Dr. Mark Fung is Professor and Vice Chair of Population Health in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Vermont (UVM). He was previously the Director of Clinical Laboratories and Vice Chair of Quality and Clinical Affairs for the Department at UVM. Prior to that, he was President of the medical staff at UVM Medical Center and Director of the Blood Bank. In addition to directing the HLA and stem cell processing laboratories, he currently serves on the board of directors for the UVM health network’s medical practice group, and co-chairs the lab sub-committee for Vermont’s ACO, OneCare Vermont.
Outside of UVM, Dr. Fung has been active nationally and internationally in promoting the use of evidence-based transfusion guidelines and the centralized reporting of transfusion service-related adverse events and errors to patient safety organizations. He completed his training in biology at Wesleyan University and medical scientist training in pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed his residency in pathology at Barnes Jewish Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, with a fellowship in transfusion medicine at the Institute for Transfusion Medicine in Pittsburgh. Dr. Fung has been at UVM since 2004.