University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dianna L. Ng, MD

Dianna L. Ng, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Breast Oncology

Education

  • Columbia University, New York, NY, BA, 05/2007, Biology
  • New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, MD, 05/2011, Medicine
  • UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, Resident, 06/2014, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, Fellow, 06/2015, Infectious Disease Pathology
  • UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, Fellow, 06/2016, Cytopathology
  • UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, Chief Resident, 06/2017, Clinical Pathology

Professional Experience

  • 2017-present
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 2011
    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Service Leadership Project Award for the NYU School of Medicine Health Education Literacy Project
  • 2011
    NYU School of Medicine Excellence in Pathology
  • 2013
    Arthur Purdy Stout Society Study Stipend
  • 2013
    American Society of Clinical Pathology Resident Council Subspecialty Grant
  • 2016
    Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists, Jerome H. Smith Award, 1st place for Best USCAP Poster on Infectious Disease Pathology, 2015
  • 2016
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Honor Award for Rapid and Sustained Improvements in Infection Prevention and Control in West Africa during the Ebola Epidemic
  • 2017
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Honor Award for Outstanding Support in Monitoring the Persistence of Ebola Virus in the Semen of Male Survivors
  • 2017
    UCSF Department of Laboratory Medicine Award for Clinical Excellence, Clinical Pathology

Selected Publications

  1. Ng DL, Vuhahula E, Zhang L, Waterhouse EG, White KL, Mushi BP, Nyeriga MS, Philipo GS, Mmbaga EJ, Sheth S, Van Loon K, Lee AY, Balassanian R. Efficacy of an Intensive, Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy Training Workshop in Tanzania. J Glob Oncol. 2018 10; 4:1-9.
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  2. Muehlenbachs A, Bollweg BC, Schulz TJ, Forrester JD, DeLeon Carnes M, Molins C, Ray GS, Cummings PM, Ritter JM, Blau DM, Andrew TA, Prial M, Ng DL, Prahlow JA, Sanders JH, Shieh WJ, Paddock CD, Schriefer ME, Mead P, Zaki SR. Cardiac Tropism of Borrelia burgdorferi: An Autopsy Study of Sudden Cardiac Death Associated with Lyme Carditis. Am J Pathol. 2016 May; 186(5):1195-205.
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  3. Ng DL, Al Hosani F, Keating MK, Gerber SI, Jones TL, Metcalfe MG, Tong S, Tao Y, Alami NN, Haynes LM, Mutei MA, Abdel-Wareth L, Uyeki TM, Swerdlow DL, Barakat M, Zaki SR. Clinicopathologic, Immunohistochemical, and Ultrastructural Findings of a Fatal Case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection in the United Arab Emirates, April 2014. Am J Pathol. 2016 Mar; 186(3):652-8.
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  4. Martines RB, Ng DL, Greer PW, Rollin PE, Zaki SR. Tissue and cellular tropism, pathology and pathogenesis of Ebola and Marburg viruses. J Pathol. 2015 Jan; 235(2):153-74.
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