Dr. Battaglia Dr. Battaglia is currently Laboratory Director of Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg and Regional Medical Laboratory of Southeast Kansas in Pittsburg, Kansas. Dr. Battaglia joined Pathology Laboratory Associates, Inc. in July 2001. After growing up in Girard, Kansas, she attended Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, where she received a bachelor’s degree in pre-medical biology. She then went on to receive her M.D. from the University of Kansas Medical School in Kansas City, Kansas. She completed her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, also in Kansas City, Kansas. Her primary interest is in general surgical pathology. Dr. Battaglia is currently working at the Pathology Laboratory Associates office at Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg in Pittsburg, Kansas.