Peter I Jatlow, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Chemistry

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

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Haven, CT 06520-8035