David Jacobsohn, MD, ScM Division Chief, Blood and Marrow Transplantation



David Jacobsohn, MD, ScM, Division Chief of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, joined Children's National Health System from Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where he served as a member of the Stem Cell Transplant Program staff and as the Director of the Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease Clinic. He has lectured widely on GvHD/BMT in Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Dr. Jacobsohn obtained a Bachelor of Science from Yale University, his medical degree from Tufts University, and a Masters in Clinical Investigation from from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • ScM, 2001
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • MD, 1996
    Tufts University School of Medicine
  • BS, 1992
    Yale University


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Evaluation of pentostatin in corticosteroidrefractory chronic graft versushost disease in children a Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium study

(2009) Blood

Correlation between NIH composite skin score, patient-reported skin score, and outcome: results from the Chronic GVHD Consortium

(2012) Blood

Reduced intensity haemopoietic stem cell transplantation for treatment of nonmalignant diseases in children

(2004) Lancet

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