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Sherri Besmer, M.D.

Assistant professor


Postgraduate Training: 
     Pediatric Pathology Fellowship 
     The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 11/2017-10/2017 
     AP/CP Pathology Residency 
     Hahnemann University Hospital/ 
     Drexel University College of Medicine 06/2013-09/2017 

Drexel University College of Medicine 08/2009-05/2013 
Muhlenberg College, BS, Major: Neuroscience; Minor: Art 08/2005-05/2009

Board Certification and Licensure: 
     Missouri Medical Physician License 10/2018-present 
     Pennsylvania Medical Physician License 07/2017-present 
     Diplomate of American Board of Pathology 10/2017-present

Research Interests

Pediatric surgical pathology, pediatric GI pathology, perinatal and placental pathology, graduate medical education, quality improvement

Publications and Media Placements

Ghali MGZ, Samkari A, Hou JS, Balasubramanian M, Besmer S, Keisling M, Narayan P. Synchronous Primary Central Nervous System and Pulmonary Lymphoma in a 7-Year-Old Female with Unspecified T-Cell Immunodeficiency. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2018;53(5):311-316. doi: 10.1159/000490728.

Varadarajan I, Basu A, Besmer S, et al. Solitary skeletal muscle metastasis as first site of recurrence of cervical cancer- a case report. Case Rep Oncol. 2017 Aug 4;10(2):694-698. doi: 10.1159/000478976.

Nahoum V, Spector S, Loll PJ. Structure of ristocetin A in complex with a bacterial cell-wall mimetic. Corrigendum. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 67(Pt 6):592. Jun, 2011.

Nahoum V, Spector S, Loll PJ. Structure of ristocetin A in complex with a bacterial cell-wall mimetic. Acta crystallographica. Section D, Biological Crystallography. 2009 Aug;65(Pt 8):832-8. doi: 10.1107/S0907444909018344.

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2014
Drexel University College of Medicine Humanities Scholar, 2013
Drexel University College of Medicine Professionalism Award, 2013
Summa Cum Laude, 2009
Phi Beta Kappa, 2009
Omicron Delta Kappa, 2007
Dana Scholar, 2005
Peer Tutor of the Year, 2009

Professional Organizations and Associations

College of American Pathology, 06/2013-present
Society of Pediatric Pathology, 07/2016-present
Pennsylvania Association of Pathology, 06/2013-06/2017