Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin;
Program Director, Perinatal Pathology, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin;
Associate Director, Pediatric BioBank, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin;
Medical Advisor, Infant Death Center of Wisconsin

Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD

Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD


Dr. Jarzembowski serves as Assistant Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Program Director of Perinatal Pathology at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. His clinical responsibilities include pediatric surgical pathology, placental pathology, and autopsy pathology. He supervises a research program studying molecular abnormalities of the pediatric tumor neuroblastoma and serves on the Pathology Steering Committee for the Children’s Oncology Group. He leads the safe sleep initiative at Children’s Hospital and conducts research into sleep-related infant deaths. Dr. Jarzembowski is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and is a fellow of both the College of American Pathologists and the American Society for Clinical Pathology. He chairs the research committee of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and is also an active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, and Sigma Xi.

Research Interests
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Molecular biology of pediatric solid tumors
  • Placental pathology
  • Fetal and infant health
Professional Background
  • Armand J. Quick Award for Excellence in Biochemistry, Medical College of Wisconsin (2002)
  • Young Investigator Research Award, Society for Pediatric Pathology (2006)
  • Young Investigator Mentee, Children’s Oncology Group (2008)
Educational Background
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1998)
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin (2002)
  • Residency, University of Michigan (2006)
  • Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis (2007)
Board Certifications
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Pediatric Pathology



Contact Information

Office Address
Children’s Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226