Peter I Jatlow, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Laboratory Medicine and in Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program

Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Chemistry

NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Psychiatry: Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY) | Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science


Dr Jatlow has been a member of the full time Yale faculty since 1968. He served as Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine from 1984-2006, and is currently Professor of Laboratory Medicine with a joint Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. His clinical interests are focused on clinical chemistry and, in particular, toxicology. His research activities have been concerned with the clinical pharmacology of drugs of abuse, especially cocaine, nicotine and most recently alcohol.

Education & Training

MD SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1961)
Fellowship Pathology, Yale School of Medicine
Chief Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Intern Montefiore Hospital, Bronx NY

Honors & Recognition

  • Jean R. Oliver Award: Master Teacher in PathologyAlumni Assoc., SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn (2001)

  • Elected Fellow: for "Research and Leadership in Laboratory Medicine"American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (1997)

  • For Outstanding Contributions in EducationAmerican Association of Clinical Chemistry (1995)

  • Irving Sunshine Award in Clinical ToxicologyInternational Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology (1993)

  • Seligson-Golden Award for Contributions to the Field of Clinical ChemistryAmerican Association of Clinical Chemistry (Ct Valley Section) (1993)

  • Cotlove Award and LectureshipAcademy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (1990)

  • Gerald T Evans Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science and Clinical Discipline of Laboratory MedicineAcademy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (1988)

  • Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in a Selected Area of ResearchAmerican Association of Clinical Chemistry (1985)

Professional Service

  • Clinical Toxicology Device Classification Panel. FDA (1978 - 1982)

  • Search Committee:Pediatric Chair Yale School of Medicine (1987)

  • Search Committee: Pathology Chair Yale School of Medicine (1989)

  • Search Committee: Anesthesiology Chair Yale School of Medicine (1984)

  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Yale New Haven Hospital (1978 - 1986)

  • Director Of Medical Studies: Dept of Laboratory Medicine Yale School of Medicine

  • Director Residency Program: Dept. of Laboratory Medicine Yale-New Haven Hospsital (1968 - 1984)

  • Senior Women Recruitment Committee Yale School of Medicine (1996 - 1998)

  • Medical School Council Yale School of Medicine (1980 - 1982)

  • FLEX Program Test Materials Development Subcommittee National Board of Medical Examiners (1990 - 1991)

  • Chemical Patholgoy Test Committee American Board of Pathology (1981 - 1985)

  • Biomedical Research Review Committee NIH (NIDA) (1982 - 1986)

  • SBIR Grant review Committees (multiple) NIH (NIDA) (1985 - 1987)

  • Multiple special grant and contract review committees and site visits NIH (NIDA) (1978 - 2009)

  • Toxicology Resource Committee College of American Pathologists (1975 - 1982)

  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Resource Committee College of American Pathologists (1977 - 1982)

  • President Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (1982 - 1983)

  • Council on Clinical Chemistry American Society of Clinical Pathology (1983 - 1990)

  • Undergraduate Education Commitd\tee Association of Pathology Chairs (1988 - 2006)

  • Editorial Board Clinical Chemistry (Journal) (1973 - 1983)

  • Editorial Board Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (Journal) (1990)

  • Editorial Board Amer. Journal of Clinical Pathology (journal) (1989)

  • Editorial Board Clinical Chimica Acta (Journal) (1984 - 1991)

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Contact Info

Peter I Jatlow, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Laboratory MedicineYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste CB 506

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Laboratory MedicinePO Box 208035
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8035