Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FACB

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine; Co-Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory; Co-Director, Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program

Departments & Organizations

Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Chemistry Laboratory

Program for Applied Translational Research (PATR)

Yale Medicine


Dr. Joe El-Khoury is Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and Clinical Chemistry Fellowship Program at Yale-New Haven Health. 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 Program of Applied Translational Research at Yale) and development of new mass spectrometry-based methods for the measurement of markers in biological fluids.

Education & Training

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

Honors & Recognition

  • George Grannis Award for Excellence in Research and Scientific PublicationNational Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (2016)

  • Outstanding Teaching in Laboratory MedicineYale University School of Medicine (2015)

  • First Place, F. Merlin Bumpus Ph.D. Junior Investigator Award in Clinical ResearchCleveland Clinic (2013)

  • Young Investigator AwardMass Spectrometry Applications to the Clinical Lab (2013)

  • Domestic Travel GrantSociety for Young Clinical Laboratorians (2012)

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry Past-Presidents’ ScholarshipAmerican Association for Clinical Chemistry (2012)

Professional Service

  • Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians (2016 - Present)

  • The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine (2016 - Present)

  • Neuroscience (2015 - Present)

  • Northeast Ohio Local Section Executive Committee of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (2013 - 2014) Coordinator

  • Pediatric and Maternal-Fetal Division of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (2013 - 2014) Officer

  • Clinical Biochemistry (2012 - Present) Reviewer

  • Clinica Chimica Acta (2012 - Present) Reviewer

  • Ohio-Collaborative Laboratory Conference (2012 - 2016)

  • Division Management Group of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (2012 - 2016)

  • Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians' SYCL360 Podcast Subcommittee (2012 - Present)

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Contact Info

Joe El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Mailing Address
Laboratory Medicine20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510