Master’s of Clinical Laboratory Science Welcomes Inaugural Student Cohort

August 14, 2020

A new online master’s degree program in clinical laboratory science designed for working professionals—the first of its kind our state—has welcomed its inaugural student cohort, which began instruction in summer 2020. The program, housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, aims to prepare its graduates for service through education, research, … Continued

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Recognizes Alumnae Michelle Campbell (MS MDS ’18), Sophia Chandrasekar ‘16, and Letycia Nuñez Argote ’07 With “Voices Under 40” Award

July 28, 2020

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) recognized three alumnae of the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science as “Voices Under 40” at its annual meeting, hosted online in summer 2020 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Michelle Campbell (’18 MS MDS), Sophia Chandrasekar ’16 and Letycia Nuñez-Argote ’07, each received recognition for their contributions … Continued

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science Alumni Play Key Role in COVID-19 Testing

March 19, 2020

Alumni from the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science are playing a key role in COVID-19 testing in an effort to provide better access to care for patients who may have the virus. Several of the division’s alumni, particularly those in microbiology, are working at McLendon Clinical Laboratories, the in-house laboratory for UNC Health. NBC’s morning … Continued

Kripa Ahuja to Represent Division of Clinical Laboratory Science at Annual CLARION Competition for Interprofessional Collaboration

February 28, 2020

Kripa Ahuja, a senior in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, will represent the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the nationwide 2020 CLARION case competition, which is dedicated to improving health care through interprofessional collaboration. The competition, hosted annually at the University of Minnesota, brings together teams from different health professionals schools to analyze … Continued

First-Generation Clinical Laboratory Science Student Lexie Edwards Set to Graduate with Second Degree in 2020

November 1, 2019

Lexie Edwards, who will graduate with her second bachelor’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2020, discovered a match with clinical laboratory science after earning a degree in biology in 2018. “I’ve always had an interest in science. The human body really fascinates me,” Edwards said. As a biology major, Edwards, a first-generation college student, realized … Continued

Beck Receives Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification

October 15, 2019

Susan Beck, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM has received a Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification. Beck served as an American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) representative to the Board of Certification (BOC) for nearly a decade. Along with other ASCLS representatives, she helped navigate the merger of the Board … Continued

Alumna Spotlight: Jennifer Swift ‘07

October 11, 2019

Jennifer Swift ’07 graduated with her undergraduate degree in clinical laboratory science. As a student, she was excited to learn that this major included both of her passions of science and medicine and had multiple career opportunities available after graduation. Current Employer and Job Title: Duke Clinical Transplantation Immunology Laboratory; MLS Specialist Tell us about … Continued