Sandy Cope-Yokoyama is originally from Southwestern Pennsylvania and went to medical school in Houston Texas, graduating from Baylor College of Medicine in 2002. She completed residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Baylor College of Medicine in 2006, where she served as chief resident. A fellowship in pediatric and perinatal pathology was completed at Texas Children’s Hospital, also in Houston,TX, where a second year of fellowship training was focused on pediatric gastrointestinal and liver pathology. Currently the medical director of Anatomic Pathology at Children’s Medical Center, she also participates in medical student, resident, and fellow training, including overseeing the rotation in pediatric pathology for UT Southwestern pathology
residents, medical students, and clinical trainees. Her research interests include pediatric liver pathology, including complications of liver transplant in children.