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PAARI MURUGAN, M.B., B.S., M.D.12901, N MacArthur Blvd., Apt 178 ? Oklahoma City, OK 73142 firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Resident - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterMember - University of Oklahoma HSC Resident CouncilMember - College of American Pathologists Resident Forum
2009-12 : University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OK Chief Resident, Anatomic PathologyKey Achievements:- Parker-Heartland award for excellence in Anatomic Pathology, 2010-2011- Chief resident, 2011-2012- Current research projectsRole of AKR1C3 and its relationship to ER, PR, Her-2, Ki67, apoptosis and histologic grade in breast carcinoma – A computer assisted quantitative study Study awarded the University of Oklahoma Pathology research grantImmunohistochemical and morphologic characterization of adeno and adenosquamous carcinomas of the uterine cervixValidation in anatomic pathology- Principal author of a chapter on the Adrenal Gland as part of a pathology textbook project sponsored by the Vietnamese Ministry of HealthJune 2008 : University of Texas Medical School, Houston,Texas , International Observer, Anatomic PathologyKey Achievements:- Principal author of a short report on prostatic adenocarcinoma with extensive granulomatous prostatitis, published in a peer-reviewed medline indexed journal- Presented a case of hyalinizing trabecular tumor of the thyroid with review of literature2005 – 2008 : Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research,Pondicherry, IndiaPostgraduate student in PathologyKey Achievements:- Published 15 papers in peer reviewed indexed journals- Won a national award for the best platform presentation in 2007- Won the institute gold medal for the best paper of the year in 2008- Completed a dissertation in effusion cytology with results published in peer-reviewed journals- Actively involved in medical student and laboratory technologist teaching- Presented two lectures as a resource person at a PG CME course- Presented several short scientific reviews, journal clubs and case conferences1998 – 2004 : Madras Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, IndiaMedical StudentKey Achievements: - Won distinction in Anatomy and Forensic Medicine- Won first class in General Medicine, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Microbiology- Won first prize in the final year Obstetrics and Gynecology Quiz- Interned through medical, surgical, obstetric/gynecological, pediatric and preventive medicine specialties and acquired skills under supervision for independent functioning
Peer reviewed publications :1. Origin of an anomalous left coronary artery from a left hilar pulmonary artery2. Extra osseous Ewing’s sarcoma of the pancreasPoster abstracts : 1. Suppressed Expression of Type 2 3α/Type 5 17β-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase (AKR1C3) in Breast Carcinoma (USCAP, 2012)2. Expression of Aldo-Keto Reductase Family 1 Member C3 (AKR1C3) in Normal and Neoplastic Lung (USCAP, 2012) 3. Endobronchial schwannoma: report of a rare case (CAP 2010)4. Origin of an anomalous left coronary artery from the left hilar pulmonary artery: an autopsy case study of a previously unreported entity (CAP 2010)5. Cutaneous melanoma metastatic to a parathyroid adenoma: A case report (CAP 2011)6. Actively involved in intern (“boot camp”) and medical student teaching Actively involved in GU tumor board and grand rounds presentations7. Over 60 presentations in intra/inter departmental conferences and other tumor boards Member of CAP and OUMC resident council, 2011-2012
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS :1. Bose P, Murugan P, Gillies E, Holter J Extraosseous Ewing’s sarcoma of the pancreas. Int J Clin Oncol. 2011 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print]2. Murugan P, Paliotta M, Parham D Origin of an anomalous left coronary artery from a left hilar pulmonary artery. Pediatr Cardiol 2011 Jan;32(1):98-101.3. Murugan P, Siddaraju N, Sridhar E, Soundararaghavan J, Habeebullah S Unusual ovarian malignancies in ascitic fluid: a report of two cases. Acta Cytol 2010;54(4):611-74. Murugan P, Zhao B, Brown R Non specific granulomatous prostatitis with prostatic adenocarcinoma. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2010;53(1):152-1545. Gopal M , Balasubramanian D , Kanagarajah P , Anirudhan A , Murugan P Madras Medical College- celebrating 175 years of medical heritage. Natl Med J India 2010;23(2):117-1206. Murugan P, Siddaraju N, Habeebullah S, Basu D Immunohistochemical distinction between adenocarcinoma and reactive mesothelial cells – a combination panel based approach. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2009;52:175-817. Murugan P, N. Siddaraju, J. Soundararaghavan & S. Habeebullah Malignant mixed müllerian tumor in ascitic fluid: a case report with a brief review of literature. Internet J Pathol 2009;8(1)8. Basu D, Neelaiah Siddaraju N, Murugan P, Badhe BA, Akkarappatty C Cytologic aspects of a case of t-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, presenting as massive pericardial effusion. Acta Cytol 2009;53:337–3409. Siddaraju N, Murugan P, Wilfred CD, Choudhury N, Basu D Preoperative cytologic diagnosis of chondroid syringoma. Acta Cytol 2009;53(5):607-1010. Siddaraju N, Singh N, Murugan P, Wilfred CD, Chahwala Q, Soundararaghavan J Cytologic diagnostic pitfall of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans masquerading as primary parotid tumor: a case report. Diagn Cytopathol 2009;37(4):277-8011. Siddaraju N, Murugan P, Basu D, Verma SK. Preoperative cytodiagnosis of cystic pleomorphic adenoma with squamous metaplasia and cholesterol crystals: a case report. Acta Cytol 2009;53:101–10412. Siddaraju N, Wilfred CD, Singh N, Murugan P, Kumar S Fine needle aspiration cytology of the thyroid following carbimazole therapy in Graves ’ disease: A case report. Internet J Endocrinol 2008;4:213. Murugan P, Siddaraju N, Habeebullah S, Basu D Significance of intercellular spaces (windows) in effusion fluid cytology: a study of 46 samples. Diagn. Cytopathol 2008;36:628–63214. Murugan P, Basu D, Manikandan R, Dorairajan LN, Kumar S Osseous metaplasia in renal cell carcinoma – report of a rare case. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2008;51:399-40115. Murugan P, Chandrakumar S, Basu D, Hamide A Gelatinous transformation of bone marrow in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Pathology 2007;39:287-28816. Subramanian R, Solo S, Mishra M, Murugan P, Siddaraju N, Basu D, Srinivasan R Fine needle aspiration cytology of primary lymphoid lesions of orbit: report of four cases. Acta Cytol 2007;51:417- 44217. Murugan P, Basu D, Kumar S, Jagdish SClear cell sarcoma of the soft parts arising in the rectus abdominis in a child – aspiration cytology of a rare case. Cytojournal 2007;4:1518. Murugan P, Basu D, Basu A, Sistla S Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma with dedifferentiation – a case report. Case Rep Clin Pract Rev 2007;8:52-5619. Basu D, Murugan P, Iyengar KR Negative images of mycobacteria. J Clin Pathol; 19th October 2005 (e-letter)ABSTRACTS AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS20. Murugan P, Miller VL, Wu W, Lin HK, Fung KM Suppressed expression of type 2 3α/type 5 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (AKR1C3) in breast carcinoma. USCAP 201221. Murugan P, Miller VL, Lin HK, Fung KMExpression of Aldo-Keto Reductase Family 1 Member C3 (AKR1C3) in Normal and Neoplastic Lung USCAP 201222. Murugan P, Crowson AN, Gillies E, Ingels SCTumor-to-tumor metastasis: a rare case of cutaneous melanoma metastatic to a parathyroid adenoma.Arch Pathol Lab Med 2011;135:1132 (CAP 2011)23. Murugan P, Paliotta M, Parham DOrigin of an anomalous left coronary artery from the left hilar pulmonary artery associated with complex congenital heart disease.Arch Pathol Lab Med 2010;134:1308 (CAP 2010)24. Murugan P, Magharyous H, Bane B, Michel R, Kinasewitz G Endobronchial schwannoma: report of a rare case.Arch Pathol Lab Med 2010;134:1344 (CAP 2010)25. Murugan P, Iyengar KR, Basu D. Negative images in mycobacterial infections.55th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists, India, Nov 2005.BOOK CHAPTERS26. Murugan P (2010) Adrenal Gland In: Vietnamese Pathology textbook project sponsored by the Vietnamese Ministry of Health (In process)27. Murugan P, Gopal M (2008) The United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) — An Introduction In: Gopal M, Murugan P, Mamdani N, Jayashree S, Gopichandran V (eds) Acing the USMLE and the Match – A guide for international medical graduates. Jaypee Medical Publishers, New Delhi,pp 15-3128. Murugan P (2008) Acing the USMLE Step 1In: Gopal M, Murugan P, Mamdani N, Jayashree S, Gopichandran V (eds) Acing the USMLE and the Match – A guide for international medical graduates. Jaypee Medical Publishers, New Delhi, pp 32-4029. Murugan P (2008) Acing the USMLE Step 2 CK (Clinical Knowledge) In: Gopal M, Murugan P, Mamdani N, Jayashree S, Gopichandran V (eds) Acing the USMLE and the Match – A guide for international medical graduates. Jaypee Medical Publishers, New Delhi, pp 41-46DISSERTATION30. Murugan P (2007) Immunohistochemical and cytological distinction between reactive mesothelial and adenocarcinoma cells in serous effusions. Postgraduate dissertation, JIPMER, India. Mentor: Dr Neelaiah Siddaraju, MBBS, MD
OTHER ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTSExams Attempt Score USMLE Step 1 First 99 USMLE Step 2 CK First 99 USMLE Step 2 CS First Pass USMLE Step 3 First Pass RISE PGY1 99 RISE PGY 299 - Won the JIPMER scientific society Gold Medal for the best platform presentation of the year, Pondicherry, India, 2008.- Won the prestigious ‘Nalini Bai Thakkar’ national award for the best platform presentation, Allahabad, India, 2007.- Presented a lecture on “Bone marrow interpretation” as resource person for the 27th CME and PG course in Pathology at JN Medical College, Belgaum, India, June 2009.- Won 3rd prize in the All-India APCON online pathology quiz, 2006.PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND LICENSUREMember ofInternational Society of Urological PathologyCollege of American PathologistsCAP Resident CouncilUniversity of Oklahoma Resident CouncilUnited States and Canadian Academy of PathologyAmerican Society of Clinical PathologyAmerican Medical AssociationIndian Academy of Pathology and MicrobiologyLicensesOklahoma Medical License, 2009-2012ECFMG Certified, 2008M.D. Pathology, 2008, Pondicherry UniversityIndian Medical Council License, 2005M.B.,B.S., 2004, The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University CME PROGRAMMES AND CONFERENCES ATTENDEDCAP Meeting, Grapevine, TX, 11th – 14th September 2011.Annual Scientific Meeting of the Oklahoma State Association of Pathologists, Oklahoma City, OK, 30th April 2011.USCAP Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 26th – 27th February 2011. CAP Meeting, Chicago, IL, 26th – 29th September 2010.Annual Scientific Meeting of the Oklahoma State Association of Pathologists, Oklahoma City, OK, 24th April 2010.27th CME and PG course in Pathology, JN Medical College, Belgaum, India, 3rd - 6th June 2009.49th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India, 18th – 20th September, 2008.37th All India Annual Conference of Cytology (CYTOCON2007), MLN Medical College, Allahabad, India, 29th November – 2nd December, 2007.25th CME and PG course in Pathology, JN Medical College, Belgaum, India, 5th - 9th June 2007.Distant Learning Education and CME in Pathology of Non-neoplastic lesions, Tamil Nadu Pondicherry Chapter of IAPM, Chennai, India, 29th April 2007.Orientation program on Research Methodology, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India, 9th to 13th April 2007.AIDS control society CME in HIV and opportunistic infections, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India, 23rd March 2007.13th National Update and CME in Hematology, Mumbai, India, 5th to 7th January 2007. CME in Orthopedic Tumors by Dr. Krishnan Unni, Sri Ramachandra Medical college and Research Institute, Chennai, India, January 2006.55th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists, Indore, India, 28th November - 3rd December 2005.Pathology CME course at Aarupadai Medical college, Pondicherry, India, 24th August, 2005. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIESCo-Edited a book entitled ‘Acing the USMLE and the Match – A guide for international medical graduates’ published in 2008 by Jaypee Brothers Med. Publishers Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi.Won first place in the “24 hour – The Hardway” relay run for a United Way campaign.Participant in Child Relief and You, a non-profit organization for deprived children in India.Participated in awareness campaigns and service camps for the social and economically challenged sections of the population, as part of the social and preventive medicine program in medical college.Participated and won prizes in several intercollegiate cultural, literary events and quizzes. Participated and won prizes in high school arts and science exhibitions and in interschool quiz and cultural events. HOBBIES AND INTERESTSReading (fiction and non-fiction), listening to music, solving puzzles, playing strategic card and board games, traveling, hiking, trekking, kayaking and most outdoor adventure activities.
Future positions:Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York 2013-14Fellow, Genitourinary PathologyMD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas 2012-13Fellow, Oncological Surgical Pathology
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