School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Janet M. Poulik, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Pathology
Children's Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien
Detroit, Michigan 48201
Pediatric Pathology, Transplant pathology
Administrative Contact
Margaret Klein
Phone: (313) 745-5491
Research Interests

Pediatric and Transplant Pathology, congenital heart Disease Pathology, pediatric Gastrointestinal Pathology


Raman spectroscopy in the detection of Pediatric neoplasia and pathologic processes.


M.D. (1991): Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France


  • 1992-1997 William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan (AP/CP)


  • 1997-1998 Pediatric Pathology Children’s Hospital of Michigan


  • Board-certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Board-certified in Pediatric Pathology
Medical Education Responsibilities

Trains residents from Harper Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital and William Beaumont
Hospital in pediatric pathology
Trains one fellow per year in Pediatric Pathology


Teaching faculty for the Pathology Assistants Program


1. Rabah R, Poulik JM, 2001, Congenital alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins associated with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Pediatr Dev Pathol, 4: 167-74.

2. Pandya AK, Serhatkulu GK, Cao, A, Kast,R, Dai,H, Rabah,R, Poulik J, Banerjee S, Naik R, Adsay V, Auner GW, Klein,MD, Thakur JS, and Sarkar FH, 2008, Evaluation of pancreatic cancer with Raman spectroscopy in a mouse model, Pancreas, 36: el-8.

3. Rabah R, Weber R, Serhatkulu G, Cao A, Dai H, Pandya A, Naik G, Auner G, Poulik J, Klein M, 2008, Diagnosis of neuroblastoma and ganglioneuroblastoma using Raman spectroscopy, J. Pediatr Surg, 43: 171-6.

4. Peres E, Wood GW, Poulik J, Baynes R, Sood S, Abidi MH, Klein J, Bhabani K, Dansey R, Abella E, 2008, High Dose Chemotherapy and adoptive immunotherapy of pediatric brain tumors, Neuropediatrics, 39: 151-6.

5. Wills H, Kast R, Stewart C, Rabah R, Pandya AK, Poulik J, Auner G, and Klein MD, 2009, Raman spectroscopy detects and distinguishes neuroblastoma and related tissue in fresh and (banked) frozen samples, J Ped Surg, 44: 386-91.