Education

Undergraduate School
Southern Methodist University (1981), Biology
Medical School
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1985)
Internship/Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1989), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Fellowship
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

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

PD-L1 Expression in Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: Correlation With Patterns of Tumor Invasion, CD8+ Tumor-infiltrating Lymphocytes, and Clinical Outcomes.
Rivera-Colon G, Chen H, Molberg K, Niu S, Strickland AL, Castrillon DH, Carrick K, Gwin K, Lea J, Zheng W, Lucas E, Am J Surg Pathol 2020 Dec
Specific Biomarker Expression Patterns in the Diagnosis of Residual and Recurrent Endometrial Precancers After Progestin Treatment: A Longitudinal Study.
Chen H, Lucas E, Strickland AL, Carrick K, Gwin K, Castrillon DH, Rivera-Colon G, Niu S, Molberg KH, Zheng W, Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2020 Oct 44 10 1429-1439
PD-L1 Expression and CD8+ Tumor-infiltrating Lymphocytes in Different Types of Tubo-Ovarian Carcinoma and Their Prognostic Value in High-grade Serous Carcinoma.
Chen H, Molberg K, Strickland AL, Castrillon DH, Carrick K, Jiang Q, Niu S, Rivera-Colon G, Gwin K, Hinson S, Lea J, Miller DS, Zheng W, Lucas E, Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2020 May
Association of a Novel Protocol for Rapid Exclusion of Myocardial Infarction With Resource Use in a US Safety Net Hospital.
Vigen R, Diercks DB, Hashim IA, Pandey A, Zhong L, Kutscher P, Fernandez F, Yu A, Bertulfo B, Molberg K, Metzger JC, Soto J, Alzubaidy D, Thibodeaux L, Joglar JA, Das SR, de Lemos JA, JAMA Netw Open 2020 Apr 3 4 e203359
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
Pleomorphic neoplasm in a liver: A potential pitfall for misdiagnosis.
Alattia L, Molberg K, Lucas E, Cytojournal 2020 17 8
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

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)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2000)
  • Texas Medical Association (2000)
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Texas Society of Pathologists
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists