Department of Pathology

Steven W. Cotten, PhD

Assistant Professor

Steven Cotten, PhD




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Office Location:

4164 Graves Hall

Mailing Address:

4164 Graves Hall
333 W. 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210


Dr. Cotten is Director for Chemistry, Immunology, Toxicology and Point-of-Care testing at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center clinical laboratories. He is also the Laboratory Medical Director at the Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center and the Martha Morehouse Medial Plaza.

Dr. Cotten received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Cotten is board certified in Clinical Chemistry by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. His primary research interests include drug testing in alternative matrices and operational efficiency metrics for clinical laboratories.

Board Certifications

American Board of Clinical Chemistry

Academic and Medical Appointments

Assistant Professor Pathology Ohio State University

Director of Chemistry

Director of Immunology

Director of Toxicology

Director of Point-of-Care Testing

Division Director: Respiratory Therapy

Laboratory Director: Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza

Laboratory Director: Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center

Education and Training

2012 Fellowship, Clinical Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

2010 Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

2001 B.S., Biochemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

Selected Publications

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