Residency and Fellowship Programs

Pathology Residency Program


Shaun Lawicki, MBBS

Assistant Professor-Clinical Pathology


LSU Health Sciences Center
Department of Pathology
2021 Perdido St., 7th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112 



Transfusion Medicine Fellow, Vanderbilt Medical Center, 2017-2018

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Hawaii Pathology Residency Program, 2013-2017

M.B.B.S., 2012 University of Queensland, Australia, Oschner Clinic Program, 3rd and 4th year, New Orleans, Louisiana


American Board of Pathology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Certification, 9/2018

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Certification, 8/2017

Tennessee Permanent License, July 1, 2017 - January 31, 2020, #55458

Louisiana Permanent License, July 17, 2018 - Present, #310195



Dr. Lawicki is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Transfusion Service/Blood Bank at University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, and as an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Department of Pathology. He is a member of AABB, College of American Pathologists, American Society of Clinical Pathology and Hawaii Society of Pathologists.


Research Interests

Survey of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Focus: Electronically distributed survey of pathology infrastructure and services available at various healthcare institutions across sub-Saharan Africa to identify areas of need and barriers to expansion of services.
Status: Surveys developed, survey distribution pending IRB approval.


Teaching Activities

Periodic Fever Syndromes, 7/25/2013, Lecturer.

Future of Lipid Testing, 8/26/2013, Lecturer.

Travel Medicine and International Microbiology, 4/21/2014, Lecturer.

Lymphoma Mimics, 6/5/2014, Lecturer.

Diagnostic Dilemmas in FNA Cytology of the Salivary Glands, 6/21/2015, Lecturer.

Antiphospholipid Syndrome, 10/5/2015, Lecturer.

Transfusion Medicine for the Hospitalist, 6/15/2016, Lecturer.

Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn with a Focus on Anti-Jk3, 5/17/2017, Lecturer.

The Kidd Blood Group System, 4/24/18, Lecturer.


Selected Publications and Presentations

Thakral G, Vierkoetter K, Namiki S, Lawicki S, Fernandez X, Ige K, Kawahara W, Lum C. AML multi-gene panel testing: A review and comparison of two gene panels. Pathology, Research, and Practice. 03 Mar 2016, 212(5):372-380.

Lawicki S, Covin R, Powers A. The Kidd (JK) Blood Group System. Transfusion Medicine Reviews. 2017, 31:165-172.

Lawicki S, Coberly E, Lee L, Johnson M, Eichbaum Q. Jk3 Alloantibodies during Pregnancy - Blood Bank Management and HDFN Risk. Transfusion. Accepted and awaiting print.

Lawicki S, Craig-Owens LD, Eichbaum Q, Bream PR. Indwelling Ports for Prophylactic RBC Exchanges in Sickle Cell Patients: Comparison of Bard and Vortex Ports. J Clin Apher. Accepted 8/20/18. Awaiting publication.

Adkins BD, Lawicki S, Johnson M, Eichbaum Q. Mild Allergic Transfusion Reactions: impact of associated clinical symptoms? Am J Clin Pathol. Accepted 9/22/18. Awaiting publication.


Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics

University Medical Center-New Orleans, LA