Undergraduate School
Southern Methodist University (1981), Biology
Medical School
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1985)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1989), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1990), Surgical Pathology
Other Post Graduate Training
Intermountain Healthcare (2009), Health Care Delivery Improvement

Research Interest

  • General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Hospital and Pathology Administration


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Effects of Decalcifying Agents of Variable Duration on PD-L1 Immunohistochemistry.
Strickland AL, Blacketer S, Molberg K, Markantonis J, Lucas E, Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 2020 Jan 153 2 258-265
Comparison of Dako HercepTest and Ventana PATHWAY Anti-HER2 (4B5) Tests and Their Correlation With Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization in Breast Carcinoma.
Lucas E, Jabbar SB, Molberg K, Fang Y, Xie XJ, Blacketer S, Sahoo S, Appl. Immunohistochem. Mol. Morphol. 2019 Jul 27 6 403-409
Challenges in the Pap diagnosis of endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ.
Niu S, Molberg K, Thibodeaux J, Rivera-Colon G, Hinson S, Zheng W, Lucas E, J Am Soc Cytopathol 2019 May - Jun 8 3 141-148
Age cutoff for reporting of benign-appearing endometrial cells in Papanicolaou specimens; should it be raised? A 10-year retrospective study from a large county hospital.
Hinson S, Molberg K, Mir M, Flores M, Zheng W, Lucas E, J Am Soc Cytopathol 2019 Mar - Apr 8 2 78-83
Evaluation of a Novel Rule-Out Myocardial Infarction Protocol Incorporating High-Sensitivity Troponin T in a US Hospital.
Vigen R, Kutscher P, Fernandez F, Yu A, Bertulfo B, Hashim IA, Molberg K, Diercks DB, Metzger JC, Soto J, Alzubaidy D, Thibodeaux L, Joglar JA, de Lemos JA, Das SR Circulation 2018 Oct 138 18 2061-2063
Mismatch Repair Protein Expression in Endometrioid Intraepithelial Neoplasia/Atypical Hyperplasia: Should We Screen for Lynch Syndrome in Precancerous Lesions?
Lucas E, Chen H, Molberg K, Castrillon DH, Rivera Colon G, Li L, Hinson S, Thibodeaux J, Lea J, Miller DS, Zheng W Int. J. Gynecol. Pathol. 2018 Oct
Superficially invasive cervical squamous cell carcinoma metastatic to ovarian endometriotic cyst wall, a case report and brief review of the literature.
Zhang M, Lucas E, Xiong H, Liu S, Molberg K, Jiang Q, Zheng W J Ovarian Res 2018 May 11 1 44
Lung tumor in a young African American patient with sickle trait: Pieces of a puzzle.
Mir M, Parmley M, Molberg K, Hinson S, Thibodeaux J, Lucas E Cytojournal 2018 15 21
The diagnostic utility of Merkel cell polyomavirus immunohistochemistry in a fine needle aspirate of metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma of unknown primary to the pancreas.
Li L, Molberg K, Cheedella N, Thibodeaux J, Hinson S, Lucas E Diagn. Cytopathol. 2017 Aug
Significantly increased PELP1 protein expression in primary and metastatic triple-negative breast carcinoma: comparison with GATA3 expression and PELP1's potential role in triple-negative breast carcinoma.
Dang DN, Raj G, Sarode V, Molberg KH, Vadlamudi RK, Peng Y Hum. Pathol. 2015 Aug

Honors & Awards

  • UTSW MS 2018 Class - Outstanding Teacher Award
    Sophomore Pathology Course (2015-2016)
  • UTSW MS 2017 Class - Outstanding Teacher Award
    Sophomore Pathology Course (2014-2015)
  • UTSW Excellence in Education Outstanding Teacher Award
    Sophomore Pathology Course (2012-2013)
  • UTSW Excellence in Education Outstanding Teacher Award
    Sophomore Pathology Course (2007-2008)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology (ADASP) (2007)
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Texas Society of Pathologists
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists