Medical School
Wayne State University (1991)
University Hospitals of Cleveland (1992), Internal Medicine
MetroHealth Medical Center (1996), Anatomic Pathology
The Picower Institute for Medical Research (1998), Research
Harbor - UCLA Medical Center (2000), Surgical Pathology
Parkland Health and Hospital System (2001), Cytopathology

Specialty Areas

Research Interest

  • Cytology
  • Endocrine Pathology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Intratumoral expression level of epidermal growth factor receptor and cytokeratin 5/6 is significantly associated with nodal and distant metastases in patients with basal-like triple-negative breast carcinoma.
Sutton LM, Han JS, Molberg KH, Sarode VR, Cao D, Rakheja D, Sailors J, Peng Y Am J Clin Pathol 2010 Nov 134 5 782-787
Pathology quiz case 2: salivary duct carcinoma (SDC) of the parotid gland with mucinous differentiation.
Fishero BA, Sailors JL, Castrillon DH, Myers LL Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 2010 May 136 5 523, 525-6
Systemic amyloidosis presenting as chronic diarrhea in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis.
McMahan ZH, Sailors JL, Toto R, Olsen NJ J Clin Rheumatol 2010 Jan 16 1 22-5
The unique simultaneous occurrence of granular cell tumor, gastrointestinal stromal tumor, and gastric adenocarcinoma.
Sailors JL, French SW Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2005 May 129 5 e121-3
Stability of PreservCyt for Hybrid Capture (HC II) HPV test.
Sailors J, Gander R, Saboorian MH, Berkley P, Foster B, Ashfaq R Diagn. Cytopathol. 2005 May 32 5 260-3
Multiple vaginal wall cysts: diagnosis and surgical management.
Wai CY, Corton MM, Miller M, Sailors J, Schaffer JI Obstet Gynecol 2004 May 103 5 Pt 2 1099-1102
Regulation of the CTL response by macrophage migration inhibitory factor.
Abe R, Peng T, Sailors J, Bucala R, Metz CN. J Immunol 2001 166(2): 747-753

Honors & Awards

  • College of American Pathologists Stipend
    "Concepts in Molecular Biology", Bethesda, MD (1995)
  • Honors Degree in Cellular & Molecular Biology
    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1984)
  • Sophomore Honors Award-Natural Science
    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1982)
  • Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship
    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1980)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists
  • American Society of Cytopathology
  • College of American Pathologists
  • North Texas Society of Pathology
  • Texas Society of Cytology
  • United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology