Clinical Services



Annual Lectureships


Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389

John W. Scott, MD, PhD

John Scott, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor


1979 – 1985      M.D., University of L'Aquila, School of Medicine    
                                   L'Aquila, Italy    
1969 – 1974      Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology    
                                   University of Oregon School of Medicine    
                                   Portland, OR     

1968 – 1969      M.A., Biology, Pacific Union College Angwin, CA
1962 – 1968      B.S., Biology, Pacific Union College Angwin, CA    



Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments:

2006-2008                Fellowship, Transfusion Medicine, The Methodist Hospital    
                                 Department of Pathology, Houston TX
2007-2008                Fellowship, Hematopathology    
                                 Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA
2003-2006                Residency, Clinical Pathology    
                                 Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA
1974-1976                Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Microbiology,
                                 University of Washington, Seattle, WA   
1989-1991                Fellowship, Rheumatology    
                                 Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR    
1985-1988                Internship/Residency, Internal Medicine         
                                 St. Joseph's Hospital, Paterson, NJ



Board Certified in Clinical Pathology and Transfusion



Sickle Cell Disease
Web-Based Medical Education
Natural Language Processing


Faculty Appointments:

1995-2003  Assistant Professor and Acting Chief: Rheumatology
Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans, LA

2001-2003  Associate Dean:  Information Technology
Tulane University Medical School, Office of Information Technology, New Orleans, LA

1974-1978  Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA   


Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies

American College of Pathology
American Society of Clinical Pathology
American Society for Apheresis
American Medical Informatics Association


Clinical and Teaching Responsibilities

Medical Director: Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Laboratory Information Systems (LIS)
Associate Director Blood Bank and Apheresis



Original Manuscripts, Letters and Commentaries:

1.    Bruce E. Bowdish, Sheila W. Chauvin, Norman Kreisman, JOHN W. SCOTT, Mike Britt: Virtual Problem-Based Learning (VPBL): Design experimentation for curricular deployment.  Instructional Science Special Edition Winter 2003 Issue 1.

2.    Alan Miller Ph.D. M.D., JOHN W. SCOTT Ph.D. M.D.:  Stem Cell Transplantation for the Treatment of Refractory Lupus Nephritis.  Show Chwan Medical Journal 2001.

3.    Wooten, MD, SCOTT, JW, Miller, AM and Boh, E.:  Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia and Porphyria Cutanea Tarda in a Patient with Limited Systemic Sclerosis.   Southern Medical Journal Vol. 91, No. 5, May 1998.

4.    Miller, A., Batuman and SCOTT, J.:  Treatment of Refractory Lupus Nephritis with Stem Cell Transplantation.  Southern Medical Journal Submitted October 8, 1998.

5.    Miller, AM, Wooten, MD, SCOTT, JW, Boh, E and Rink, J.:  Regression of scleroderma following an allogeneic bone marrow transplant for chronic myelogenous leukemia.  Tulane University Medical Center, Departments of Medicine and Dermatology, New Orleans, LA., Accepted for Publication.



1.  R  Davey and J SCOTT:  Probability of Anti-D Antibody Development Among Rh negative Hospitalized Patients Receiving Rh Positive Packed Red Blood Cells, AABB Meetings 2007.

2.  JOHN W. SCOTT, M.D., Alona Franciois, Tayler Hynh-Le Pharm D.:  Experience with Remicade (Infliximab) in the Treatment of Mixed Connective Tissue Disease/Lupus.  EULAR July 2002.

3.  JOHN W. SCOTT, M.D., Tayler Huynh Le, Pharm.D, Jeanette H. Magnus, M.D.:  Remicade (Infliximab) in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Leukopenia.  American Academy of Rheumatology Oct 2002.

4.  JW SCOTT:  Effective Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with high Dose Cyclophosphamide Followed by G-CSF.  Southern Regional Meetings 1999.

5.  SCOTT, JW, Elwell, L and Falkow, S:  Plasmid independent penicillin resistance and Beta-lactamase activity in Bacteroides fragilis.   American Society for Microbiology Northwest Branch Meeting, 1976.

Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224