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Rebecca Lee Linn, MD

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

Itmat Expertise

Placental Pathology
Perinatal Pathology

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
American Board of Pathology (Pediatric Pathology), 2017

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, 2016-2017

Awards and Honors

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

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

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Selected Publications

Prurigo Pigmentosa: An Itchy, Urticarial Eruption Confused for Food Allergy

Capucilli P, Wan J, Corry J, Chuang JH, Linn RL, Perman MJ, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 2018, PMID:29577986

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pH-neutralizing esophageal irrigations as a novel mitigation strategy for button battery injury

Anfang RA, Jatana KR, Linn RL, Rhoades K, Fry J, Jacobs IN, The Laryngoscope Journal, 2018

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

Ernst LM, Linn RL, Minturn L, Miller ES, Pediatric Dev Pathology, 2017, PMID:28812469

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Ovotestis in Adolescence: 2 Case Reports

Chouhan JD, Chu DI, Birs A, Pyle LC, Van Batavia JP, Linn RL, Back SJ, Russo P, Darge K, Kolon TF, Srinivasan AK., Urology, 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