CMRC Children's Memorial Research Center
Dr. Joel Charrow, Interim Director


Joel Charrow
 

vvvv 2300 Children's Plaza
Box 59
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (773) 880-4462
Fax: (773) 929-9565


Education
Year Degree Institution
1981 Fellowship / Clinical and Biomedical Genetics Children's Memorial Hospital
1979 Residency / Pediatrics Children's Memorial Hospital
1976 MD Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY
1972 BS Antioch College

Work Experience
Period Description Organization
1991 - Present Head, Section of Clinical Genetics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL Children's Memorial Hospital
1984 - Present Acting Head, Division of Genetics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL Children's Memorial Hospital
1981 - Present Attending physician, Children's Memorial Hospital, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University (Professor) Children's Memorial Hospital
1981 - Present Director, Genetics Laboratory, Division of Genetics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois Children's Memorial Hospital

Research Interests
* Tay-Sachs disease and other gangliosidoses

* Delineating the relationship between genetic abnormalities and specific phenotypes, with emphasis on the natural history of genetic disorders

* Methods and pitfalls in population screening for genetic disorders

* Natural history of neurofibromatosis-1 during childhood

* Natural history and treatment of Gaucher disease

* Enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of lysosomal storage diseases


Awards/Honors
2004 - Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

2002 - Distinguished Service Award from the Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic Disorders

2001-present - Top Doctors

2001-02 - The Best Doctors

2001 and 2002 - America's Top Doctors

2001 - Top Doctors: Chicago Metro Area

2001 - Strathmore's Who's Who

1998 - Who's Who in the World

1997-present - Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare

1996-97 - The Best Doctors in America

1996 and 2003 - Chicago's Top Doctors (Chicago Magazine)

1996 - The Best Doctors in Chicago

1994-present - The Best Doctors in America

1976 - Alpha Omega Alpha

1976 - Bela Schick Pediatric Society Award


Last Updated: Sep 21 2004 11:56AM

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