Miriam Post, MD
Professor, Pathology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2004)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Cornell University (NY) (1999)
Residency:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Program, Pathology (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Program, Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology (2008)
Department: Pathology

Teaching

  • Pathology Content Steward for Undergraduate Medical Education (2014)
    School of Medicine, Pathology
    Coordinate and oversee pathology education in the first two years of the medical school curriculum; integrate pathology-related information into the core clinical rotations.

Publications

  • Sotiros A, Thornhill D, Post MD, Winn VD, Armstrong J. Inflammatory cytokines, placental pathology, and neurological outcomes in infants born to preterm preeclamptic mothers. PLoS One. 2021;16(11):e0260094. PubMed PMID: 34780565
  • Steinhart B, Jordan KR, Bapat J, Post MD, Brubaker LW, Bitler BG, Wrobel J. The Spatial Context of Tumor-Infiltrating Immune Cells Associates with Improved Ovarian Cancer Survival. Mol Cancer Res. 2021 Dec;19(12):1973-1979. PubMed PMID: 34615692
  • Blake EA, Ross MS, Ross ME, Matsuo K, Silverstein ET, Torno LR, Bhargava R, Post MD, Da Silva DM, Taylor S, Walia S, Roman L, McEachron TA. Immunohistochemical analysis of glassy cell carcinoma of the cervix reveals robust lymphocyte infiltrate and the expression of targetable inhibitory immune checkpoints. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2021 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34392396
  • Ji S, Gumina D, McPeak K, Moldovan R, Post MD, Su EJ. Human placental villous stromal extracellular matrix regulates fetoplacental angiogenesis in severe fetal growth restriction. Clin Sci (Lond). 2021 May 14;135(9):1127-1143. PubMed PMID: 33904582
  • Hill BL, Moroney MR, Post MD, Sawyer B, Sheeder J, Wolsky RJ, Lefkowits C. Can we safely forgo hysterectomy in non-fertility-sparing surgery for borderline ovarian tumors?. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2021 May;36:100730. PubMed PMID: 33665295
  • Llerena Cari E, Hagen-Lillevik S, Giornazi A, Post M, Komar AA, Appiah L, Bitler B, Polotsky AJ, Santoro N, Kieft J, Lai K, Johnson J. Integrated stress response control of granulosa cell translation and proliferation during normal ovarian follicle development. Mol Hum Reprod. 2021 Aug 7;27(8). PubMed PMID: 34314477
  • Adams CL, Dimitrova I, Post MD, Gibson L, Spillman MA, Behbakht K, Bradford AP. Identification of a novel diagnostic gene expression signature to discriminate uterine leiomyoma from leiomyosarcoma. Exp Mol Pathol. 2019 Oct;110:104284. PubMed PMID: 31301306
  • Moroney MR, Davies KD, Wilberger AC, Sheeder J, Post MD, Berning AA, Fisher C, Lefkowits C, Guntupalli SR, Behbakht K, Corr BR. Molecular markers in recurrent stage I, grade 1 endometrioid endometrial cancers. Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jun;153(3):517-520. PubMed PMID: 30910249
  • Watson ZL, Yamamoto TM, McMellen A, Kim H, Hughes CJ, Wheeler LJ, Post MD, Behbakht K, Bitler BG. Histone methyltransferases EHMT1 and EHMT2 (GLP/G9A) maintain PARP inhibitor resistance in high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma. Clin Epigenetics. 2019 Nov 27;11(1):165. PubMed PMID: 31775874
  • Wheeler LJ, Watson ZL, Qamar L, Yamamoto TM, Post MD, Berning AA, Spillman MA, Behbakht K, Bitler BG. CBX2 identified as driver of anoikis escape and dissemination in high grade serous ovarian cancer. Oncogenesis. 2018 Nov 26;7(11):92. PubMed PMID: 30478317
  • Matsuo K, Takazawa Y, Ross MS, Elishaev E, Yunokawa M, Sheridan TB, Bush SH, Klobocista MM, Blake EA, Takano T, Baba T, Satoh S, Shida M, Ikeda Y, Adachi S, Yokoyama T, Takekuma M, Yanai S, Takeuchi S, Nishimura M, Iwasaki K, Johnson MS, Yoshida M, Hakam A, Machida H, Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Ueda Y, Yoshino K, Kajiwara H, Hasegawa K, Yasuda M, Miyake TM, Moriya T, Yuba Y, Morgan T, Fukagawa T, Pejovic T, Nagano T, Sasaki T, Richmond AM, Post MD, Shahzad MMK, Im DD, Yoshida H, Omatsu K, Ueland FR, Kelley JL, Karabakhtsian RG, Roman LD. Characterizing sarcoma dominance pattern in uterine carcinosarcoma: Homologous versus heterologous element. Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep;27(3):433-440. PubMed PMID: 30217299
  • Matsuo K, Takazawa Y, Ross MS, Elishaev E, Yunokawa M, Sheridan TB, Bush SH, Klobocista MM, Blake EA, Takano T, Baba T, Satoh S, Shida M, Ikeda Y, Adachi S, Yokoyama T, Takekuma M, Yanai S, Takeuchi S, Nishimura M, Iwasaki K, Johnson MS, Yoshida M, Hakam A, Machida H, Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Ueda Y, Yoshino K, Kajiwara H, Hasegawa K, Yasuda M, Miyake TM, Moriya T, Yuba Y, Morgan T, Fukagawa T, Pejovic T, Nagano T, Sasaki T, Richmond AM, Post MD, Shahzad MMK, Im DD, Yoshida H, Enomoto T, Omatsu K, Ueland FR, Kelley JL, Karabakhtsian RG, Roman LD. Proposal for a Risk-Based Categorization of Uterine Carcinosarcoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Nov;25(12):3676-3684. PubMed PMID: 30105438
  • Conran RM, Powell SZ, Domen RE, McCloskey CB, Brissette MD, Cohen DA, Dixon LR, George MR, Gratzinger DA, Post MD, Roberts CA, Rojiani AM, Timmons CF Jr, Johnson K, Hoffman RD. Development of Professionalism in Graduate Medical Education: A Case-Based Educational Approach From the College of American Pathologists' Graduate Medical Education Committee. Acad Pathol. 2018 Jan-Dec;5:2374289518773493. PubMed PMID: 30014035
  • Matsuo K, Takazawa Y, Ross MS, Elishaev E, Yunokawa M, Sheridan TB, Bush SH, Klobocista MM, Blake EA, Takano T, Baba T, Satoh S, Shida M, Ikeda Y, Adachi S, Yokoyama T, Takekuma M, Yanai S, Takeuchi S, Nishimura M, Iwasaki K, Johnson MS, Yoshida M, Hakam A, Machida H, Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Ueda Y, Yoshino K, Kajiwara H, Hasegawa K, Yasuda M, Miyake TM, Moriya T, Yuba Y, Morgan T, Fukagawa T, Pejovic T, Nagano T, Sasaki T, Richmond AM, Post MD, Shahzad MMK, Im DD, Yoshida H, Enomoto T, Omatsu K, Ueland FR, Kelley JL, Karabakhtsian RG, Roman LD. Significance of Lymphovascular Space Invasion by the Sarcomatous Component in Uterine Carcinosarcoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep;25(9):2756-2766. PubMed PMID: 29971677
  • Lynch AM, Berning AA, Thevarajah TS, Wagner BD, Post MD, McCourt EA, Cathcart JN, Hodges JK, Mandava N, Gibbs RS, Palestine AG. The role of the maternal and fetal inflammatory response in retinopathy of prematurity. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2018 Sep;80(3):e12986. PubMed PMID: 29797537
  • Babcock Gilbert S, Reading JI, Post MD, Alvero R, Al-Safi ZA. Cornual uterine diverticulum following a failed pregnancy. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2018 May 7;:1-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29733747
  • Gratzinger D, Johnson KA, Brissette MD, Cohen D, Rojiani AM, Conran RM, Hoffman RD, Post MD, McCloskey CB, Roberts CA, Domen RE, Talbert ML, Powell SZ. The Recent Pathology Residency Graduate Job Search Experience: A Synthesis of 5 Years of College of American Pathologists Job Market Surveys. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2018 Apr;142(4):490-495. PubMed PMID: 29210592
  • Moroney MR, Post MD, Berning AA, Sheeder J, Corr BR. An Evaluation of Frozen Section and Lymph Node Dissection Results for Mucinous Ovarian Tumors. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018 Jan;28(1):92-98. PubMed PMID: 29194190
  • Matsuo K, Wong KK, Fotopoulou C, Blake EA, Robertson SE, Pejovic T, Frimer M, Pardeshi V, Hu W, Choi JS, Sun CC, Richmond AM, Marcus JZ, Hilliard MAM, Mostofizadeh S, Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Abdulfatah E, Post MD, Saglam O, Shahzad MMK, Karabakhtsian RG, Ali-Fehmi R, Gabra H, Roman LD, Sood AK, Gershenson DM. Impact of lympho-vascular space invasion on tumor characteristics and survival outcome of women with low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Feb;117(2):236-244. PubMed PMID: 28787528
  • Gratzinger D, Johnson KA, Brissette MD, Cohen D, Rojiani AM, Conran RM, Hoffman RD, Post MD, McCloskey CB, Roberts CA, Domen RE, Talbert ML, Powell SZ. The Recent Pathology Residency Graduate Job Search Experience: A Synthesis of 5 Years of College of American Pathologists Job Market Surveys. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29210592
  • Matsuo K, Wong KK, Fotopoulou C, Blake EA, Robertson SE, Pejovic T, Frimer M, Pardeshi V, Hu W, Choi JS, Sun CC, Richmond AM, Marcus JZ, Hilliard MAM, Mostofizadeh S, Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Abdulfatah E, Post MD, Saglam O, Shahzad MMK, Karabakhtsian RG, Ali-Fehmi R, Gabra H, Roman LD, Sood AK, Gershenson DM. Impact of lympho-vascular space invasion on tumor characteristics and survival outcome of women with low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28787528
  • McCloskey CB, Domen RE, Conran RM, Hoffman RD, Post MD, Brissette MD, Gratzinger DA, Raciti PM, Cohen DA, Roberts CA, Rojiani AM, Kong CS, Peterson JEG, Johnson K, Plath S, Powell SZ. Entrustable Professional Activities for Pathology: Recommendations From the College of American Pathologists Graduate Medical Education Committee. Acad Pathol. 2017 Jan-Dec;4:2374289517714283. PubMed PMID: 28725792
  • Richmond AM, Blake EA, Torkko K, Smith EE, Spillman MA, Post MD. Fascin Is Associated With Aggressive Behavior and Poor Outcome in Uterine Carcinosarcoma. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Nov;27(9):1895-1903. PubMed PMID: 28704324
  • Brissette MD, Johnson KA, Raciti PM, McCloskey CB, Gratzinger DA, Conran RM, Domen RE, Hoffman RD, Post MD, Roberts CA, Rojiani AM, Powell SZ. Perceptions of Unprofessional Attitudes and Behaviors: Implications for Faculty Role Modeling and Teaching Professionalism During Pathology Residency. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Oct;141(10):1394-1401. PubMed PMID: 28686498
  • Richmond AM, Rohrer AJ, Davidson SA, Post MD. Low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma with extensive sex cord differentiation, heterologous elements, and complex atypical hyperplasia: Case report and review of literature. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2017 Feb;19:34-38. PubMed PMID: 28054022
  • Post MD, Johnson K, Brissette MD, Conran RM, Domen RE, Hoffman RD, McCloskey CB, Raciti PM, Roberts CA, Rojiani AM, Tucker JA, Powell SZ. Employer Expectations for Newly Trained Pathologists: Report of a Survey From the Graduate Medical Education Committee of the College of American Pathologists. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Feb;141(2):193-202. PubMed PMID: 26430810
  • Domen RE, Johnson K, Conran RM, Hoffman RD, Post MD, Steinberg JJ, Brissette MD, Gratzinger DA, McCloskey CB, Raciti PM, Roberts CA, Rojiani AM, Powell SZ. Professionalism in Pathology: A Case-Based Approach as a Potential Educational Tool. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2016 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27763788
  • Matsuo K, Takazawa Y, Ross MS, Elishaev E, Podzielinski I, Yunokawa M, Sheridan TB, Bush SH, Klobocista MM, Blake EA, Takano T, Matsuzaki S, Baba T, Satoh S, Shida M, Nishikawa T, Ikeda Y, Adachi S, Yokoyama T, Takekuma M, Fujiwara K, Hazama Y, Kadogami D, Moffitt MN, Takeuchi S, Nishimura M, Iwasaki K, Ushioda N, Johnson MS, Yoshida M, Hakam A, Li SW, Richmond AM, Machida H, Mhawech-Fauceglia P, Ueda Y, Yoshino K, Yamaguchi K, Oishi T, Kajiwara H, Hasegawa K, Yasuda M, Kawana K, Suda K, Miyake TM, Moriya T, Yuba Y, Morgan T, Fukagawa T, Wakatsuki A, Sugiyama T, Pejovic T, Nagano T, Shimoya K, Andoh M, Shiki Y, Enomoto T, Sasaki T, Fujiwara K, Mikami M, Shimada M, Konishi I, Kimura T, Post MD, Shahzad MM, Im DD, Yoshida H, Omatsu K, Ueland FR, Kelley JL, Karabakhtsian RG, Roman LD. Significance of histologic pattern of carcinoma and sarcoma components on survival outcomes of uterine carcinosarcoma. Ann Oncol. 2016 Jul;27(7):1257-66. PubMed PMID: 27052653
  • Guy MS, Qamar L, Behbakht K, Post MD, Sheeder J, Sartorius CA, Spillman MA. Progestin treatment decreases CD133 cancer stem cell populations in endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Mar;140(3):518-26. PubMed PMID: 26731726
  • Rabban JT, Firetag B, Sangoi AR, Post MD, Zaloudek CJ. Incidental Pelvic and Para-aortic Lymph Node Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Detected During Surgical Staging of Pelvic Cancer in Women Without Symptomatic Pulmonary Lymphangioleiomyomatosis or Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Aug;39(8):1015-25. PubMed PMID: 25786086
  • Post MD, Johnson K, Brissette MD, Conran RM, Domen RE, Hoffman RD, McCloskey CB, Raciti PM, Roberts CA, Rojiani AM, Tucker JA, Powell SZ. Employer Expectations for Newly Trained Pathologists: Report of a Survey From the Graduate Medical Education Committee of the College of American Pathologists. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2015 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26430810
  • O'Keefe MC, Post MD. Pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis: a rare cause of pulmonary hypertension. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2015 Feb;139(2):274-7. PubMed PMID: 25611112
  • Blake EA, Cheng G, Post MD, Guntupalli S. Cotyledonoid dissecting leiomyoma with adipocytic differentiation: A case report. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2015 Jan;11:7-9. PubMed PMID: 26076084
  • Corr BR, Finlay-Schultz J, Rosen RB, Qamar L, Post MD, Behbakht K, Spillman MA, Sartorius CA. Cytokeratin 5-Positive Cells Represent a Therapy Resistant subpopulation in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2015 Nov;25(9):1565-73. PubMed PMID: 26495758
  • Naritoku WY, Alexander CB, Bennett BD, Black-Schaffer WS, Brissette MD, Grimes MM, Hoffman RD, Hunt JL, Iezzoni JC, Johnson R, Kozel J, Mendoza RM, Post MD, Powell SZ, Procop GW, Steinberg JJ, Thorsen LM, Nestler SP. The pathology milestones and the next accreditation system. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Mar;138(3):307-15. PubMed PMID: 24576024
  • Guy MS, Cheng G, Post MD, Spillman MA, Behbakht K, Davidson S, Sheeder J, Guntupalli SR. Outcomes of women with atypical glandular cells on preoperative cytology and endometrial cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2014 Feb;24(2):266-71. PubMed PMID: 24401985
  • Hopkins MR, Richmond AM, Cheng G, Davidson S, Spillman MA, Sheeder J, Post MD, Guntupalli SR. Lymphovascular space invasion in robotic surgery for endometrial cancer. JSLS. 2014 Jul;18(3). PubMed PMID: 25392608
  • Armstrong-Wells J, Donnelly M, Post MD, Manco-Johnson MJ, Winn VD, Sébire G. Inflammatory predictors of neurologic disability after preterm premature rupture of membranes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25223243
  • Keeney JG, Davis JM, Siegenthaler J, Post MD, Nielsen BS, Hopkins WD, Sikela JM. DUF1220 protein domains drive proliferation in human neural stem cells and are associated with increased cortical volume in anthropoid primates. Brain Struct Funct. 2014 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24957859
  • Al-Safi ZA, Edil BH, Post MD, Pearlman NW, Alvero R. Fertility preservation in a patient with benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma. J Surg Oncol. 2014 Sep;110(4):372-4. PubMed PMID: 24861198
  • Naritoku WY, Alexander CB, Bennett BD, Black-Schaffer WS, Brissette MD, Grimes MM, Hoffman RD, Hunt JL, Iezzoni JC, Johnson R, Kozel J, Mendoza RM, Post MD, Powell SZ, Procop GW, Steinberg JJ, Thorsen LM, Nestler SP. The pathology milestones and the next accreditation system. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Mar;138(3):307-15. PubMed PMID: 24576024
  • Guy MS, Cheng G, Post MD, Spillman MA, Behbakht K, Davidson S, Sheeder J, Guntupalli SR. Outcomes of women with atypical glandular cells on preoperative cytology and endometrial cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2014 Feb;24(2):266-71. PubMed PMID: 24401985
  • Stephens SM, Pau FK, Yalcinkaya TM, May MC, Berga SL, Post MD, Appt SE, Polotsky AJ. Assessing the pulsatility of luteinizing hormone in female vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops sabaeus). Comp Med. 2013 Oct;63(5):432-8. PubMed PMID: 24210020
  • Armstrong-Wells J, Post MD, Donnelly M, Manco-Johnson MJ, Fisher BM, Winn VD. Patterns of placental pathology in preterm premature rupture of membranes. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2013 Jun;4(3):249-255. PubMed PMID: 23828732
  • Al-Safi ZA, Russ PD, Post MD, Polotsky AJ. Adenomyosis within a uterine septum in a patient with secondary infertility. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2013 Aug;29(8):804-6. PubMed PMID: 23741967
  • Jambal P, Badtke MM, Harrell JC, Borges VF, Post MD, Sollender GE, Spillman MA, Horwitz KB, Jacobsen BM. Estrogen switches pure mucinous breast cancer to invasive lobular carcinoma with mucinous features. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2013 Jan;137(2):431-48. PubMed PMID: 23247610
  • El-Rayess HM, Refaat MM, Post MD, Spitzer TR, Dey B. Chronic graft-versus-host disease with skin signs suspicious for squamous cell carcinoma. Acta Oncol. 2013 Aug;52(6):1213-4. PubMed PMID: 23198720
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Professional Memberships

  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), Member
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP), Member
  • Colorado Society of Clinical Pathologists (CSCP), Member
  • International Society of Gynecological Pathologists (ISGYP), Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pathology, Board Certification (2007)
Public Speaking
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General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2004)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Cornell University (NY) (1999)
Residency Programs:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Program, Pathology (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Program, Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology (2008)
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Department: Pathology
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