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Linda M. Schiffhauer, M.D.

Pathology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Fax: (585) 273-3637

Office: (585) 275-3270

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Biography

Dr. Schiffhauer's clinical interests include general surgical pathology and breast pathology. She has collaborated with researchers in Medicine and Radiology in investigating the accuracy and efficiency of different methods for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. In 2006 she received a Dean's Teaching Fellowship award to compare the use of virtual microscopy versus light microscopy in the teaching laboratory setting. She is Director of Pathology Medical Student Education, responsible for coordinating the Pathology content of all medical student courses throughout the four-year curriculum.

Research

Dr. Schiffhauer's research activities have focused on the expression of C35 and HER-2 in breast cancer.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine - American Board of Pathology

Education

1988
BS | University of Rochester
Biochemistry

92
MD | Albany Medical College
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 07/30/1996
Residency in Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

07/01/1996 - 07/30/1997
Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

2011
Eric A Schenk Award for Excellence in Teaching
Sponsor: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Location: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2006 - 2008
George W Merck Dean's Teaching Fellow, Mentor-Janet Sparks PhD
Sponsor: Undergraduate Pathology Medical Education
Location: Rochester, NY

1996 - 1997
Breast Cancer Research
Sponsor: National Research Service Award
Location: Laboratory of Barbara Weber, MD; Philadelphia, PA

1988
Albany Medical College Alumni Scholarship

1988
Albany Medical College alumni Scholarship, University of Rochester Alumni Scholarship

1988
Wilcox Scholarship

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Publications

Journal Articles

8/2014
Wilson RA, Zavislan JM, Schiffhauer LM. "Optical segmentation of unprocessed breast tissue for margin assessment." The Breast : official journal of the European Society of Mastology.. 2014 Aug 0; 23(4):413-22. Epub 2014 May 21.

6/10/2013
Wilson RA, McAleavey SA, Schiffhauer LM, Zavislan J. "Design and validation of two optical beacons for guidewire localization in breast-conserving surgery." Applied optics.. 2013 Jun 10; 52(17):4024-34.

4/2012
Subik K, Shu L, Wu C, Liang Q, Hicks D, Boyce B, Schiffhauer L, Chen D, Chen C, Tang P, Xing L. "The ubiquitin E3 ligase WWP1 decreases CXCL12-mediated MDA231 breast cancer cell migration and bone metastasis." Bone.. 2012 Apr 0; 50(4):813-23. Epub 2012 Jan 11.

Books & Chapters

1996
Chapter Title: Analysis of susceptibility to inherited breast cancer wiht emphasis on BRCA1 and BRCA2
Book Title: Advances in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Author List: Couch, F.J.; Farid, L.M.; Weber, B.L.
Published By: Mosby-Year Book1996 in St. Louis, MO

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