Nilsa Del Carmen Ramirez-Milan, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Nilsa Del Carmen Ramirez-Milan, MD

Nilsa Del Carmen Ramirez-Milan, MD

Anatomic Pathology
Director, Surgical Pathology

Biopathology Center
Director

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Anatomic Pathology Team

Pathology Fellowship
Faculty

Contact Information

Laboratory Medicine/Anatomic Pathology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5450
FX: (614) 722-2899
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The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205 [ map ]

Biography

Nilsa C. Ramirez, MD, is the Director of Surgical Pathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is the Medical Director of the Biopathology Center at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is also Medical Director of The Ohio State University’s (OSU) Pathologist’s Assistant Program and participates in teaching medical and dental students at OSU, and residents and fellows in pediatric pathology. Dr. Ramirez is board certified in anatomic pathology, has subspecialty training in gynecologic, obstetrical and perinatal pathology. Her areas of interests include: placental pathology, perinatal autopsy pathology, infertility, tissue banking and gynecologic oncology.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Research Interests

Research Center:

Research Funding*:

  • Children’s Oncology Group Biopathology Center, National Childhood Cancer Foundation/National Institutes of Health
  • Pediatric CHTN: New Scope/Technology Aids Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute
  • GOG – Specimen Banking, Anonymous
  • The Gynecologic Oncology Group Tissue Bank Expansion of Scope and Technology, Anonymous/National Institutes of Health
  • Biopathology – Specimen Banking, National Childhood Cancer Foundation/National Institutes of Health
  • BPC U24 Informatics – Restricted Funds, National Childhood Cancer Foundation/National Institutes of Health
  • Informatics – Center for Childhood Cancer, National Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • Evaluation of H&E Slides Created from Papillary Serous Carcinoma of the Ovary, International Genomics Consortium/Gynecologic Oncology Group
  • CTEP – Per Case Reimbursement – Central Repository Supporting CTEP’s Molecular Targeting Combinations Project, Anonymous/National Institutes of Health

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus

Medical School

  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1985

Residency

  • Wayne State University
    Date Completed: 06/30/1990

Fellowship

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1991

Department:

  • Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Section:

  • Anatomic Pathology

Specialty:

  • Anatomic Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/25/2006

Professional Experience

2008–present

  • Director, Biopathology Core, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

2008–present

  • Member, Small Animal Imaging Facility (SAIF) Oversight Committee, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

2007–present

  • Medical Director, Biopathology Center, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus, OH

2007–present

  • Director, Morphology Core,The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

2006–present

  • Director of Surgical Pathology, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

2001–present

  • Attending Pathologist, Department of Pathology,  The Ohio State University, Arthur P. James Cancer Center and University Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Publications

  • LeGallo RD, Stelow EB, Ramirez NC, Atkins KA: Diagnosis of Hydatidiform Moles  Using p57 Immunohistochemistry and HER2 Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization. Am J Clin Pathol 2008;29:749-755 PubMed ID: 18426735
  • Ramirez NC, Barr TJ, Billiter DM: Utilizing Virtual Microscopy for Quality Control Review. Dis Markers, Vol.23, No.5-6, 2007, 459-466 PubMed ID: 18057529
  • Diaz-Haderthauer M, Cohn DE, Ramirez NC: Aggressive Angiomyxoma of the Vulva.  Surgical Pathology No. SP 07-1 (SP-345), Check Sample, American Society for Clinical Pathology, Surgical Pathology, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2007, ISSN-1091-8655, 2007
  • Bloomston M, Chanona-Vilchis J, Ellison EC, Ramirez NC, Frankel WL: Carcinosarcoma of the Pancreas arising in a mucinous cystic neoplasm. AM Surg. 2006 April; 72 (4): 351-5 PubMed ID: 16676863
  • Morrison C, Zanagnolo V, Ramirez NC, Cohn DE, Kelbick N, Copeland L, Maxwell GL, Fowler JM: HER-2 is an independent prognostic factor in endometrial cancer: Association with outcome in a large cohort of surgically staged patients. J Clin Oncol 24 (15): 2376-2385, 2006 PubMed ID: 16710036
  • Cohn DE, Resnik KE, Ramirez NC, Morrison CD: Advanced endometrial cancer with serous metastasis in a 17-year-old. Gynecol Oncol 101 (2006) 356-359 PubMed ID: 16499956
  • Fowler JM, Ramirez NC, Cohn DE, Kelbick N, Pavelka J, Ben-Shachar I, Morrison C: Correlation of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and aromatase expression in human endometrial cancer: Tissue microarray analysis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 4:1262-1271, 2005
  • Cordero L, Giannone PJ, Ramirez NC, Joy SD: Mean arterial pressure in concordant and discordant triplets during the first week of life. J Perinatol 3:198-204, 2005 PubMed ID: 15578030
  • Ben-Shachar I, Pavelka J, Cohn DE, Copeland LJ, Ramirez NC, Manolitsas T, Fowler JM: Surgical staging for patients presenting with grade 1 endometrial carcinoma. Obstet Gynecol 3: 487-493, 2005 PubMed ID: 15738013
  • Qualman SJ, France M, Grizzle WE, LiVolsi VA, Moskaluk CA, Ramirez NC, Washington MK: Establishing a tumour bank: banking, informatics and ethics. British Journal of Cancer (2004), 1-5 PubMed ID: 15026787
  • Pavelka JC, Ben-Shachar I, Fowler JM, Ramirez NC, Copeland LJ. Morbid obesity and endometrial cancer: surgical, clinical, and pathologic outcomes in surgically managed patients. Gynecol Oncol 3:588-592, 2004 PubMed ID: 15581968
  • Satoskar A, Ramirez NC, Bartholomew D, Davis J, Nuovo GJ: Histologic correlates of viral and bacterial infection of the placenta associated with severe morbidity and mortality in the newborn.  Human Pathology, Vol. 35, No. 5, May 2004 PubMed ID: 15138926
  • Diaz-Haderthauer M, Cohn DE, Ramirez NC. Aggressive Angiomyxoma of the Vulva. Surgical Pathology No. SP 07-1 (SP-345), Check Sample, American Society for Clinical Pathology. Surgical Pathology 35(1), 2007.
  • Ramirez NC, Barr TJ, Billiter DM. Utilizing virtual microscopy for quality control review. Disease Markers 23(5-6): 459-66, 2007.
  • Ramirez NC, Lawrence WD. Chapter 6: Pathology of the Uterus. In: Hysteroscopy: Visual Perspectives of Uterine Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology, Third Edition, (Baggish MS, Valle RF, Guedj, authors) Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 59-76, 2007.
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