Opoku Adjapong, MD, MPH

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

Contact InformationPhiladelphia VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104


BS (Biology (Magna cum Laude))
Virginia Union University, 2001.
MPH (Epidemiology)
University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2008.
MD (Medicine)
University of Michigan Medical School, 2008

Selected Publications

Silverman JF, Adjapong O: Metastatic carcinoma in cerebrospinal fluid cytology: The significance of cytoplasmic blebs. American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV Sep 2016 Notes: epub ahead of print 11 September 2016. doi: 120

Karakas C, Biernacka A, Bui T, Sahin AA, Yi M, Akli S, Schafer J, Alexander A, Adjapong O, Hunt KK, Keyomarsi K: Cytoplasmic Cyclin E and Phospho-Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 2 Are Biomarkers of Aggressive Breast Cancer. Am J Pathol 186(7): 1900-12, Jun 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2016.02.024. Epub 2016 May 13.

Fasanya AA, Pedersen FT, Alhassan S, Adjapong O, Thirumala R: Cytomegalovirus Cutaneous Infection in an Immunocompromised Patient. Cureus 8(5): e598, May 2016 Notes: doi: 10.7759/cureus.598.

Adjapong O, Keyomarsi K: BRCA1/2 status and low molecular weight cyclin-E (LMWE) expression in triple negative breast cancer as a function of race and survival. USCAP Annual Meeting, Boston, MA Mar 2015 Notes: Poster presentation.

Adjapong O, Sarita-Reyes C: Umbilical cord hypercoiling and hypocoiling as cause of intrauterine death in the second and third trimester of pregnancy. CAP Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX Sep 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.

Adjapong O, Sarita-Reyes : Intrauterine death in the Second and Third trimester of Pregnancy Associated with Umbilical Cord Hypercoiling and Hypocoiling CAP Annual Meeting, Dallax, TX Sep 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.

Adjapong O, O’Brien M: The degree of concordance of mucin core protein expression, BRAF oncogene mutation and CpG island methylation status between proximal microvesicular polyp (MVSP) and sessileserrated adenoma (SSA) of the colon. USCAP Annual Meeting, Washington, DC Mar 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.