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Megan I. Samuelson, MD

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Director of Surgical Pathology
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office
5244B Carver Pavilion (RCP)
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-353-6796

Education

BA, Biology, Grinnell College
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Extern, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Resident, Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellow, Surgical Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellow, Cytopathology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

Cytopathology - American Board of Pathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - American Board of Pathology

Publications

Duska, L. R., Filiaci, V. L., Walker, J. L., Holman, L. L., Hill, E. K., Moore, R. G., Ring, K. L., Pearl, M. L., Muller, C. Y., Kushnir, C. L., Lankes, H. A., Samuelson, M. I., Carrick, K. S., Rajan, A., Rodgers, W. H., Kohn, E. C., Piekarz, R. & Leslie, K. K. (2021). A Surgical Window Trial Evaluating Medroxyprogesterone Acetate with or without Entinostat in Patients with Endometrial Cancer and Validation of Biomarkers of Cellular Response. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. PMID: 33766814.

Samuelson, M. I., Chen, S. J., Boukhar, S. A., Schnieders, E. M., Walhof, M. L., Bellizzi, A. M., Robinson, R. A. & Rajan Kd, A. (2021). Rapid Validation of Whole-Slide Imaging for Primary Histopathology Diagnosis. American journal of clinical pathology. PMID: 33511392.

Halvorson, T. S., Robinson, R. A. & Samuelson, M. I. (2020). Pure Primary Ovarian Carcinoid Tumor. International journal of gynecological pathology : official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists. PMID: 32187084.

Tasche, K. K., Samuelson, M. I. & Pagedar, N. A. (2019). Unilateral Nasal Mass in a Woman in Her 20s. (Vols. 145). (9), pp. 862-863. JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. DOI: 10.1001/jamaoto.2019.1671.

Isaacson, A. L., Robinson, R. A. & Samuelson, M. I. (2019). Creating Pathologists From a Post-Sophomore Pathology Fellowship: 21 Years and 126 Fellows at an Academic Pathology Department. Academic Pathology, 6. DOI: 10.1177/2374289519851203.

Reyes, H. D., Miecznikowski, J., Gonzalez-Bosquet, J., Devor, E. J., Zhang, Y., Thiel, K. W., Samuelson, M. I., McDonald, M., Stephan, J. M., Hanjani, P., Guntupalli, S., Tewari, K. S., Backes, F., Ramirez, N., Fleming, G. F., Filiaci, V., Birrer, M. J. & Leslie, K. K. (2017). High stathmin expression is a marker for poor clinical outcome in endometrial cancer: An NRG oncology group/gynecologic oncology group study. Gynecologic oncology, 146(2), 247-253. PMID: 28532857.

Davick, J., Krone, J., Samuelson, M. & Stockdale, C. (2017). The Prevalence of Lichen Sclerosus in Patients with Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Int J Gynecol Pathol, 36(4), 305-309. PMID: 27801760.

Williams, H., Salinas, E., Savage, E., Samuelson, M. & Goodheart, M. J. (2016). Malignant struma ovarii with insular carcinoma: a case report and literature review. Gynecol Oncol Rep, 18, 1-3. PMID: 29607388.

Taher, H., Samuelson, M., Gehlbach, B. & Gross, T. (2016). A young man with dyspnoea and audible expiration: The loops never lie. Breathe (European Respiratory Society), 12(2), 159-63. PMID: 27408634.

Reyes, H. D., Carlson, M. J., Devor, E. J., Zhang, Y., Thiel, K. W., Samuelson, M. I., McDonald, M., Yang, S., Stephan, J., Savage, E. C., Dai, D., Goodheart, M. J. & Leslie, K. K. (2016). Downregulation of FOXO1 mRNA predicts treatment failure in patients with endometrial pathology conservatively managed with progestin-containing intrauterine devices. Gynecol Oncol, 140(1), 152-60. PMID: 26524723.

Klutts, J. S., Guerin, L. A., Bruch, L. A., Firchau, D. J., Knudson, C. M., Rosenthal, N. S., Samuelson, M. I., Jensen, C. S., Delwiche, J. L. & Krasowski, M. D. (2015). Pathology Milestones: Assessing Clinical Competency by Committee. Acad Pathol, 2(4). PMID: 28725752.

Bender, D., Sill, M. W., Lankes, H. A., Reyes, H. D., Darus, C. J., Delmore, J. E., Rotmensch, J., Gray, H. J., Mannel, R. S., Schilder, J. M., Hunter, M. I., McCourt, C. K., Samuelson, M. & Leslie, K. K. (2015). A phase II evaluation of cediranib in the treatment of recurrent or persistent endometrial cancer: An NRG Oncology/Gynecologic Oncology Group Study. Gynecol Oncol, 138(3), 507-512. PMID: 26186911.

Stephan, J. M., Hansen, J., Samuelson, M., McDonald, M., Chin, Y., Bender, D., Reyes, H. D., Button, A. & Goodheart, M. J. (2014). Intra-operative frozen setion results reliably predict final pathology in endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol, 133(3), 499-505. PMID: 24699308.

Samuelson, M., Stelow, E., Hornick, J. & Bellizzi, A. (2014). Frequent nuclear expression of beta-catenin in adrenal cortical carcinoma: A diagonstic pitfall. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting.

Young, A. G., Neff, T. L., Samuelson, M., Meyerholz, D. K., Dupuy, A. J. & Goodheart, M. J. (2013). The generation of a novel spontaneous transgenic mouse model of node positive metastatic vulvar cancer. (Vols. 131). (1), pp. 261. Gynecol Oncol. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.07.038.

Haslem, B. D., Samuelson, M. I. & Schey, R. (2013). A case of eosinophilic esophagitis discovered with positron emission tomography imaging: a case report. J Med Case Rep, 7(1), 187. PMID: 23855975.

Stephan, J. M., Samuelson, M. & Goodheart, M. (2013). Assessment of the reliability of intra-operative frozen section and final pathology results in endoemtrial cancer. Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists 42nd Annual Meeting.

Nadkarni, N., Rogers, L., Samuelson, M., Neff, T., Bender, D., Ahmed, A., De Geest, K., Button, A., Dupuy, A. & Goodheart, M. (2012). An alternative ZMIZ1 promoter exhibits higher gene expression in epithelial ovarian cancer that is p53-independent. (Vols. 127). pp. S1-S34. Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists 41st Annual Meeting; Gynecol Oncol.

Kuzman, J., Naraev, B., Button, A., Samuelson, M., Goodheart, M., DeYoung, B., O'Dorisio, T. & Halfdanarson, T. (2012). Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGF-R) and CD31 receptor (CD31-R) in high-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the uterine cervix (cNEC) and its association with prognosis. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting.

Girardi, J. R., Samuelson, M., Button, A., De Geest, K., Bender, D. P., Ahmed, A. & Goodheart, M. J. (2011). The relationship between vascularity, p53 gene mutations and distant metastatic disease in epithelial ovarian carcinoma. (Vols. 123). (2), pp. 443. Gynecol Oncol.

Nadkarni, N., Rogers, L., Samuelson, M., Neff, T., Bender, D. P., Ahmed, A., De Geest, K., Button, A., Dupuy, A. & Goodheart, M. J. (2011). Zmiz1 is overexpressed in epithelial ovarian cancer and associated with p53 gene mutations. (Vols. 123). (2), pp. 446-447. Gynecologic Oncology.

Puan, K. J., Jin, C., Wang, H., Sarikonda, G., Raker, A. M., Lee, H. K., Samuelson, M. I., Märker-Hermann, E., Pasa-Tolic, L., Nieves, E., Giner, J. L., Kuzuyama, T. & Morita, C. T. (2007). Preferential recognition of a microbial metabolite by human Vgamma2Vdelta2 T cells. Int immunology, 19(5), 657-73. PMID: 17446209.

Morita, C. T., Lee, H. K., Samuelson, M., Marker-Hermann, E., Pasa-Tolic, L., Nieves, E., Kuzuyama, T. & Puan, P. J. (2002). ?d T cells recognize an intermediate in bacterial isoprenoid metabolism: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system. ASM Conference on Immunity to Bacterial, Viral, and Protzoal Pathogens.

Morita, C. T., Lee, H. K., Samuelson, M., Marker-Hermann, E., Dao, M., Pasa-Tolic, L., Nieves, E., Kuzuyama, T. & Puan, P. J. (2001). ?d T cells recognize an intermediate in bacterial isoprenoid metabolism: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system. 11th International Congress of Immunology.

Samuelson, M., Morita, C. T. (2001). How does limited diversity of the TCR in ?d T cells cause an adaptive immune response? Recognition of nonpeptide antigens by ?d T cells. Honors Symposium, Grinnell College.

Morita, C. T., Lee, H. K., Samuelson, M., Marker-Hermann, E., Nieves, E. & Puan, P. J. (2001). ?d T cells recognize an intermediate in bacterial isoprenoid metabolism: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system. Arthritis Research Conference.

Morita, C. T., Lee, H. K., Samuelson, M., Marker-Hermann, E., Nieves, E. & Puan, K. J. (2001). ?d T cells recognize a putative intermediate in the bacterial deoxyxylulose synthetic pathway for isopentenyl pyrophosphate: pattern recognition by the adaptive immune system. Keystone Symposium on "Interfaces between innate and adaptive immunity".