The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Pathology

Laurentia Nodit, MD

Associate Professor
email: LNodit@utmck.edu

Clinical Focus

Surgical Pathology, GI Pathology and Cytopathology

Education

Medical School
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie "Victor Babes" Timisoara, Romania; MD, September 1988 - September 1994

Residency
Pathology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, July 2000 - June 2001
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 2001 - June 2004

Fellowship
Surgical Pathology/Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, 2003
Cytopathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005
Surgical Pathology/Gastrointestinal Pathology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 2006

Certifications

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2004
American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology, 2005

Professional Affiliations

Rodger Haggitt Gastro-Intestinal Pathology Society, 2007-Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2007-Present
College of American Pathologists, 2007-present

Current Publications

Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Paxton BE, Nodit L, Coan PN, Kraitchman D, Stinnett SS, Patel VM, Fu Y, Adams JK, Tolbert MK, Lux CN, Arepally A, Bradley YC.
Bariatric radioembolization: A pilot study on technical feasibility and safety in a porcine model. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Pasciak AS, Nodit L, Bourgeois AC, Paxton BE, Coan PN, Clark CT, Tolbert MK, Adams JK, Arepally A, Bradley YC.
How sensitive is the upper gastrointestinal tract to Yttrium 90 radioembolization? A histologic and dosimetric analysis in a porcine model. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2016 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Gage H, Hubbard E, Nodit L.
Multiple squamous cells in thyroid fine needle aspiration: Friends or foes? Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2016 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]

McLoughlin J, Nodit L, Heidel RE, Van Meter S, Macy S, Kestler D.
The clinical correlation of PTEN, pAKT, and ODAM in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016 May 15;202(2):403-12. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

Dawane R, Grindstaff A, Parwani AV, Brock T, White WM, Nodit L.
Thyroid-like follicular carcinoma of the kidney: One case report and review of the literature. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2015 Nov;144(5):796-804.

Giesler DM, Casillas MA, Wilson DD, Nodit L.
The painful diversity of proctitis in the modern era. The American Surgeon. 2015 Nov;81(12):e408-e409(2).

DeSouza K, Nodit L.
Groove pancreatitis: A brief review of a diagnostic challenge. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine . 2015 Mar;139(3):417-21.

Lee S, Nodit L.
Phyllodes tumor of vulva: A brief diagnostic review. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine . 2014 Nov;138(11):1546-1550.

Owen RC, Nodit L, Hatcher P, White W, Klein F.
Penoscrotal mass: A rare presentation of herpes simplex virus infection. Urology . 2014 Nov;84(5):e15-e16.

Bourgeois A, Bradley Y, Nodit L.
Clinical chameleon: To be or not to be metastasis. Gastroenterology . 2014 Nov;147(5):977-8.

Current Presentations

Snyder DH, Nodit LN, Duncan LD. Implementation of cytotechnologist performed on-site adequacy assessment of thyroid fine-needle aspirations. Presented at The American Society of Cytopathology 64th Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Nov 4-7; New Orleans, LA.

Patel V, Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC, Nodit L. Histopathologic sequela of bariatric radioembolization for Ghrelin reduction and weight loss in a porcine model. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

Nodit L. Challenges in fine needle aspiration of pancreatic cystic lesions. Presented at 2nd International Conference on Cytopathology and Histopathology; 2016 Aug 10-12; Las Vegas, NV.

Nodit L. Rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) in a busy cytopathology practice. Presented at 2nd International Conference on Cytopathology and Histopathology (Invited Lecture); 2016 Aug 10-12; Las Vegas, NV.

Pasciak A, Bradley Y, Nodit L, Bourgeois A, Paxton B, Arepally A. Radiation therapy as a potential treatment for obesity: Initial data from a preclinical investigation. Presented at American Association of Physics in Medicine; 2016 Jul 31 - Aug 4; Washington, DC.

Pasciak A, Bradley Y, Nodit L, Bourgeois A, Paxton B, Arepally A. Radiation therapy as a potential treatment for obesity: Initial data from a preclinical investigation. Presented at American Association of Physics in Medicine; 2016 Jul 31 - Aug 4; Washington, DC.

Pasciak A, Nodit L, Bourgeois A, Paxton B, Arepally A, Bradley Y. A dosimetric investigation into the effects of Yttrium-90 radioembolization on the GI tract: In-vivo and histological analysis in an animal model. Presented at American Association of Physics in Medicine; 2016 Jul 31 - Aug 4; Washington, DC.

Pasciak A, Nodit L, Bourgeois A, Paxton B, Arepally A, Bradley Y. A dosimetric investigation into the effects of Yttrium-90 radioembolization on the GI tract: In-vivo and histological analysis in an animal model. Presented at American Association of Physics in Medicine; 2016 Jul 31 - Aug 4; Washington, DC.

Nodit L. Cystic lesions of the pancreas. Presented at Pioneer Century Science 2nd Annual World Pathology Conference (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 18-19; Prague, Czech Republic.

Nodit L. Doing more with less: The role of intraoperative consultation in a busy cytopathology practice. Presented at Pioneer Century Science 2nd Annual World Pathology Conference (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jun 18-19; Prague, Czech Republic.

Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Arepally A, Paxton B, Coan PN, Nodit L, Adams JK, Patel VJ, Bradley YC. Bariatric Radiation Therapy (BaRT): Proof of concept in porcine model. Presented at Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting; 2016 Apr 2-7; Vancouver, Canada.

Bourgeois AC, Pasciak AS, Bradley YC, Arepally A, Paxton B, Coan PN, Adams JK, Nodit L. How sensitive is the upper GI tract to 90Y radioembolization? Gross pathological analysis as a function of absorbed dose in a porcine model. Presented at Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting; 2016 Apr 2-7; Vancouver, Canada.

Gage HM, Hubbard E, Nodit L. Multiple squamous cells in thyroid fine needle aspiration: Friends or foes? Presented at The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2016 Mar 12-18; Seattle, WA.

Hruska CJ, Bradley YC, Nodit L. Granulomatous disease decreases incidence of metastases in non-small cell carcinoma. Presented at American Society of Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting; 2015 Oct 28-30; Long Beach, CA.

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