Resident Publications and Accomplishments

Residents Accepted to Fellowships

  • Dr. Jennifer Bennett – Robert E. Scully Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital which focuses on gynecologic, obstetrics, and genitourinary pathology for the 2013-2014 academic year. 
  • Dr. Kael Mikesell – Blood Bank Fellowship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center to begin July 2013. 
  • Dr. Jordan Newell – Subspecialty Surgical Pathology Fellowship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center to begin July 2014. 
  • Dr. Sarah Voss – Transplant Pathology Fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Dr. Jason Wells – Cytopathology Fellowship at the University of Utah/ARUP labs in Salt Lake City, Utah, to begin July 2013.
  • Dr. Lee Wilkinson – Geisinger Cytopathology Fellowship program to begin July 2014.
     

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Ely A, Evans J, Sundstrom J, Malysz J, Specht C, Wilkinson M. Orbital involvement in extra nodal natural killer T cell lymphoma: an atypical case presentation and review of the literature. Orbit. 2012 Aug; 31(4):267-9. Epub 2012 Jun 8. PMID:22681504.
  • Gammon B, Ali L, Guitart J, Gerami P. Homogeneous staining regions for cyclin D1, a marker of poor prognosis in malignant melanoma. Am J Dermatopathol,2012 Jul: 34(5): 487-90. PMID: 22456513.
  • Edwards NC, Hing ZA, Blaisdell A, Kopelman DB, Fathke R, Plum W, Newell J, et al. Characterization of coding synonymous and non-synonymous variants in ADAMS13 using ex vivo and in silico approaches. PLoS ONE 7(6): e38864. Epub 2012 (electronic). PMID: 22768050
  • Baker AR, Ohanessian SE, Adil E, Crist HS, Goldenberg D, Mani H. Dedifferentiated Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma: Analysis of a Rare Entity Based on a Case Report and Literature Review, Int J Surg Pathol 2012 Dec 5 Epub ahead of print.  PMID: 23222809
  • Hershko K, Simhadri V, Blaisdell A, Hunt R, Newell J, Tseng S, Hershko A, Choi JW, Sauna Z, Wu A, Bram R, Komar A, and Kimchi-Sarfaty C. Cyclosporin A impairs the secretion and activity of ADAMTS13 (a disintegrin and metalloprotease with thrombospondin type 1 repeat) J. Biol. Chem. 2012 Dec 28; 287(53): 44361-71. E pub 2012 Nov 9. PMID: 23144461.
  • Adil E, Setabutr D, Mikesell K, Goldenberg D. Hyalinizing clear cell adenocarcinoma of the oropharynx. Head Neck, 2013 Jun; 35(6):E184-6. Epub 2012 Feb 2. PMID: 22302654
  • Dalessio PM, Craven RC, Lokhandwala, PM, Ropson IJ. Lethal mutations in the major homology region and their suppressors act by modulating the dimerization of the Rous sarcoma virus capsid protein C-terminal domain. Proteins; 2013 Feb; 81(2): 316-25. Epub 2012 Nov 5. PMID:  23011855.
  • Olson J, Castellani W. Soundalike test names create confusion. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013 Mar; 137(3):307. PMID: 23451740
  • Olson J, Talekar M, Sachdev M, Castellani W, De la Cruz N, Davis J, Liao J, and  George M.  Potassium changes associated with blood transfusion in pediatric patients, Am J Clin Pathol 2013 Jun;139(6):800-805. PMID: 23690124
  • Tam T, Harkins G, Caldwell T, Zaino R, Hazard D. Endometrial Dye Instillation: A Novel Approach to Histopathologic Evaluation of Morcellated Hysterectomy Specimens.  J Minim Invasive Gynecol Accepted, Epub 2013 May 25.
  • Newell JM and Castellani WJ. Elevated serum phosphorous in a multiple myeloma patient. ASCP Case Reports: Clinical Chemistry. 2013;53(8), in press.
  • Olson J, George M.  Visual Inspection of Blood Components. ASCP Check Sample, accepted 2013.
  • Bennett JA, Bayerl MG. Epstein-Barr virus-associated extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue arising in the parotid gland of a child with ataxia telangiectasia, J Pediatr Hematol Oncol, in press.
  • Bennett JA, Clarke JT, Ioffreda MD.  Annular Keratotic Papules on the Extremities. J Am Dermatol, in press.
  • Anderson BE, Lynch MC, Fox E, Neves RI, et al. Palliative effect of capecitabine and cetuximab for invasive squamous cell carcinoma of perineum in a case of epidermodysplasia verruciformis, Skinmed, in press.
  • Lynch MC, Wood L, Anderson BE, Clarke LE. An asymptomatic dermal plaque, J Am Acad Derm, in press.
  • Lynch MC, Graber EM, Johnson TS, Clarke LE. Epithelioid sarcoma resembling benign fibrous histiocytoma, Cutis, in press.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles, Submitted

  • Yang X, Walton W, Cook DN, Carlso M, Bricke J, Ting JP, Blackstock W, Kirby SL. Th17 cells mediate radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis. Am J Pathol
  • Estep, L. Olson, J., Donaldson, K. First North American cases of hemoglobin Shepherds Bush (Beta 74(E 18) Gly replaced by Asp) in a Central Pennsylvania family. Pediatric J Hematol Oncol
  • Lynch MC, Wilkinson M, Clarke LE. Giant cell angiofibroma: Tumor or localized periorbital lymphedema?
  • Lynch MC, Baker A, Williams N, Goldenberg D. Extraskeletal Ewing's sarcoma arising in the larynx.
  • Weyant GW, Miller JJ, Ioffreda MD. Vismodegib-induced Alopecia. J Cutaneous Pathol
  • Ohanessian SE, Rocourt D, Millington K. Mimics of Duplications Cysts: Intraperitoneal Nodules in a 14-year old Boy.  Ped Develop Pathol
  • Bauer JW, Chung CG, Ohanessian SE, Helm KF. Cloacogenic Carcinoma: A Possible Pitfall in the Diagnosis of Basaloid Tumors. J Cutaneous Pathol
  • Yang X, Bayerl MG, Malysz J, Klapper J, Pu J. Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Myelodysplasia-related Changes in a Hydroxyurea-treated Patient with Sickle Cell Disease: a case report and literature review. Hematol Leukemia
  • Hackman N, Fortunato C, Yang X, and Beck M. Development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease after craniopharyngioma resection in an 11 year old female. Clin Pediatrics
  • Sobowale O, Gockley A, Lauring J, Wilkinson L, Fanning J, Kesterson JP.  Spontaneous perforation of a pyometria resulting in peritonitis in an elderly woman. Int J Gynecol Obstet.
  • Dellenbaugh SG, Wilkinson L, Aydogan U.  Giant cell tumor of the distal phalanx of the great toe. A case report. Foot Ankle Spec. 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles, In Preparation

  • Betancourt M, Wells J, Imadojemu V, Zander D. An unexpected cause of progressive dyspnea.
  • Wells J, Zalatimo O, Specht CS, Iantosca MR. Case Report: Intraventricular schwannoma in a 15 year old male.
  • Wells J, Housman C, Weinstein J, Liang D, Specht. Peters' anomaly with multiple congenital malformations: Light and electron microscopic study of a case.
  • Lynch MC, Mani H. Childhood esophagitis – a clinicopathologic analysis and practice audit.
  • Lynch MC, Clarke LE, Helm K. Sarcoidal granulomas in the skin: histochemical stains for microorganism are unnecessary.
  • Voss S, Crist, HS, Mani, H. A Retrospective Cost Analysis of Thyroid Frozen Section.
  • Voss S, Yang Z. Utility of Ubiquitin Staining for Identification of Ballooning Degeneration in Liver Biopsy.
  • Voss S, Riley M, Yang Z.  Immunohistochemical Stains Assessing Mitotic Activity in Midgut Carcinoid Tumors and GIST.
  • Voss S, Karamchandani D.  Ros-1 Staining in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma.
  • Wells JM,  Mukhopadhyay, S, Rassaei, N, Mani, H. Application of the New Proposed Adenocarcinoma Classification – A Reproducibility Study.
  • Wells JM, Yang, Z. Mesenteric Lipodystrophy: A Frequently Underdiagnosed Entity.
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Published Abstracts

  • Wells J, Housman C, Weinstein J., Liang D, Specht C. Peters' Anomaly with Multiple Congenital Malformations: Light and Electron Microscopic Study of a case. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2012; 71: 596 (179), 2012.
  • Riley M, Millington K, Dias M, Choudhary A, Specht C. Choristoma of the trochlear nerve in a 5 mo-old child: Clinical features and Light microscopic study of a case. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol; 71: 593 (170), 2012.
  • Simhadri V, Hershko K, Blaisdell A, Wu A, Tseng S, Newell J, Hunt R, Choi JW, Sauna Z, Bram R, Komar A and Kimchi-Sarfaty C. Secretion and activity of ADAMTS13 are impaired by Cyclosporin A. Blood. Nov 2012.
  • Newell JM, Benko F, and Donaldson K. A method comparison between Invader® and AutoGenomics INFINITI in Factor V Leiden and Prothrombin gene mutation testing. J Molec Diag. Nov 2012.
  • Newell JM and Zaino RJ Focused Professional Peer Review for Anatomic Pathology: A Pilot Study. Modern Pathol (#1999). Mar 2013.
  • Bennett JA, Wilkinson LA, Abendroth CS, Frauenhoffer EE.  Fuhrman Grading in Renal Cell Carcinoma: Comparison between Core Needle Biopsies and Surgical Resections.  Modern Pathol. 2013; 26(S2):197A.
  • Bennett JA, Crist HS, Mani H.  A Temporal Analysis of Trends in Intraoperative Consultation in a Large Academic Center. Modern Pathol. 2013; 26
  • Roma AA, Barbuto D, Euscher E, Ali-Fehmi R, Djordjevic B, Bennett JA, et al. Risk Factors in Patients with Low-Grade Endometrial Adenocarcinoma and Lung Recurrence Versus Recurrence at Other Sites. A Multi-Institutional Study.  Modern Pathol. 2013; 26
  • Roma AA, Barbuto D, Euscher E, Ali-Fehmi R, Djordjevic B, Bennett JA, et al. Risk Factors for Recurrence in Sites Other Than Vagina in Patients with Low Grade Endometrial Adenocarcinoma. A Multi-Institutional Study. Modern Pathol. 2013; 26.
  • Kessler M, Wilkinson M, Dias M, Choudhary A, Specht C. Congenital Intracranial Lipoma with Chondroid Component: Clinical Imaging and Histological Findings. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol; 72: 552 (46), 2013.
  • Weyant G, Wilkinson M, Malysz J, Specht C. Ocular leukemic infiltrate with anterior segment ischemia: Case report and literature review. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol; 72: 557 (64), 2013.
  • Lynch M, Housman C, Choudhary A, Iantosca M, Specht C. Papillary glioneuronal tumor with granular cells: A manifestation of oligodendroglial differentiation? . J Neuropathol Exp Neurol; 72: 564 (90), 2013.
  • Lynch MC, Wilkinson M, Clarke LE. Giant cell angiofibroma: Tumor or localized periorbital lymphedema?  J Cutaneous Pathol 2012.
  • Lynch MC, Clarke LE, Helm K. Sarcoidal granulomas in the skin: Histochemical stains for microorganism are unnecessary.  J Cutaneous Pathol 2012
  • Lynch MC, Millington K, Mani H. Pediatric esophagitis – A practice audit.  Modern Pathol. 2013; 26.

Oral Presentations at Scientific Meetings

  • Wells JM, Mukhopadhyay S, Rassaei N, Mani H.  Application of the New Proposed Adenocarcinoma Classification – A Reproducibility Study.  (platform presentation) 102nd Annual Meeting - USCAP, Baltimore, MD, Mar 2013.
  • Newell JM and Zaino RJ. Focused Professional Peer Review for Anatomic Pathology Faculty: A Pilot Study.  USCAP 102nd Annual Meeting: section G-Quality Assurance. Baltimore, MD, Mar 2013.
  • Olson J, Abendroth T, Craft S, Hollenbeak C, Straining S, Donaldson K. A computerized physician order entry based intervention to improve blood utilization. ACLPS 2013.

Poster Presentations

  • Bennett JA, Crist HS, Mani H.  A Temporal Analysis of Trends in Intraoperative Consultation in a Large Academic Center.  United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD,  Mar 5, 2013.
  • Bennett JA, Wilkinson LA, Abendroth CS, Frauenhoffer EE, Han B.  Fuhrman Grading in Renal Cell Carcinoma: Comparison between Core Needle Biopsies and Surgical Resections. USCAP. Baltimore, MD, Mar 6, 2013.
  • Roma AA, Barbuto D, Euscher E, Ali-Fehmi R, Djordjevic B, Bennett JA, et al. Risk Factors in Patients with Low-Grade Endometrial Adenocarcinoma and Lung Recurrence Versus Recurrence at Other Sites. A Multi-Institutional Study.  . USCAP. Baltimore, MD, Mar 2-8, 2013.
  • Roma AA, Barbuto D, Euscher E, Ali-Fehmi R, Djordjevic B, Bennett JA, et al. Risk Factors for Recurrence in Sites Other Than Vagina in Patients with Low Grade Endometrial Adenocarcinoma. A Multi-Institutional Study.  . USCAP. Baltimore, MD, Mar 2-8, 2013.
  • Olson J, Castellani W. Set up and verification of an automated plasma hemoglobin assay utilizing the VITROS 5.1 chemistry platform. AACC Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA, July 2012.
  • Olson J, Crist H, Castellani W., Saunders B. Comparison of intraoperative parathyroid tissue identification using frozen section and parathyroid hormone assay. In Penn State Hershey Medical Center Resident Research Day, May 14, 2013
  • Olson J, Green, W. Comparison of the BD Max MRSA assay to the Roche LightCycler MRSA assay. In Clinical Virology Symposium, Dayton FL, April 28-May 1, 2013
  • Olson J, Erickson, K. Using flowcharts to guide the workflow with solid phase antibody identification technology. In AABB 2012 Annual Meeting, Boston MA, Oct 6-10, 2012
  • Erickson, K, Olson, J. Clinical characteristics of gravid patients with specific and non-specific solid phase antibodies. In AABB 2012 Annual Meeting, Boston MA, Oct 6-10, 2012.
  • Olson J, Judelson, D., Donaldson, K. Band neutrophil counts in the neonatal population utilizing the CellaVision DM 96 system. In CAP '12 Coll of American Pathologists Annual Mtg, San Diego, CA Sept 9-12, 2012
  • Newell JM, Benko F, and Donaldson K. A method comparison between Invader® and AutoGenomics INFINITI in Factor V Leiden and Prothrombin gene mutation testing. AMP Annual Mtg, Long Beach, CA, Nov 2012. 
  • Weyant GW, Wilkinson MJ, Malysz J, Specht CS. Ocular Leukemic Infiltrate with Anterior Segment Ischemia: Case Report and Literature Review. Am Assoc Neuropathol Annual Mtg, Charleston, SC. June 2013.
  • Tulchinsky M, Allen TW, Winner LS, Lokhandwala PM, Lehman, EB.  One hour delayed static views are sufficient prior to sincalide stimulation in patients with chronic abdominal pain referred for gallbladder ejection fraction. Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Vancouver, Canada; June, 2013.
  • Lynch MC, Wilkinson M, Clarke LE. Giant cell angiofibroma: Tumor or localized periorbital lymphedema?  Am Soc of Dermatopathol 49th Annual Mtg, Chicago, IL, Oct 11-14, 2012.
  • Lynch MC, Clarke LE, Helm K. Sarcoidal granulomas in the skin: Histochemical stains for microorganism are unnecessary.  Am Soc of Dermatopathol 49th Annual Mtg, Chicago, IL, Oct 11-14, 2012.
  • Lynch MC, Millington K, Mani H. Pediatric esophagitis – A practice audit.  Presented at the 102nd United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Mar 2-8, 2013.
  • Lynch MC, Housman K, Choudhary A, Iantosca M, Specht C. Papillary glioneuronal tumor with granular cells – A marker of oligodendroglial differentiation? Am Assoc of Neuropathol 89th Annual Mtg, Charleston, SC, June 19-23, 2013.
  • Riley M, Millington K, Dias M, Choudhary A, Specht C.  Choristoma of the Trochlear Nerve in a 5-Month-Old Child: Clinical Features and Light Microscopic Study of a Case.  Am Assoc of Neuropathol 89th Annual Mtg, Charleston, SC, June 19-23, 2013.
  • Riley M, Gaspari J, Yang X, Domen R, Mowery C, Fisher, C, Shike H. The C1q Assay in Renal Post-Transplant Patients. Poster. American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) 38th Annual Meeting.  San Juan, PR, Oct 8-10, 2012.
  • Yang X, Gaspari J, Riley M, Domen R, Habig F, Shike H.  Donor Specific HLA-DQa Antibody in Renal Post-Transplant Patients. Poster. American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) 38th Annual Meeting.  San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 8-10, 2012.
  • Riley M, Yang Z. Pseudoinvasion and Dysplasia in Peutz-Jeghers Hamartomatous Polyps.  United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) 102nd Annual Mtg. Baltimore, MD, Mar 2-8, 2013.
  • Kessler M, Wilkinson M, Dias M, Choudhary A, Specht C. Congenital Intracranial Lipoma with Chondroid Component: Clinical Imaging and Histological Findings. Am Assoc of Neuropathol 89th Annual Mtg, Charleston, SC, June 19-23, 2013.
  • Wells JM, Kimchi, ET, Yang, Z. Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm Associated with Three Different Types of Extrapancreatic Tumors in the Same Patient. ASCP Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2012.
  • Wells JM, Yang, Z. Mesenteric Lipodystrophy: A Frequently Underdiagnosed Entity. Pathology (USCAP) 102nd Annual Mtg. Baltimore, MD, Mar 2-8, 2013.
  • Wilkinson LA, Abendroth CS. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis Associated Atypia of Uncertain Significance.  ASC 2013, submitted.

Publications – Online and book chapters

  • Lynch M, Helm K. Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy. Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology, 2012, book chapter.

Invited Presentations

International/National presentations

  • Newell JM and Zaino RJ. Focused Professional Peer Review for Anatomic Pathology Faculty: A Pilot Study.  USCAP 102nd Annual Meeting: section G-Quality Assurance. Baltimore, MD, Mar 2013.
  • Olson J, Abendroth T, Craft S, Hollenbeak C, Straining S, Donaldson K. A computerized physician order entry based intervention to improve blood utilization. ACLPS 2013.

Regional presentations

  • Olson J. Sound alike test names create confusion. PA Pathology Society Annual Meeting, Harrisburg PA, Apr 13, 2013.
  • Olson J. Case studies in transfusion medicine. American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science – PA Spring Meeting, Harrisburg, PA, May 14, 2013.
  • Bennett J. Diagnosis of Hematologic Disease – Images, Flow, and Molecular Results, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science – PA (ASCLS-PA) Spring Meeting, Harrisburg, PA, May 14, 2013.
  • Wells J. Pediatric Transfusion Medicine. American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science – PA Spring Meeting, Harrisburg, PA, May 14, 2013.

Institutional presentations (Penn State Hershey Medical Center)

  • Olson J. Component Therapy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, PSHMC, May 9, 2013.
  • Olson J. Parathyroid Identification. Experimental Pathology Ideas Conference (EPIC), PSHMC, Mar 18, 2013.
  • Weyant G.  Autopsy Findings in Autopsy 12-67. Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Dept. of Pediatrics, PSHMC, 2013.
  • Olson J. Transfusion Reactions. Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds, PSHMC, Mar 14, 2013.
  • Olson J. Frozen sections in a Liver Transplant Patient. Surgery Department Morbidity and Mortality Conf, PSHMC, Jul 25, 2012.
  • Olson J. ACE Inhibitors and Hypotension. Hershey Medical Center Apheresis Service, PSHMC, Dec 5, 2012.
  • Ohanessian S. Autopsy Findings in Autopsy 12-3. Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Dept. of Pediatrics, PSHMC, Aug 2013.
  • Newell JM and Creer M. Introduction to the Coagulation Laboratory:  Principles of the Prothrombin Time (PT), Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT) and Mixing Studies. Benign Hematology Conference, PSHMC, Apr 18, 2013.
  • Mikesell KV. Morbidity and Mortality Conference, PSHMC, July 2012, and August 2012
  • Kessler M. Evaluation of gram stain and culture result concordance in Cystic Fibrosis patients, National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week Continuing Education, PSHMC, Apr 2013.
  • Kessler M. Evaluation of gram stain and culture result concordance in Cystic Fibrosis patients, Department of Pediatric Pulmonology, PSHMC, 2013.
  • Kessler M. Autopsy findings case A12- 49, Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatrics, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, PSHMC, Aug 2012.
  • Voss S.  Pathology of Kidney Transplantation, Interdepartmental Grand Rounds (Pathology and Nephrology), PSHMC, 2013.
  • Voss S. Coagulation: Interpretation of Mixing Studies, Hematology Grand Rounds, PSHMC, 2013.

Institutional presentations (Penn State Hershey College of Medicine)

  • Olson J. Intro to clinical laboratory. Surgery Clerkship Lectures, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine (PSHCOM), Oct 17, 2011 and June 25, 2012.
  • Wilkinson L, Mikesell K and Wells J. Transition to Internship. Pathology Residency Focus Group (4th year medical school Island course) Leaders, May 2013.

Quality Improvement Lecture Series, Dept. of Pathology Grand Rounds

Residents

  • Jennifer Bennett, MD, A Temporal Analysis of Trends in Intraoperative Consultation in a Large Academic Center, Mar 2013
  • Trevor Caldwell, MD, Cost Analysis of rapid MRSA Testing, Apr 2013
  • Meghan Kessler, DO, Evaluation of Gram Stain and Culture Results in Cystic Fibrosis Patients, Apr 2013
  • Parvez Lokhandwala, MD PhD, Evaluation of the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology (TBSRTC) at PSHMC, Mar 2013
  • Michael Lynch, MD, Creation of a Rheumatologic Order Set, Apr 2013
  • Joseph Merlo, Jr, MD PhD, Antifungal Susceptibility Profiles of Candida species Isolated from Inpatients at PSHMC, Mar 2013
  • Kael Mikesell, DO, Education of Clinical Staff in Proper Blood Utilization, Apr 2013
  • Jordan Newell, MD, Implementation of Whole Slide Imaging into the Pathology Outside Consult Workflow at PSHMC, Apr 2013
  • Sara Ohanessian, MD, Cellavision Module as an Educational and Evaluation Tool for Hematologic Diagnoses, Apr 2013
  • Meghan Riley, MD, Cost Analysis of In-House, Blood Bank Reference Testing, Apr 2013
  • Sarah Voss, MD, Evaluation Tools for Medical Student Pathology Rotation Experiences, Apr 2013
  • Jason Wells, MD, Development of Immunocytochemistry Controls, Mar 2013
  • Grace Weyant, MD, Validation of a BRAF Assay for Expanded Tumor Typing, Apr 2013
  • Lee Wilkinson, MD, Creation of an Online Educational Module for Subspecialty Pathology Education and Objective Measurement of Resident Competence: A Pilot Study, Apr 2013
  • Xuebin Yang, MD PhD, Validation for Sequence-Based HLA Typing, Mar 2013

Fellows

  • Catherine Chung, MD, Biopsies of the Hands and Feet: Assessing Site-specific Adequacy for Histopathologic Diagnosis, March 2013
  • Jeremy Klapper, MD, Diagnostic Utility of Reticulocyte Hemoglobin Measurement using the SYSMEX® Automated Hematology Analyzer in the Diagnosis of Iron Deficiency, April 2013
  • Paula Navarro-Alvarez, MD, Frozen Section Evaluation of Margins of Whipple Resection and Distal Pancreatectomy, March 2013
  • Jordan Olson, MD, A Proposal for a Penn State Hershey Donor Center in State College PA, March 2013
     

Editorial Boards

  • Olson J. Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Feb 2013-present
     

Professional Organization Roles and Committee Memberships

National

  • J Olson, MD – Junior member, CAP Practice Management Committee, 2011 – present
  • S Ohanessian, MD – Delegate, CAP Resident Forum, 2012-14
  • M Riley, MD - Delegate, CAP Resident Forum, 2012-14
  • L Wilkinson, MD – Resident representative, Am Soc for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

College of American Pathologists Inspection Team Member

  • J Olson, MD – Department of Pathology, United Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto ON, Canada, 6/2013
  • L Wilkinson, MD – Anatomic Pathology, United Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto ON, Canada, 6/2013

Institutional (Penn State Hershey Medical Center, PSHMC) 2012-13     

  • J Olson, MD – Resident Housestaff Quality Improvement Council,2011-pres
  • M Riley, MDGraduate Medical Education Committee, 2012 – present
  • J Olson, MD - Blood Utilization Project Oversight Committee 2012 – pres
  • J Olson, MD - Bone Bank Oversight Committee, 2012 - present
  • L Wilkinson, MD - Infection Control Committee, 2012-13
  • J Olson, MD - Laboratory Utilization Committee, 2012 – present
  • J Olson, MD - Communications at Transitions (CAT) Taskforce, 2012
  • K Mikesell, DO – Blood Utilization Committee, 2011 – present
  • M Riley, MD - Blood Utilization Committee, 2012 – present
  • M Lynch, DO – Delegate, Resident Council Assembly, June 2013

Departmental (Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, PSHMC) 2012-13

  • J Bennett, MD – Coordinator, Surgical Pathology Unknown Conference
  • J Bennett, MD – Visiting Professor Committee, 2012-13
  • M Riley, MD – Visiting Professor Committee, 2011 - present
  • J Bennett, MD – Awards Committee, 2011-13
  • X Yang, MDAwards Committee, 2012-14
  • J Bennett, MDLead, Pathology Residency Conference Task Force
  • M Riley, MD - Pathology Residency Conference Task Force
  • S Voss, MD- Pathology Residency Conference Task Force
  • M Lynch – Facilitator/Secretary, Resident Lunch with Program Directors Meeting, 2012-13
  • K Mikesell DO, J Wells MD; J Newell MD, J Olson MD, S Voss MD, L Wilkinson MD – Resident members, Pathology Residency Program Committee
  • J Newell, MD – Clinical Pathology QI committee, 2012 – present
  • J Olson, MD – Clinical Pathology QI committee,  2011 – present
  • J Olson, MD - Blood Management Committee, 2012 - present
  • J Olson, MD – Automated Testing Lab Management workgroup 2011-pres
  • J Olson, MD – Lead, NHSN Biovigilance project, PSHMC Blood Bank
  • J Olson, MD – Coordinator, Blood Bank Journal Club, 2012-pres
  • J Olson, MD – Automated Testing Laboratory (ATL) management workgroup, 2011-13
  • J Olson, MD – Champion, Optimization of platelet transfusion in CPOE project
  • J Olson, MD – Lead, Apheresis heart transplant protocol review task force
  • J Olson, MD  - Lead, Electrophoresis interpretation quick texts
  • J Olson, MD – Database developer & Lead, Hematology smear and fluid interpretations
  • J Olson, MD - Database developer & Lead, Blood Bank panel interpretations
  • J Olson, MD - Database developer & Lead, Apheresis service electronic note templates and CPOE order set review
  • J Olson, MD – Lead, Virology turnaround time study project
  • J Olson, MD – Lead, Vitamin D test send out utilization project
  • P Lokhandwala, MD PhD – GYN Surgical Case Review Committee
  • M Kessler, DO – Clinical Pathology Librarian
  • S Ohanessian, MD – Coordinator, Clinical Pathology Case Conference
  • G Weyant, MD – Anatomic Pathology Quality Assurance and Improvement Comm, 2012-13
  • L Wilkinson, MD – Lead, Resident Core Curriculum Development committee, 2011 – present
  • L Wilkinson, MD – Resident Coordinator, Report Formatting Initiative
  • L Wilkinson, MD – Resident Facilitator, Bar-coding and Tracking Implementation
     

Honors, Awards & Research Funding

Chief Residents

2013

  • Lee A. Wilkinson, MD, Administrative Chief
  • Jordan M. Newell, MD, Anatomic Pathology Chief
  • Jordan E. Olson, MD, Clinical Pathology Chief
  • Sarah M. Voss, MD, Chief of Resident Education

2012

  • Kael V. Mikesell, DO, Co-Chief Resident
  • Jason M. Wells, MD, Co-Chief Resident

Honors and Awards

  • Wilkinson L– Resident Professionalism Award 2013
  • Yang X  – QI project presentation Award 2013
  • Weyant G – QI project presentation Award 2013
  • Newell J – QI project presentation Award 2013
  • Voss S – Resident Teaching Medical Students Award 2013
  • Wilkinson L  - Resident Teaching Medical Students Award 2013
  • Olson J  - Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, Academy of Clinical Physicians and Scientists, June 2013
  • Olson J - Top Poster Presentation, PSHMC Resident and Fellows Research Day, May 2013
  • Olson J - Dr. Michael Bongiovanni Scholarship Award for professional development, Oct 2012
  • Lokhandwala P - Dr. Michael Bongiovanni Scholarship Award for professional development, Apr 2013
     

Research Funding & Travel Grants

  • Bennett J and Frauenhoffer E. Assessment of histologic and prognostic features of low grade advanced stage endometrial carcinoma, PSHMC, Dept of Pathology Research Initiation Grant, 2011-13
  • Voss S. Thyroid Research, PSHMC, Dept of Pathology Research Initiation Grant, 2012
  • Olson J. Evaluation of non-specific antibody screening panels in an obstetric population, Co-PI, Immucor Corp., 2012, $18191.16
  • Lokhandwala P and Yang Z. Immunohistochemical study to differentiate intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma from metastatic adenocarcinoma to the liver, PI, PSHMC, Dept of Pathology Research Initiation Grant, 2013
  • Wells J. Am Soc Clin Pathology (ASCP) Annual Mtg, Boston, MA, Pathology Travel Grant 2012
  • Olson J. AABB Annual Mtg, Denver, CO, Pathology Travel Grant 2012
  • Olson J - Pathology Informatics 2012 Travel Award, Association for Pathology Informatics, Oct 2012
  • Olson J – CAP (College of Am Pathologists) Resident Travel Award, Sept 2012
  • Olson J - PSHMC Department of Pathology Travel Award, Sept 2012
  • Klapper J. CD30 expression in aggressive B-cell lymphomas, Co-investigators: M Bayerl and J Malysz, 2013
  • Yang X.  Investigating cytokeratin changes induced by p120ctn loss and EGFR overexpression in esophageal cancer, Dept of Pathology Research Initiation Grant, 2013
     

Teaching and Educational Initiatives

Medical Student Teaching Activities

  • Medical Student Pathology Elective mentors: All Residents
  • Medical Student Research mentor, Olson J.
  • PBL Facilitator: CMBMP 711: Cellular & Molecular Basis of Medical Practice, First Yr Med Students, Bennett J.
  • PBL Facilitator: REP 730: Reproduction, Second Yr Med Stud, Bennett J.
  • PBL Facilitator: Med Student Hematology Course, Aug-Sept 2012, Olson J.
  • Lab facilitator, First yr medical students, Anatomy – Ohanessian S.
  • Lab facilitator, Second year medical students
  • GYN, Renal, GI, Liver, Pancreas and MSK Laboratories – Bennett J.
  • GI  and Cardiac Laboratories – Newell J.
  • GI, Liver, Pancreas, & Cardiovascular Laboratories - Wells J.
  • Cardiovascular Laboratories – Mikesell K.
  • Renal Laboratory Weyant G.
  • Renal LaboratoryKessler M.
  • Renal LaboratoryLokhandwala P.
  • Luminal GI and Pancreas & Liver Laboratories Riley M.
  • GI & Cardiac Pathology Laboratories  - Lynch M
  • Renal, GI, Liver, Pancreas and MSK Laboratories – Wilkinson L.
     

High School Student Teaching Activities

  • Senior Student Mentor, PA Youth Apprenticeship program - Lynch M.
  • Senior Student Mentor, PA Youth Apprenticeship program - Wilkinson L.
  • Senior Student Mentor, PA Youth Apprenticeship program – Ohanessian S.
  • Lab coordinator/facilitator, Milton Hershey High Sch Capstone Program, Sep & Oct 2012, Jun 2013-Wilkinson L.
  • Lab coordinator/facilitator, Milton Hershey High School Capstone Program, Jun 2013 – Kessler M.
  • Lab coordinator/facilitator, Milton Hershey High School Capstone Program, Jun 2013 – Ohanessian S.
  • Lecturer, "What is Pathology?" PA Youth Apprenticeship Program, Apr 2013 – Wilkinson L.
  • Lecturer, "Pathology as a Career", Fleetwood High School, Nov 2012 – Wilkinson L.
  • Lecturer, "Pathology Career Options", Raiders in the Workplace, Middletown High Sch, Aug 2012–Wilkinson L.
     

Pathology Residency Program Teaching

  • Lead resident in Surgical pathology, Jul 2012 – Bennett J.
  • Lead resident in Surgical pathology, Aug 2012 – Wilkinson L.
     

Pathology Resident Core Curriculum Lectures 2012-2013

  • Pathology of Pancreatic Diseases, 2012 – Yang X.
  • Adult Kidney Tumors, Core Curriculum, 2013 – Lynch M.
  • Pathology of Kidney Transplantation, 2013 – Voss S.
  • HPV Core Curriculum Lecture, May 2013 - Ohanessian S.
     

Orientation Lecture Series Presentations  2012                    

  • Normal Histology of Breast and Placenta - Ohanessian S.
  • Normal Histology of Skin – Lynch M.
  • Introduction to Musculoskeletal and Neurological Histology – Bennett J.
  • Normal Histology of the Gynecological Tract – Wilkinson L.
  • Normal Histology of tubular GI, Liver and pancreas - Voss S
  • Normal Histology of Endocrine System – Riley M.
  • Normal Histology of Lung, Heart and Thymus – Wells J.


Themed Surgical Pathology Unknown Conference 2012-2013              

  • Liver and Gallbladder Unknown Conference Oct 2012 - Ohanessian S.
  • Soft Tissue Unknown Conference 2012 – Bennett J.
  • Ovarian Tumors Unknown Conference, Jan 2013 - Lynch M.
  • The Common Bond Unknown Conference, Apr 2013 – Wilkinson L.
  • Uterine Mesenchymal Lesions Unknown Conf, 2013 – Riley M.
     

Educational Initiatives

  • Wilkinson L.  Resident Core Curriculum (2 year repeating cycle) for Penn State Hershey Medical Center Pathology Residency program, Developed and Implemented, 2011-2013.

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Past Resident & Fellow Academic Publications and Accomplishments

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