James Cook, MD, PhD

James Cook, MD, PhD
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James Cook, MD, PhD

Department Molecular Pathology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
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Biography

About James Cook, MD, PhD

James R. Cook, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.  He serves as Section Head of Molecular Pathology, Medical Director of the Manual Hematology Laboratory and co-Director of the Cell Culture Core Facility for the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute.

Dr. Cook's clinical interests focus on diagnostic hematopathology and molecular diagnostics.

His research interests include diagnostic and prognostic markers in non-Hodgkin lymphoma and plasma cell disorders, and molecular diagnosis of leukemia and lymphoma.  He is a member of the Lymphoma Translational Medicine Committee for the Southwest Oncology Group, and he regularly serves as faculty for post-graduate educational courses at national meetings.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2003

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Hematopathology
Pittsburgh, PA USA
2003

Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Anatomic Pathology
St. Louis, MO USA
2001

Doctorate - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA
1998

Medical School - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA
1994

Undergraduate - Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA USA
1991

Professional Highlights

  • Member of Lymphoma Translational Medicine Committee, Southwest Oncology Group

Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology - Hematology

Specialty Interests

hematopathology

Awards & Honors

  • Pathologist-in-Training Award, Society for Hematopathology, 2003
  • John Beach Hazard Distinguished Teacher Award, Institute of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2005

Memberships

  • Society for Hematopathology
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Association for Molecular Pathology
  • College of American Pathologists
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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