Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD

Associate Professor and Chief of Pediatric Pathology;
Medical Director – Pathology and Laboratory Medicine;
Program Director, Perinatal Pathology;

Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD

Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD


Dr. Jarzembowski serves as Chief of Pediatric Pathology and Associate Professor of Pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Medical Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. His clinical responsibilities include pediatric surgical pathology, placental/perinatal pathology, and autopsy pathology. He supervises a research program studying molecular abnormalities of the pediatric tumor neuroblastoma and is Vice-Chair of 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 journals Pediatric and Developmental Pathology and the 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 is a Councilor-at-Large for 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