Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Merce Jorda, M.D., Ph.D.

General Information

Merce  Jorda, M.D., Ph.D.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Certifications

  • American Bd of Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • American Board of Pathology-Cytopathology

Specialties

  • Pathology-Cytopathology
  • Pathology Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Roles

  • Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory Services -UMHC/SCCC and UM Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Pathology

Clinical Interests

Dr. Jorda's clinical interests include genitourinary pathology and breast pathology.

Dr. Jorda is interested in all clinical and anatomic pathology fields; however, her expertise is focused on clinical and anatomical aspects of genitourinary tract and breast malignancies.

Furthermore, she is a part of the cytopathology team at the University of Miami Department of Pathology, where they especially see an extensive number of cytopathology breast cases due to the existence of the Taylor Breast Cancer Center (located at Jackson Memorial Hospital) and the Braman Family Breast Cancer Center (located at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center).

Research Interests

Dr. Jorda's research interests include molecular pathology of cancer and immunocytochemistry of tumors. She is interested in all markers, immunohistochemical and molecular, which may give the diagnostic, prognostic, predictive and treatment information. Dr. Jorda's research interests have been basically at the level of anatomic pathology and cytopathology, specifically in the areas of breast and genitourinary tract malignancies as well as cytopathology.

Awards

Pathology Residents Teaching Award
Woman's Cancer Association
Member, Beta-Theta Chapter,
Summa Cum Laude,
Summa Cum Laude MD Degree,

Education

1998 Fellowship
Jackson Memorial Hospital in Affiliation with the University of Miami School of Medicine
1996 Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital in Affiliation with the University of Miami School of Medicine
1993 Fellowship
Jackson Memorial Hospital in Affiliation with the University of Miami School of Medicine
1991 Fellowship
Jackson Memorial Hospital in Affiliation with the University of Miami School of Medicine
1988 Residency
University of Seville/Virgen Hospital
1988 Ph.D.
University of Seville School of Medicine, Virgen de la Macarena Hospital
1983 B.S.
Autonomous University of Barcelona
1983 M.D.
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Publications

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