JORDAN A. SHAVIT, M.D., PH.D.
Faculty Appointment: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Specialty: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Clinical Interests: Dr. Shavit specializes in the care of pediatric patients with hemo philia and other bleeding disorders, thrombotic disorders, and thrombophilia.
Research Interests: We study the genetics of human blood clotting disorders (e.g. von Willebrand disease and protein C deficiency) using zebrafish and mouse models. We are developing large scale zebrafish mutagenesis screens to identify genetic and chemical modifiers of these disorders. This will be followed by investigation of these modifiers in mouse models and human populations.
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALING
Degrees: M.D., 2000, Northwestern University Ph.D., 2000, Northwestern University
Residency: University of Michigan, Pediatrics, 2003, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Professional Organizational Fellowships: ASPHO, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/OncologyASH, American Society of Hematology CSCR, Central Society for Clinical ResearchFellowship: Hematology & Oncology, 2006, University of Michigan Certifications: 2003, Pediatrics 2006, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology