Maheswari Mukherjee

Maheswari Mukherjee, PhD, MSc, BPT, CT(ASCP)CM

Assistant Professor and Educational Coordinator

Cytotechnology Program
984142 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4142

Academic Appointments:
2013-Present: Assistant Professor and Educational Coordinator, CAHP, Cytotechnology Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA.
2004- 2005: Assistant Professor, Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust, Coimbatore, TN, INDIA.

2012 PhD, Medical Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA
2004 MSc, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
2000 BPT, Dr. MGR Medical University, India
08/2010-Present Cytotechnologist, USA

Publications (last 5 years):
Ulu A, Sahoo PK, Yuil-Valdes AG, Mukherjee M, Van Ormer M, Muthuraj PG, Thompson M, Anderson Berry A, Hanson CK, Natarajan SK, Nordgren TM. Omega-3 Fatty Acid-Derived Resolvin D2 Regulates Human Placental Vascular Smooth Muscle and Extravillous Trophoblast Activities. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 4402.

Mukherjee M, Donnelly A, Rose B, Warren DE, Lyden E, Chantziantoniou N, Dimmitt B, Varley K, Pantanowitz L. Eye tracking in cytotechnology education: “visualizing” students becoming experts,
Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology, 2019, ISSN 2213-2945,

Mukherjee MS, Donnelly AD. Initial Assessments of E-learning modules in cytotechnology education. J Pathol Inform [serial online] 2018 [cited 2018 Feb 21];9:4. Available from:

Chantziantoniou N, Mukherjee M, Donnelly AD,Pantanowitz L, Austin RM. Digital Applications in Cytopathology: Problems, Rationalizations, and Alternative Approaches. Acta Cytologica 2018;62:68–76. DOI: 10.1159/000484434.

Donnelly AD, Mukherjee MS, Koth J, Bartenhagen L. Interprofessional Education in Allied Health Using Virtual Technologies. J Allied Health. 2017 Fall;46(3):127-130. PubMed PMID: 28889160.

Chantziantoniou N, Donnelly AD, Mukherjee M, Boon ME, Austin RM. Inception and Development of the Papanicolaou Stain Method. Acta Cytol. 2017;61(4-5):266-280. doi: 10.1159/000457827. Epub 2017 Apr 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 28384641.

Donnelly AD, Mukherjee MS, Lyden ER, Radio SJ. Online education in cytotechnology programs: a pilot study. Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology (2016), Volume 5 , Issue 4 , 235 – 243.

Mukherjee MS, Donnelly AD, DeAgano VJ, Lyden ER, Radio SJ. Utilization of virtual microscopy in cytotechnology educational programs in the United States. J Pathol Inform 2016; 1:8. Full article.

Mukherjee MS, Donnelly AD, Lyden ER, Wedel WR, McGaughey MF, Baker JJ, Radio SJ. Investigation of scanning parameters for thyroid fine needle aspiration cytology specimens: A pilot study. J Pathol Inform 2015; 6:1.

Donnelly AD, Mukherjee MS, Lyden ER, Bridge JA, Lele SM, Wright N, et al. Optimal z-axis scanning parameters for gynecologic cytology specimens. J Pathol Inform 2013;4:38.

Donnelly AD, Mukherjee MS, Lyden ER, Radio SJ. Virtual microscopy in cytotechnology education: Application of knowledge from virtual to glass. CytoJournal 2012; 9:12

Honors and Awards
Innovative Scholarship Award, CAHP, UNMC (2017)
Early Career Achievement Award, CAHP, UNMC (2013)

American Society of Cytopathology

Digital Pathology Association