Scott Jewell, Ph.D.

Director, Pathology and Biorepository Core

Professor, Department of Cell Biology

Areas of Expertise

Biospecimens, biorepositories


Dr. Jewell earned his Master’s degree and Ph.D. in experimental pathology and immunology from The Ohio State University. He served at Ohio State as director for the Human Tissue Resource Network and as associate director of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Biorepository and Biospecimen Resource, where his dedicated, creative efforts led to the development of a state-of-the-art tissue procurement and biorepository system. He was elected President of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) for 2009–2010 and joined Van Andel Institute in 2010 as a professor and as director of the Core Technologies and Services and the Pathology and Biorepository Core. He is past a member of the College of American Pathologist’s (CAP) Biorepository Accreditation Program (2010-2018) and presently is on the editorial board of the journal Biopreservation and Biobanking and several cancer center’s external advisory board for biospecimen resources.