Residency and Fellowship Programs

Pathology Residency Program

 Scholarly Activity

                                        Wenjing USCAP 2022             Fernanda USCAP 2022     

                                       Zaid USCAP 2022          Fox USCAP 2022


• "Primary Renal Ewing Sarcoma: Case Report of a Rare Entity", Liz Yang, MD, Tracy Dewenter, MD, Ritu Bhalla, MD. CAP 2024


• "Primary Adenomatoid Tumor of the Adrenal Gland: Case Report of a Rare Entity", Ayesha Younus, MBBS,  Asra Feroze, MBBS,  Ritu Bhalla, MD. CAP 2024 


• "Novel Immunophenotype of Biphasic Squamoid Alveolar Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Study of Two Cases",  Angelle Jolly, MD, Haibo Wang, MD, PhD, Michael Webber, MD, Ritu Bhalla, MD. CAP 2024


• "Blastomas of the Digestive System in Adults: A Review", Yu Liu, MD, PhD, Jonathan Somma, MD, Zhiyan Fu, MD, published in the . April 2024


• "Condyloma acuminata of Penis", Asra Feroze, MD, Ritu Bhalla, MD, published in Pathology Outlines. April 2024


• "Sertoli cell nodule", Julia Rivera, MD, Ritu Bhalla, MD, published in Pathology Outlines. November 2023


•"Should Patients with Incomplete Intestinal Metaplasia in Gastric Biopsies Undergo More Rigorous Follow Up and Surveillance Endoscopy Compared to Those with Complete Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia", Haibo Wang, BMBS, PhD, Asra Feroze, MBBS, Yu Liu, MD, PhD. Platform Poster Presentation USCAP 2023 


• "Prediction of Final Gleason Score in Radical Prostatectomy Utilizing Global Gleason Score, Highest Gleason Score and Largest Volume Gleason Score Parameters in Needle Core Biopsies", Asra Feroze, MBBS, Julia River, MD, Yu Liu, MD, PhD, Haibo Wang, BMBS, PhD. USCAP 2023 


• “Correlation between prostatic specific antigen level and tumor burden in prostatic carcinoma grade group”, Maryam Sadough, MD , Angelle Leger, MD, Haibo Wang, MD, Ritu Bhalla, MD. CAP 2023


• “Giant Vascular Eccrine Spiradenoma - A Rare Variant Presentation of Cutaneous Adnexal Tumor”, Asra Feroze, MBBS; Michael Forte, BS (LSU Medical Student); Todd M. Leleux, MD. CAP 2023


• “Rare Candida metapsilosis Septicemia and Brain Micro-abscesses with A Fatal Outcome”, Asra Feroze, MBBS; Gordon L. Love, MD; Luis Del Valle, MD; Ellen E. Connor, MD, PhD. CAP 2023


• “Post-acute Covid-19 Dermal Endotheliitis: A Case Series Characterizing a Novel Diagnostic Entity”, Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD,  Liz Yang, MD, Sharon Fox, MD, PhD. CAP 2023


• “A Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stroma Tumor (GIST) in Liver Shows Discordance Between Protein Expression and Gene Mutation”, Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Zaid Khreefa, MD, Jonathan Somma, MD, Zhiyan Fu, MD. CAP 2023


• "Nailfold Videocapillaroscopic Alterations as Markers of Microangiopathy in Covid-19 Patients" , Roberta Gualtierotti, Sharon Elizabeth Fox, Fernanda Da Silva
Lameira, Andrea Giachi, Luca Valenti, Maria Orietta Borghi, Pier Luigi Meroni, Massimo Cugno, Flora Peyvandi . Journal of Clinical Medicine 2023


•Wenjing Qiu, MD, PhD, Liz Yang, MD, Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Sharon E. Fox, MD, PhD. Augmented Web-Based Pathology Education: Gaze Path Visualization as a Tool for Pathology Training. USCAP 2023


• Jack Harbert, MD, "Follicular Lymphoma Patient with Incidental Concomitant Plasma Cell Myeloma on a Staging Bone Marrow Biopsy", 2023 Southern Regional Meeting.


•  Wenjing Qiu, MD, PhD, Sharon Fox, MD, PhD, “Modern Technology Improves Pathology Residency Education: A Trial of Learning Gaze Path in Pathology Training". USCAP 2022


 • Liz Yang, MD, Jonathan Somma, MD, Sharon Fox, MD, PhD, “ Identification of Occupational Related Pulmonary Disease in Anatomic Pathology Specimens: A Case Series”. USCAP 2022


• Liz Yang, MD, Wenjing Qiu, MD, PhD, Ritu Bhalla, MD, “Role of mpMRI in Detection of Intraductal Carcinoma, Invasive Cribriform Carcinoma and Gleason Pattern 5 in Targeted Biopsies of Prostate”. USCAP 2022


 • Maryam Sadough, MD, Angelle M. Leger, MD, Haibo Wang, MD, PhD, Ritu Bhalla, MD,  “Correlation Between Prostatic Specific Antigen Level and Tumor Burdon in Prostatic Carcinoma Grade Groups”. USCAP 2022


• Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Liz Yang, MD, Luis Del Valle, MD, Sharon Fox, MD, PhD. “Post-Acute Covid-19 Dermal Endotheliitis: A Case Series Characterizing a Novel Diagnostic Entity”. USCAP 2022


•Michael Webber, DO, Akannsha Singh, MD, Ghaidaa Majari, MD,  Krzysztof Moroz, MD, Ryan Craig, MD, Ellen Connor, MD, PhD, “Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma as a Rare Cause of Death”. ASCP 2022


•Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Jack Harbert, MD, Ritu Bhalla, MD, Tracy Dewenter, MD, “Eosinophilic solid and cystic rebal cell carcinoma with non-typical immunophenotype: a series of two cases”. ASCP 2022


•Maryam Sadough, MD, Shaun Lawicki, MBBS, ”A Case of Near Total Rh(D) Expression Loss in a Sickle Cell Patient Following Aplastic Anemia and Development of a Transient Auto-Anti-D”. ASCP 2022


•Maryam Sadough, MD, Nibras Fakhri, MD, Rachna Jetly, MD, MPH, “Gluteal Region Plasmablastic Lymphoma Masquerading as Perianal Fistulas in a Patient with Crohn's Disease: Report of a Rare Case with Literature Review”. ASCP 2022


•Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Rachna Jetly, MD, MPH, Ellen Connor, MD, PhD, “A Rare Case of Primary Cardiac T-cell Lymphoma in Immunocompetent Adult”. ASCP 2022


•Jack Harbert, MD, Jihuan Chen, MD PhD, Nibras Fakhri, MD,  Ritu Bhalla, MD, Elizabeth Rinker, MD, “Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma of the Prostate: High-grade Case Study of an Uncommon Entity”. ASCP 2022


•Jack Harbert, MD, Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Shams Halat, MD, Tracy Dewenter, MD, Ritu Bhalla, MD, ”P63-expressing Prostate Adenocarcinoma: A case study of a rare subtype”. ASCP 2022


•Jack Harbert, MD, Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Tracy Dewenter, MD . “Incidental Small and Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Gallbladder with Associated Intracholecystic Papillary Neoplasm”. CAP 2022


•Liz Yang, MD, Fernanda da Silva Lameira, MD, Wenjing Qiu, MD, Rachna Jetly, MD, MPH. “Helicobacter pylori-associated Gastric Hyperplastic Polyposis with Synchronous Gastric Adenocarcinomas and Extranodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma of Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue in a Single Gastrectomy Specimen- Case Report with Literature Review”. CAP 2022


•Liz Yang, MD, Gordon Love, MD, Rachna Jetly, MD, MPH. “Cutaneous Mucormycosis Due to Mucor circinelloides in a Burn Unit " CAP 2022


•Zaid Khreefa, MD, Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Gordon Love, MD, Luis Del Valle, PhD. “Liver Injury in COVID-19: Direct Evidence of Hepatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Associated Histopathologic Findings”. CAP 2022


•Zaid Khreefa, MD, Jihuan Chen, MD, PhD, Jonathan Somma, MD, Maryam Sadough, MD,  Ritu Bhalla, MD. “Diagnostic Accuracy of The Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Guidelines in Pancreatic Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology”. CAP 2022


•Fernanda da Silva Lameira, MD, Rachna Jetly, MD, MPH, Gordon Love, MD, Shaun Lawicki, MBBS. “Rare Case of Transfusion-Transmitted Malaria with Immature Peripheral Blood Plasmodium falciparum Gametocytes”. CAP 2022


•Wenjing Qiu, Jihuan Chen, Michael Webber, Zaid Khreefa, Judy S Crabtree, Grace B Athas, Gordon L Love, Sharon E Fox. " Molecular Methods in the Identification of Pulmonary Pathologic Traits of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant at Autopsy". USCAP 2022


•Zaid Khreefa, Jihuan Chen, Michael Webber, Wenjing Qiu, Maryam Sadough, Cameron Gabriel, Gordon Love, Sharon Fox. "Correlation of Clinical and Histopathological Findings with Viral Variant in the Gastrointestinal Tract of COVID-19 Autopsy Cases". USCAP 2022


•Fakhri, Nibras; Sadough, Maryam; Khreefa, Zaid; Khokhar, Hina; Bhalla, Ritu. "Accuracy of the Milan System for Detecting Neoplastic vs. Non-Neoplastic Sailvary Gland Lesions: A Retrospective Review". ASCP 2021.


• Khokhar, Hina; Wang, Katherine; Del Valle, Luis. "Multifocal Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) in a Patient with Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)". ASCP 2021


• Qiu, Wenjing; Khokhar, Hina, Jetly, Rachna. "Challenge in Early Diagnosis of Rare Lymphomas-A Case Monomorphic Epitheliotropic Intestinal T-Cell Lymphoma Masquerading as Enteritis". ASCP 2021


•Qiu, Wenjing; Vander Heide, Richard,  "Acute Pulmonary Hemorrhage from Disseminated Kaposi Sarcoma: Autopsy Findings in a 20-year-old Patient with Recent Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Diagnosis". CAP 21 Virtual Meeting


• Fakhri, Nibras; Girardo, Christopher; Qiu, Wenjing; Bhalla, Ritu, "Newly Emerging Renal Tumors, a Presentation of Two Cases". CAP 21 Virtual Meeting


•Fakhri N, Khreefa Z, Sadough M, Qiu W, Edwar P, Madhav KC, Danrad R, Dewenter T, Bhalla R. Correlation of Preoperative Studies with Extraprostatic Extension of Prostatic Carcinoma in Radical Prostatectomies, a Retrospective Study, CAP 21 Virtual Meeting 2021.


•Lameira, Fernanda S.; Sadough, Maryam; Fox, Sharon; Vander Heide, Richard. Pulmonary Pathology in Long-Haul COVID-19 at Autopsy. USCAP Virtual Meeting, 2021


•Lameira, Fernanda S.; Han, Bing; Fox, Sharon E.; Sadough, Maryam; Vander Heide, Richard; Kaeefa, Zaid; Dermal Microangiopathy of COVID-19: Findings from an International Series of Autopsy and Nailfold Capillaroscopy Studies. USCAP Virtual Meeting, 2021