Dr. Jing Cao is board certified in Clinical Chemistry since 2015. She serves as Director of Mass Spectrometry laboratory testing at Williams Clements Universtiy Hospital, and Director of Point of Care testing at Children's Medical Center Dallas. Prior to joining the University of Texas Southwestern, she was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pathology and Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, and was the Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cao's research focus has been on the clinical utility of lipoprotein biomarkers in cardiovascular diseases, and application of mass spectrometry technology in clinical pathology as well as in anatomical pathology.


Medical School
Anhui Medical University (2000)
The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University (2001), Medicine
Graduate School
University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences (2006)
Graduate School
University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences (2012), Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics
University of Minnesota Medical Center (2015), Clinical Chemistry


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

COVID-19 in Pediatrics: A Laboratory Perspective.
Cao J, Devaraj S, J Appl Lab Med 2020 07 5 4 824-828

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (2016)
  • American Association of Clinical Chemistry (2004)