Jimmie Stewart III, MD

Dr. Stewart graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 1993.  After a transitional internship at UAMS he completed a stent in the US Army where he served as a clinician in a troop medical clinic and was the chief clinician at a clinic for women’s health.  After his obligation was over, he completed an anatomic pathology/clinical pathology residency at the University of Kentucky (UK).  He subsequently then completed a cytopathology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin (UW) and a biomedical informatics fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh with an emphasis on pathology education.  He then was faculty at UK for a short period before being recruited back to UW.  At UW he worked for a number of years in the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene and its School of Cytotechnology as the Associate Medical Director.  He later worked as Associated Director of the cytopathology laboratory and cytopathology fellowship at UW and finally as Medical Director of Watertown Regional Medical Center when it was an adjunct facility of UW.  While at UW he published some of the first papers on digital imaging in cytopathology education and telecytopathology.  Dr. Stewart eventually went to the University of Minnesota, and is the current medical director of the cytopathology laboratory and cytopathology fellowship. 

During his career, Dr. Stewart has served on several national committees for the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC), American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)and College of American Pathology (CAP). He has also served as a pathologist on call for the American Society of Cytotechnology in their role as inspectors for the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services for the past 6 years.  He currently is a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee for ASC, a consultant for the cytopathology section of the ASC Case Reports (after serving as it’s Section Editor for many years), and is the current CAP Commissioner for the State of Minnesota. Dr. Stewart has always maintained a strong interest in cytology as a screening test for cervical cancer, cytopathology education for cytologists and cytopathologists, and the utilization of imaging as a tool for streamlining cytopathology workflow.