Nancy S. Rosenthal, MD


Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Director of Hematopathology
Director of Hematopathology Fellowship
Clinical Professor of Pathology  - Clinical Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 6227 B Roy Carver Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-3059



BA, Emory University (with honors)
MD, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internship, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
Residency, Pathology, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship, Hematopathology, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University

Licensure and Certifications

Hematology Subspecialty, American Board of Pathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
National Board of Medical Examiners

Research Summary

As Director of the Hematology Laboratory, Dr. Rosenthal is interested in all aspects of diagnostic hematology including hematology automation, coagulation, and particularly bone marrow pathology. Dr. Rosenthal is also actively involved in a variety of educational venues within the Department of Pathology as Vice-Chair for Education, Director of the Hematopathology Fellowship Program and director of the hematology portion of resident education.

Selected Publications

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Miron J, Rosenthal N.  Romiplostim therapy induces megakaryocyte hyperplasia similar in morphology to a myeloproliferative neoplasm.  Journal of Hematopathology.  2013. 

Rosenthal N.  Cases of Dysfibrinogenemia and Coagulation abnormalities in Liver Disease.  ASCP Press Chicago.  2012. 

Kreiter C, Haugen T, Leaven T, Goerdt C, Rosenthal N, McGaghie W, Dee F.  Reporting on the piloting of a novel computer-based simulation for assessing and teaching clinical reasoning in diagnostic laboratory testing.  Medical Education Online.  2011. 16.

Manion E, Rosenthal N.  Bone marrow biopsies in patients 85 years or older.  Am J Clin Pathol.  2008 November. 130(5):832-5.

Bianco M, Turner J, Rosenthal N.  Increased blasts mimicking acute leukemia in a patient with polysubstance abuse.  Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.  2005 February. 129(2):e35-8.

Siechen K, Rosenthal N.  Bone Marrow examination for metastatic disease: usefulness of the aspirate differential.  Laboratory Hematology.  2005. 11:148-151.

Cooper B, Donaher E, Lazarus H, Green S, Gosky D, Rosenthal N, Berger S, Li X, Ingalls S, Hoppel C, Gerson S.  A phase I and pharmacodynamic study of sequential topotecan and etoposide in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myelogenous and lymphoblastic leukemia.  Leukemia Research.  2003 January. 27(1):35-44.

Ranguelov R, Rosenthal N, Bromley C, Vasef M.  Detection of factor V leiden and prothrombin gene mutations in patients who died with thrombotic events.  Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.  2002 October. 126(10):1193-6.

Nagendra S, Meyerson H, Skallerud G, Rosenthal N.  Leukemias resembling acute promyelocytic leukemia, microgranular variant.  Am J Clin Pathol.  2002 April. 117(4):651-7.

Stevens E, Rosenthal N.  Bone marrow mast cell morphologic features and hematopoietic dyspoiesis in systemic mast cell disease.  Am J Clin Pathol.  2001 August. 116(2):177-82.

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