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Faculty

Cindy McCloskey, MD
Pathology

Cindy McCloskey, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Pathology Residency Program Director

Director, Microbiology and Virology Laboratories
OU Medical Center

405-271-8001 ext. 30167

cindy-mccloskey@ouhsc.edu


Education:

  • Bachelor of Music, Clarinet Performance
    Bachelor of Music, Music Education
    Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland (1997)
  • Graduate Coursework in Music Theory
    Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland (1998)
  • Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program
    Goucher College, Towson, Maryland (1999)
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Nashville, Tennessee (2004)


Fellowship:

  • Resident, Clinical Pathology and Pathology Research
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee (2008 )
  • Fellow, Medical Microbiology
    Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia (2009)
  • Fellow, Molecular Genetic Pathology
    Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia (2010)


Clinical/Research Interests:

  • Clinical and molecular microbiology, education


Select Publications:

Williams, M., Jones, A., Maxedon, A. L., Tabakh, J. E., McCloskey, C. B., Bard, D. E., Heruth, D. P., Chavez-Bueno, S. (2021). Whole-genome sequencing-based phylogeny, antibiotic resistance, and invasive phenotype of Escherichia coli strains colonizing the cervix of women in preterm labor. BMC microbiology, 21(1), 330. PMID: 34861816. DOI: 10.1186/s12866-021-02389-7

Shyu, I., Johnson, K. A., Gratzinger, D., Brissette, M. D., Childs, J. M., Dixon, L. R., George, M. R., McCloskey, C. B., Prieto, V. G., Rojiani, A. M., Timmons, C. F., Hoffman, R. D. (2021). Positive Job Search Experience for New Pathologists Seeking First Employment Between 2017 and 2019. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 145(9), 1117-1122. PMID: 33417677. DOI: 10.5858/arpa.2020-0455-CP

Blakey, G., McCloskey, C. B., Guthridge, J. M., Williams, C. L., Lu, R., Hayes, J. T., Pinkston, K. G., Talbert, M. (2021). COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Evolution of an Academic Pathology Department and Laboratory. Academic pathology, 8, 23742895211037029. PMID: 34458566. DOI: 10.1177/23742895211037029

Timmons, C. F., Black-Schaffer, W. S., Naritoku, W. Y., Powell, S. Z., Johnson, K. A., Brissette, M. D., Childs, J. M., Conran, R. M., Dixon, L. R., George, M. R., Gratzinger, D., McCloskey, C. B., Prieto, V. G., Roberts, C. A., Rojiani, A. M., Shyu, I., Hoffman, R. D. (2020). Entry of Graduates of US Pathology Residency Programs Into the Workforce: Cohort Data Between 2008 and 2016 Remain Positive and Stable. ACADEMIC PATHOLOGY, 7. DOI: 10.1177/2374289520901833

George, M. R., Johnson, K. A., Childs, J. M., Dixon, L. R., Gratzinger, D. A., Hoffman, R. D., Holloman, A., Karp, J. K., Knollmann-Ritschel BEC, Lofgreen, A., Prieto, V. G., Timmons, C. F., McCloskey, C. B. (2020). The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the 2019-2020 Job Search for Newly Trained Pathologists. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. PMID: 33179038. DOI: 10.5858/arpa.2020-0688-LE

McCloskey, C. B., Johnson, K., Brissette, M., Conran, R., Childs, J., George, M. M., Gratzinger, D., Prieto, V. G., Rojiani, A. M., Shyu, I., Timmons, Jr, C., Hoffman, R. (2020). Factors Influencing US Allopathic Medical Students to Choose Pathology as a Specialty. Academic pathology, 7, 2374289520951924. PMID: 33110939. DOI: 10.1177/2374289520951924

Shyu, I., Johnson, K. A., George, M. R., Gratzinger, D., Brissette, M. D., Childs, J. M., Conran, R. M., Dixon, L. R., McCloskey, C. B., Prieto, V. G., Roberts, C. A., Rojiani, A. M., Timmons, Jr, C. F., Hoffman, R. D. (2020). Gender Parity in Gainful Employment and Other Gender Trends in the Job Market for Recent Pathology Graduates. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 144(4), 435-442. PMID: 31816267. DOI: 10.5858/arpa.2019-0354-CP

George, M. R., Johnson, K. A., Gratzinger, D. A., Brissette, M. D., McCloskey, C. B., Conran, R. M., Dixon, L. R., Roberts, C. A., Rojiani, A. M., Shyu, I., Timmons, Jr, C. F., Hoffman, R. D. (2020). Will I Need to Move to Get My First Job?: Geographic Relocation and Other Trends in the Pathology Job Market. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 144(4), 427-434. PMID: 31596620. DOI: 10.5858/arpa.2019-0150-CP

Cole, B. K., Ilikj, M., McCloskey, C. B., Chavez-Bueno, S. (2019). Antibiotic resistance and molecular characterization of bacteremia Escherichia coli isolates from newborns in the United States. PloS one, 14(7), e0219352. PMID: 31276562. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219352

Fares, E., McCloskey, C. B., Gutierrez, A., Prnciotta, M., Salinas, L. J., Drevets, D. A. (2019). Vaccine strain Listeria monocytogenes bacteremia occurring 31 months after immunization. Infection, 47(3), 489-492. PMID: 30430399. DOI: 10.1007/s15010-018-1249-7



Adjunct Faculty

Prabir K. Chakraborty, PhD

Prabir K. Chakraborty, PhD

Assistant Professor (Research)

Daniel J. Cowden, MD, FCAP, CPHIMS

Daniel J. Cowden, MD, FCAP, CPHIMS

Clinical Associate Professor

Charles Esmon, PhD

Charles Esmon, PhD

Lloyd Noble Chair, Cardiovascular Research

Member & Head, Cardiovascular Biology Research at OMRF

Adjunct Professor, Pathology

Adjunct Professor, Biochemistry

Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute

David M Lewis, DDS

David M. Lewis, DDS

Associate Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Pathology

Yuechueng Liu, PhD

Yuechueng Liu, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Jeffrey McBride, MD, PhD

Jeffrey McBride, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Director of Dermatopathology

Adjunct Faculty - Pathology

Charles A. Montgomery, DVM, DACVP, DACLAM

Charles A. Montgomery, DVM, DACVP, DACLAM

Adjunct Professor
Department of Pathology
Division of Comparative Medicine

Kathy L. Moser, PhD

Kathy L. Moser, PhD

Associate Member, Arthritis & Immunology Program
OMRF

Adjunct Faculty, Pathology

Aravindan Natarajan

Aravindan Natarajan, MS., MPhil., PhD., CCA.

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology,
Associate Professor (Adjunct), Department of Anesthesiology,
Associate Professor (Adjunct), Department of Pathology
Course Director, Radiation Biology for Radiation Oncology Residents
Graduate Faculty, College of Medicine
Member, Cancer Biology Program

Amr H. Sawalha, MD

Amr H. Sawalha, MD

Assistant Member
Arthritis and Immunology Research Program

Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Department of Medicine

Staff Physician 
Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Oklahoma City

Adjunct Faculty
Department of Pathology