Dr. Buja is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the University of Texas Health System as well as a Distinguished Teaching Professor and former Dean of the McGovern Medical School of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He received the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology’s Distinguished Achievement Award in 2009. In addition to his clinical responsibilities with the autopsy and cardiovascular pathology-focused surgical pathology and consultation services, Dr. Buja holds numerous notable extramural positions. Among these is as the Editor-in-Chief of Cardiovascular Pathology, the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology’s official journal.
We discuss Dr. Buja's path to academic success, as well as his advice for future generations of cardiovascular pathologists.