Dr. Teresa M. Darragh is a pathologist who specializes in anogenital neoplasia (including cervical and anal cancer) induced by human papillomavirus (HPV).
In her research, Darragh investigates HPV-related anogenital tract disease in men and women. UCSF's team of experts has been fundamental in the medical field's recognition of anal HPV-related disease and its acceptance of anal cytology as a screening tool for at-risk populations.
Darragh earned her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medicine. At UCSF, she completed a residency in pathology, followed by fellowships in cytopathology and surgical pathology.
Darragh is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, American Society of Cytopathology, College of American Pathologists and American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP). She has received numerous honors, including an award of merit for scientific achievement from ASCCP.