13 January 2023: New Editorial Board Appointments

Several pathologists have recently been appointed or promoted to our Editorial Board. For a comprehensive list of our Editors, see our Editorial Board page.

Dr. Jonathan D. Ho has been promoted from the Editorial Board to our new Deputy Editor in Chief for Dermatopathology. Dr. Ho is Jamaican and completed his M.B.B.S. at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. After working as a dermatology registrar at the University Hospital of the West Indies in Kingston Jamaica, he completed specialist training in Dermatology and fellowship training in Dermatopathology in the International Graduate Training Program at Boston University School of Medicine. He is ICDP-UEMS board certified in Dermatopathology. He currently serves as the Co-director of the Dermatology residency program and the Director of Dermatopathology at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. His research interests include scarring and other disorders of fibrosis, complex medical dermatology and skin disease in richly pigmented skin. 

Dr. Josephine Dermawan has been appointed to our Editorial Board for Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Dermawan is an Associate Staff at Cleveland Clinic Robert J. Tomsich Institute of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She completed her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency and Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. She subsequently did a Molecular Genetic Pathology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Kyle Devins has been appointed to our Editorial Board for Gynecologic Pathology. Dr. Devins is an attending physician in the Department of Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. After obtaining his medical degree at SUNY Upstate Medical University, he completed residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by fellowships in Selective Surgical Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital before joining the faculty in 2022. Dr. Devins provides diagnostic evaluation of gynecologic, genitourinary and breast specimens. His research seeks to improve the understanding and classification of ovarian, uterine and peritoneal neoplasia, particularly mesenchymal and sex cord-stromal tumors.

Dr. P.J. Cimino has been appointed to our Editorial Board for Neuropathology. He is a Pathologist-Scientist and Head of the Neuropathology Unit for the Surgical Neurology Branch in the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Cimino obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the combined Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University of Washington, Seattle. He then completed a combined Anatomic Pathology residency and Neuropathology fellowship training program at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining the NIH, Dr. Cimino was an Assistant Professor on the Physician-Scientist track in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington, Seattle.

13 December 2022: Image Quiz #97

Authors: Matthew Franklin, M.D., Stephen Somach, M.D.

The photomicrograph shown below depicts an excision specimen from a carpenter presenting with a painful nodule of the right palm. What is the diagnosis?

Select an answer:

A. Epidermoid cyst

B. Foreign body granuloma

C. Osteoma cutis

D. Pilomatricoma

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20 July 2022: Case of the Month #517

Thanks to Dr. Viktoryia Kazlouskaya, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, for contributing this case and discussion and to Dr. Jonathan Ho, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica for reviewing the discussion.

Clinical history:

A man in his 50s presented with leonine (resembling a lion) facies and keratotic papules all over his body. He mentioned that the condition has been present since he was a child and that his mother and siblings had similar skin features. A skin biopsy was obtained.

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25 September 2020: Seeking Authors

We are seeking authors to rewrite the following topics:

If you’re interested in writing for us (the above topics or anything else), please make sure:

  1. You, or a member of your “team”, meets our qualifications.
  2. You are serious about producing a great written topic.
  3. You will commit to finishing your topic. It’s OK if you need more time, but it is difficult for everyone if you take on something you lack the time to do.
  4. You are willing to follow our procedures. We don’t want to micromanage, but with 200+ authors, we need to have uniformity.
  5. Your work is peer reviewed, so you have to respond to the comments about your work in a timely fashion.

Once you review your qualifications, please send your CV to Nat@PathologyOutlines.com.