Dr. Karen Mann is the Chief of Clinical Pathology and the Medical Director of the Clinical laboratory at Grady Health System. She also holds the rank of Professor, in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Mann received her A.B. at Harvard University in 1980 and her MD and PhD at Tufts University School of Medicine and Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences in 1988. She completed her Pathology training and Hematopathology fellowship at Duke University School of Medicine in 1994 after which joined the faculty in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as an Assistant Professor. In 1999 Dr. Mann was recruited by Emory University School of Medicine to be Associate Professor and Director of Molecular Hematopathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She was promoted to Professor in 2011 and was named Director of the Section of Hematopathology in 2013. In 2015, Dr. Mann moved to Grady Health System as Chief of Clinical Pathology and Medical Director of the Clinical laboratories.
Dr. Mann is board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology. Her clinical interests are in the areas of neoplastic hematopoietic diseases, appropriate utilization of laboratory testing and in the use of Molecular testing to guide personalized healthcare.