Peter I Jatlow MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupNIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program | Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training | Psychiatry: Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY); Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science | Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Chemistry


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.


  • M.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center , 1961

Selected Publication

  • Jatlow P, Toll B, Leary V, Krishnan-Sarin S,S. O’Malley SS. Comparison of expired carbon monoxide and plasma cotinine as markers of cigarette abstinence. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2008:98: 203-209.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in a Selected Area of Research(1985) , American Association of Clinical Chemistry