Dr. Curt Hanson is a consultant in hematopathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, with an academic rank of Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. He is the previous Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and is currently the Chief Medical Officer of Mayo Clinic Laboratories. He’s also Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Clinical Laboratory Association.

Dr. Hanson is a hematopathologist with expertise in bone marrow pathology, with emphasis on translational research related to the study of hematologic diseases. More recently, he has focused his clinical and academic interest on laboratory test utilization and how clinical laboratories need to adapt to a value-based reimbursement environment.

Dr. Hanson earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa. He completed his residency in anatomic/clinical pathology and a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Minnesota.