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Julianne Newcomer Qualtieri, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Medical Director, Clinical Flow Cytometry Lab

Contact Information3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Office: 215-615-3938

Specialty Division

Hematopathology

Education

BS (Microbiology) Clemson University, 2003. MD (Medical) Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University , 2007.

Specialty Certification

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2011
Hematology, American Board of Pathology, 2012

Postgraduate Training

Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2007-2011
Fellow, Hematopathology , Department of Pathology, Wexner Medical Center of the Ohio State University, 2011-2012

Awards and Honors

James C. and Mary P. Littlejohn Scholarship recipient, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2001-2003
Departmental Honors in Microbiology, Calhoun Honors College Graduate, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2003
Honors courses: Molecular & Cellular Basis of Medicine, Neuroscience, Immunity, Infection & Disease; Foundations of Clinical Medicine, Elective in Hematologic Malignancies, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2006
Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2003
Graduate Scholarship, American Association of University Women, York Branch, Jefferson Medical College, York, PA, 2005
Clinical and Translational Research Enhancement Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Pathology, “Activation by Phosphorylation of p-CHK2, p-ATM, p-BRCA1, and p-H2A.X in Myelodysplastic Syndrome”, Nashville, TN, 2008
Clinical and Translational Research Enhancement Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Pathology, “Myelodysplastic Syndrome: A Disorder of Class I or Class II Defects?", Nashville, TN, 2009
Clinical and Translational Research Enhancement Awards, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Pathology, “Ribosomal Protein Expression in Myelodysplastic Syndrome”, Nashville, TN, 2010
Clinical and Translational Research Enhancement Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Pathology, “Prospective flow cytometric analysis of Myeloid Nuclear Differentiation Antigen in MDS”, Nashville, TN, 2010
University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Clinical Pathology Resident Teaching Award, Cincinnati, OH, 2012-2013
Clinical Pathology Resident Teaching Award, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2013-2014
Roger Smith Residency Research Awards, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, faculty mentor, Characterization of CD229 and CD319 Expression by Flow Cytometry in Plasmacytic Neoplasms, co-awarded with Dr. Meggan Peak, Cincinnati, OH, 2015
Association of Pathology Chairs
Pathology Leadership Academy, Coronado, CA, 2016
Roger Smith Residency Research Awards, University of Cincinatti Medical Center, Immune Activation Profile of Circulating CD8+ T Cells in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients. co-awarded with Dr. Sujal Shah, Cincinnati, OH, 2016
Pathology Travel Grant, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, for "Circulating leukocyte population demographics for detection of C. difficile infection", Cincinnati, OH, 2017
Pathology Research Award 2017, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Analysis of Peripheral Leukocyte DNA Methylation in Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Co-principal investigator Scott Langevin, Ph.D., Cincinnati, OH, 2017
Kevin E. Salhany, M.D. Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Penn Medicine Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 2019

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2007 - 2012
College of American Pathologists, 2007 - 2017
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2007 - 2011
International Clinical Cytometry Society, 2012 - Present
American Society for Hematology, 2013 - Present
Society for Hematopathology, 2015 - Present
American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2016 - Present
International Society for Laboratory Hematology, 2016 - Present

Web Links


Selected Publications

Utility of the FCM Score in Interval Marrow Studies for Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Lytle AG, Johns JA, Qualtieri JN, International Clinical Cytometry Society 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, 2020

Peripheral Blood Smear Morphologic Evaluation: Case Studies

Courville E, Brown L, Beck R, Wake L, Qualtieri J, Prakash S., Society of Hematopathology Interactive Education Modules; https://www.society-for-hematopathology.org/web/education-module-view.php?module=22, accessed 10/29/20, 2020

Mutational Analysis Reinforces the Diagnosis of Nodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma With Robust PD1-positive T-Cell Hyperplasia

Hurwitz SN, Caponetti GC, Smith L, Qualtieri J, Morrissette JJD, Lee WS, Frank DM, Bagg A., Am J Surg Pathol. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001515. Online ahead of print., 2020

Morphologic Evaluation of a Peripheral Blood Smear

Courville E, Brown L, Beck R, Wake L, Qualtieri J, Prakash S., Society for Hematopathology Interactive Education Modules; https://www.society-for-hematopathology.org/web/education-module-view.php?module=21, accessed 10/29/20., 2020

Axicabtagene Ciloleucel for CD19+ Plasmablastic Lymphoma

Raychaudhuri R, Qualtieri J, Garfall AL., Am J Hematol. 95(1): E28-E30, 2020

ICCS Women in Cytometry-Impact 10 years later: A call to promote gender equity.

Bunting ST, Oldaker T, Qualtieri J, O'Donahue M, Maremont S, Harricharran H, Kelliher A, Kdouh L, Devitt K, Cherian S, Stetler-Stevenson M, Moore J., Cytometry B Clin Cytom., 2020, PMID:32830879

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Superiority of flow cytometry in detecting large granular lymphocyte populations over clinical suspicion.

Attaway, C. and Qualtieri, J., International Clinical Cytometry Society 27th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA October 6-8th, 2019, 2019

Gilteritinib induces differentiation in relapsed and refractory FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leukemia.

McMahon CM, Canaani J, Rea B, Sargent RL, Qualtieri JN, Watt CD, Morrissette JJD, Carroll M, Perl AE., Blood Adv. 2019 May 28;3(10):1581-1585., 2019

A defect in KCa3.1 channel activity limits the ability of CD8+ T cells from cancer patients to infiltrate an adenosine-rich microenvironment.

Chimote AA, Balajthy A, Arnold MJ, Newton HS, Hajdu P, Qualtieri J, Wise-Draper T, Conforti L., Sci Signal. 2018 Apr 24;11(527)., 2018

Circulating leukocyte population demographics for detection of C. difficile infection.

Qualtieri J, Yacyshyn MB., 2017 International Symposium on Technology Innovations in Laboratory Hematology, Honolulu, HI, 2017