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    Jeong Hee Cho (Cho-Vega), M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology, is a Director of Dermatopathology service at The University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida. She received her medical degree (MD) from College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University (Korea) and M.S. and Ph.D degree from College of Medicine, Seoul National University (Korea). She completed a residency in Anatomical Pathology in Seoul National University Hospital (Korea) and completed two fellowships in Surgical Pathology in Asan Medical Center (Korea) and in Molecular Pathology in Japanese National Canter Center Research Institute (Japan). In her past life, she was a faculty in College of Medicine, Dankook University (Korea), and in Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. After 5 years basic research focusing on laser captures microdissection-serial analysis of gene expression profile (LCM-microSAGE) for prostate carcinoma in MDACC, she completed a repeated AP residency in The Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX and Dermatopathology fellowship in UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. Before joining UM in November 2013, she was a staff Dermatopathology in private practice in Houston from 2009.  In UM, she established Dermatopathology service in Pathology with cases from UM hospital, Sylvester comprehensive cancer center, Jackson Memorial hospital, and Leon regional hospital and specialized for melanoma, cutaneous lymphoma, and molecular diagnosis. 


    She has authored over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, and has mentored numerous medical students, residents, and fellows. She has been an investigator of basic and translational research studies of cell signaling in lymphomas and melanoma. Her work is focused on developing and improving diagnosis for melanoma and cutaneous lymphoma.

    Jeong Hee Cho (Cho-Vega), M.D., Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Pathology, 

    Director of Dermatopathology
    The University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
    1611 N.W 12th Ave, Miami, FL 33136
    Holtz Building ET Suite 2142 A
    Tel: 305-585-6322