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Executive Director

Dr. Donald R. Chase is the second executive director of the California Tumor Tissue Registry, taking over the reins from Dr. Bullock in 1995. He has subspecialty training in soft tissue tumors, and teaches bone neoplasia and endocrine pathology in Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He is a medical illustrator, and does most of the design work for the Registry’s flyers, brochures, and color handouts. He is also editor-in-chief of the CTTR’s award-winning Case of the Month.

Co-Director for Education

Dr. Resa L. Chase is Professor of Pathology at the School of Medicine at Loma Linda University. She is Co-Director of the Pathology Teaching Program, and coordinates a multidisciplinary Basic Science Course, “Cell Structure and Function.” Her CTTR contributions including the editing of histories, minutes, and seminar handouts. She is also the data base registrar for the holdings of the Registry.

Co-Director for Education

W. Tait Stevens, MD, is the latest addition to the Co-Directorship of the Registry. With expertise in informatics, Tait is working on database management, helping to organize our records.

Co-Director for Education

Dr. Daniel Buxton, currently an AP/CP resident at Loma Linda University Medical Center, is Co-Director for Education. He is an accomplished informatician with special interests in computers, digital imagery and education. He was instrumental in developing subscription “C” and has put together a virtual slide atlas for a systematic approach to dermatopathology.

Web/Multimedia Development

Dr. Anselm Hii is a board certified hematopathologist and Director of Consultative Service at Clarient, Inc. in Aliso Viejo, CA. He is responsible for maintaining our website and Case of the Month pages.