Dr. Jeffrey Prichard

Dr. Jeffrey PrichardJEFFREY W. PRICHARD, DO
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Clincial Informatics
Division Chief of Anatomic Pathology Operations, Informatics, and Quality
Section Head, Breast Pathology

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822-1920

Dr. Prichard is Geisinger Medical Laboratories' division chief of anatomic pathology operations, informatics, and quality.  He is also on the faculty of the Geisinger Cytopathology Fellowship and Pathology Residency Programs.



Dr. Prichard received his DO from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri, and completed an internship at Metro Health Center in Erie. He performed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and fellowship training in surgical pathology at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.


Dr. Prichard is board-certified by the American Board of Pathology in both anatomic and clinical Pathology and in clincial informatics. He specializes in breast and gynecologic, and liver pathology,

Professional Affiliations:

College of American Pathologists
Association of Pathology Informatics
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology
American Medical Informatics Association

Research Interests:

Anatomic pathology informatics, image analysis, and quantitative immunohistochemistry.

Recent Academic Activity

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Lynn TJ, Shi J, Liu H, Monaco S, Prichard JW, Lin F. Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome Type 1 Is a Highly Sensitive and Specific Marker for Diagnosing Triple-Negative Breast Carcinomas on Cytologic Samples. Arch Pathol lab Medi 2023; https://doi.org/10.5858/arpa.2022-0411-OA: ,

Crawford JM, Shotorbani K, Sharma G, Crossey M, Kothari T, Lorey TS, Prichard JW, Wilkerson M, Fisher N. Improving American healthcare through “Clinical Lab 2.0”: a Project Santa Fe report. Acad Pathol 2017; 41: 1-8,

Other Publications:

Prichard J. AP LIS panel: complexity, middleware, reports, AI (Interview). CAP Today . 2022; February 2022: 1,

Prichard J. In anatomic pathology, a balancing act (Interview). CAP Today . 2023; August 2023: 1,

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Pramick M, Mehr C, Prichard J, Monaco SE.  Analysis of Impact of Pre-Analytical Factors on Theranostic Markers in Small Biopsies of Breast Cancer at Remote Locations.  Poster Presentation.  American Society of Cytopathology, Chicago, IIllinois, November 17-20, 2021.

Wall S, Brown A, Meschter S, Zelonis MK, Mullay S, Prichard JW, Monaco SE.  Use of an Analytical Software Application linked to the Pathology Laboratory Information System to Obtain Cytopathology Lab Performance Data, Quality Data, and Staff Competency Metrics.  Abstract and virtual poster.  United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Virtual meeting, March 2021.

Scicchitano L, Brown A, Knock B, Prichard J, Ding Y.  Practical Informatics Solutions for Molecular Diagnostics Quality Management..  Abstract.  Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2019 Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, November 6-9, 2019.

Wilkerson ML, Prichard J .  Practical Ways to Reduce Diagnostic Error.  Platform presentation.  Association of Clinical Scientists 137th annual meeting, Birmingham, Alabama, May 18, 2017.

Prichard JW, Meschter SC.  Short Course 54: Practical Informatics Solutions for Anatomic Pathology Quality Management.  Short Course.  United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology , San Antonio, Texas, March 4-10, 2017.

Kip NS, Tutaeva V, Prichard JW, Leeming R, Arora TK, Vogel VG.  Validation of Prosigna (Breast Cancer Prognostication Assay) & Its Concordance with Oncotype DX & Mammoprint: Geisinger Health System’s Experience.  Preseentation.  United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology’s 106th Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, March 4-10, 2017.

Marshall KA, Kethireddy S, Brown AM, Prichard JW, Wilkerson ML.  Crowdsourcing to Create Structured Data Sets for Quality Improvement.  Presentation.  AMIA Joint Summits on Translational Science, San Francisco, California, March 27-30, 2017.

Textbook Chapters

Prichard JW, Tomsho N, Yeager L. Quality management in intraoperative consultations. In Quality management in anatomic pathology: promoting patient safey through systems improvement and error reduction 2nd edition. Nakleh RW, eds. Northfield, Illinois: College of American Pathologists; 2017: TBD.

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