAIMR and Wits University
1994 - 2000 Associate Professor: Department of Anatomical Pathology,University of Witwatersrand Medical School
1995 - 2000 Consultant Cytopathologist: Cytopathology Unit, School of Pathology of SAIMR, and University of the Witwatersrand
2000 - Present Professor of Pathology: University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont

Awards and Honors

1976 Hamilton-Maynard Medal of the Medical Association of South Africa for the best single-author paper in the SAMJ in 1976
1990 Neville Proctor Prize of the South African Institute for Medical Research for the best article in Anatomical Pathology published in the preceding year
1995 Janet Sceales Antrobus Award from the Janet Sceales Antrobus Trust, administered by the Department of Surgery, for research into prognostic indices in breast cancer, in conjunction with Mr. Gary Fetter
1996 Named as Light Source Personality of Cytopathology in South Africa by the International Academy of Cytology publication "CYTOPATHS"
1999 The Gladwyn Leiman Cytopathology Centre was named and opened after refurbishment of the Cytopathology Department of the SAIMR


2011 An interinstitutional review of the value of FNAB in pediatric oncology in resource-limited countries R Razack, P Michelow, G Leiman, A Harnekar, J Poole, G Wessels, P Hesseling, C Stefan, M Louw, P Schubert, H Clarke, CA Wright Diagn Cytopathol 2011; doi. 10.1002/dc.21624.

2011 MICROBIOLOGY.  Pantanowitz L, Leiman G, Garcia LS (Chapter 4:pp 37-84). In "CYTOPATHOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES”  Pantanowitz L, Michelow P, Khalbuss W.Series Editor: Rosenthal D: ESSENTIALS IN CYTOPATHOLOGY, 2011. Springer, New York.

2010 Cytomorphology of cervicovaginal melanoma:  ThinPrep versus conventional Pap tests. N Setia, RA Goulart, G Leiman, ON Otis, R Modem, L Pantanowitz CytoJournal 2010; 7:25.

2010 Documentation of immunocytochemistry controls in the cytopathologic literature:  A meta-analysis of 100 journal articles C Colasacco, S Mount, G Leiman Diagn Cytopathol 2010; 39(4):245-250.

For a complete list of Gladwyn Leiman's publications, please visit PubMed.