Jo Elle G. Peterson, MD


Assistant Professor


Angelo State University
San Angelo, Texas
Biology, Cum laude (2001)

Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center School of Medical Technology
Waco, Texas
Certified Medical Technologist, MT (ASCP) (2003)

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Houston, Texas
MD (2007)

University of Texas Transitional Program
Houston, Texas

The Methodist Hospital Pathology Residency Program
Houston, Texas
Anatomic Pathology (2012)

The Methodist Hospital Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
Houston, Texas

The Methodist Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center Neuropathology Fellowship Program
Houston, Texas


  1. Mukherjee A, Peterson JE, Sandberg G, Takei H, Adesina A, Goodman JC, et al. Central nervous system pathology in fatal swine-origin influenza A H1N1 virus infection in patients with and without neurological symptoms: an autopsy study of 15 cases. Acta Neuropathol. 2011;122:371–373.

  2. Fesler JR, Poddar K, Arrington DK, Peterson JE. Fatal mycotic cerebral abscess in an immuno-competent healthy adolescent. Pediatr Neurol. Oct 2015;53(4):371-372. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2015.06.008. PMID: 26216501.

  3. Peterson JE, Love JC, Pinto DC, Wolf DA, Sandberg G. A novel method for removing a spinal cord with attached cervical ganglia from a pediatric decedent. J Forensic Sci. 2015 Aug 21 [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12925. PMID: 26296423.

  4. Conner AK, Fung KM, Peterson JE, Glenn CA, Martin MD. Ectopic ganglion in cauda equina: case report. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Feb 12:1-4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26871650

  5. Skunda R, Puckett T, Martin M, Sanclement J, Peterson JE. 14-year-old boy with mild antecedent neck pain in setting of acute trauma: a rare case of benign fibrous histiocytoma of the spine. [Case Report & Literature Review] Am J Orthop. 2016 Mar-Apr;45(3):E148-E152. PMID: 26991583