Geoffrey A. Talmon, M.D.

Department Affiliations
Associate Professor
Linder Pathology Residency Director Distinguished Chair (2013)
Vice Chair, Medical Education
Director, Tissue Sciences Facility
Director, Residency Program
Assistant Director, Gastrointestinal pathology fellowship

Interests
Surgical Pathology, Transplant Pathology, Renal Pathology, Liver Pathology

Education and Training
BS, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1999
MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2003
Residency, Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2007
Fellowship in Surgical/Medical Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, 2008

Teaching Activities
Residents – (Didactic Lectures) Anatomic Pathology, Transplant Pathology, Renal Pathology, Informatics
Medical Students / Allied Health Students
(Lectures, Labs, Small Groups, Problem-Based Learning) Intro to Disease Process, Biology of Disease, Pulmonary/Endo/ENT Core, GI/GU Core, Hematology/Oncology Core
Director, M2 Autopsy Experience
Director, Introduction to Disease Processes Core
Director, Hematology and Oncology Core
Program co-chair, Masters of Health Professions Teaching and Technology (College of Allied Health Professions)
Student Evaluation Committee (College of Medicine)

National Activities
College of American Pathologists
Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE)
American Society for Clinical Pathology
Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

Notable Publications

Talmon GA, Czarnecki DK, Sayles HR. Does how much a resident teaches impact performance? A comparison of preclinical teaching hours to pathology residents' in-service examination scores. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2015 Apr 20;6:331-5. doi: 10.2147/AMEP.S73127. eCollection2015. PMID: 25945073 Free PMC Article

Campbell WS, Talmon GA, Foster KW, Baker JJ, Smith LM, Hinrichs SH. Visual memory effects on intraoperator study design: determining a minimum time gap between case reviews to reduce recall biasAm J Clin Pathol. 2015 Mar;143(3):412-8. doi: 10.1309/AJCPUC3TYMS3QOBM PMID: 25696800

Zhang Y, Geng L, Talmon G, Wang J.  MicroRNA-520g confers drug resistance by regulating p21 expression in colorectal cancerJ BiolChem. 2015 Mar 6;290(10):6215-25. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.620252. Epub2015 Jan 23. PMID:  25616665

Talmon GA, Czarnecki D, Bernal K.  The eAutopsy: an effective virtual tool for exposing medical students to the postmortem examinationAm J Clin Pathol. 2014 Nov;142(5):594-600. doi: 10.1309/AJCP9TGI0GBIVBYK.  PMID: 25319973

Campbell WS, Hinrichs SH, Lele SM, Baker JJ, Lazenby AJ, Talmon GA, Smith LM, West WW.  Whole slide imaging diagnostic concordance with light microscopy for breast needle biopsies.  Hum Pathol. 2014 Aug;45(8):1713-21. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2014.04.007. Epub2014 Apr 24.  PMID:  24913758

Talmon G, Horn A, Wedel W, Miller R, Stefonek A, Rinehart T.  How well do we communicate?:a comparison of intraoperative diagnoses listed in pathology reports and operative notes.  Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Nov;140(5):651-7. doi: 10.1309/AJCP9YUX7DJYMNEE.  PMID: 24124143  Free Article

Kutty SS, Peng Q, Danford DA, Fletcher SE, Perry D, Talmon GA, Scott C, Kugler JD, Duncan KF, Quiros-Tejeira RE, Kutty S; Liver Adult-Pediatric-Congenital-Heart-Disease Dysfunction Study (LADS) Group.Increased hepatic stiffness as consequence of high hepatic afterload in the Fontan circulation: a vascular Doppler and elastography study.  Hepatology. 2014 Jan;59(1):251-60. doi: 10.1002/hep.26631. Epub2013 Nov 19.  PMID: 23913702

Talmon G, Wake L, Muirhead D. Podoplaninand clusterinare reliable markers of nonneoplastic synovium at various sitesInt J Surg Pathol. 2013 Dec;21(6):587-90. doi: 10.1177/1066896913492195. Epub2013 Jul 1. PMID:23816822

Swanson BJ, Talmon GA, Wisecarver JW, Grant WJ, Radio SJ.  Histologic analysis of chronic rejection in small bowel transplantation: mucosal and vascular alterations. Transplantation. 2013 Jan 27;95(2):378-82. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e318270f370.  PMID:23238535

Talmon G, El Behery R, Radio S, Fischer R, Shostrom V, Wisecarver J.Crypt apoptotic count reproducibility in small bowel allograft biopsiesInt J Surg Pathol. 2013 Jun;21(3):257-60. doi: 10.1177/1066896912452912. Epub2012 Jul 25. PMID: 22832111

Talmon G, Holzapfel M, DiMaio DJ, Muirhead D.  Rab11 is a useful tool for the diagnosis of microvillous inclusion diseaseInt J Surg Pathol. 2012 Jun;20(3):252-6. doi: 10.1177/1066896911430959. Epub2011 Dec 14  PMID:22169970

Talmon G. The use of autopsy in preclinical medical education: a survey of pathology educators. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010 Jul;134(7):1047-53. doi: 10.1043/2009-0333-OA.1.PMID: 20586636

Koepsell SA, Talmon GLight microscopic diagnosis of microvillus inclusion disease on colorectal specimens using CD10. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Jul;34(7):970-2. doi:10.1097/PAS.0b013e3181e11e4b.  PMID:20505500

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