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

Research Letter: 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 aug
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
Decreased androgen receptor expression is associated with distant metastases in patients with androgen receptor-expressing triple-negative breast carcinoma.
Sutton LM, Cao D, Sarode V, Molberg KH, Torgbe K, Haley B, Peng Y Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 2012 Oct 138 4 511-6
Predictors of invasion and axillary lymph node metastasis in patients with a core biopsy diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ: an analysis of 255 cases.
Han JS, Molberg KH, Sarode V Breast J 2011 May-Jun 17 3 223-9
Melanoma in a carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid gland: a case report and putative histogenesis.
Karpowicz MK, Shalmon B, Molberg KH, El-Naggar AK Human pathology 2011 Mar 1355-8
Hormone receptor status rather than HER2 status is significantly associated with increased Ki-67 and p53 expression in triple-negative breast carcinomas, and high expression of Ki-67 but not p53 is significantly associated with axillary nodal metastasis in triple-negative and high-grade non-triple-negative breast carcinomas.
Han JS, Cao D, Molberg KH, Sarode VR, Rao R, Sutton LM, Peng Y Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 2011 Feb 135 2 230-7
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 5 782-7

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