Celeste Cook-Glenn

Celeste Cook-GlennTitle: Staff Pathologist

Location: Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS, April 4, 2011, Dr. Celeste Cook-Glenn, Staff Pathologist of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, has been recognized by Elite American Physicians for dedication, achievements and leadership in health care.

Dr. Glenn attributes her successful 15-year career in pathology to her Christian beliefs, and her commitments to doing the best she can and desire to work for the glory of God. Utilizing her expertise in anatomic pathology, she examines specimens, including frozen sections of tissues and fluids from operating rooms and clinics. She also shares her knowledge as a consultant in her field. Dr. Glenn became involved in her profession through her experiences in medical school, which resulted in her interest in pathology. 

In 1985, Dr. Glenn graduated summa cum laude with distinction from Prairie View A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in biology. She began her extensive career in health care shortly afterward as a research assistant for the department of pathology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where she also earned an MD. While in residency, she took a part-time position in Columbus, Ohio with The American Red Cross as an apheresis physician. Following the completion of her residency training in pathology at The Ohio State University, she ultimately served as the chief of pathology at the Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox, Ky. Dr. Glenn attained board certification in anatomic pathology from the American Board of Pathology while then serving as a staff physician and director of the clinical division within the department of pathology for Mid South Pathology of the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, located in Clarksdale, MS. She has enjoyed her current position as a staff pathologist with the department of pathology of the Veterans Health Administration for the past three years. 

Throughout her career, Dr. Glenn has been recognized with numerous awards and honors. She was the recipient of a commendation medal from the U.S. Army, the Ohio commendation medal and the George C. Marshall Military Award. During her academic years, she received a scholarship award and national trophy through the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, was listed in the National Dean’s List and received the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine’s Medical Student Research Fellowship Award. In addition, she was proud to be a member of the National Society of Scabbard and Blade Honor Society and the Alpha Kappa Mu Scholastic Honor Society. Active within her professional community, Dr. Glenn is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists since 2006; a member of the Christian Medical & Dental Soceity since 1997; and a newly registered member of the National Medical Association. She also enjoyed a successful military career, proudly serving for 12 years in the U.S. Army National Guard, followed by three years of active duty service in the U.S. Army. Afterward, she voluntarily resigned at the rank of Major.

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