Joseph W. Chinquee, DHSc, MBA, MT(ASCP)DLM

Joseph Chinquee, DHSc, MBA, MT(ASCP)DLM

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Laboratory of Pathology


Dr. Chinquee is responsible for managing the clinical and scientific operations for the Laboratory of Pathology (LP), which serves as the primary accredited anatomic pathology service for the NIH Clinical Center and all categorical Institutes of the NIH. The LP provides services to the NIH community in the disciplines of surgical pathology, hematopathology, autopsy, cytopathology, flow cytometry and molecular diagnostics. These services include diagnostic and research support for the many clinical research protocols carried out at the NIH.  Dr. Chinquee oversees all elements of regulatory and accreditation compliance for LP, and is also the section head for the histopathology laboratory, biorepository and tissue procurement and processing facility.  

Areas of Expertise

1) medical technology 2) anatomic pathology 3) regulatory compliance 4) biorepository


Selected Key Publications

PATH-46. Diagnostic Impact of the CNS Tumor Methylation Profiling in a Neuropathology Consult Practice

Wu Z, Abdullaev Z, Pratt D, Chung HJ, Skarshaug S, Zgonc V, Perry C, Pack S, Saidkhodjaeva L, Nagaraj S, Tyagi M, Xi L, Raffeld M, Papanicolau-Sengos A, O’Donnell K, Chinquee J, Newford M, Gilbert M, Sahm F, Suwala AK, von Deimling A, Nassiri F, Zadeh G, Ruppin E, Quezado M, Aldape K.
PATH-46. Diagnostic Impact of the CNS Tumor Methylation Profiling in a Neuropathology Consult Practice. 23/6: 2021.
Full-Text Article
[ Journal Article ]

Diagnosing cutaneous leishmaniasis: the advantage of forward deployed histology in avoiding a surgical pitfall

Marx RJ, Ray PD, Schwartz JA, Chinquee JW, and Habibi, R.
Military Medicine. 172(7): 749-52, 2007. [ Journal Article ]

Infrastructure and facilities for human biobanking in low- and middle-income countries: a situation analysis

Mendy M, Carbous E, Sylla BS, Dillner J, Chinquee J, and Wild C.
Pathobiology. 81(5-6): 252-60, 2014. [ Journal Article ]


Quality Assurance Specialist
Victoria Lumelski, BS
Pathologists Assistant
Sarah Young, PA
Pathologists Assistant (PA)
Nicole Hufnagel, MS, PA(ASCP)
Program Specialist
TaShanda Ashford
Histopathology Manager
Michael Newford, DHSc, MBA, HTL(ASCP)
Program Specialist
Princess Dorley
Program Specialist
Kennedi Stephens
Patient Care Coordinator
Tangi Butler
Histopathology Technician
Makda Gebregziabher
Patient Care Coordinator
Ralph Nix
Histopathology Technician
Claire Roque
Silke Williams
Histopathology Technician
Gabriella Llerena
Laboratory Assistant
Mary Hazel Roque
Laboratory Assistant
Keila Marmol
Laboratory Assistant
Larissa Johnson