John R. Petersen, PhD, DABCC, FACB, NRCC (CC)

Department of Pathology
Member of UTMB Cancer Center

Phone: (409) 772-1350

John R. Petersen, PhD

  • Point of Care Testing and its impact on patient outcomes.

  • BS Colorado State University Chemistry 1970
    MS Idaho State University Organic Chemistry 1927
    PhD Texas A&M University BioOrganic Chemistry 1976
    • 2020 Outstanding Contributions in Point of Care Testing
    • AACC Academy Fellow
    • Diplomat, American Board of Clinical Chemistry
    • National Registry in Clinical Chemistry as Clinical Chemist
    • American Association of Clinical Chemistry
    • American Chemical Society
    • American Physiological Society
    1. Petersen JR, Graves DF, Tacker DH, Okorodudu AO, Mohammad AA, Cardenas VJ. Comparison of POCT and central laboratory blood glucose results using arterial, capillary, and venous samples from MICU patients on a Tight Glycemic Protocol. Clin. Chim. Acta 396:10-13; 2008.  (doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2008.06.010)  
    2. El-Beshbishi E-B, Shattuck KE, Mohammad AA, Petersen JR. Hyperbilirubinemia and Transcutaneous Bilirubinometry. LaboratoriumsMedizin. 34:29-37; 2010.  (doi: 10.1515/JLM.2010.009)  
    3. Mustafa MG, Petersen JR, Ju H, Cicalese L, Snyder N, Haidacher SJ, Denner L, Elferink C. Biomarker discovery for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis C-infected patients.Mol Cell Proteomics. 12:3640-3652; 2013. (MGM awarded the Society of Toxicology 2014 Best Postdoctoral Publication Award) (doi: 10.1074/mcp.M113.031252)  
    4. Berry GJ, Oladipo O, Wittnebert D, Loeffelholz MJ, Petersen JR. Comparison of the Alere i and BD Veritor assays for the rapid detection of Influenza A and B viruses. J Applied Lab Med. 1:735-739; 2017. (doi: 10.1373/jalm.2016.022350) 
    5. Baker WS, Unabia J, Albright KJ, Berman M, Mann PA, Petersen JR. POCT PT INR - Is it adequate for Patient Care? A Comparison of the Roche Coaguchek XS vs. Stago Star vs. Siemens BCS in Patients Routinely Seen in an Anticoagulation Clinic. Clin Chim Acta. 472:139-145; 2017.  (doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2017.07.027)
    6. Berry GJ, Miller CR, Moreno Prats M, Marquez C, Oladipo OO, Loeffelholz MJ, Petersen JR. Comparison of the Alere i and BD Veritor in the detection of Group A Streptococcus and the hypothetical impact of results on antibiotic utilization. J Clin Micro 56:e01310-17; 2018. (doi: 10.1128/JCM.01310-17) 
    7. Young PE, Diaz GJ, Kalariya RN, Mann PA, Benbrook M, Avandsalehi KR, Petersen JR. Comparison of the time required for manual, visually read and semi-automated POCT urinalysis and pregnancy testing with associated electronic medical record (EMR) transcription errors. Clin Chem Acta 54:60-63; 2020. ( 

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