Kathleen K. Nicol, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Kathleen K. Nicol, MD

Kathleen K. Nicol, MD

Advanced Lung Disease
Physician Team

Anatomic Pathology
Pathologist, Anatomic Pathology

Clinical Pathology
Vice Chair/Section Chief, Clinical Pathology; Director, Transfusion Services

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Vice Chair

Pathology Fellowship
Faculty

Thyroid Nodules Program
Physician Team

Contact Information

Laboratory Medicine/Anatomic Pathology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5450
FX: (614) 722-2899

Biography

Kathleen K. Nicol, MD, is the Vice Chair of Clinical Laboratory, Director of Transfusion Services, Point of Care Testing, Off-Site Laboratories and Perioperative Autologous Blood Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is board certified in clinical and anatomic pathology and pediatric pathology and serves as a staff pathologist in the Section of Clinical and Anatomic Pathology. Her clinical interests are pediatric fine needle aspiration biopsy/cytology, and pediatric transfusion medicine, in addition to surgical pathology and laboratory medicine, including quality control and digital imaging.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Funding*:

  • Pediatric CHTN: New Scope/Technology Aids Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute
  • Virtual Microscopy Project with OSC, Ohio State University Research Foundation/Ohio Board of Regents

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 08/01/1993

Internship

  • University of Louisville Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1994

Residency

  • Baptist Medical Center South
    Date Completed: 06/30/1998

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1999

Department:

  • Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Section:

  • Anatomic Pathology

Specialty:

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Pediatric Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/16/1999

Publications

  • Hayes D, Dipaola N, Baker PB, Kirkby S, Phillips AB, Nicol KK. 2012. Antibody-mediated rejection in a lung transplant recipient after acute stroke.  Transplant immunology. Vol. 27, no. 4. (December): 171-174.
  • Hayes D Jr, Dipaola N, Baker PB, Kirkby S, Phillips AB, Nicol KK. 2012. Antibody-mediated rejection in a Lung Transplant Recipient after Acute Stroke.  Transplant Immunology. Vol. 27, no. 4. (December): 171-4.
  • Muszynski J, Nateri J, Nicol K, Greathouse K, Hanson L, Hall M. 2012. Immunosuppressive Effects of Red Blood Cells on Monocytes are Related to both Storage Time and Storage Solution.  Transfusion. Vol. 52, no. 4. (April): 794-802.
  • Preston TJ, Ratliff TM, Gomez D, Olshove VF Jr, Nicol KK, Sargel CL, Chicoine LG. 2010. Modified surface coatings and their affects on drug adsorption within the extracorporeal life support circuit.  J Extra Corpor Technol. Vol. 42, no. 3. (September): 199-202.
  • Snyder EM, Nicol KK, Buchan A, Coley BD. 2010. Synchronous presentation of Hashimoto thyroiditis and papillary thyroid carcinoma in a 7-year-old girl.  J Ultrasound Med. Vol. 29, no. 6. (June): 1007-1010.
  • Rawlinson NJ, Almarzooqi S, Nicol K. 2010. Sebaceous lymphadenoma of the parotid gland in a 13-year-old girl: a case report.  Head Neck Pathol. Vol. 4, no. 2. (June): 144-147.
  • Karsies TJ, Nicol KK, Galantowicz ME, Stephens JA, Kerlin BA. 2010. Thrombotic risk of recombinant factor seven in pediatric cardiac surgery: a single institution experience.  Ann Thorac Surg. Vol. 89, no. 2. (February): 570-576.
  • Shell R, Nicol K. 2010. Pediatric bronchoalveolar lavage: practical considerations and future prospects.  Pediatr Dev Pathol. Vol. 13, no. 4. (January): 255-264.
  • Mustillo P, Bajwa RP, Termuhlen AM, Nicol K, Scherzer R, Jaffe R, Filipovich AH, Gross TG. 2008. Tumor immune surveillance defect of X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency is not Epstein-Barr virus specific.  Pediatr Blood Cancer. Vol. 51, no. 5. (November): 706-709.
  • Preston TJ, Olshove VF Jr, Ayad O, Nicol KK, Riley JB. 2008. Novoseven use in a non-cardiac pediatric ECMO patient with uncontrolled bleeding.  J Extra Corpor Technol. Vol. 40, no. 2. (June): 123-126.
  • Swedan N, Nicol K, Moder P, Kahwash S. 2008. An "acquired" hemoglobin J variant in a sickle cell disease patient.  Ther Clin Risk Manag. Vol. 4, no. 3. (June): 649-652.
  • Rose MJ, Nicol KK, Skeens MA, Gross TG, Kerlin BA. 2008. Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia: the diagnostic importance of combining pathology with molecular genetics.  Pediatr Blood Cancer. Vol. 50, no. 6. (June): 1263-1265.
  • Preston TJ, Hodge AB, Riley JB, Leib-Sargel S, Nicol KK. 2007. In vitro drug adsorption and plasma free hemoglobin levels associated with hollow fiber oxygenators in the extracorporeal life support (ECLS) circuit.  J Extra Corpor Technol. Vol. 39, no. 4. (December): 234-237.
  • Short RF, Shiels WE, Sferra TJ, Nicol KK, Schofield M, Wiet GJ. 2007. Site-specific induction of lymphatic malformations in a rat model for image-guided therapy.  Pediatr Radiol. Vol. 37, no. 6. (June): 530-534.
  • Wang X, Meng X, Kuhlman JR, Nelin LD, Nicol KK, English BK, Liu Y. 2007. Knockout of Mkp-1 enhances the host inflammatory responses to gram positive bacteria.  J Immunol. Vol. 178, no. 8. (April): 5312-5320.
  • Young AS, Nicol KK, Teich S, Shiels WE. 2007. Catheter-based drainage and agitation for definitive cytological diagnosis of a ciliated hepatic foregut cyst in a child.  Pediatr Dev Pathol. Vol. 10, no. 2. (January): 153-156.
  • Young AS, Binkovitz LA, Adler BH, Nicol KK, Rennebohm RM. 2007. Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma and retroperitoneal fibrosis in an adolescent.  Pediatr Radiol. Vol. 37, no. January: 91-95.
  • Nicol K, Savell Jr V, Moore J, Teot L, Spunt S, Qualman S; Children's Oncology Group, Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. 2007. Distinguishing undifferentiated embryonal sarcoma of the liver from biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma: a Children's Oncology Group study.  Pediatr Devel Pathol. Vol. 10, no. 2. (January): 89-97.
  • Morotti RA, Nicol KK, Parham DM, Teot LA, Moore J, Hayes J, Meyer W, Qualman SJ; Children's Oncology Group. 2006. An immunohistochemical algorithm to facilitate diagnosis and subtyping of rhabdomyosarcoma: the Children's Oncology Group experience.  Am J Surg Pathol. Vol. 30, no. 8. (August): 962-968.
  • Nicol K, Swedan N, Moder P, Kahwash S, Rose M, Kerlin B. 2006. Hemolytic anemia in a 5-year-old child.  Lab Medicine. Vol. 37, no. January: 746-748.
  • Adler B, Naheedy J, Yeager N, Nicol K, Klamar J. 2005. Multifocal epitheliod hemangioendothelioma in a 16-year-old boy.  Pediatr Radiol. Vol. 35, no. 10. (October): 1014-1018.
  • Rudmann SV, Nicol KK. 2005. Transfusion Issues in Selected Patient Populations. In Textbook of Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine. 2nd ed. Edited by Rudmann SV. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders.
  • Chambers LA, Long KF, Wissel ME, Counts F, Nicol K. 2004. Multisite trial of a pH paper and a pH value of less than 7.0 to screen whole-blood-derived platelets: implications for bacterial detection.  Transfusion. Vol. 44, no. 8. (August): 1261-1263.
  • Nicol KK, Shelton BJ, Knovich MA, Owen J. 2003. Overweight individuals are at increased risk for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura.  Am J Hematol. Vol. 74, no. 3. (November): 170-174.
  • Benavides S, Nicol K, Koranyi K, Nahata MC. 2003. Yersinia septic shock following autologous transfusion in a pediatric patient.  Transfus Apher Sci. Vol. 28, no. 1. (February): 19-23.
  • Nicol KK, Geisinger KR. 2000. The cytomorphology of pleuropulmonary blastoma.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. Vol. 124, no. 3. (March): 416-418.
  • Nicol KK, Iskandar SS. 2000. Lobular carcinoma of the breast metastatic to the oral cavity mimicking polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma of the minor salivary glands.  Arch Pathol Lab Med. Vol. 124, no. 1. (January): 157-159.
  • Nicol KK, Ward WG, Savage PD, Kilpatrick SE. 1998. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of skeletal vs extraskeletal osteosarcoma.  Cancer. Vol. 84, no. 3. (June): 176-185.
  • Nicol KK, Geisinger KR. 1998. Congenital toxoplasmosis: diagnosis by exfoliative cytology.  Diagn Cytopathol. Vol. 18, no. 5. (May): 357-361.
  • Nicol KK, Ward WG, Pike EJ, Geisinger KR, Cappellari JO, Kilpatrick SE. 1997. Fine-needle aspiration of gouty tophi: lessons in cost-effective patient management.  Diagn Cytopathol. Vol. 17, no. 1. (July): 30-35.
  • Nicol KK, Davis GJ. 1997. An unusual complication of diabetes mellitis: the zebra that became the horse.  South Med J. Vol. 90, no. 1. (January): 83-85.
  • Steffe CH, Davis GJ, Nicol KK. 1996. A whiff of death: fatal volatile solvent inhalation abuse.  South Med J. Vol. 89, no. September: 879-884.
  • Buchino JJ, Nicol KK, Parker JC Jr. 1996. Aicardi syndrome: a morphologic description with particular reference to intracytoplasmic inclusions in cortical astrocytes.  Pediatr Pathol Lab Med. Vol. 16, no. 2. (January): 285-291.
  • Nicol K, Savell Jr. V, Moore J, Teot L, Spunt S, Qualman S, and Children’s Oncology Group, Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. Distinguishing Undifferentiated Embryonal Sarcoma of the Liver from Biliary Tract Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Children’s Oncology Group Study. Pediatric Developmental Pathology 10: 89-97, 2007.
  • Preston TJ, Hodge AB, Riley JB, Leib-Sargel S, Nicol KK. In Vitro Drug Absorption and Plasma Free Hemoglobin Levels Associated with Hollow Fiber Oxygenators in the Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Circuit. The Journal of ECT 39: 234-237, 2007.
  • Short RF, Shiels WE, Sferra TJ, Nicol KK, Schofield M, Wiet GJ. Site-specific induction of lymphatic malformations in a rat model for image-guided therapy. Pediatric Radiology 37: 530-534, 2007.
  • Young AS, Binkovitz LA, Adler BH, Nicol KK, Rennebohm RM. Pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma and retroperitoneal fibrosis in an adolescent. Pediatric Radiology 37: 91-95, 2007.
  • Young AS, Nicol KK, Teich S, Shiels WE. Catheter-based Drainage and Agitation for Definitive Cytological Diagnosis of a Ciliated Hepatic Foregut Cyst in a Child. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology 10: 153-156, 2007.
  • Wang X, Meng X, Kuhlman JR, Nelin LD, Nicol KK, English BK, Liu Y. Knockout of Mkp-1 Enhances the Host Inflammatory Responses to Gram Positive Bacteria. Journal of Immunology 178: 5312-5320, 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Consumers Research Council of America
  • Listed, Guide to America’s Top Pathologists
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