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Gary L. Horowitz, MD
Meet Gary L. Horowitz, MD
Chief of Clinical Pathology; Director of Informatics; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Clinical Focus Areas
Research Focus Areas
Drugs of abuse, cardiac markers, informatics, automation
Seeing Patients In
Locations + Directions
Tufts Medical Center
Tufts Children's, 3rd Floor
800 Washington Street
Box 115 Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-7216
Fax #: 617-636-7128
Honors + Awards
2015, Laboratory Improvement Service Award, College of American Pathologists
2014, Distinguished Patient Care Award, College of American Pathologists
2011, Margot Kruskall Teaching Award, Clinical Pathology Training Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
2009, Margot Kruskall Teaching Award, Clinical Pathology Training Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Publications + National Presentations
Horowitz GL. The power of asterisks. Clin Chem. 2015;61:1009-1011 (editorial).
Tapper EB, Sengupta N, Lai M, Horowitz G. A decision support tool to reduce overtesting for ceruloplasmin and improve adherence with clinical guidelines. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175:1561-2.
Pandey R, Dingari NC, Spegazzini N, Dasari RR, Horowitz GL, Barman I. Emerging trends in optical sensing of glycemic markers for diabetes monitoring. Trends Analyt Chem 2015:64:100-108.
Theisen-Toupal J, Horowitz G, Breu A. Low yield of outpatient serum folate testing: eleven years of experience. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;1696-7.
Holt DW, Mandelbrot DA, Tortorici MA, Korth-Bradley JM, Sierka D, Levy DI, See Tai S, Horowitz GL. Long-term evaluation of analytical methods used in sirolimus therapeutic drug monitoring. Clin Transplant. 2014; 28:243-51.
Barman I, Dingari NC, Kang JW, Horowitz GL, Dasari RR, Feld MS. Raman spectroscopy-based sensitive and specific detection of glycated hemoglobin. Anal Chem. 2012; 84(5):2474-82.
Miller WG, Jones GRD, Horowitz GL, Weykamp C. Proficiency testing / external quality assessment – current challenges and future directions. Clin Chem 2011; 57(12):1670-1680.
Juenke JM, Hardy L, McMillin GA, Horowitz GL. Rapid and specific quantification of ethylene glycol levels: adaptation of a commercial enzymatic assay to automated chemistry analyzers. Am J Clin Pathol 2011; 136:318-324.
Kaplan JS, Horowitz GL. 24-hour Bence-Jones protein determinations: can we ensure accuracy? Arch Pathol Lab Med 2011; 135:1048-1051.
Sanchez LD, McGillicuddy DC, Volz KA, Fan SL, Joyce N, Horowitz GL. Effect of two different FDA approved D-dimer assays on resource utilization in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med 2011; 18:317-321.
Gary L. Horowitz, MD, is nationally recognized as expert, teacher, and leader in the field of clinical chemistry. He has authored many journal articles, editorials, and book chapters, on topics ranging from developing analytical methods to effective laboratory utilization. He is currently an Associate Editor of Clinical Chemistry, the most prominent journal in the field. He has received numerous teaching awards, consistently receiving outstanding reviews from clinical pathology residents, clinical chemistry fellows, and practicing clinical laboratory directors. He is an active member of two national professional societies - the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP). He recently finished serving his second 4-year term as Chair of the CAP’s Chemistry Resource Committee, and he is currently Vice Chair of the CAP’s Accuracy-Based Testing Committee. He has received two national recognition awards from the CAP - the Distinguished Patient Care Award in 2014, and the Laboratory Improvement Programs Service Award in 2015.
American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
College of American Pathologists (CAP)