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Joe El-Khoury

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine; Director, Clinical Chemistry, Laboratory Medicine; Director, Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program, Laboratory Medicine

Contact Information

Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FACB

Mailing Address

  • Laboratory Medicine

    20 York St

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States



Dr. Joe El-Khoury is Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and the Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program at Yale New Haven Health and Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. El-Khoury is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and a fellow of the AACC Academy. His research interests include indicators for monitoring clinical laboratory performance, investigating biomarkers of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease (in collaboration with the Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator) and development of new mass spectrometry-based methods for the measurement of markers in biological fluids.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic (2014)
  • PhD
    Cleveland State Univ (2012)
  • BS
    American University of Beirut (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
2023 IFCC Young Investigator AwardInternational Federation for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine2023
Outstanding Teaching in Laboratory MedicineYale School of Medicine2021
George Grannis Award for Excellence in Research and Scientific PublicationNational Academy of Clinical Biochemistry2016
Outstanding Teaching in Laboratory MedicineYale University School of Medicine2015
First Place, F. Merlin Bumpus Ph.D. Junior Investigator Award in Clinical ResearchCleveland Clinic2013
Young Investigator AwardMass Spectrometry Applications to the Clinical Lab2013
Domestic Travel GrantSociety for Young Clinical Laboratorians2012
American Association for Clinical Chemistry Past-Presidents’ ScholarshipAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry2012

Professional Service

Clinical BiochemistryAssociate Editor2022 - Present
International Federation of Clinical Chemistry Committee on Kidney DiseasesChair2021 - Present
Clinical ChemistryReviewer2021 - Present
American Association for Clinical ChemistryBoard of Directors2021 - Present
Practical Laboratory MedicineGuest Editor2021 - Present
American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting Organizing CommitteeBoard Member2020 - 2021
Society for Young Clinical LaboratoriansBoard Member2016 - 2021
The Journal of Applied Laboratory MedicineReviewer2016 - Present
NeuroscienceReviewer2015 - Present
Northeast Ohio Local Section Executive Committee of the American Association for Clinical ChemistryCoordinator2013 - 2014
Pediatric and Maternal-Fetal Division of the American Association for Clinical ChemistryOfficer2013 - 2014
Clinical BiochemistryReviewer2012 - Present
Clinica Chimica ActaReviewer2012 - Present
Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians' SYCL360 Podcast SubcommitteeChair2012 - 2021
Ohio-Collaborative Laboratory ConferenceMember2012 - 2016
Division Management Group of the American Association for Clinical ChemistryMember2012 - 2016

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