Dr. Baloch is currently a professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at UPENN medical center. He has authored more than 200 peer reviewed publications in leading pathology journals on the subject of endocrine and head and neck pathology; and book chapters and monographs. Dr. Baloch has served as the chair of the terminology and morphologic criteria committee of the 2007 NCI sponsored thyroid FNA initiative which led to the development of “Bethesda Thyroid FNA Classification Scheme”. Dr. Baloch also served on the international panel which recommended the renaming of encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma to non-invasive follicular tumor with papillary like nuclear features (NIFTP).
Dr. Baloch has served as the chair of ASCP annual meeting scientific program committee (2014-2018), member of USCAP education committee, ASC executive board, ASCP committee for continuing professional development, Papanicolaou Society scientific program committee, American Association of Endocrinologist thyroid nodule guideline task force and American Thyroid Association laboratory test committee.