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Cynthia A. Schandl, Ph.D., M.D. - Director, Forensic Pathology Fellowship Program

Cynthia A. Schandl, Ph.D., M.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Forensic Pathology Fellowship Program
Chief, Global Initiative for Pathology Patient Safety Excellence
Director, Jane K. Upshur Pathology Fellowship Award
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Main Hospital Room 281
Phone: (843) 792-9462
Fax: (843) 792-3537

CLINICAL EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH INTERESTS:

General Forensic Pathology
Maternal and Placental Pathology
Forensic Histopathology
Molecular Forensic Pathology
Molecular Surgical Pathology

EDUCATION:

B.A.: 1990, California State University, San Bernardino
Ph.D.: 1999, Medical University of South Carolina Department of Pathology
M.D.: 1999, Medical University of South Carolina
Resident in Pathology (AP/CP): 1999-2004, Medical University of South Carolina
Medical Examiner: 2000-2001, Charleston County
Fellow in Forensic Pathology: 2001-2002, Medical University of South Carolina

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Schandl CA. Survey Case Number FR-06. Forensic Pathology Committee, College of American Pathologists, 2004:FR-A.
  2. Schandl CA. Survey Case Number FR-12. Forensic Pathology Committee, College of American Pathologists, 2003:FR-B.
  3. Schandl CA, Li S, Re GG, Fan W, Willingham MC. Mitotic chromosomal Bcl-2: I. Stable expression throughout the cell cycle and association with isolated chromosomes. J Histochem Cytochem. 1999; 47(2):139-149.
  4. Schandl CA, Li S, Re GG, Fan W, Willingham MC. Mitotic chromosomal Bcl-2: II. Localization to interphase nuclei. J Histochem Cytochem. 1999; 47(2):151-158.
  5. Schandl CA and KA Collins. Maternal Autopsy. Chapter 17 in: KA Collins and GM Hutchins, eds. The Autopsy: Performance and Reporting, 2nd edition, Northfield, IL: College of American Pathologists, 2003;135-149.
  6. Reay DT, Davis GJ, Biedrzycki LM, Cina SJ, Denton JS, Dobersen MJ, Finelli LN, Hanzlick RL, Hunsaker DM, Prahlow JA, Revercomb CH, Schandl CA. The Pathologist in Court. College of American Pathologists Forensic Pathology Committee, Northfield, IL, 2003.

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