Heather S. Jarrell, MD

Biography

Dr. Jarrell, received her undergraduate degree from Valdosta State University and her medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine. She then completed her Anatomic Pathology residency and a Neuropathology fellowship at the University of Virginia, followed by a Forensic Pathology fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Jarrell has completed medical missions in Zambia, Honduras, Peru and Tanzania.

Dr. Jarrell is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology and Forensic Pathology. She is a member of NAME (National Association of Medical Examiners) and the AAFS (American Academy of Forensic Sciences)

Areas of Specialty

  • Forensic Neuropathology

Education

Fellowships:
Fellowship in Forensic Pathology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
2013-2014

Fellowship in Neuropathology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
2011-2013

Residency:
Residency in Anatomic Pathology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
2008-2011

Medical School:
Mercer University School of Medicine
Macon, GA
2004-2008

Bachelor of Science:
Valdosta State University
Valdosta, GA
1999-2003

Key Publications

  • Ding D, Fullard M, Jarrell HS, Jones DE. Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis from salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid gland mimicking transverse myelitis in a patient with radiologically isolated syndrome. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Jan 15;336(1-2):265-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2013.10.025. Epub 2013 Oct 27.
  • Rasamny JJ, Allak A, Krook KA, Jo VY, Policarpio-Nicolas ML, Sumner HM, Moskaluk CA, Frierson HF Jr, Jameson MJ. Cyclin D1 and FADD as biomarkers in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jun;146(6g: 10.1177/0194599811435052. Epub 2012 Feb 8.
  • LaPar DJ, Laubach VE, Emaminia A, Crosby IK, Hajzus VA, Sharma AK, Sumner HM, Webb DV, Lau CL, Kron IL. Pretreatment strategy with adenosine A2A receptor agonist attenuates reperfusion injury in a preclinical porcine lung transplantation model. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Oct;142(4):887-94. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.06.015. Epub 2011 Jul 16.