Dr. Starkey

Dr. Starkey is the Laboratory Director and Chief of Molecular Pathology at Regional Medical Laboratory in Tulsa; and serves on the Pathology Laboratory Associates Executive Committee as Treasurer. 

Dr. Starkey joined Pathology Laboratory Associates, Inc. in August of 2006. She completed a Hematopathology Fellowship under the direction of Dr. Kathryn Foucar at the University of New Mexico. During her fellowship, her research interests were focused on prognostic indicators in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. She completed her residency training in pathology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and she is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Hematopathology. Prior to initiation of her pathology residency training, she completed an internship in pediatrics at Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana. She earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, where she was a member of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha. Prior to initiation of medical training, she completed her PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, where she examined molecular determinants of leukemogenesis. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, where she graduated with Distinction in University Honors. She has co-authored two publications stemming from work with molecular testing for high risk HPV while at Regional Medical Laboratory, and has several publications stemming from her work as a fellow in hematopathology, as a resident, and as doctoral student.