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Cowanda Matusevich | (443) 477-6157 | Milwaukee, WI


As a pathologist with over 4 years of experience, I have gained extensive knowledge in the field. My work involves examining tissues and organs to determine the cause of death or disease. I have also worked with law enforcement agencies to help solve crimes. In addition to my work in the lab, I am also responsible for teaching medical students and residents.


Pathologist at Mayo Clinic, WIMay 2022 - Present

  • Authored over 100 peer-reviewed articles.
  • Presented at over 50 national and international conferences.
  • Led research teams of up to 15 people.
  • Awarded $2 million in grant funding.
  • Diagnosed rare conditions that helped save patients’ lives.
  • Trained new pathologists in diagnostic techniques.

Assistant Pathologist at UW Health, WIJul 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 4 pathologists in conducting autopsies on over 500 deceased patients.
  • Successfully diagnosed the cause of death in 96% of cases.
  • Wrote up detailed post-mortem reports for each case which were used by law enforcement to solve crimes and bring closure to families.
  • Discovered new methods for autopsy techniques that led to more accurate diagnoses.
  • Trained 5 new assistant pathologists in proper autopsy procedures and documentation.
  • Presented findings at national conferences which helped shape best practices across the country.


Doctor of Medicine at University of Wisconsin-MadisonAug 2013 - May 2018

Some skills I've learned are: how to better manage my time, how to study more effectively, how to think critically and analytically, and how to better manage stress.


  • Pathology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology

Dawnn Mascheri | (342) 758-8731 | St. Paul, MN


I am a Pathologist with over 4 years of experience. I have worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, private laboratories, and research facilities. I have gained extensive knowledge of the field of pathology and am able to provide accurate diagnoses for my patients. I am passionate about my work and take pride in providing quality care for my patients.


Pathologist at St. John’s Hospital, MNMar 2022 - Present

  • Authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Led research teams of up to 15 people.
  • Presented findings at national and international conferences.
  • Negotiated multi-million dollar research contracts.
  • Managed departmental budgets of over $5 million annually.
  • Chaired university committees.

Assistant Pathologist at Mayo Clinic, MNJul 2018 - Jan 2022

  • Led a study that identified a new biomarker for early detection of ovarian cancer.
  • Wrote and published 12 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals.
  • Trained 3 pathology residents in histopathology techniques.
  • Acted as principal investigator on 4 National Institutes of Health grants.
  • Presented findings at 15 national and international conferences.
  • Served on the editorial board of 5 scientific journals.


Doctor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, MNAug 2013 - May 2018

I have learned how to study effectively, how to manage my time wisely, and how to work under pressure.


  • Clinical Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Digital Pathology
  • Informatics