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Rachel L. Sargent, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationThe Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 7.103 Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7798
Fax: 215-662-7529

Email: Rachel.Sargent@uphs.upenn.edu

Specialty Division

Precision and Computational Diagnostics, Hematopathology

Education

BS (Biology, Magna Cum Laude), Ursinus College, 1994
MD University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2001

Specialty Certification

Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2006
Hematology, American Board of Pathology, 2007
Molecular Genetic Pathology, American Board of Pathology and American Board of Medical Genetics, 2009

Postgraduate Training

Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2004
Fellow, Surgical Pathology, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2005
Fellow, Hematopathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital, 2005-2007
Fellow, Molecular Genetic Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2007-2008

Awards and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1994-1994
Harris Shapiro Foundation Award, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, 1997-1997
Atlantic County Medical Alliance Scholarship, Atlantic County Medical Society, Somers Point, NJ, 1997-1997
Robert Wood Johnson Alumni Scholarship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, 1997-1997
Atlantic County Medical Society Scholarship, Atlantic County Medical Society, Somers Point, NJ, 1997-1997
Excellence in Research Award, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, 2001-2001
Arthur Purdy Stout Society Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2004
Peter C. Nowell Teaching Award, Department of Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2016

Memberships and Professional Organizations

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2001 - Present
American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2001 - Present
College of American Pathologists, 2001 - Present
Society of Hematopathology, 2007 - Present
Association for Molecular Pathology, 2007 - Present
Harris County Medical Society, 2011 - 2015
Cancer Genomics Consortium, 2011 - Present
Pathology Society Of Philadelphia, 2015 - Present

Selected Publications

Does taking the Fellowship In-Service Hematopathology Exam and performance relate to success on the American Board of Pathology Hematology Examination?

Monaghan S, Felgar R, Kelly M, Ali A, Anastasi J, Bellara A, Rinder H, Sargent R, Wagner J, Swerdlow S, Johnson R, Am J Clin Pathol 146(1): 107-12, 2016, PMID:27357289

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Differentiation Response to Gilteritinib (ASP2216) in Relapsed/Refractory FLT3 Mutated Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients is Associated with Co-mutations in NPM1.

Canaani J, Rea B, Sargent R, Morrissette J, Lieberman D, Watt C, Carroll M, Perl A, 21st Congress of the European Hematology Association Annual Meeting; 2016 June 9-12., 2016

Autoimmune myelofibrosis: A case report and review of the literature.

Brannock KR, Sargent R., 2016 Atlantic Regional Hematopathology Meeting; 2016 May 21; Philadelphia, PA., 2016

Fellowship In-Service Hematopathology Examination (FISHE) Predicts Success on the American Board of Pathology Hematology Subspecialty Certifying Examination (ABP-HE)

Monaghan SA, Felgar RE, Kelly MA, Ali AM, Anastasi J, Bellara A, Rinder HM, Sargent RL, Wagner J, Swerdlow SH, Johnson RL, United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, 105th Annual Meeting, 2016

Molecular Remission One Year Following Reduced-Intensity Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Predicts Relapse-Free and Overall Survival: A Multi-Institutional Landmark Analysis

Logan AC, Herrera AF, Ryan CE, Rezvani AR, Kong KA, Faham M, Alatrash G, Molldrem JJ, Sargent RL, Alyea EP, Ho VT, Brown JR, Ritz J, Miklos DB, American Society of Hematology, 57th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Orlando, FL, 2015

Long-term subclonal evolution of CLL from immune selective pressure after allogeneic stem cell transplant and donor lymphocyte infusion

Garber HR, Beird H, Cao Y, Zhang J, Sargent R, Lin P, Seth S, Song X, Sun H, Mao X, St John L, Clise-Dwyer K, Alatrash G, Futreal PA, Molldrem JJ, In: Proceedings of the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research; 2015 Apr 18-22; Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; 2015. Abstract LB-222, 2015

Molecular techniques in a case of concurrent BCR-ABL1 positive CML and CMML

Verma S, Ferrajoli A, Wang S, Abruzzo LV, Sargent RL, CAP Today 28(11): 52-56, 2014

Identification of clinically important chromosomal aberrations in acute myeloid leukemia by array-based comparative genomic hybridization.

Mehrotra M, Luthra R, Ravandi F, Sargent RL, Barkoh BA, Abraham R, Mishra BM, Medeiros LJ, Patel KP, Leuk Lymphoma 55(11): 2538-48, 2014, PMID:24446873

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Identification of putative pathogenic microRNA and its downstream targets in anaplastic lymphoma kinase-negative anaplastic large cell lymphoma

Mehrotra M, Medeiros LJ, Luthra R, Sargent RL, Yao H, Barkoh BA, Singh R, Patel KP, Hum Pathol 45(10): 1995-2005, 2014, PMID:25128227

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Bone marrow fibrosis in patients with primary myelodysplastic syndromes has prognostic value using current therapies and new risk stratification systems.

Fu B, Jaso JM, Sargent RL, Goswami M, Berstovsek S, Medeiros LJ, Wang SA, Mod Pathol 27(5): 681-9, 2014, PMID:24186132

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