Roseann I. Wu, MD, MPH

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

Contact InformationDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
6 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3209
Fax: 215-349-8994


Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Research Expertise

Adaptive eLearning

Other Expertise

Pathology Graduate Medical Education
Professional Organizations

Clinical Expertise

Cytopathology, Gynecologic and Non-gynecologic
Fine Needle Aspiration, Performance and Interpretation
Lung Cancer Program
Breast Cancer Program


BA (Anthropology), Northwestern University, 2005
MD, MPH (Medicine), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2009

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical Pathology), 2013
American Board of Pathology (Cytopathology), 2014

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2009-2013
Chief Resident in Clinical Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2012-2013
Priscilla D. Taft Fellow in Cytopathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2013-2014

Awards and Honors

Claudine V. Mason Scholarship, Chi Omega Sorority, 2005
Inductee, Order of Omega Honor Society, 2005
Oswald Werner Prize for Best Senior Honors Thesis in Anthropology, Northwestern University, 2005
Inductee, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, 2005
Inductee, Rho Lambda Honor Society, 2005
Grant Awardee, American Federation of Aging Research, 2006
Louis L. Seaman Microbiology Research Grant, New York Academy of Medicine, 2006
Top 10% in Clinical Skills Assessment Exercise, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2007
Student Council Spirit Award, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2007
T4 Medical Education Leadership Institute, selected participant, American Medical Student Association, 2008
Spokespersons Training Program, selected participant, College of American Pathologists, 2010
Leadership Development Award, College of American Pathologists, 2010
The Boot Camp: Leadership Fundamentals for Physicians, selected participant, The Advisory Board Company, 2010
Annual Scientific Meeting Travel Scholarship, American Society of Cytopathology, 2012
Innovative Methods for Delivery of Continuing Education for Cytopathology Essay Contest, winner, American Society of Cytopathology, 2012
"Diamonds in the Rough" honoree, American Society of Cytopathology, 2013
Engaged Leadership Academy, selected participant, College of American Pathologists, 2013
"Diamonds in the Rough" honoree, American Society of Cytopathology, 2014
"Diamonds in the Rough" honoree, American Society of Cytopathology, 2015
2016 “Rising Stars” Power List, The Pathologist magazine, 2016
ASCP 40 Under Forty TOP FIVE, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2016
Certificate of Recognition in Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration, College of American Pathologists, 2017
Stories from the Heart Contest winner, American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 2017
Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar selected participant, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), 2017

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 2009 - Present
College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2009 - Present
United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), 2012 - Present
American Medical Association (AMA), 2012 - Present
American Society of Cytopathology (ASC), 2012 - Present
Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, 2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists (PAP), Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Medical Society, 2015 - 2016
American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification Advisory Committee, 2016 - Present

Web Links

Selected Publications

The utility of adaptive eLearning in cervical cytopathology education

Samulski TD, Taylor LA, La T, Mehr CR, McGrath CM, Wu RI, Cancer Cytopathology, 2017, PMID:29053223

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Analysis of VEGF/PlGF heterodimer level in pancreatic cyst fluid as a biomarker for serous cystadenoma

Wu Roseann I, Sluss Patrick M, Mino-Kenudson Mari, Brugge William R, Pitman Martha B, Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology 4(2): 79–83, 2015

Müllerian adenosarcoma of the uterus with low-grade sarcomatous overgrowth characterized by prominent hydropic change resulting in mimicry of a smooth muscle tumor

Wu Roseann I, Schorge John O, Cin Paola D, Young Robert H, Oliva Esther, International Journal of Gynecological Pathology 33(6): 573-80, 2014, PMID:25272296

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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) contributes to a triple-negative test in preoperative screening of pancreatic cysts

Wu Roseann I, Yoon Won Jae, Brugge William R, Mino-Kenudson Mari, Pitman Martha B, Cancer Cytopathology 122(6): 412-9, 2013, PMID:24327575

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Giant cell arteritis causing symmetric bilateral posterior circulation infarcts

Mackay Devin D, Huesmann Graham R, Wu Roseann I, Stone James R, Pless Misha L, Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 19(7): 393-6, 2013, PMID:24048110

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Staining for acid-fast bacilli in surgical pathology: practice patterns and variations

Wu Roseann I, Mark Eugene J, Hunt Jennifer L, Human Pathology 43(11): 1845-51, 2012, PMID:22542129

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