Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Affiliation(s):
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Short Bio:

Dr. Popescu graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Craiova, Romania. After completing a residency in forensic pathology in Romania, she completed on AP/CP residency at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. This was followed by a fellowship in pediatric pathology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She joined the Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia as a staff pathologist and UBC Faculty of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor in July 2007. Her main interest is in GI pathology and pediatric solid tumors.

Academic background

  • Royal College of Physician and Surgeons, Anatomical Pathology, Fellow. May 2009
  • Diplomate of American Board of Pathology in Pediatric Pathology. September 2009
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in AP/CP. August 2006
  • MD (Romanian Medical License #109), University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova – School of Medicine. 1985-1991

Research Interest

  • Gatrointestinal pathology
  • Pediatric tumors

My current practice is based on the diagnosis and study of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases in children. My main interest is in pediatric solid tumors, gastrointestinal and liver pathology, and sudden infant death pathology.