Barton Autopsy


Lisa Barton, MD, PhD

Board Certified by the American Board of Pathology

Forensic Pathologist, Anatomic Pathologist, Clinical Pathologist

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States


Forensic Pathologist

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

July 2019 - current

Fellowship, Forensic Pathology (FP)

American Board of Pathology Sub-Specialty Certified

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

July 2018-June 2019

Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) American Board of Pathology Certified

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK July 2014-June 2018

Medical Doctor (MD) University of Oklahoma

College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

August 2010-May 2014

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Microbiology, Cellular and Molecular Biology

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

August 2005-July 2009

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Cellular and Molecular Biology

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

August 2001-July 2005

Peer-Reviewed Publications - Updated September 2022

Undi RB, Larabee JL, Filiberti A, et al. Targeting Doublecortin-Like Kinase 1 (DCLK1)-Regulated SARS-CoV-2 Pathogenesis in COVID-19. Journal of Virology. Vol. 96, No. 17, Aug 2022. DOI:

Dinnon KH, Leist SR, Okuda K, et al. SARS-CoV-2 infection produces chronic pulmonary epithelial and immune cell dysfunction with fibrosis in mice t al., Sci. Transl. Med. 10.1126/scitranslmed.abo5070 (2022). DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abo5070

Rakheja D, Treat K, Timmons CF, et al. SARS-CoV-2 Immunohistochemistry In Placenta. International Journal of Surgical Pathology. 2022;30(4):393-396. doi:10.1177/10668969211067754

Almamlouk R, Kashour T, Obeidat S, et al. COVID-19–Associated cardiac pathology at the postmortem evaluation: a collaborative systematic review. ClinicalMicrobiology and Infection. Volume 28, Issue 8, August 2022, Pages 1066-1075

Dinnon KH, Leist SR, Okuda K, et al. A model of persistent post SARS-CoV-2 induced lung disease for target identification and testing of therapeutic strategies. Version bioRxiv. Preprint. 2022 Feb 15. doi: 10.1101/2022.02.15.480515

Corredor G, Toro P, Bera K, et. Al. Computational pathology reveals unique spactial patterns of immune response in H&E images from COVID-19 autopsies: preliminary findings. J. of Medical Imaging, 8(S1), 017501 (2021).

Joseph C, Peacock T, Calver J. et. Al. Basic mechanisms of lung infections: from sars-cov-2 to influenza. American Thoracic Society Poster Presentation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2021;203:A4170

Calver J, Joseph C, John A, et al. S31 The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 binds RGD integrins and upregulates avb3 integrins in Covid-19 infected lungsThorax 2021;76:A22-A23.

Toro, P.; Corredor, G.; Bera, K.; Rasmussen, D.; Stroberg, E.; Barton, L.; Duval, E.; Gilmore, H.; Mukhopadhyay, S.; Madabhushi, A.. Characterizing Spatial Patterns of Immune Response in H&E Images from COVID-19 and H1N1 Autopsies Using Digital Pathology Modern Pathology; 34(SUPPL 2):950-952, 2021. ID: covidwho-1173324

Mohanty, S.K., Satapathy, A., Naidu, M.M. et al. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) and coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) – anatomic pathology perspective on current knowledge. Diagn Pathol 15, 103 (2020).

Best Rocha, A., Stroberg, E., Barton, L.M. et al. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections using commercially available reagents. Lab Invest 100, 1485–1489 (2020).

Chams N, Chams S, Badran R, Shams A, Araji A, Raad M, Mukhopadhyay S, Stroberg E, Duval EJ, Barton LM and Hajj Hussein I (2020) COVID-19: A Multidisciplinary Review. Front. Public Health 8:383.

Barton L, Duval E, Stroberg E, Ghosh S, Mukhopadhyay S. COVID-19Autopsies, Oklahoma, USA. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Vol 153, Issue 6, June 2020, Pages 725-733.

Barton L, Zhao L, Doty JN, Stasko T, Conrad R. An Elderly Man with a Solitary Liver Lesion. CytoJournal 2017;14:11.

Barton, L. M. (2009). Dissertation of Inducible RNA interference in Aspergillus nidulans. Oklahoma State University, United States – Oklahoma. (Publication No. AAT 3372156).

Barton, L. M. and R. A. Prade (2008). "Inducible RNA Interference of brlAb in Aspergillus nidulans.” Eukaryotic Cell: November 2008, p. 2004-2007, Vol. 7, No. 11.

Academic Honors

The Donald W. Halverstadt, MD, Endowed Award Spring 2013

To provide a rising 4th year medical student an award who shows the potential and propensity to have the medical abilities and characteristics of Dr. Halverstadt’s distinguished career, namely high academic achievement along with empathy and concern for patients.

George Kaiser Family Foundation Medical Scholarship, Fall 2010-May 2014

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Tuition Waiver, Fall 2010-May 2014

Graduate College Summer Research Fellowship, Summer 2009

Grula Graduate Student Fellowship, Fall 2008-Spring 2009

Graduate College Tuition Waiver, 2005-2009

Presidents Graduate Fellowship, OSU Graduate School, 2005 - 2008

Niblack Research Scholarship, Pfizer Corporation, 2004- 2005

Swayze Woodruff Memorial Scholarship, 2001- 2005

National Reining Horse Association Scholarship, 2001–2002

OSU Undergraduate Non-resident tuition waiver, 2001-2005

President’s Honor Roll, Fall 2003, Fall 2004

Dean’s Honor Roll, Fall 2001, Fall 2002, Spring 2003