L P Howell

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of proficiency testing in ensuring quality: findings from the College of American Pathologists Gynecologic Cytopathology Quality Consensus Conference working group 3
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis Health System, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 137:183-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Multigenerational challenges in academic medicine: UCDavis's responses
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    University of California, School of Medicine, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Acad Med 80:527-32. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Adequacy evaluation of fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the breast health clinic setting
    Lydia P Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 102:295-301. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A web-based data repository and review system for faculty evaluation and promotion
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Acad Med 82:704-12. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Significance of subclassifying high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions into moderate dysplasia/CIN II versus severe dysplasia/CIN III/CIS in the Bethesda System terminology
    Lydia P Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:362-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of Pap Test terminology and age in the detection of carcinoma invasive and carcinoma in situ in medically underserved California women
    Lydia P Howell
    Department of Pathology, Davis School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:227-34. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical faculty tracks and academic success at the University of California Medical Schools
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, USA
    Acad Med 79:250-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementing a mission-based reporting system at an academic health center: a method for mission enhancement
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Dean s Office, MS1 C, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Acad Med 78:645-51. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Impact of ASC-H terminology on the detection of HSILs in medically underserved California women
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:103-10. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Creating a mission-based reporting system at an academic health center
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Acad Med 77:130-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint The role of proficiency testing in ensuring quality: findings from the College of American Pathologists Gynecologic Cytopathology Quality Consensus Conference working group 3
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis Health System, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 137:183-9. 2013
    ..Concern remains regarding test scoring, slide validation, test environment, and other issues. How these test results are, or should be, used in quality management has never been explored...
  2. ncbi request reprint Multigenerational challenges in academic medicine: UCDavis's responses
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    University of California, School of Medicine, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Acad Med 80:527-32. 2005
    ..Ongoing evaluation will further refine this approach...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adequacy evaluation of fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the breast health clinic setting
    Lydia P Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cancer 102:295-301. 2004
    ..S. and create challenges for adequacy evaluation. The current study described the experience with breast FNAB adequacy evaluation over a 2-year period, the issues that emerged, and the problem-solving employed to mitigate these issues...
  4. ncbi request reprint A web-based data repository and review system for faculty evaluation and promotion
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Acad Med 82:704-12. 2007
    ..Additional enhancements and monitors of performance of the MIV system are ongoing...
  5. ncbi request reprint Significance of subclassifying high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions into moderate dysplasia/CIN II versus severe dysplasia/CIN III/CIS in the Bethesda System terminology
    Lydia P Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:362-6. 2004
    ..We support the TBS III recommendation for optional subclassification of HSIL and suggest that individual laboratories may wish to monitor use of this subclassification through internal correlation studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of Pap Test terminology and age in the detection of carcinoma invasive and carcinoma in situ in medically underserved California women
    Lydia P Howell
    Department of Pathology, Davis School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:227-34. 2004
    ..These findings all have important implications in the design of follow-up strategies, and support the 2001 ASCCP Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Women with Cervical Abnormalities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical faculty tracks and academic success at the University of California Medical Schools
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, USA
    Acad Med 79:250-7. 2004
    ..To describe the five faculty series for medical school faculty in the University of California (UC) system, their criteria for advancement, associated challenges, and the different ways they are used by each school...
  8. ncbi request reprint Implementing a mission-based reporting system at an academic health center: a method for mission enhancement
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Dean s Office, MS1 C, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Acad Med 78:645-51. 2003
    ..To describe the utility of school-wide use of mission-based reporting (MBR) for medical school deans and department chairs...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of ASC-H terminology on the detection of HSILs in medically underserved California women
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 37:103-10. 2009
    ..Fewer CIN-III/CIS lesions were detected following negative and ASCUS Pap results. Compliance with follow-up is less than ideal for this population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Creating a mission-based reporting system at an academic health center
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Acad Med 77:130-8. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that MBR can be useful but will require some streamlining and the elimination of other redundant reporting instruments. A well-defined purpose is required to motivate its use...
  11. doi request reprint Cervical cancer screening in medically underserved California Latina and non-Latina women: effect of age and regularity of Pap testing
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 4400 V Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:372-9. 2009
    ..This study focuses on age, race/ethnicity and regular cervical cancer screening of medically underserved Latina and non-Latina women enrolled in California's Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts (CDP: EWC)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changing role of fine-needle aspiration in the evaluation of pediatric masses
    L P Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 24:65-70. 2001
    ..These changes illustrate that FNA is being used more commonly in the general pediatric population, and that the types of lesions seen in this population are not very dissimilar to those seen in adults...
  13. doi request reprint Generational forecasting in academic medicine: a unique method of planning for success in the next two decades
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Davis, California 95817, USA
    Acad Med 84:985-93. 2009
    ..Efforts to address these issues at the authors' AHC include a work-life balance workgroup, expanded leave, and intramural grants...
  14. doi request reprint Living with uncertainty: equivocal Pap test results and the evolution of ASC terminology
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 38:221-32. 2010
    ..Emerging issues related to improving risk stratification through the introduction of additional terms and the impact of human papillomavirus testing may alter terminology of equivocal findings in the future...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cytomorphology of common malignant tumors of the breast
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Clin Lab Med 25:733-60, vii. 2005
    ..False-positive diagnoses are extremely rare. Uniform report terminology should be used to ensure that diagnostic information is conveyed appropriately and consistently to guide the next diagnostic or treatment step...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mission-based reporting in academic psychiatry
    Thomas F Anders
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, M I N D Institute, 2825 50th St, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 28:129-35. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint New tests for cervical cancer screening
    J Nuovo
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Am Fam Physician 64:780-6. 2001
    ..Evidence on these new tests is reviewed and the advantages and disadvantages of their use are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Equivocal diagnoses in breast aspiration biopsy cytology: sources of uncertainty and the role of "atypical/indeterminate" terminology
    L P Howell
    Department of Pathology, University of California at Davis, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 21:217-22. 1999
    ..Diagn. Cytopathol. 1999;21:217-222...
  19. ncbi request reprint Number, size, and composition of cell clusters as related to breast FNA adequacy
    R Eckert
    Department of Pathology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Diagn Cytopathol 21:105-11. 1999
    ..Rather, adequacy remains based upon factors such as confidence of needle placement, cell preservation, and correlation with clinical and mammographic findings. Diagn. Cytopathol. 1999;21:105-111...
  20. ncbi request reprint Natural history of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions: a meta-analysis
    J Melnikow
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis 95817, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 92:727-35. 1998
    ..To define the strengths and weaknesses of existing research on the natural history of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) and to estimate rates of progression and regression without treatment...
  21. doi request reprint Cervical cytology specimen adequacy: patient management guidelines and optimizing specimen collection
    Diane Davis Davey
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 12:71-81. 2008
    ..To provide updated management guidelines according to cervical cytology specimen adequacy and techniques to optimize adequacy based on literature review and expert opinion...
  22. ncbi request reprint A mission-based reporting system applied to an academic pathology department
    Lydia Pleotis Howell
    Department of Pathology and Psychiatry, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Hum Pathol 34:437-43. 2003
    ..In a more general sense, these profiles allow appropriate monitoring of the workforce, funds flow analysis, allocation of resources, and strategic planning in an academic medical center...