Peter Jatlow, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: ADVANCE Study | Center for Nicotine and Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY)

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program

Clinical Chemistry Laboratory


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Peter 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