EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Appointment to begin July 2000 Office of the Medical Examiner
University of New Mexico
(Fellow in Forensic Pathology)
July 1995 - Present: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,
Resident, Department of Pathology July 1995 - June 2000
Chief Resident, Anatomic Pathology (1999-2000)
Chief Resident, Clinical Pathology (1998-99)
August 1991-May 1995: University of Maryland School of Medicine M.D., received in May 1995
August 1987-May 1991: Davidson College, Bachelor of Arts, Art History, Cum Laude Graduate, 1991


HONORS AND AWARDS

Honorarium for published review, "The classification, recognition, and significance of polyagglutinination in transfusion medicine." Churchill-Livingstone, 1999.
ASCP Residents' Award Finalist, for podium presenation of abstract entitled "Biomarkers of liver regeneration allow prediction of recovery following acute hepatic necrosis". ASCP Fall meeting, September, 1997.
Recipient of the Junior Resident Award for Outstanding Performance in Autopsy Pathology, 1996.
Recipient of the Rudolf Virchow Award for Excellence in Pathology Research, 1995.
Honors in General Surgery Clerkship, 1994.
Honors in Anatomical Prosection, 1992.
Cum Laude graduate, Davidson College, 1991


OFFICES AND APPOINTMENTS

Anatomic Pathology Chief Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, (1999-2000).
Clinical Pathology Chief Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1998-99.
SNOMED Editorial Board Liason to the College of American Pathologists Forensics Committee, (Tentative; 1999).
College of American Pathologists, Ad Hoc Committee on Telehealth, Member, 1999.
SNOMED Editorial Board, Member, College of American Pathologists, Spring 1997 - Spring 1999.
Autopsy Pathologist, Pitt Men's HIV/AIDS Study, 1996 - 1999.
Credentialing Committee, Residents Forum, Member, College of American Pathologists, 1997.
Pennsylvania State Representative to the Residents Forum, College of American Pathologists, Fall 1996 - Spring 1998.


PUBLICATIONS

HORN K, Wax P, Schneider S, Martin T, Nine J, Moraca M, Aronica P, Virji MA, Rao KN. Biomarkers of liver regeneration allow early prediction of hepatic recovery following acute necrosis. Am J Clin Pathol 1999; 112: 351-357.
HORN K. The classification, recognition, and significance of polyagglutinination in transfusion medicine. Blood Rev 1999; 13(1): 36-44.
HORN K, Richert C, Barnes EL, Rajan P. Cytologic findings of metastatic mucin-secreting adenocarcinoma of brain from parotid gland primary<. In press, Cytopathology, Summer 1999
HORN K, Penchansky L. Chylous pleural effusions simulating leukemic infiltrate following thoracoabdominal disease and surgery in infants. Am J Clin Pathol 1999; 111(1):99-104.
HORN K. Evolving strategies in the treatment of sepsis and the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). QJM 1998; 91(4): 265-277.
HORN K, Wax P, Schneider S, Martin T, Nine J, Moraca M, Aronica P, Virji MA, Rao KN. Biomarkers of liver regeneration allow prediction of recovery following acute hepatic necrosis.(Abstract) Am J Clin Pathol 1997; 108(3): 325.
HORN K, Pham S, Rhee, R, Becich M. Atrial Myxoma Presenting as Acute Suprarenal Aortic Occlusion. J Vasc Surg 1997; 26(2):341-345.
Craigo B, Gilbertson J, Sholevar D, HORN K, Richert C, Hatton C, He F, Schubert E, Gross W, Becich MJ. The Internet, a powerful teaching tool in pathology. International Pathology News Bulletin, vol 38(1), 1997.
HORN K, Sholehvar B, Nine J, Gilbertson J, Hatton C, He F, Richert C, Schubert E, Becich M. Continuing Medical Education on the World Wide Web: Interactive Pathology Case Studies on the Internet. Arch Path Lab Med, 121(6):641-645, 1997 Jun.
Nine J, Schubert E, Richert C, Sholehvar B, HORN K, et al: Telepathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Telemedicine Today 3(4), Nov 1995, pp. 22-26.
Magnarelli L, Stanford K, Mather T, Yeh M, HORN K, Dumler J. Hemocytic Rickettsia-Like Organisms in Ticks: Serologic Reactivity with Antisera to Ehrlichiae and Detection of Agent of Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis by PCR. J of Clin Micr, 33(10), Oct. 1995, pp 2710-2714.


ABSTRACTS

HORN K, Wax P, Schneider S, Martin T, Nine J, Moraca M, Aronica P, Virji MA, Rao KN. Biomarkers of liver regeneration allow prediction of recovery following acute hepatic necrosis.
- ASCP Residents' Award Competition Finalist, ASCP/CAP Fall Meeting, 1997, Philadelphia.
- Invited presentation of abstract at the Eighth Annual University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Research Symposium, May 16, 1997.
HORN K; Sholehvar D. CME on the WWW: Interactive Pathology Case Studies on the Internet. Invited presentation of abstract at the Seventh Annual University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Research Symposium, May 16, 1996.
Wachtel S; Hatton C; HORN K; Sholehvar D; et al. Use of the World Wide Web and a Image Database to Support a Genitourinary Pathology Core Facility. Presented by Dr. Steven Wachtel at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.


PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES

HORN K, Devine W. "An approach to dissecting the congenitally malformed heart in the forensic autopsy: the value of sequential segmental analysis." Invited presentation of abstract, podium/poster, National Association of Medical Examiners' Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October, 1999.
HORN K, Penchansky L. "Chylous pleural effusions simulating hematolymphoid malignancy in infancy". Invited presentation of abstract at the Ninth Annual University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Research Symposium, May 29, 1998.
HORN K, Wax P, Schneider S, Martin T, Nine J, Moraca M, Aronica P, Virji MA, Rao KN. "Biomarkers of liver regeneration allow prediction of recovery following acute hepatic necrosis".
-ASCP Residents' Award Competition Finalist, ASCP/CAP Fall Meeting, 1997, Philadelphia.
-Invited presentation of abstract at the Eighth Annual University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Research Symposium, May 16, 1997.
HORN K. "Distance Learning: Using the Web as a Tool for Interactive Continuing Medical Education" An invited speech at the First Annual Conference for Anatomic Pathology Information, Imaging, and the Internet; University of Pittsburgh BMST Conference Center, November 9, 1996
Richert C, HORN K, Dorvault C. "Expanding Your Consultation Base Using the World Wide Web" An invited seminar at the First Annual Conference for Anatomic Pathology Information, Imaging, and the Internet; University of Pittsburgh BMST Conference Center, November 9, 1996.
HORN K; Sholehvar D; "CME on the WWW: Interactive Pathology Case Studies on the Internet". Invited presentation of abstract at the Seventh Annual University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Research Symposium, May 16, 1996.
Wachtel S; Hatton C; HORN K; Sholehvar D; et al. "Use of the World Wide Web and a Image Database to Support a Genitourinary Pathology Core Facility. Invited presentation of abstract by Dr. Steven Wachtel at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.


DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS

HORN K, Pasculle AW, Rao UNM. A 78 year old man with rectal mass. Clinical Pathology Case of the Month; July 1999; http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case 199.html
HORN K An eighty-one year old woman with an axillary mass. Clinical Pathology Case of the Month; April 1999; http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case188.html
HORN K. A 76 year old woman with right cervical adenopathy. Clinical Pathology Case of the Month; April 1999; http://path.upmc.edu/cases/index.html
HORN K, Kaplan S, Gollin S, Shekhter-Levin S. A 39 year old woman with fatigue and weight loss. Clinical Pathology Case of the Month; November 1998; http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case171.html
HORN K; Pasculle AW. A 37 year old man with fever and a hilar pulmonary mass. Clinical Pathology Case of the Month, November 1997
HORN K; Sholehvar D. A 20 year old woman with anemia and abdominal pain. Clinical Pathology Case of the Month, August 1997
HORN K; Triulzi D. A sixty three year old woman with abnormal preoperative type and crossmatch testing. Clinical Pathology Case of the Month, April 1997
HORN, K; Dickman, P. An eight year old boy with nephrotic range proteinuria. Online CME Case Study
HORN, K. A Thirty-one year old man with a paratesticular mass. An interactive Web page Case Study.
HORN, K. A Twenty year old man with chronic refractory pulmonary hypertension. An interactive Web page Case Study.
HORN, K. A Sixty year old man with a coccygeal mass. An interactive Web Page Case Study, June 1996 Case of the Month.


MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

Mateo R, HORN K, et al. Inflammatory fibrosclerosis of the mesentery. Manuscript in preparation, 1999.
HORN K, Rao UNM, Fowler JC, Carrau R. Recurrent cervical chordoma presenting as primary thyrolaryngeal mass. Manuscript in preparation, 1999.
HORN K, Devine W. An approach to dissecting the congenitally malformed heart in the forensic autopsy: the value of sequential segmental analysis. Manuscript in preparation, 1999.
HORN K, Nichols L. Histologic diagnosis of Scedosporium prolificans (S. inflatum) infection. Submitted for publication, Mod Pathol, 1999.
HORN K, Yaw K, Rao U. Osteoblastic neoplasms of bone: Immunohistochemical markers of proliferation and cell cycle regulation as predictors of aggressive growth and recurrence. Manuscript in preparation, 1999.
Hatton C, DiGiorgio C, He F, Schubert E, Nine J, Richert C, Craigo B, Sholehvar B, HORN K, Gross W, Becich MJ. Development and maintenance of a pathology-based World Wide Web server. Manuscript in preparation, 1999.


RESEARCH INTERESTS AND ONGOING PROJECTS

Primary editor, SNOMED microglossary, Forensic Pathology, 1998-2000.
Template-based surgical pathology reporting, 1997.
Intranet laboratory procedure teaching modules, 1997.
Molecular genetics of osseous neoplasms, 1996-97.
Pediatric pleural fluid cytology/flow cytometry, 1997.
Hepatotoxins and hepatic recovery from toxic injury, 1996-1997
Molecular diagnosis of tick-borne infectious diseases (ehrlichiosis), Fall 1994-Spring 1995.


SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

National Association of Medical Examiners
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
College of American Pathologists
Pittsburgh Pathology Society


TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Congenital heart disease
Clinical Chemistry
Transfusion Medicine
Cytopathology
Gastrointestinal Pathology
Cardiovascular Pathology
DNA and Cancer Biology
Medical Informatics


Updated September 1999