Marilyn M. Bui

Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD is a Senior Member in the Department of Anatomic Pathology at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. Bui serves as the Scientific Director of Analytic Microscopy Core, the Section Head of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, and the President of Medical Staff. She is also a Professor and Director of the Cytopathology Fellowship at the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine. Providing the best possible patient care is the number one mission for Dr. Bui. Her expertise includes bone and soft tissue pathology, cytopathology, biomarker testing and digital pathology. She also leverages research, education, advocacy and service for better patient care.

Dr. Bui’s research interests include identification and validation of diagnostic, prognostic and predictive biomarkers for cancers, especially sarcoma and breast cancer; addressing practical issues and gaps in anatomic pathology to improve diagnostic accuracy, efficiency and the value of pathology. She is the study pathologist for multiple research grants. She has published over 185 peer-reviewed articles, 20 book chapters and 3 books.

Dr. Bui values the service to professional societies as an important mechanism to influence policies and standards to improve the quality of patience care in a broader sense. She serves on committees organizing national meetings on pathology education. She has frequently lectured both nationally and internationally, including keynotes

Dr. Bui is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Soft Tissue Sarcoma Panel. She is the immediate past president of the Digital Pathology Association. She chairs the Expert Panel of the Quantitative Image Analysis (QIA) project working on a guideline to improve the accuracy, precision and reproducibility of breast cancer HER2 IHC QIA interpretation and reporting of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). She chairs the CAP Publications Committee and serves as the Vice Chair of the CAP Digital Pathology Committee.

Dr. Bui is also an inventor and has received patents in digital pathology and cancer diagnostics.

Dr. Bui has earned several national awards in cancer research, education and service, including the 2019 College of American Pathologists Distinguished Patient Care Award.


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