Nicholas E. Dietz, MD
Nicholas E. Dietz, MD

Nicholas E. Dietz, MD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

Expertise/Specializations

  • Anatomic and Surgical Pathology

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Pathology

Position

  • Associate Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • Clinical and Translational Science

Teaching Activity

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology

Education

  • St. Louis University,B.A.,1998-2002
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center,M.D.,2006

Certifications

American Board of Pathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Rai V, Dilisio MF, Dietz NE, Agrawal DK. Recent Strategies in Cartilage Repair: A Systemic Review of the Scaffold Development and Tissue Engineering. J Biomed Mater Res A.  [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 28387995., Journal Biomedical Material Research, doi:10.1002/jbm.a.36087, 2017
  • Vikrant Rai, M.B.B.S., Nicholas E. Dietz, M.D., Matthew F. Dilisio, M.D., Mohamed M. Radwan, M.D., Devendra K. Agrawal, Ph.D. (Biochem), Ph.D. (Med Sci), MBA. Vitamin D Attenuates Inflammation, Fatty infiltration and Cartilage Loss in the Knee of Hyperlipidemic Microswine. Arthritis Research & Therapy.  Currently in-press.  Examined all histologic, immunofluorescent and immunohistochemically stained slides and participated in generating that data.  I edited the entire manuscript with a primary focus on the methods section and image captions., Arthritis Res. Ther., 2016
  • Liyan Xu, Elza Matrova & Nicholas E. Dietz. Mycobacterium Avium Infection of Nasal Septum in a Diabetic Adult - A Case Report. Epub 6/20/2016.  Presented as a poster at the 2014 CAP meeting.
     , Head and Neck Pathology, DOI: 10.1007/s12105-016-0738-1, PMID: 27325235, 2016
  • Finosh Thankam, Matthew Dilisio, Kaitlin Dougherty, Nicholas E. Dietz & Devendra K. Agrawal. Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells and 5′Adenosine Monophosphate-activated Protein kinase in the Inflammatory Response: a Potential Therapeutic Target.
     , Expert Review of Clinical Immunology, DOI: 1080/1744666X.2016.1196138, PMID: 27266327, 2016
  • Valentina D. Tarasova, MD, Niru N. Nahar, MBBS,  Nicholas E. Dietz, MD, Robert R. Recker, MD, Robert J. Anderson, MD. Unique Occurrence and Course in a Patient with Pten Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome and Grave’s Disease. Presented as a poster at the ATA 2013 meeting.    Assisted Dr. Nahar in writing the pathology portion of the manuscript, taking photographs of histologic slides and writing captions for the histologic images., Endocrine Practice, 12, 1358-60 PMID: 25533138., 2014

Publications

  • Finosh G Thankam, PhD, Chandra S. Boosani, Ph.D., Matthew F. Dilisio, MD, Nicholas E. Dietz, MD, and Devendra K. Agrawal, PhD.  MicroRNAs associated with shoulder tendon matrisome disorganization in glenohumeral arthritis. , PLoS One, 11(12):e0168077. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168077, 2016
  • Finosh Thankam, Matthew Dilisio, Nicholas E. Dietz & Devendra K. Agrawal. TREM-1, HMGB1 and RAGE in the Shoulder Tendon: Dual Mechanisms for Inflammation Based on the Coincidence of Glenohumeral Arthritis. , PLoS One, 11(10): e0165492. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165492. PMID: 27792788, PMID: 27792788, 2016

Presentations

  • AP Lecture - Prostate Pathology, 2016
  • Grand Rounds Hereditary Cancer Syndromes of the Female Genitourinary (CUMC-OMA), 2016
  • AP Lecture Bladder Pathology, 2016
  • The Art of Teaching Small Groups - Effective Strategies for Success (CUMC-OMA, 2016
  • Journal Club (CUMC-OMA), 2016
  • Quality Symposium - GME Conference (CUMC-OMA), 2016
  • Spring Meeting - American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-NE, ASCP, CLMA Great Plains Chapter, and PAMET-USA Nebraska Chapter.  Molecular Testing of Colon Cancer: Current Concepts and Future Avenues of Testing, 2016
     , 2016
  • Grand Rounds: Premalignant Papillary Problems of the Pancreatobiliary Tract, 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. Maxillary Antrolith: A Rare Sequele Of Chronic Sinusitis. John Gross, MD; Nicholas E Dietz, MD., 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation,  in Nashville, TN. Cutaneous apocrine adenocarcinoma presenting as an axillary abscess Randall Bissessar, MD1; Niru N. Nahar, MBBS1; Scott R. Lauer, MD2; Nicholas E. Dietz, MD1; Agnes B. Colanta, MD1., 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. Mullerian Inclusion Cysts in an Intramammillary Lymph Node : Mimicking Breast Cancer Abdullah N. Alsuwaidan, MBBS, D(ABMLI), Nicholas E Dietz , MD., 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. BRAF V600E mutation-positive papillary thyroid microcarcinoma presenting as mediastinal lymphadenopathy: a challenging cytopathologic diagnosis. Jian Shen, MD, Liyan Xu, MD, Nicholas E. Dietz, MD, Agnes B. Colanta, MD., 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. Primary Gas Gangrene of the Pancreas. Neelima Kandula, MBBS; Nicholas E Dietz, MD., 2015
  • Pancreatic Neoplasia: An Update. Objectives: 1/ List the most genetic alterations associated with pancreatic neoplasia. 2. Utilize immunohistochemical testing to aid in the diagnosis of pancreatic neoplasms and possible pancreatic metastases. 3. Identify possible avenues of molecular testing in pancreatic neoplasms., 2015
  • Sleep Deprivation, 2014
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) in Chicago, Illinois. Poster presented at the 2014 Meeting: Mycobacterium Avium Infection of Nasal Septum in an Immunocompetent Adult. Liyan Xu, Nicholas E Dietz, Elza Matrova, Niru Nahar., 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Inflammatory Mechanisms of Arthritis
    Surgical Pathology

Awards and Honors

  • Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2017
  • Faculty Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2017