James Cook, MD, PhD
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Dendritic Cell Related Histiocytic Sarcomas
- Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD)
- Follicular Dendritic Cell Sarcoma (FDCS)
- Histiocytic Disorders
- IgM Monoclonal Gammopathy
- Interdigitating Dendritic Cell Sarcoma
- Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)
- Lymphoplamacytic Lymphoma
- Macrophage-Related Histiocytic Sarcomas
- Pediatric Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
- Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
- Rosai-Dorfman Disease (RDD)
- Thymic Cancer
- Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia
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About James Cook, MD, PhD
James R. Cook, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He serves as Section Head of Hematopathology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. 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 participates in numerous multi-institutional research efforts including the Lymphoma and Leukemia Molecular Profiling Project (LLMPP) and the Lymphoma Translational Medicine Committee for SWOG. He regularly serves as faculty for post-graduate educational courses at national and international meetings.
Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Residency - Barnes Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO USA
Medical Education - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA
Graduate School - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA
Undergraduate - Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA USA
- President, Society for Hematopathology, 2020-2022
- Chair, Association for Molecular Pathology Hematopathology Subdivision, 2011-2012
- Member of Lymphoma Translational Medicine Committee, Southwest Oncology Group
- Pathology - Anatomic Pathology
- Pathology - Hematology
Awards & Honors
- Pathologist-in-Training Award, Society for Hematopathology, 2003
- John Beach Hazard Distinguished Teacher Award, Institute of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2005
- Society for Hematopathology
- United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
- American Society for Clinical Pathology
- Association for Molecular Pathology
- College of American Pathologists
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