Elizabeth J. Cochran, MD



  • Froedtert Hospital
  • 9200 W Wisconsin Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Pathology


Treatments and Services

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Autopsy Pathology
  • Neuropathology

Patients Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Neuropathology


Board certified in anatomic pathology and neuropathology, Dr. Cochran’s research interests include aging changes of the brain, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as brain tumors.


For the past 20 years, Dr. Cochran was on the faculty of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, where she was also director of autopsy services. While at Rush, she also served as director of the brain bank.


Dr. Cochran has authored and published numerous studies on Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders involving the central nervous system such as Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy. She has also contributed to two textbooks on surgical pathology and neuropathology.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Rush Medical College - Chicago, IL (1982)
Rotating Internship - Henry Ford Hospital - Detroit, MI (1982-1983)
Fellowship, Neuropathology - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL (1983-1984)
Residency, Neurology - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL (1984-1985)
Residency, Anatomic Pathology - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL (1985-1987)
Institute of Pathology, Fellowship, Neuropathology - Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland, OH (1987-1989)
Fellowship, Surgical Pathology - Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL (1989-1990)