Assoc. Professor, Pathology
- Anatomic, Clinical and Forensic Pathology
8:00 am - 5:00 pm, M-F
Kemp WL, Koponen MA, Meyers SE. Addison Disease: The First Presentation of the Condition May Be At Autopsy. Acad Forensic Pathol. 2016 6(2):249-257.
Bettenhausen BS, Sander JM, Carson PJ, Koponen M., Dyke CM. Endocarditis and Myocardial Abscess Caused by Group B Streptococcus. Journal of Medical Microbiology Case Reports, Accepted for Publication 1 April, 2015 (DOI 10.1099/jmmcr.0.000047).
Sens MA, Meyers S, Koponen M, Graff A, Reynolds R, Storm W. Cervical Ganglia and Nerve Root Injury: Evidence for Respiratory Arrest as Initiating Injury in Pediatric Head Trauma. Acad Forensic Pathol, 2014 4 (4), 515- 519.
Koponen MA. The Autopsy Report. Chapter 18 in the College of American Pathologists Autopsy Performance & Reporting, 3rd Edition, CAP Press, Kim Collins, Editor, 2014. Submitted and Accepted (to be printed in April of 2017).
Kahn HS, Simones EJ, Koponen MA, Hanzlick R. The Abdominal Index and Sudden Coronary Death. American Journal of Cardiology 1996; 78:961-964.
Koponen, Mark A. and Seigel, Robert. Histiocytoid Cardiomyopathy. Human Pathology 1996; 27:420-423.
Koponen, Mark and Seigel, Robert. Cardiac Hamartoma Associated with Sudden Death. Journal of Forensic Sciences 1995; 40(3):495-498.
Hanzlick, Randy and Koponen, Mark. Murder-Suicide in Fulton County, Georgia 1988-1991. Comparison to a Previous Report and Proposed Typology. The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 1994; 15(2):168-173.
Hanzlick, Randy and Koponen, Mark. Homicides of Persons Aged < 18 Years - Fulton County, Georgia, 1986-1992. Centers for Disease Control Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 1994; 43(16):254-55.
Seigel, R.J. and Koponen, M.A. Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Causing Sudden Death: Mechanical Arterial Failure or Primary Vasculitis? Arch Pathol Lab Med 1994; 118:196-198.
Koponen, M.A. Dangerous Curves. American Society of Clinical Pathologists Check Sample in Forensic Pathology, N. 93-8 (FP-193).
Koponen M.A. , Zlock D., Palmer D.L., Merlin T.L. Melioidosis - Forgotten But Not Gone! Arch Int Med. 1991; 151:605-608.
Koponen M.A. and Zumwalt R.E. Acetaminophen Toxicity. American Society of Clinical Pathologists Check Sample in Drug Monitoring and Toxicology, No. DM 87-5 (DM-47), Volume 8, Number 5, 1987.
Swenson W.M., Koponen M.A., Heib R.E., Vigessa R.E., James E.C. Resection of an Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm Using a Sequential Javid Shunt Technique. Surgical Rounds. April 1987, Pages 22-26.
Books or chapters in books, publications in other journals:
Koponen MA. The Autopsy Report. Chapter 18 in Autopsy Performance & Reporting. Third Edition, CAP Press, Kim Collins, Editor, 2017.
Koponen MA. The Autopsy Report. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated May 2016. Available at: http:// emedicine.medscape.com/article/1718019- overview.
Koponen, M.A. and Lantz, P. E. Sudden Unexpected Adult Deaths. Chapter 9 in Handbook of Forensic Pathology. Second Edition, CAP Press, Richard C. Froede, Editor, 2003, pages 89 - 104.
Rare Cause of Refractory Lactic Acidosis with a Fatal Outcome. Kahn Suheb MZ, Koponen M, Khan H, Phadke G and Weiland T. National Conference of American College of Physicians; New Orleans, LA; April 19 – 21, 2017.
Ali S.Z., Wall R., Koponen M.A., Garavaglia J.C., and Lopez G. Carbinozamine and Pseudoephedrine Concentrations in Five Infant Autopsy Blood Specimens. American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Meeting: Nashville, Tennessee, February 1996.
Sperry K. and Koponen M.A. Lethal Environmental Factors Complicating Attempted Suicidal Diphenhydramine Overdose: The Accidental Suicide.@ American Academy of Forensic Sciences 45th Annual Meeting: Boston, Massachusetts, February 1993.
Zlock D., Koponen M.A., Merlin T., Dunaway B., Palmer D. Delayed Onset of Osteomyelitis Caused by Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Annual Regional Meeting, College of Physicians, Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 1988.
Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology, 1992
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology, 1991
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1987
Fellowship in Forensic Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine / Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office, 1991-1992
Combined Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of New Mexico, 1986-1991
M.D., University of North Dakota School of Medicine, 1986
Certificate of Completion, Trinity Medical Center School of Nuclear Medical Technology, 1981
Certificate of Completion, Trinity Medical Center School of Medical Technology, 1980
M.S., Bacteriology, North Dakota State University, 1979
B.S., Biology, Minot State College, 1977
American Medical Association
College of American Pathologists
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
American Academy of Forensic Sciences
National Association of Medical Examiners
International Association for Identification
North Dakota Medical Society
North Dakota 3rd District Medical Society
National Disaster Medical System DMORT Member
Minnesota Coroners’ and Medical Examiners’ Association