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Poonam Sharma, MBBS

Chair, Department of Pathology

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Poonam Sharma

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School of Medicine
Pathology
Secondary Clinical Research
CUMC - Creighton University Medical Center

Poonam Sharma, MBBS

Chair, Department of Pathology

Professor

Teaching Interests

  • Anatomic and Surgical Pathology

Department

Pathology

Position

Professor

Articles

  • Cureus
    Justin C. Rudd, Changzhao Li, Rasam Hajiannasab, Jimmy Khandalavala, Poonam Sharma Diagnosing Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Vulva: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
    13 2021
  • journal of cutaneous pathology
    Haley Danielle Heibel, Clay J. Cockerell, Christina Guillen, Oluwatoyin Bamgbola, John Schmidt, Poonam Sharma, Robert White, Susan Youens, Mark Heibel Finding a Sense of Gratitude and Purpose in Medicine Through Positive Role Models and a Diversity of Passions, Experiences, and Practices
    5 2021
  • Cureus
    Sonia Gupta, Changzhao Li, Vinay Kumar Thallapally, Poonam Sharma, Joseph Nahas Chronic Hand Swelling and Dactylitis in Leprosy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
    13 2021
  • Stat Pearls
    Allen HC, Sharma P. Histology, Plasma Cells. 2020 Mar 27. StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2020 Jan-. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK556082/ PubMed PMID: 32310542.  2020
  • Arch Pathol Lab Med
    Staats PN, Parkash V, Otis CN, Sharma P, Ioffe O, Bracamonte ER. The Current State of Communication of Urgent and Significant, Unexpected Diagnoses in Anatomic Pathology: Results of an Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology Survey. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020 Feb 5. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2019-0436-OA. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32023089.  2020
  • Case Reports in Clinical Pathology
    Dick M, Sharma A, Sharma P. Spiradenoma of the breast and review of cases over 76-years. Case Reports in Clinical Pathology. DOI:10.5430/crep.v6n1p38 https://doi.org/10.5430/crcp.v6n1p38 
    Vol 6, No. 1, p. 38 2019
  • Academic Medicine
    Bates CK, Jagsi R, Gordon LK, Travis E, Chatterjee A, Gillis M, Means O, Chaudron L, Ganetzky R, Gulati M, Fivush B, Sharma P, Grover A, Lautenberger D, Flotte TR. It Is Time for Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment in Academic Medicine.  doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002050. PubMed PMID: 29116986. 
    93(2), p. 163-165 2018
  • Am J Trans Res
    Rai V, Abdo J, Alsuwaidan AN, Agrawal S, Sharma P, Agrawal DK. Cellular and molecular targets for the immunotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma. eCollection 2017.
    9(7), p. 3224-3244 2017
  • Am J Trans Res
    Subramanian S, Pallati PK, Sharma P, Agrawal DK, Nandipati KC. Significant association of TREM-1 with HMGB1.  TLR's and RAGE in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance in obese diabetic populations. Am J Transl Res. 2017 Jul 15;9(7):3224-3244. eCollection 2017
    9(7), p. 3224-3244 2017
  • Translational Medicine
    Subramanian S, Pallati PK, Sharma P, Agrawal DK, Nandipati KC.J TREM-1 associated macrophage polarization plays a significant role in inducing insulin resistance in obese population. Transl Med. doi: 10.1186/s12967-017-1187-7.
    15 (1), p. 85 2017
  • Obesity (Silver Spring)
    Subramanian S1, Pallati PK2, Rai V1, Sharma P, Agrawal DK1, Nandipati KC Increased expression of triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 in the population with obesity and insulin resistance. doi: 10.1002/oby.21714. [Epub ahead of print]
    2017 Jan 23 2017
  • Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
    RaiV, Sharma P, Agrawal S, Agrawal DK.  Relevance of mouse models of cardiac fibrosis and hypertrophy in cardiac research.  doi: 10.1007/s11010-016-2849-0. Review. PMID: 27766529
    424 (1-2), p. 123-145 2017
  • World J Surg Oncology
    Foster JM1, Sleightholm RL2, Wahlmeier S2, Loggie B3, Sharma P2, Patel A2. Early identification of DPAM in at-risk low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm patients: a new approach to surveillance for peritoneal metastasis.
    14(1) doi: 10.1186/s12957-016-0996-0, p. 243 2016
  • Academic Medicine
    Bates C, Gordon L, Travis E, Chatterjee A, Chaudron L, Fivush B, Gulati M, Jagsi R, Sharma P, Gillis M, Ganetzky R, Grover A, Lautenberger D, Moses A.  Striving for Gender Equity in Academic Medicine Careers:  A Call to Action. 
    91, 8 2016
  • Not Applicable
    Book chapter reference ” Shetty S, Thomas P, Govindarajan V, Sharma P, Sirineri G, and Loggie B.W. Pseudomyxoma Peritonei as a special subset of peritoneal carcinomatosis. Future Medicine, Advances in the Management of Peritoneal Cancers:, Esquivel J. ed. Future Science Group.
    Doi:10.2217/ebo.13.223, p. 124-135 2014
  • Annals of Surgical Oncology
    Lohani K, Shetty S, Sharma P, Govindarajan V, Thomas P, Loggie B. Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Inflammatory Responses in the Peritoneal Microenvironment.  Epub 2013 Sep 18.
    21(5) doi: 10.1245/s10434-013-3261-6, p. 1441-7 2014
  • Am J Surg
    Shetty S, Natarajan B, Thomas P, Govindarajan V, Sharma P, Loggie B. Proposed Classification of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Influence of Signet Ring Cells on Survival.
    79(11) , p. 1171-6 2013
  • Biochem Pharmacol
    Xie Y, Abel PW, Kirui JK, Deng C, Sharma P, Wolff DW, Toews ML, Tu Y. Identification of upregulated phosphoinositide 3-kinase γ as a target to suppress breast cancer cell migration and invasion.
    85(10), p. 1454-1462 2013
  • Journal of Thoracic Oncology
    Majhi PD, Lakshmanan I,  Ponnusamy MP, Jain M, Das S, Shimizu ST, Kaur S, West WW, Johansson S, Smith LM, Yu F, Rolle C, Sharma P, Carey G, Batra SK, Ganti AK. Pathobiological implications of MUC4 in non-small cell lung cancer.
    8(4), p. 398-407 2013
  • Pathology
    Sharma P, Montgomery E. Gastrointestinal Dysplasia.
    45(3), p. 273-285 2013
  • J Surg Res
    Shetty S, Thomas P, Ramanan B, Sharma P, Govindarajan V, Loggie B. Kras mutations and p53 overexpression in pseudomyxoma peritonei: association with phenotype and prognosis.
    180(1), p. 97-103 2013
  • Experimental and Molecular Pathology
    Trowbridge, R, Sharma P, Hunter, WJ Agrawal DK. Vitamin D receptor expression in the mucosal tissue at the gastroesophageal junction.
    93(2), p. 246-249 2012
  • Experimental and Molecular Pathology
    Trowbridge R, Sharma P, Hunter WJ, Agrawal DK.  Vitamin D receptor expression and neoadjuvant therapy in esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    93(1), p. 147-153 2012
  • The Internet Journal of Surgery
    Chakraborty S, Sharma P, Roman J, Richards S. Where Suspicion Bore Fruit- An Unusual Cause of Abdominal Pain in a 46 Year Old Man.
    28, 5 2012

Publications

  • Li, J, Li J, Sharma P. “Rare Case of Cutaneous Diphtheria Following Cat Scratch' has been accepted for a poster presentation at the 58th Virtual Annual Meeting of The American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP), September 2021. 2021
  • Hajiannasab R, Hajiannasab R, Sharma P. “Cutaneous metastases: A case report of metastatic papillary carcinoma to skin and review of common cutaneous metastases.' has been accepted for a poster presentation at the 58th Virtual Annual Meeting of The American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) ), September 2021. 2021
  • Ali A, Ali A, Sharma P, Dietz N, Stoos C, Casey J: Cancerous Involvement of The Fallopian Tubes of Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome and Lynch Syndrome Mutation Carriers: A Report From The Creighton Hereditary Cancer Registry. USCAP 2021 Annual Meeting. 2021
  • International Journal of Research in Dermatology
    Elmore, R, Dick MK, Sharma, P. Muir-Torre syndrome: the curious case of wobbly microsatellites and their mucosal LynchDOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20193244
    Vol 5, No.3 2019
  • Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
    Agrawal, D. K., Rai, V., Sharma, P., Agrawal, S. Relevance of Mouse Models of Cardiac Fibrosis and Hypertrophy in Cardiac Research
    Manuscript MCBI-D-16-00972R1. 2016

Presentations

  • Lead Yourself First 2022
  • Microaggressions- Medicine Grand Rounds 2022
  • Let Your Light Shine- Take Charge to Overcome Burnout & Promote Wellness 2021
  • Sharma P. Challenges in reporting of primary cutaneous melanoma. Pathology Grand Rounds, CUMC Bergan Mercy, Omaha, NE 2020
  • “Ductal Carcinoma In-Site (DCIS) or Pre-invasive Breast Cancer” 2019 Surgical Oncology Symposium, CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy, Omaha, Nebraska 2019
  • Fill Your Pitcher, (And refill every time you pour a glass!).  CUSOM Fall Faculty Development session, Omaha, NE  2019
  • Sharma P. Resilience.  Fill Your Pitcher (And refill every time you pour a glass!) Pathology Grand Rounds, CUMC Bergan Mercy, Omaha NE 2019
  • Grand Rounds Role of Pathologist in Value Based Care From Behind the Microscope to the Forefront 2016
  • Poster Presentation Small Round Cell Tumor of the Prostate An Extremely Rare Entity Poster No. 193, on-line publication only, http://www.archivesofpathology.org/toc/ arpa/140/9, John M. Gross, Dan Anderson, Poonam Sharma, CAP Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV 2016
  • Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor of the Prostate An Extremely Rare Entity Poster No. 193, on -line publication only  John M. Gross, Dan Anderson, Poonam Sharma, MD. CAP Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV 2016
  • Conducted a presentation at the National Society of Histologists meeting entitled IHC Evaluation of ER & PR receptor Status in Breast Cancer, approved by the National Society for Histotechnology Education Committee for 1.5 Contact hours NSH # 22747 2014
  • IHC Evaluation of ER & PR receptor Status in Breast Cancer, approved by the National Society for Histotechnology Education Committee for 1.5 Contact hours NSH # 22747 2014
  • Immunohistochemistry in the Evaluation of Breast Pathology Objectives Describe the role of immunohistochemical markers in evaluation of breast pathology. 2. Outline the strategies for selection and interpretation of IHC in commonly encountered scenarios. 3. Summarized the pitfalls in use of IHC in breast pathology. 2014
  • American College of Surgeons 2014 Clinical Congress, San Francisco, California, October 26-30, 2014, reference: Judge, S., Shetty, S., Thomas, P., Govindarajan, V., Sharma, P., Loggie, B., Factors associated with survival in patients with pseudomyxoma peritonei: influence of signet ring cells. 2014
  • Microsatellite Instability Testing in Colorectal Cancer What is the significance? 22nd Annual Management of Colon & Rectal Diseases by Primary Care Physicians & Their Support Staff CME Conference, Omaha, NE 2014
  • Clinicopathologic Case Studies: Focus on Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, 23rd Annual Winter Meeting Midwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Park City, UT 2014
  • The Pathologist Role in Diagnosis and Management of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 2013
  • Molecular Diagnostics of Colorectal Neoplasms, 21th Annual Management of Colon & Rectal Diseases by Primary Care Physicians & Their Support Staff CME Conference, Omaha, NE 2013
  • Poster Presentation Interlukin-6 as a Therapeutic Target in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: Effects of an Anti-Interleukin-6 Monoclonal Antibody on Cell Proliferation in a Surrogate Cell Line, American Society of Clinical Oncology GI Symposium, San Francisco, CA 2013
  • Pseudomyxoma Peritonei and Peritonel Carcinomatosis with Dr. Brian Loggie, Creighton Cancer Center 2013
  • Poster Presentation Successful Partnership to Advocate for a Paid Parental Leave Policy at a Catholic Jesuit University, Group on Women in Medicine and Science Poster Session, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges, San Francisco, CA 2012
  • Prognostic Markers in Breast Cancer Treatment 2012
  • Integrated Pathology Education 2012
  • Integrated Pathology Education, Annual Meeting of the Undergraduate Medical Educators Section of Association of Pathology Chairs, Monterey, CA 2012
  • Lynch Syndrome and MSI testing, Pathology Symposium, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi, India 2012
  • National Platform Presentation Role of MUC4 in Lung Cancer. Combined Annual Meeting of Central Society for Clinical Research and the Midwestern Section of the American Federation for Medical Research Combined Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL 2012
  • International Platform Presentation Mesylate facilitating surgical removal of metastatic fibrosarcomatous-dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (FS-DFSP): A case report highlighting the pathologic and molecular features of FS-DFSP both pre- and post-treatment with Imatinib. Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Vancouver, Canada 2012
  • Predictive and Prognostic Factors In Breast Cancer - Morphology Or Molecular Profile Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, England 2012
  • National Platform Presentation - Proposed new classification for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. Annual meeting of the Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada 2012
  • Poster Presentation - Microenvironment and Cytokines in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, American Society of Clinical Oncology GI Symposium, San Francisco, CA 2012
  • Digital Photography in Pathology The Group on Research in Pathology Education, Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida 2012

Awards

  • Member
    Selected as leading member of professional community.
    National Registry of Madison's "Who's Who"