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Roy H. Rhodes, M.D., Ph.D.

Title:
Professor
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
11/04 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
One Robert Wood Johnson Place – MEB 212
New Brunswick, NJ  08901

Clinical Expertise:
Neuropathology

Research Expertise:
Neuropathology clinico-pathologic correlation

Undergraduate Education:
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
B.A., Psychology
09/63-9/66

Graduate Education:
University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, CA
M.S., Anatomy
09/66-01/69
Ph.D., Anatomy
02/69-06/73

University of Southern California School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Medical Degree
09/69-06/73

Postgraduate Training:
Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Internship - Rotating (Ophthalmology)
06/73-06/74
Residency – Anatomic Pathology
07/74-06/75
Fellowship – Neuropathology, Cajal Laboratory of Neuropathology
07/75-10/78

Western Reserve Care System
Youngstown, OH
Residency – Clinical Pathology
09/96-06/99

Academic Appointments:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Professor, Department of Pathology
11/04 to Present   
Medical Director, Electron Microscopy Services               
07/07 to Present

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Director of Neuropathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine                           
11/04 to Present                  

St. Peter’s University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ  
Neuropathology Consultant
07/05 to Present                

University of Manitoba Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Director of Neuropathology
06/99-10/04                        
Ophthalmic Pathology, Surgical Pathology Staff
06/01-10/04 

Licensure:
State of New Jersey

Certification:
The American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Neuropathology

Professional Organizations:

American Association of Neuropathologists
The NeuroPlex (New York Neuropathology Society, Co-Recording Secretary

Society Memberships:
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
American Association of University Professors
Children's Oncology Group, Pathology Discipline

Service on School Committees:
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Member, Curriculum Working Group—Neuron, Brain, Behavior and Special Senses

Selected Publications:

  • Rhodes, R.H., Davis, R.L., Berne, T.V., and Tatter, D.  Disseminated toxoplasmosis with brain
    involvement in a renal allograft recipient.  Bull Los Angeles Neurol Soc 1977; 42:16-22
  • Rhodes, R.H., Dusseau, J.J., Boyd, A.S., Jr., and Knigge, K.M.  Intrasellar neural-adenohypophyseal
    choristoma:  a morphological and immunocytochemical study.  J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 1982; 41:267-280
  • Rhodes, R.H., Novak, R., Beattie, J.F., West, H.M., and Whetsell, W.O., Jr.  Immunoperoxidase
    demonstration of herpes simplex virus type 1 in the brain of a psychotic patient without history of
    encephalitis.  Clin Neuropathol 1984; 3:59-67
  • Rhodes, R.H.  Evidence of serum-protein leakage across the blood-brain barrier in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.  J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 1991; 50:171-183
  • Rhodes, R.H.  Histopathologic features in the central nervous system of 400 acquired immunodeficiency syndrome cases:  implications of rates of occurrence.  Hum Pathol 1993; 24:1189-1198
  • Rhodes, R.H., Cole, M., Takaoka, Y., Roessmann, U., Cotes, E.E., and Simon, J.  Intraventricular cerebral neuroblastoma:  analysis of subtypes and comparison with hemispheric neuroblastoma.  Arch Pathol
    Lab Med 1994; 118:897-911
  • Rhodes, R.H., Madelaire, N.C., Petrelli, M., Cole, M., and Karaman, B.A.  Primary angiitis and angiopathy
    of the central nervous system and their relationship to systemic giant cell arteritis.  Arch Pathol Lab Med 1995; 119:334-349
  • Rhodes, R.H.  Biological evaluation of biopsies from adult cerebral astrocytomas:  cell-growth/cell-suicide
    ratios and their relationship to patient survival.  J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 1998; 57:746-757
  • Rhodes, R.H., Lehman, R.M., Wu, B.Y., and Roychowdhury, S.  Focal chronic inflammatory epileptic encephalopathy in a patient with malformations of cortical development, with a review of the spectrum
    of chronic inflammatory epileptic encephalopathy.  Epilepsia 2007; 48:1184-1202
  • Rhodes, R.H., and Sharer, L.R.  I-Z-I complexes in congenital myopathy.  Muscle Nerve 2010;41:715-723