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Board Certification

- American Board of Pathology

- Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2005

- Cytopathology, 2007


1992 M.D.

Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

2000 Ph.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA



Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado


Fellow in Surgical Pathology, University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado


Fellow in Cytopathology, University of Massachusetts, School of Medicine, Worcester, MA

Academic Appointments

2007 – present

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University ofMassachusetts, Worcester, MA

Clinical Appointments

2007- present

Staff Pathologist, Department of Pathology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

2010- present

Director of Head & NeckPathology, Department ofPathology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Honors Awards and Grants


Association of Molecular Pathology Trainee Award, Missouri

Research Interests :Dr. Akalin's Picture

Dr. Akalin has broad diagnostic expertise, with interests in head & neck pathology, cytopathology, and pulmonary pathology. He participates in teaching fellows and residents in our department.

His research interests include:

- Study of new techniques to improve the diagnostic yield in fine needle aspirations.

- Specific detection of cervical cancers using cytometry-based molecular diagnostics.

- Development of radiolabeled biomarkers for the localization of neoplasms.

- Exploration of new diagnostic and prognostic markers in pulmonary disorders with a focus on lung neoplasms.

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  • Lung Neoplasms