Jeanne M. McFalls, MD

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

Contact InformationPennsylvania Hospital
Pathology Department
801 Spruce Street
10th Floor Spruce Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-3544
Fax: 215-829-7564

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Clinical Expertise

Breast Pathology, Dermatopathology


BA (Biology), Swarthmore College, 2003
MD (Medicine), Jefferson Medical College, 2010

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology, 2014
American Board of Pathology, Dermatopathology, 2016

Postgraduate Training

Resident, Thomas Jefferson University, 2010-2013
Chief Resident, Thomas Jefferson University, 2013-2014
Surgical Pathology Assistant, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2014-2015
Dermatopathology Fellow, Thomas Jefferson University, 2015-2016

Awards and Honors

American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2002-2002
Best Lab Practice Poster at the American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, 2011

Memberships and Professional Organizations

Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2010 - Present
American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2011 - Present
College of American Pathologists, 2011 - Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2012 - Present

Web Links

Selected Publications

Clinical and histopathological features of cutaneous manifestations of adult-onset Still disease.

Santa E, McFalls JM, Sahu J, Lee JB., Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 44(6): 591-595, 2017

Intraepidermal proliferation of Merkel cells within a seborrheic keratosis: Merkel cell carcinoma in situ or Merkel cell hyperplasia?

McFalls J, Okon L, Cannon S, Lee JB., Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 44(5): 480-485, 2017

The clinical and histopathologic findings in adult-onset Still’s disease

McFalls JM, Sahu J, Lee J, American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2015

Intradural cervical nerve root traumatic neuroma without a history of direct trauma

Salas SJ, McFalls JM, Senders ZJ, Kenyon LC, Harrop JS, Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115(9): 1879-81, 2013, PMID:23639732

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MCT4 Expression in pancreatic cancer: association with prognosis, and potential for targeting cancer metabolism

McFalls JM, Buboltz ND, Knudsen E, Witkiewicz AK, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2013

RB-pathway disruption is associated with improved response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer

Witkiewicz AK1, Ertel A, McFalls J, Valsecchi ME, Schwartz G, Knudsen ES, Clin Cancer Res. 18(18): 5110-22, 2012, PMID:22811582

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Loss of retinoblastoma (RB) tumor suppressor expression in breast cancer correlates with better response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy

McFalls JM, Kline J, Schwartz G, Witkiewicz AK, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2012

Investigation of an unusual cluster of Aspergillus versicolor positive corneal specimens

McFalls JM, Brady C, Tokarczyk M, Dellavecchia M, Jungkind D, American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2011

Pilot assessment of use of color intensity distribution by image analysis to classify results of the phosphatidlyglycerol (PG) agglutination test for fetal lung maturity (Amniostat-FLM-PG)

McFalls JM, McCloskey LJ, Grenache DG, Stickle DF, American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2011

Presence of broadly reactive and group-specific neutralizing epitopes on newly described isolates of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus.

Ahmed AA, McFalls JM, Hoffmann C, Filone CM, Stewart SM, Paragas J, Khodjaev S, Shermukhamedova D, Schmaljohn CS, Doms RW, Bertolotti-Ciarlet A., J Gen Virol. 86(12): 3327-36, 2005, PMID:16298978

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