Nidia Messias, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Nidia Messias, MD, is an associate professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree at Faculdade de Medicina do Ceara in Brazil. She completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Maryland (serving as chief resident) and a renal pathology fellowship at John Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Messias is a member of several professional societies and organizations, including the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the American Society of Nephrology, the College of American Pathologists, the Genitourinary Pathology Society, and the Renal Pathology Society. She was a panelist on a recent ASCP “Inside the Lab” podcast that explored the contributions of women in the fields of pathology and laboratory medicine. Dr. Messias contributes in DEI-related efforts for the Department of Pathology & Immunology and has keen interest in increasing the participation of students from diverse backgrounds into the pathology field.
Messias serves as director of the Genitourinary and Renal Pathology Fellowship in the Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She provides lectures in renal pathology to pathology residents, focusing on the topics of renal pathology including nephrotic syndrome, MGRS, and lupus nephritis.