Brian Richard Smith MD

Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Biomedical Engineering, of Medicine (Hematology) and of Pediatrics; Chair, Department of Laboratory Medicine

Departments & Organizations

Program for Biomedical Ethics

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Cancer Center, Yale: Cancer Immunology

Internal Medicine: Hematology

Pediatrics: Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, Yale

Laboratory Medicine: Hematology Laboratory | Clinical Immunology | Clinical Hematology | Immune Monitoring Core Facility

Immunology and Immunotherapy

Research Interests

Inflammation-Coagulation Interface; Hematology; Bioethics; Biomedical Engineering; Laboratory Medicine Education; Therapeutic Pathology

Clinical Interests

Hematologic diagnostics; clinical pathology; hematopathology; hematology; pediatrics; laboratory medicine


  • B.A., Princeton University , 1972
  • M.D., Harvard University , 1976

Selected Publication

  • Truong F, Smith, BR, Stachurski D, Cerny J, Medeiros LJ, Woda BA, Wang SA. The Utility of Flow Cytometric Immunophenotyping in Cytopenic Patients with a Non-Diagnostic Bone Marrow- A Prospective Study. 2009. Leuk Res 33: 1039-46.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • President, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians & Scientists (2007-2008) , Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians & Scientists