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  • John P. Coleman, DO, PhD

     coleman, john p..jpgAssociate Professor
    Clinical Pathology
    Director, Microbiology
    Phone: (601) 984-2355
    E-mail: jpcoleman@umc.edu

    Education and Training

    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1994
    • PhD, Biology (parasitology), University of Notre Dame, 1986
    • Medicine rotating internship, Michigan Capitol Medical Center Lansing, Mich. 1994-95
    • Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 1995-99

    Research interests

    The focus of Dr. Coleman's research is parasite immunology.

    Professional activities

    • American Osteopathic Association
    • American Medical Association
    • Infection Control

    Selected publications

    • Dissertation: 1986: Aspects of the Immune Response to Trypanosoma musculi by Mice. Part 1. Monoclonal Antibodies that Mimics the Activity of Ablastin. Part 2. Response of Germ- Free Antigen Free Mice to Trypanosoma musculi. University of Notre Dame Press.
    • Coleman J.P. and J. B. Jensen. 1988. Affinity Purified Antibodies to Ring-Infected Erythrocyte Surface Antigen do not Correlate with Merozoite Invasion Inhibition in Plasmodium falciparum. Infect. Immune 56:457-461.
    • Ringelberg C. S., J. P. Coleman, T.A. Rose and M. Kaelbling. 1998. Mutations in the Fragile Histidine Tirade Gene in a Primary Breast Cancer. Proceedings of the Greenwood Genetics Center, Vol A.
    • Roberts W. L., B. K. De, J. P. Coleman and T. A. Annesley. 1999. Falsely Increased Immunoassay Measurements of Total and Unbound Phenytoin in Critically Ill Uremic Patients Receiving Fosphenytoin. Clinical Chemistry. June 45 (6 pt 1); 829-837.
    • Henegar JR, Coleman J, Bower JD, Hughson MD. 2001. Glomerular Calcification Exceeds Tubular Calcification in Human Hypercalcemic Nephropathy. J Amer Soc Nephrol 11: 85A.
    • Adedeji MO, Coleman J, Shipkey F. 2002. 86 Year Old Female with Draining Sinuses of the Tibia. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Vol. 126, No. 12, pp. 1551–1552.
    • Henegar JR, Coleman JP, Cespedes J, Hughson MD. 2003. Glomerular calcification in Hypercalcemic Nephropathy. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Feb;127(2):E80-5.
    • Hughson MD. He Z. Liu S. Coleman J. Shingleton WB. 2003 Jun. Expression of HIF-1 and Ubiquitin in Conventional Renal Cell Carcinoma: Relationship to Mutations of the von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor Gene. Cancer Genetics & Cytogenetics. 143(2):145-53.
    • Alexandra S Moore, Caldwell E, Coleman J. 2003: Pathologic Quiz Case: Ascites Associated With a Coagulation Abnormality in a 52- Year-Old Woman. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Vol. 127, No. 9, pp. e385–e386.


    • A Better Predictive Value of p16INK4a Than High-risk HPV Testing for High-grade Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasm. M. Guo, L. Hu, M. Baliga, L. Martin, S. Liu, J. Coleman, K. Wilkins, and M. Hughson. American Society of Cytopathology 51st Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, Nov. 7-12, 2003. ACTA Cytologica 2003; 47:836-837
    • Comparison of Culture for Cytopathic Effect to Shell Vial and Fluorescent Antibodies for Viral Diagnosis. K. Wilkins, H. McIntire, and J. Coleman. 23 Annual Clinical Virology Symposium, Clearwater Beach, Fl. Apr. 29- May 2, 2007.

    Podium presentations

    • Ringelberg C. S., J. P. Coleman, T.A. Rose and M. Kaelbling. 1998. Mutations in the Fragile Histidine Tirade Gene in a Primary Breast Cancer. Proceedings of the Greenwood Genetics Center, Vol A.
    • Temporal and Spatial Variation of Airborne Mold Spores During Winter 0f 2007–2008 in Central Mississippi. Martha N. Brackin, Fazlay Faruque, Bruce T. Brackin, Sheila S. Belk, John P. Coleman. 2009 Meeting Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Olive Branch, Ms. Feb 26-27.2009
    • Estimation of Mold Spore Levels Using Ground Meteorological and Remote Sensing Data. Fazlay S. Faruque, Martha Brackin, Richard Finley, Bruce Brackin, John Coleman and Kenton Ross. Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Environmental Health Research. Jackson, Mississippi. Sept 13-16. 2009.
    • Meteorological Conditions Affecting Fungal Spore Bursts During Winter and Summer 2007-2008 in Central Mississippi. Martha Brackin, Fazlay Faruque, Bruce Brackin, Alicia M. Epps, John P. Coleman. Sixth International Symposium on Recent Advances in Enviromental Health Research, Jackson, Mississippi. Sept 13-16. 2009