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RESIDENCY PROGRAM NEWS
Performance in 2013 American Board of Pathology Examinations (AP / CP)
Outstanding Performance in 2013 ASCP Residents In-Service Examination (RISE)
Our four-year ACGME AP/CP Residency Program is fully accredited with no citations.
Effective April 17, 2009, our AP/CP Training Program received continued accreditation for four years with no citations by the Residency Review Committee for Pathology of the ACGME. In 2013 our accreditation was extended until 2017.
Nine New Residents Joined Our Program July 1, 2013
Dr. Erika Billick earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and received her MD from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. Concurrently, she earned a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at Rockefeller University.
Dr. Aaron Harper received his BS from Weber State University and his MS/MD from Saba University School of Medicine in Bonaire.
Dr. Daniel Levitan received his BS from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and his MD from St. George's University in Grenada.
Dr. Twisha Oza received her MB BS from C U Shah Medical College in India
Dr. Heba Saad received her MB ChB from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.
Dr. Khurram Shafique received his MB BS from Nishtar Medical College in Pakistan.
Dr. Yi Sun received her MB from Dalian Medical University and earned her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Recent Resident Publications
Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, Donghong Cai, MD. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods
Zhang X, Gupta R, Nicastri AD. Bladder adenocarcinoma following gastrocystoplasty. J Pediatr Urol. 2010, 6(5):525-527
Zhang X, Ouyang J, Kim Y-D. Large cecal lipoma mimicking malignancy. World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2010, 2(7):304-306
Zhang X, Travis WD. Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010.
Zhang X, Axiotis CA. Thyroid-type carcinoma of Struma Ovarii. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010, 134(5):786-91
Zhang X, Ouyang J, Wieczorek R, DeSoto F. Iron medication-induced gastric mucosal injury. Pathol Res Pract. 2009, 205 (8):579-581
Ouyang J, Dalal S, Blumenthal D, et al. Myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and septicemia: rare complications of exertional rhabdomyolysis in a patient with sickle cell trait. Federal Practitioner, 2009, 26, (4): 14-26.
Zhang X, Wang Z, Axiotis CA. Testicular hamartomata in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2010, 134(9): 1356-1357. CAP’10 annual meeting. Sep. 26-29, 2010. Chicago, IL, USA
Zhang X, Oultache A, Axiotis CA. Plasmablastic lymphoma: usual and unusual presentations. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2010, 134(9): 1381. CAP’10 annual meeting. Sep. 26-29, 2010. Chicago, IL, USA
Zhang X. Cardiac transthyretin amyloidosis and oxidant stress. China Heart Congress/International Heart Forum. Aug. 12-15, 2010. Beijing, China
Malhotra S, Howanitz PJ, Howanitz JH, Alfaro S. Comparative cost analysis of point of care and central laboratory glucose testing. AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) meeting, Baltimore, 2010.
Malholtra S, Valencia GB, Miller ST, Kang SH, Gloster ES. Neonatal hemoglobinuria secondary to glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency mimicking a hemolytic transfusion reaction. AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) meeting, Baltimore, 2010.
Yang X, Wang H, Taylor R, Axiotis CA. Plasmacytoid variant urothelial carcinoma: E-cadherin and beta-catenin. To be presented at College of American Pathologists meeting, 2010.
Yang X, Zhang X. Melanoma with an unusual immunophenotypic profile. To be presented at College of American Pathologists meeting, 2010.
Zhang X, Gottesman SR, Wang H, Axiotis CA, Pulakhandam P, Gupta R. Plasmablastic lymphoma versus plasma cell leukemia with plasmablastic features: A diagnostic dilemma. ASCP 2009 annual meeting. Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2009, Chicago, IL, USA
Zhang X, Ouyang J, Axiotis CA. Bone marrow infiltration of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2009, 133(10): 1646. CAP’09 annual meeting. Oct. 11-14, 2009. Washington DC, USA
Ouyang J, Zhang X, Axiotis CA. Langerhans cell histiocytosis: E-cadherin and Cyclin D1 (poster). Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009 133(10): presented on CAP'2009
Dr. Weijie Li presented a case study, "Placental chorioangioma associated with diffuse fetal vascular malformations" at the CAP meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2009.