Jeffrey R. Jacobsen, MD

Jeffrey R. Jacobsen, MD

Medical Director: Hematopathology

Associate Professor (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine


  • Hematologic flow cytometry
  • Pediatric hematopathology


  • Medical Degree—University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Residency—Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Fellowship—Hematopathology, University of Utah School of Medicine

Current/Past Roles

  • Section director, Hematology and Flow Cytometry Laboratories, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • Medical director, Diagnostic and Translational Flow Cytometry Laboratory, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
  • Section director, Hematology, Immunopathology, and Flow Cytometry Laboratories, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


  • American Board of Pathology, Hematopathology
  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology
  • American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology

Research Interests

  • Clinical flow cytometry
  • Role of immune composition in leukemia therapy


  • 2014 Leadership Circle Award: Rapid Leukemia Diagnosis, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • 2010 Stowell–Orbison Award Nominee, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
  • 2007 Resident Research Award, ARUP Laboratories/University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Recent Publications