Charles R. Lassman, MD, PhD is Professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Geffen UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. Lassman did his undergraduate work at George Washington University, received his M.D. and Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he studied the alternate processing of immunoglobulin mRNA under the direction of Dr. Christine Milcarek. He did Post doctoral work on Trypanosoma brucei brucei at the University of Geneva, Switzerland under the direction of Dr. Jacques Deshusses. He completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Stanford University including fellowships in Surgical Pathology under the direction of Dr. Richard Kempson and immunodiagnosis under the direction of Dr. Roger Warnke and Dr. Robert Rouse. He completed a final year of training at Stanford University as a "Junior Attending" which also served as a fellowship year in Liver and Renal Pathology under the direction of Dr. Richard Sibley. He joined the faculty in the Department of Pathology at UCLA in 1997.
Dr. Lassman is the director of Liver and renal pathology at UCLA and the Director of the Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program from 2003 until July 2015, the Director of the Residency Program and the Vice chair for clinical education from 2005 until July 2014. He is currently associate director of the Surgical Pathology Fellowship program and of the Anatomic and clinical pathology residency program. He has been a member of the Education Committee of the California Society of Pathologists since 2003.