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Department of Pathology New Residents

Released: 7/4/2020 10:42:04 AM

We are excited to welcome the following new residents to our Pathology department.

Dr. Farshid Kashef

Dr. Kashef received his medical degree from Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences in Iran in 2003. He practiced family and emergency medicine in Iran until 2009 when he moved to the U.S. and became a research assistant at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. During his tenure at the U of I and as a post-doctoral scholar at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, he worked with immunostaining, cell cultures and computer programs such as MATLAB and trained new lab members. Back at the U of I in 2013, he worked as a Medical Lab Tech and drew blood samples and processed and conducted quality assurance procedures. From 2014 to 2018, he worked as a Medical Technologist for the American Red Cross in Columbus, OH where he where he was part of the Quality Control Unit. In May of 2020, he expects to receive a M.B.S. from the University of Toledo Medical Center in Pathology. Some of Dr. Kashef’s hobbies are international politics and volleyball.


Dr. Bei Yang

Dr. Yang received her medical degree from Southeast University Medical College in China in 1995. She completed the equivalent of an internal medicine residency at Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University, and continued on to complete subspecialty training in pulmonology at Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China in 2002. She practiced as a pulmonologist until moving to the U.S. to work as a research assistant at The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia designing and performing studies on an animal model for asthma. She eventually earned a Ph.D. from Drexel University College of Medicine in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Genetics in 2012. Her thesis involved studying the mechanism of involvement of hepatitis B virus X protein in viral replication. She has recently completed several pathology observerships in the Cincinnati area, and currently works as a medical and academic translator. Some of Dr. Yang’s hobbies are running and spending time with her children.


Dr. Mahyar Khazaeli

Dr. Khazaeli received his medical degree from Ahvaz Jondishapour University of Medical Sciences in Iran in 2008. He then practiced as a primary care physician for several years prior to coming to the U.S. in 2011. He worked as an assistant project scientist in the Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine where he gained skills in research planning, lab techniques and animal studies. Since 2016, he has been a lab manager and assistant project scientist in the Nephrology Department, UC Irvine. Recently, he has completed multiple pathology observerships at U.S. institutions on the East and West Coasts. Some of Dr. Khazaeli’s hobbies are playing and teaching violin, cooking and spending time with his family.



Dr. Al Amin

Dr. Amin received his medical degree from Mymensingh Medical College, Bangladesh in 1999. In Bangladesh, he practiced primary care and orthopedic surgery. He earned a master degree in public health from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2005. After coming to the U.S. in 2005, he worked as a harm reduction coordinator/outreach worker for PEEL HIV/AIDS Network in Ontario. He has worked as a physician assistant in family medicine and infectious disease in Canada and the U.S. Recently, he has been working as a volunteer research associate in the Department of Pathology, University Hospital, Rutgers, NJMS, Newark, NJ. In this capacity, he has been actively involved with the anatomic pathology residency program. Some of Dr. Amin’s hobbies are playing tennis, card games, history and spending time with family and friends.