Jessica M. Colón-Franco, PhD, DABCC

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Director of Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care, Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories and Froedtert Hospital

Jessica M. Colón-Franco, PhD, DABCC

Jessica M. Colón-Franco, PhD, DABCC


Dr. Colón-Franco is responsible for the scientific and technical oversight of the Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory at Froedtert Hospital. She also participates in the training of medical technologists, residents and fellows in pathology.

Research Interests
  • Clinical utility of inflammatory biomarkers during critical illness
  • Biomarkers for diagnosing early sepsis
  • Multi-marker approaches to diagnose diseases
  • Evidence-based laboratory test utilization
Professional Background
Educational Background
  • BS, Industrial Biotechnology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR
  • PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • Fellowship, Clinical Chemistry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Board Certifications
  • Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Chemistry


Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Office Address
Froedtert / MCW Laboratory Building
9200 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226