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Cheryl Ann Palmer, M.D.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Pathology - Professor Emeritus

Divisions: Anatomic Pathology

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pathology (Sub: Neuropathology)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)

Research Interests

  • Relationships between Histologic and Molecular Genetic Findings in Brain Tumors and their Prognosis.
  • Neuropathological Parameters of Epilepsy, Especially in Surgical Resections
  • Pediatric Neuropathology with Special Emphasis on Epileptogenic Disorders and Brain Tumors

Dr. Palmer is the Director of Neuropathology at ARUP as well as a Professor of Pathology and the Associate Program Director of the Pathology Residency Program at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. Dr. Palmer received her MD at West Virginia University and served as a resident in neurology and postdoctoral fellow in neuropathology at the University of Utah, where she also completed internships in internal medicine and pathology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, is the former Vice President of American Association of Neuropathologists, and sits on the editorial board of Case Reports in Pathology.

Dr. Palmer's current research interests include neuropathological parameters of epilepsy, relationships between histologic and molecular genetic findings in brain tumors, and pediatric neuropathology, with special emphasis on epileptogenic disorders and brain tumors.

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah
Internship University of Utah
Residency University of Utah
Internship University of Utah
Internal Medicine
Professional Medical West Virginia University
Undergraduate University of Pittsburgh