Dr. Myra Wilkerson

Dr. Myra WilkersonMYRA L. WILKERSON, M.D.
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology
Chair, Division of Laboratory Medicine

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822-1920
1 800 695 6491

Dr. Wilkerson is the Chair of the Division of Laboratory Medicine for the Geisinger Health System.


Education:

She received her M.D. from Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia. She completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology as well as a fellowship in cytopathology at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Certifications:

Dr. Wilkerson is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. Her areas of specialization are genitourinary pathology and cytopathology.

Professional Affiliations:

Association for Pathology Informatics (API)
Association of Clinical Scientists (ACS); Fellow
College of American Pathologists (CAP); Fellow

Research interests:

Cryptorchidism, cervical cytology, informatics, and tissue microarrays.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Riff BP, Katona BW, Wilkerson M, Nathanson KL, Metz DC . HNPCC-associated pheochromocytoma: expanding the tumor spectrum. Pancreas 2015; 44(4); 676-678.

Henricks WH, Wilkerson ML, Castellani WJ, Whitsitt MS, Sinard JH. Pathologists as stewards of laboratory information. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015; 139(3); 332-337.

Castellani WJ, Sinard JH, Wilkerson ML, Whitsitt MS, Henricks WH. Accreditation and regulatory implications of electronic health records for laboratory reporting. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015; 139(3); 328-331.

Wilkerson ML, Henricks WH, Castellani WJ, Whitsitt MS, Sinard JH. Management of laboratory data and information exchange in the electronic health record. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015; 139(3); 319-327.

Sinard JH, Castellani, Wilkerson ML, Henricks WG. Stand-alone laboratory information systems versus laboratory modules incorporated in the electronic health record. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015; 139(3); 311-318.

Henricks WH, Wilkerson ML, Castellani WJ, Whitsitt MS, Sinard JH. Pathologists’ place in the electronic health record landscape. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015; 139(3); 311-318.

Wilkerson ML, Lin F, Liu H, Cheng L. The application of immunohistochemical biomarkers in urologic surgical pathology. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014; 138(12); 1643-1655.

Boctor FN, Wilkerson ML. Fresh frozen plasma as a source of cholesterol for newborn with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome associated with defective cholesterol synthesis. Ann Clin Lab Sci 2014; 44(3); 332-333.

Wilkerson M, Liu H, Lin F, Cheng L. Genitourinary System (Urinary Bladder, Testis, Prostate and Kidney). Review article. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014; 138(12); 1643-1665.

Liu H, Shi J, Wilkerson M, Yang XJ, Lin F. Immunohistochemical evaluation of ERG expression in various benign and malignant tissues. Ann Clin Lab Sci 2013; 43; 3-9.

Other Publications:

Yu HE, Wilkerson M. Employee Engagement is vital for the Successful Selection of a Total Laboratory Automation System. Lab Med. 2017; https://doi.org/10.1093/labmed/lmx030: In press.

Spinosa JC, Arnaout R, Berman MA, Birdsong G, Boguski MS, Booker D, Carter A, Castellani W, Chen D, Chen P, Dash RC, de Baca M, Elevitch F, Gilbertson J, Harrison J, Henricks W, Kennedy M, Knapik C, Olson JE, Robb J, Routbort M, Rudolf JW, Simpson RW, Sinard J, Wilkerson M. CAP Pathology Resource Guide: Clinical Informatics. CAP Pathology Resource Guide. 2016; Clinical Informatics: Version 1.0 .

Chen ZE, Liu H, Wilkerson ML. Archives Applied – Evolving Practices of IHC in Breast, Genitourinary, Gastrointestinal, and Liver Pathology. College of American Pathologists. 2015; Online CME: Self-Assessment Module.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

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.

Liu H, Wilkerson M, Lin F. NKX3.1 is the Most Sensitive Immunohistochemical Marker in Identifying Metastatic Prostatic Carcinomas. Poster presentation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, San Antonio, Texas, March 4-10, 2017.

Liu H, Wilkerson M, Lin F. Immunohistochemical Evaluation of NKX3.1 Expression in Prostatic Ductal Adenocarcinomas. Poster presentation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, San Antonio, Texas, March 4-10, 2017.

Harrison HH, Adler M, Kimmich, D, Knowles-Tuchman M, Costello D, Nowack, R, Mika A, Rockwell S, Shaeffer L, Dorion P, Grifone T, Olson J, Tsang P, Wilkerson M, Yu E, and the Analytical QC Team. Use of Sigma-based QC to monitor hematology and coagulation testing in an expending, multi-instrument, multi-site, integrated healthcare system. Abstract. AACC Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, July 31-August 4, 2016.

Wilkerson ML. Preparing for the Future: Why you should be thinking automation now. Invited Panelist. 1. Roche SmartLab, Automation Panel Disussion, Washington, DC, October 1, 2015.

Wilkerson ML. 5 Forward-Thinking Principles for Choosing an IVD Vendor-Partner. Invited Speaker. Roche L2 LabLeaders Summit, Philadelphia, PA, June 24, 2015.

Wilkerson M. Man vs. Machine: New Method Validation. Course Director and Speaker. Geisinger Medical Laboratories, Wilkes-Barre and Danville, Pennsylvania, June-September 2014.

Harrison HH, Young D, Sargent D, Labarbera J, Fereck C, Fitt W, Kimmich D, Kremitske D, Lopatka M, Sharretts S, Smeal K, Dorion P, Rolston R, Wilkerson M, Yu E, Jones JB. Expansion of a Multisite, Advanced Analytical QC Program to include Prothrombin Time Testing using Sigma Statistics Based on Auto-Generated Peer Values. Poster. American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, July 2013.

Wilkerson M. Proficiency Testing. Course Director and Speaker. Geisinger Medical Laboratories, Wilkes-Barre and Danville, Pennsylvania, May and June 2013.

Wilkerson M, Lin F, Shi J. SF-1 immunohistochemical expression in tumors. Abstract. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2-8, 2013.

Lin F, Shi J, Wilkerson M, Liu H. SALL4 and PAX8 expression in carcinomas from various organs. Poster Presentation. USCAP Annual Meeting , Baltimore, MD, March 2-8, 2013.

Wilkerson M, Lin F, Shi J. SF-1 immunohistochemical expression in tumors. Presentation. USCAP Annual Meeting , Baltimore, MD, March 2-8, 2013.

Textbook Chapters

Liu H, Wilkerson M, Lin F. Thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal gland. In Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, 2nd ed. Lin F, Prichard JW, Liu H, Wilkerson M, Chen ZM, eds. New York: Springer; 2015; 285-286 .

Wilkerson M, Cheng L. Urinary Bladder and Urachus. In Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, 2nd ed. Lin F, Prichard JW, Liu H, Wilkerson M, Chen ZM, eds. New York: Springer; 2015; 421-438 .

Wilkerson M, Cheng L. Testis and paratesticular tissue. In Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, 2nd ed. Lin F, Prichard JW, Liu H, Wilkerson M, Chen ZM, eds. New York: Springer; 2015; 465-480 .

Wilkerson M, Hewitt S. Tissue Microarray. In Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, 2nd ed. Lin F, Prichard JW, Liu H, Wilkerson M, Chen ZM, eds. New York: Springer; 2015; 105-118 .

Lin F, Prichard J, Bitting A, Shi J, Liu H, Wilkerson M, Chen Z. Geisinger immunohistochemical antibodies and staining protocols. In Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions. 2nd ed.. Lin F, Prichard JW, Liu H, Wilkeson M, Chen ZM, eds. New York: Springer; 2015; 39-56 .

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