Quinnipiac University
Robert Daniel Cottrell

Clinical Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Program Director of Pathologist Assistant Studies

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Education

  • BA, Quinnipiac University
  • MHS, Quinnipiac University

Areas of Expertise

  • Histology
  • Laboratory Management
  • Pathology
  • Anatomy

Organization

  • Biomedical Sciences

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 207H

Mail Drop

  • NH-MED

Experience

Quinnipiac University

Program Director

Hamden, CT

2015 - Present

Quinnipiac University (Full Time)

Director of the Pathologists’ Assistant Program

Hamden, CT

2015 - Present

Quinnipiac University (Full Time)

Assistant Clinical Professor of Biomedical Science

Hamden, CT

2015 - Present

Greenwich Hospital/Yale-New Haven healthcare System (Part time)

Pathologists’ Assistant

Greenwich, CT

2002 - Present

Selected Publications

The Applications of 3D Tomosynthesis Technology for the Pathologists' Assistant

Desimone, M., Billips, M., Leach, J., Cottrell, R.

AAPA 2019 Continuing Education Conference, Chicago, IL., Quinnipiac University (2019)

Concussion

Cottrell, R.

Quinnipiac University Book Club, Hamden, CT, Quinnipiac University (2016)

Digital X-Ray in the Pathology Lab

Cottrell, R.

AAPA Continuing Education Conference, San Diego, CA, American Association of Pathologists' Assistant's (AAPA) (2016)

Academic Awards, Fellowships and Grants

ASCP Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grant

Grant | 2019-2020

The ASCP Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grant for the amount of $1,000 to support my project entitled “QU Pathologists’ Assistant: Virtual Anatomy & Autopsy learning module”. The funding was provided directly by the American Society for Clinical pathology (ASCP) in order to purchase the Virtual Anatomy VH Dissector educational platform license for the incoming PathA 1st year students starting Anatomy in the summer 2020.

ASCP Foundation Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grant

Grant | 2018-2019

The award was provided directly by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) in the amount of $2,500.00. The PathA program developed a relationship with Apple where I was able to purchase Apple products, specifically iPads for my students on clinical rotations. I have specific apps which I load onto them giving students access to 3D augmented reality apps in anatomy and histology, as well as a virtual microscope program with normal and abnormal pathology. That coupled with the built-

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