Shawn Edwin Cowper, MD

UPDATED DECEMBER 10, 2001
 
CONTACT INFO
E-mail: pathmax@yahoo.com
Telephone: (203) 785-4094
Address: Yale Dermatopathology, PO Box 208059, New Haven, CT. 06520-8059
 
EDUCATION
B.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, 1986
B.S. English Literature, University of Michigan, 1986
M.D. Michigan State University, 1990
PGY-1 General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, 1990-1
Resident AP/CP Pathology, University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, Florida, 1995-9
Fellow, Dermatopathology, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), 1999-2001
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Clinical Instructor, Yale University Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, 2001-
Advisor, CAP Internet Editorial Board, 2000-
Junior Member, CAP World Wide Web Editorial Board, 1999-2000
Chief Resident, USF Pathology, 1998-9
College of American Pathologists (CAP) Resident Forum Delegate, Florida, 1998-9
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) RPS Liaison, Florida, 1998-9
Florida West Coast Association of Pathologists (FWCAP) Resident Officer, 1998-9
Pathology Alumni Foundation (PAF) Web Page Advisor/Webmaster, 1998-9
CAP Inspector (#0703926), 1997 -
Committee member, USF Medical School Pathology Teaching Committee, 1997-9
 
PUBLICATIONS
Cowper SE, Rosenberg AS, Morgan MB. An Investigation of Apoptosis in Androgenetic Alopecia. Amer J Dermatopathol (In Press)
Cowper SE, Su L, Robin H, Bhawan J, LeBoit PE. Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy. Amer J Dermatopathol 23(5): 383-393, 2001
Cowper SE, Robin HS, Steinberg SM, Su LD, Gupta S, LeBoit PE. Scleromyxoedema-like cutaneous diseases in renal-dialysis patients. The Lancet 356(9234), 16 September 2000, 1000-1
Nelson C, Cowper S, and Morgan MB. p53, mdm-2, and p21(waf-1) in the Porokeratoses. Amer J Dermatopathol 21(5): 420-5, 1999
Cowper SE, Proper S, Morgan MB, and Kilpatrick T. Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Skin. Amer J Dermatopathol 21(3): 213-9, 1999
Morgan MB and Cowper SE. Expression of p27 (kip1) in Spitz nevi and melanomas. Amer J Dermatopathol 21(2): 121-124, 1999
Cowper SE, Lopez MA, Foulis PR. The lack of diagnostic utility of lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes in the evaluation of acute myocardial infarction. Laboratory Medicine 29(10) 629-32, October 1998
Cowper SE, Fiorica JV, Haller EM, Nicosia SV, Jones M, and Coppola D. Papillary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Vagina. Cancer Control (5)2:179-183, 1998
 
AWARDS
Recipient of College of American Pathologists Presidential Honor (October 2000)
Recipient of CAP Informatics Award (October 1998)
Recipient of Pathology Alumni Foundation Resident Research Award (May 1999)
Recipient of Pathology Alumni Foundation Henry A. Azar Award for Academic Excellence in Pathology (June 1999)
 
POSTERS / PROJECTS / PRESENTATIONS
Cowper SE. Splitting Hairs: The histopathologic evaluation of alopecia (October 2000: Advancing Pathology Informatics, Imaging and the Internet, e-Poster, Pittsburgh, PA.)
Cowper S, Su L, Gupta S, Robin H, Steinberg S, Connolly M, LeBoit PE. Fibrosing Dermopathy of Dialysis (March 2000: International Society of Dermatopathology, Free Communications, San Francisco, CA.)
Cowper SE. PathMax: A friendly guide to web pathology (October 1999: Advancing Pathology Informatics, Imaging and the Internet, e-Poster, Pittsburgh, PA.)
Cowper SE and Morgan MB. Is apoptosis the mechanism of androgenetic alopecia? (May 1999: International Academy of Pathology/USCAP, Poster, San Francisco, CA.)
Cowper SE. Traveling on the information superhighway: an express lane for pathologists and dermatopathologists. Jour of Cutaneous Pathol 25(9) 491 (October 1998:American Society of Dermatopathology, Poster, Denver, CO.)
Cowper SE, Proper S, Morgan MB, and Kilpatrick T. Solitary Fibrous Tumor: It's not just for surgical pathologists anymore! (February 1998: International Society of Dermatopathology, Poster, Orlando, FL.)
Cowper SE and Foulis PR. Assessing intra- and inter-laboratory variation using outpatient data. Clin Chem 43(6), 1997 (July 1997: American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Poster, Atlanta, GA.)
Lopez MA, Cowper SE, Foulis PR. Can lactate dehydrogenase isoenzymes be abandoned in the diagnostic evaluation of acute myocardial infarction? AJCP 107 (4), 1997: 472 (April 1997: ASCP/CAP, Poster, Chicago, IL.)
 
WEB PAGES
Virtual Microscopy: Teaching dermatopathology with flashpix images delivered via a streaming web-based image-server
Cutaneous Anthrax
Splitting Hairs: Histopathologic evaluation of alopecias
PathMax
Florida West Coast Association of Pathologists
Pathology Alumni Foundation
 
LECTURES
Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy
Cutaneous Deposits
Intraepidermal vesicular disease
Splitting Hairs: The histopathologic evaluation of alopecia (UCSF Dermatology Grand Rounds)
Androgenetic Alopecia: Science and Snake Oil
Pulmonary injury patterns in mice following exposure to martian and lunar dust simulants
Consumption: Mankind's battle with tuberculosis
The World Wide Web and Webpages
Blood Typing: When what you see isn't what you get...
The Conquest of Smallpox
Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Skin
Congenital Hemolytic Anemias
Lymphomas of the Head & Neck
Laboratory Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction
Pathoanatomy of Carotid Atherosclerosis
Death: A vicarious tour of life's final moments...
Hyalinizing Trabecular adenoma of the thyroid
Unraveling the Romanov Mystery: Forensics, Genealogy and DNA fingerprinting
Metanephric Adenoma
Unsafe at any speed:The forensic evaluation of motorist death
 
MEMBERSHIP
American Board of Pathology (AP/CP Certifications)
College of American Pathologists
American Society of Clinical Pathology
Association for Pathology Informatics
Florida Society of Pathologists
Florida West Coast Association of Pathologists
American Medical Association