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Sophie K Thompson, MHS, CT(ASCP)(IAC)

  • Sophie K Thompson, MHS, CT(ASCP)(IAC)
  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Diagnostic & Translational Sciences
  • 2118 Health Sciences Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3016
  • sxthomps@odu.edu
  • Education

    Medical University Of South Carolina, 1984
    Major: Allied Health Sciences Education
    Degree: M.H.S.
    Medical University Of South Carolina, 1976
    Major: Cytotechnology
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    HPV, Cancer, Asbestosis, Ergonomics of the Microscope, Silicosis
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Certified in the Hologic Imager Technology
    Sponsoring Organization: Hologic
    Date Obtained: 2009-06-01
    Certification In Thin Prep Cytology
    Sponsoring Organization: Cytyc
    Date Obtained: 2000-07-01
    Certified Cytotechnologist
    Sponsoring Organization: IAC
    Date Obtained: 1974-01-01
    Certified Cytotechnologist
    Sponsoring Organization: ASCP
    Date Obtained: 1969-01-01
  • 2008: Best Research Poster, Molecular Medicine Conference
  • 2006: Key Opinion Leader, Cytec Corporation
  • 2006: Distinguished Alumni Award, Medical University of South Carolina
  • 2006: Marquis Who's Who listing
  • 2006: Norfolk Representor, Empire Who's Who of Women in Education, Honors Edition
  • 2005: Award for Service, Virginia Society of Cytology
  • 2004: Favorite Professor, Delta Sigma Lambda
  • 2003: Best Research Poster, ASAHP
  • 2003: W. Gene Hirshfield Faculty Excellence Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2002: Alpha Eta Honor Society, Old Dominion University
  • 2000: Award for Service, Virginia Society of Cytology
  • 1998: First Cytotechnologist to be Appointed, State medial Laboratory Board
  • 1996: Award for Service, East Tennessee Associtaion of Cytologists of Great Britain
  • 1996: Honorary Membership, National Association of Cytologists of Great Britain
  • 1995: Award for Service, American Society for Cytotechnology
  • 1987: Award for Service, Southern Association of Cytotechnologists
  • 1987: Order of Omega Honorary Greek Organization, east Tennessee State University
  • 1985: Award for Teaching Activities, Medical University of South Carolina
  • 1984: Award for Service, South Carolina Society of Cytology
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    NIH/NSF
    Sponsoring Organization: VCU Bioinformatcs and Bioengineering Summer Institue Program
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Investigators:Thompson, S. K.
    A study to Prevent and Detect Oral Cancer in the state of Virginia in conjunction wiht other COHS faculty
    Date: April, 2002 - April, 2004
    Investigators:Thompson, S. K.