Dr. Grasmuck is certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology and has extensive experience in laboratory administration as a Laboratory Medical Director. Dr. Grasmuck earned her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine (2001). She completed her transitional internship (2002) at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego (NMCSD). Following a tour of operational medicine as a flight surgeon, she completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at NMCSD (2009). She held positions as a staff pathologist, Laboratory Medical Director and Laboratory Department Head at NMCSD and military treatment facilities on Camp Lejeune and the Yokosuka Naval Base.
After retiring from 21 years of service in the US Navy, Dr. Grasmuck was appointed as an Associate Professor of Pathology at UAMS and serves as the Laboratory/Pathology Service Line (LPSL) Medical Director, LPSL Quality Officer, CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) Medical Director, and Department of Pathology Vice Chair of Clinical Operations. Dr. Grasmuck’s clinical interests include cytopathology, breast and placental pathology. She is passionate about quality improvement and workplace well-being.
Dr. Grasmuck is a member of multiple professional societies including the College of American Pathologists, American Society for Clinical Pathology, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, and American College of Healthcare Executives. She lives in Vilonia, Arkansas with her husband, Gras, and their seven children, Fin, Virginia, Gus, Strider, Andromache, Cap, and Garrett.