Ronald Jackups Jr., MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Pathology & Immunology

Additional Titles

  • Associate CMIO, Laboratory Informatics, BJC Medical
  • Program Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship
  • Co-Medical Director, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Hematology Lab
  • Director, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Blood Bank
  • Co-Medical Director, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Core Laboratory

Education

  • BA, Mathematics and Classics: Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2000)
  • MD: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2008)
  • PhD, Bioinformatics: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2008)
  • Resident in Clinical Pathology: Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2011)
  • Transfusion Medicine Fellowship: Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology Certification in Clinical Pathology, 2012
  • American Board of Pathology Certification in Transfusion Medicine, 2012
  • American Board of Pathology Certification in Clinical Informatics, 2015

Recognition

  • Teacher of the Year Award, Washington University in St. Louis, Clinical Pathology Residency Program, 2018
  • Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, 2011-2012
  • Miordrag Radulovacki Family Prize for Excellence in the Basic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 2008

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Pediatric Transfusion Medicine
  • Laboratory Hematology

Research Interests

Dr. Jackups’ research interests involve developing novel applications of electronic clinical decision support to address challenges in utilization of laboratory testing and blood products, including order system reminders, testing algorithms, process simulation, and online education.

Publications

Pub Med Search

Otrock ZK, Thibodeaux SR, Jackups R Jr. Vascular access for red blood cell exchange. Transfusion. 2018;58 Suppl 1:569-79. https://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29443408
Munigala S, Jackups RR Jr, Poirier RF, Liang SY, Wood H, Jafarzadeh SR, Warren DK. Impact of order set design on urine culturing practices at an academic medical centre emergency department.
BMJ Qual Saf. 2018;27:587-92. https://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29353243
Jackups R Jr. Deep learning makes its way to the clinical laboratory. Clin Chem. 2017;63:1790-1. https://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29038150
Jackups R Jr, Szymanski JJ, Persaud SP. Clinical decision support for hematology laboratory test utilization. Int J Lab Hematol. 2017;39 Suppl 1:12-35. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28447421
Wilen CB, Booth GS, Grossman BJ, Lane WJ, Szklarski PC, Jackups R Jr. Using direct antiglobulin test results to reduce unnecessary cold agglutinin testing. Transfusion. 2017;57:1480-4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28266038
Jackups R Jr and Savage W. Gaps in research on adverse events to transfusion in Pediatrics. Transfus Med Rev. 2016;30:209-12. https://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27488141
Jackups R Jr. The promise – and pitfalls – of computerized provider alerts for laboratory test ordering. Clin Chem. 2016;62:791-2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27127182
Jackups R Jr, Kymes S. Comparison of two platelet transfusion strategies to minimize ABO-non-identical transfusion, outdating, and shortages using a computer-simulated “virtual blood bank”. Transfusion. 2015;55:348-56. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25178153
Jackups R Jr, Canter C, Sweet SC, Mohanakumar T, Morris GP. Measurement of donor-specific HLA antibodies following plasma exchange therapy predicts clinical outcome in pediatric heart and lung transplant recipients with antibody-mediated rejection. J Clin Aphersis. 2013; 28(4):301-8. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23426730

Office Location: BJC-IH Building, Room 4423

Assistant
Julie Shafferkoetter
314-362-3186
shafferkoetterj@wustl.edu