Jaswinder Chalia, MD

Surgical Pathology Fellow, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Jaswinder Chalia

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MD, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson MS, May 2015

Pathology Resident, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson MS, July 2015-June 2019

Chief Resident – July 2018-June 2019

Liver and Transplant Pathology Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA July 2019 – June 2020


Awards & Recognition

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Clinical Pathology Resident of the Year, May 2019
  • AOA Pathology Resident Nominee, 2018-2019
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Clinical Pathology Resident of the Year, May 2018
  • Robert Caldwell Award nominee in Pathology, 2016 - One resident per department nominated for this award based on their knowledge of medicine, excellence in care, and leadership
  • 2012 UMMC Department of Radiology Research Day – 1st place - Looked into the efficacy of daily portable chest x-rays, whether or not daily imaging changed management, and effect on cost
  • Joseph Barnhill Memorial Award, 2010 - Annual award given to the senior chemistry major whose record shows the greatest promise of further attainment in the field of chemistry



  • Evaluating novel markers for specimen validity testing. Authors: Patrick Kyle, PhD, Jaswinder Kaur, MD. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 2019
  • Increased Expression of Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) is Associated with Depressive Phenotype in C57B6 Mice and in Depressed Subjects, Corresponding Author: Rene A. Girard, Journal: Psychiatry Research, Co-Authors: Prashant S. Chauhan, Tim Allen, Jaswinder Kaur, Ann Jeffers, Kathleen Koenig, Galina Florova, Andrey A. Komissarov, Tatiana A. Gaidenko, Mignote B. Chamiso, James Fowler, Danna E. Morris, Krishna Sarva, Karan Singh, Steven Idell, Richard Idell (pending approval)
  • Rosai-Dorfman Disease with progressive central nervous system involvement requiring multiple surgical interventions: a case report–Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management – Corresponding author: Dr. Andrew Smith, Co-author(s): Dr. Varsha Manucha, Dr. Tamir Tawfik, Dr. Jared Marks, Dr. Jason Tullis, Dr. Jaswinder Kaur, Dr. Louis Harkey – June 2018