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Rebecca Lee Linn, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1728
Fax: 215-590-1736

Education

BS (Biological Chemistry, Cum Laude), Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2007
MD St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2012

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology), 2016

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2012-2016
Fellow in Pediatric Pathology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016-present

Awards and Honors

Henry M. Pinkerton Award for Academic Excellence in Pathology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2012
Resident Recruitment Award from Society for Pediatric Pathology, Fall Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2013
Autopsy Award for Outstanding Performance by a First Year Resident, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 2013
Neuropathology Holiday Challenge Award, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 2013
Chief Resident, Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2014-2015
Perinatal Pathology Award from Society for Pediatric Pathology, Fall Meeting, Birmingham, UK, 2014
First place for Outstanding Clinical Research Addressing Women's Health at Tenth Annual Lewis Leadership Research Day, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2014
Kent Nowels Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership, Collegiality, and Academic Excellence, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Pathology, 2016

Memberships and Professional Organizations

College of American Pathologists, 2012 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 2012 - Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2012 - Present
Society of Pediatric Pathology, 2015 - Present

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Selected Publications

Placental Pathologic Associations with Morbidly Adherent Placenta: Potential Insights into Pathogenesis

Ernst LM, Linn RL, Minturn L, Miller ES, Pediatric Dev Pathology, 2017

Correlation of Probability Scores of Placenta Accreta on Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Hemorrhagic Morbidity.

Lim G, Horowitz JM, Berggruen S, Ernst LM, Linn RL, Hewlett B, Kim J, Chalifoux LA, McCarthy RJ, Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 34(): 261-269, 2016

Stillbirth evaluation: a stepwise assessment of placental pathology and autopsy.

Miller ES, Minturn L, Linn RL, Weese-Mayer DE, Ernst LM, Am J Obstet Gynecol 214(1): 115, 2016

Adherent basal plate myometrial fibers in the delivered placenta as a risk factor for development of subsequent placenta accreta.

Linn RL, Miller ES, Lim G, Ernst LM, Placenta 36(12): 1419-24, 2015

Osteochondroma With Contiguous Bronchogenic Cyst of the Scapula.

Edelstein AI, Linn RL, Fritsch MK, Sagan M, Am J Orthop 44(9): E355-7, 2015

Stillbirth: Genome-wide copy number variation profiling in archived placental umbilical cord samples with pathologic and clinical correlation.

Ernst LM, Rand CM, Bao R, Andrade J, Linn RL, Minturn L, Zhang C, Kang W, Weese-Mayer DE, Placenta 36(8): 783-9, 2015

Does the presence of placental basal plate myometrial fibers increase the risk of subsequent morbidly adherent placenta: a case-control study.

Edelstein AI, Linn RL, Fritsch MK, Sagan M, BJOG (An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology), 2015

Placental Pathologic Associations with Morbidly Adherent Placenta: Insights into Pathogenesis.

Linn RL, Miller ES, Ernst LM, Oral presentation at Society for Pediatric Pathology Spring meeting, Boston Massachusetts, 2015

Placental mesenchymal dysplasia without fetal development in a twin gestation: a case report and review of the spectrum of androgenetic biparental mosaicism

Linn RL, Minturn L, Yee LM, Maniar K, Zhang Y, Fritsch MK, Kashireddy P, Kapur R, Ernst LM, Pediatr Dev Pathol 18(2): 146-54, 2015

Adherent basal plate myometrial fibers (BPMYO) in the delivered placenta: a risk factor for development of subsequent placenta accreta.

Linn RL, Miller ES, Lim KG, Ernst LM, Oral presentation at the 60th Annual Pediatric Pathology Society and Society for Pediatric Pathology Joint Meeting, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2014