Company: American Society of Investigative Pathology
Location: Rockville, Maryland, United States
Mark E. Sobel, MD, PhD, Senior Executive Director at the American Society of Investigative Pathology, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.
Dr. Sobel leads the American Society of Investigative Pathology in Bethesda, Maryland after working for many years with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the city. He has dedicated over 42 years to the medical profession, and served to the rank of captain with the U.S. Public Health Service from 1975 to 2001. After contributing over 140 articles to professional journals and holding numerous patents in the field, Dr. Sobel has earned the respect of his peers and a 1989 Commendation Medal from the U.S. Public Health Service, among many other awards.
The son of Abraham David and Selma Etta Sobel, Dr. Sobel was born in New York City and traveled north to attend Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He earned an MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1975, the same year he received a PhD in biomedical sciences from the City University of New York. Initially, he served a medical internship and clinical fellowship in pediatrics with the Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Harvard University Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1976 he joined the NIH as a research associate, in accordance with his service with the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. Sobel was named senior investigator of the NIH affiliated National Cancer Institute in Bethesda in 1983, and chief of the molecular pathology section in 1992. After his service with the NIH ended in 2001, he took up the position of senior executive director with the American Society of Investigative Pathology nearby, where he has served in a leadership position since 1995.
In addition to his current society, Dr. Sobel is a member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Association for Molecular Pathology, the Association of Accreditation for Human Research Protections Programs, the Experimental Biology Minority Access Research Careers program for the Federation of American Societies, and PubMed Central. He is recognized as an excellent scientist with membership in the honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, and Alpha Omega. Dr. Sobel was selected for inclusion in numerous volumes of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World. He enjoys classical music and history.
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