Nancy Kois

Nancy Kois

Chief of Laboratory Medicine, Boise VAMC

Currently employed at Boise VAMC

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    Nancy Kois is currently the Chief of Laboratory Medicine at Boise VAMC - Affiliate Faculty Idaho State University - Neuropathology Consultant, Contemporary Pathology Services-Attending neuropathologist at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Kois previously led the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Laboratory as its Vice Chair, a position she has held from 2007 to 2013. Dr. Nancy Kois is actively involved in several industry groups, including the College of American Pathologists House of Delegates. She recently served as a member of its Action Group for Pathology Practices as well as its Action Group for Delegate Chairs Initiative. In addition, Dr. Kois belongs to the Idaho Medical Association, the St. Alphonsus Neurological Institute, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and serves as President of the Idaho Society of Pathologists. In preparation for her career in medicine, Dr. Nancy Kois attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), where she studied cell biology and biochemistry. After graduating with her Bachelor of Arts, Dr. Kois continued her education at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, from which she earned her Doctor of Medicine in 1994. During medical school, she was a awarded four-year National Merit Scholarship. Postgraduate training included a one-year internship in general surgery at Albany Medical Center, followed by a four-year Residency in general pathology and two-year Fellowship in neuropathology, both at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Kois also participated in residency electives with the pathology departments of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, as well as the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She has been employed with the Department of Pathology at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center since the completion of her training in 2001.


Chief of Laboratory Medicine

At Boise VAMC

From 2014 to Present

Attending Pathologist (Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology/Neuropathology)

At St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

From 2001 to 2014

Resident - Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology/ Neuropathology

At University of California, San Diego Medical Center

From 1995 to 2001