Jason A. Jarzembowski MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Vice Chair for Pediatric Pathology

Director, Pediatric Pathology Fellowship

Laboratory Medical Director, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Director, Core Laboratories, Children’s Research Institute

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 Chair of the Pathology 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 Boards of the journals Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, and is a fellow of both the College of American Pathologists and the American Society for Clinical Pathology. He is on the Board of Directors for the Society for Pediatric Pathology and is also an active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, the American Society of Clinical Pathology, and Sigma Xi.

Research Interests
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Molecular biology of pediatric solid tumors
  • Placental pathology
  • Fetal and infant health
Professional Background
  • Chair, Pathology Discipline, Children’s Oncology Group
  • Board of Directors, Children’s Specialty Group
  • Vice-Chair, Admissions Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Chair, Informatics and Communication Committee, Society for Pediatric Pathology
  • Editorial Board Member for Pediatric & Developmental Pathology, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
  • Medical Advisor, Infant Death Center of Wisconsin
  • Member, Maternal Mortality Review Team, State of Wisconsin
Educational Background
  • BA, Integrated Science Program, Northwestern University (1993)
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1998)
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin (2002)
  • Residency, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University of Michigan (2006)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Pathology, 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