Medical School University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (1996)
Internship University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (1997), Pediatrics
Residency University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (1999), Pediatrics
Fellowship UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2002), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Hematology
  • Thrombosis

Research Interest

  • Catheter-related thrombosis
  • Coagulation disorders in children and adolescents (hemophilia, von Willebrand disease and platelet disorders)
  • Pediatric Stroke
  • Thrombophilia
  • Venous Thrombosis Prevention


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Bleeding risks are higher in children versus adults given prophylactic platelet transfusions for treatment-induced hypoproliferative thrombocytopenia.
Josephson CD, Granger S, Assmann SF, Castillejo MI, Strauss RG, Slichter SJ, Steiner ME, Journeycake JM, Thornburg CD, Bussel J, Grabowski EF, Neufeld EJ, Savage W, Sloan SR Blood 2012 Jul 120 4 748-60
Childhood immune thrombocytopenia: role of rituximab, recombinant thrombopoietin, and other new therapeutics.
Journeycake JM Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2012 2012 444-9


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Honors & Awards

  • National Institutes of Health Career Development Award (K23)
    National Institutes of Health (2006)
  • Participant in the Clinical Research Training
    American Society of Hematology (2004)
  • Chief Fellow- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2001)
  • Chief Resident- Pediatrics
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center-Tulsa (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network (2010)
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Hemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society
  • International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis