Donna Beer Stolz, PhD

Dr. Donna Stolz is the Associate Director of the Center for Biologic Imaging, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and an Associate Professor in the Departments of Cell Biology and Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to arriving at the university, Dr. Stolz received her BS in Biochemistry in 1986 and a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 1991 from the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Stolz is the author/coauthor of over 350 publications from her work at the Center for Biologic Imaging as well as from her own research efforts. Her primary interests lie in coordinating ultrastructural studies with investigators using transmission and scanning electron microscopy approaches. She is actively involved in medical and graduate student teaching.

Some of Dr. Stolz’s outreach activities include HeLa Reflected Art Show (2011): Curated HeLa cell-centric image art show for the 60th Anniversary of HeLa, Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture Series, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research; Spring Flower Show, “The Secret Garden” (2013): Curated photomicrographs of CBI and the CAPA interns in Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory lobby; and “One College One Community Reads” (2018) Community College of Allegheny County, Boyce Campus, Monroeville, PA. Keynote speaker and Art show of HeLa cells to accompany the book by Rebecca Skloot, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”

View of list of Dr. Stolz’s publications here.