Jeffrey Fine MD

About me

I’m a pathologist who enjoys computers.

Education and Training

  • Pathology Informatics Fellowship - UPMC, 2006
  • Certificate, Biomedical Informatics - U. Pittsburgh, 2006
  • Pathology Residency - Cleveland Clinic, 2005
  • MD - Ohio State University, 2000
  • BS - Cellular & Molecular Biology, U. Michigan, 1995

Clinical Expertise

  • Breast and Gynecologic Pathology
  • Image Analysis
  • Telepathology
  • Whole Slide Imaging (WSI)

Research Interests

  • Automation of Pathologist workflow, including advanced image analysis
  • 3D tissue microscopy (Optical Coherence Tomography - OCT)
  • Whole Slide Imaging (WSI) - clinical applications, R&D, telepathology
  • MultiSpectral Imaging (MSI)

Collaboration with industry

  • Whole Slide Imaging and image analysis - Omnyx (a joint venture between Pitt and GE Healthcare)

Other

  • Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Alumnus (Ibaraki-ken, Japan) (茨城県下妻市の教育委員会でした。)

Work Links

Selected Publications

  • Fine JL. 21st Century Workflow: A Proposal. J Pathol Inform 2014, 5:44 (DOI: 10.4103/2153-3539.145733).
  • Durkin JR, Fine JL, Sam H, Pugliano-Mauro M, Ho J. Imaging of Mohs Micrographic Surgery Sections Using Full-Field Optical Coherence Tomography: A Pilot Study. Dermatol Surg, 2014 Mar;40(3):266-74 (doi: 10.1111/dsu.12419).
  • Sellaro TL, Filkins R, Hoffman C, Fine JL, Ho J, Parwani AV, Pantanowitz L, Montalto M. Relationship between magnification and resolution in digital pathology systems. J Pathol Inform 2013 Aug 22;4:21 (DOI: 10.4103/2153-3539.116866).
  • Yu J, Monaco SE, Onisko A, Bhargava R, Dabbs DJ, Cieply KM, Fine JL.  A validation study of quantum dot multispectral imaging to evaluate hormone receptor status in ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast. Hum Pathol. 2013 Mar;44(3):394-401 (doi:10.1016/j.humpath.2012.06.002).
  • Fine JL. Comment on "Modified full-field optical coherence tomography: A novel tool for rapid histology of fresh tissues". J Pathol Inform. 2011;2:28 (DOI: 10.4103/2153-3539.82054).
  • Fine JL, Kagemann L, Wollstein G, Ishikawa H, Schuman JS. Direct scanning of pathology specimens using spectral domain optical coherence tomography: a pilot study. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2010; 41:S58-S64 (doi: 10.3928/15428877-20101031-05).
  • Fine JL, Grzybicki DM, Silowash R, Ho J, Gilbertson JR, Anthony L, Wilson R, Parwani AV, Bastacky SI, Epstein JI, Jukic DM. Evaluation of Whole Slide Image Immunohistochemistry Interpretation in Challenging Prostate Needle Biopsies. Hum Pathol. 39(4):564-72. 2008 (doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2007.08.007).
  • Horbinski C, Fine JL, Medina-Flores R, Yagi Y, Wiley CA. Telepathology for Intraoperative Neuropathologic Consultations at an Academic Medical Center: A 5-Year Report. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 66(8):750-9. 2007 (PMID: 17882019).