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ASCLS “Off the Bench” Podcast Episode Features UNC CLS Alumni

August 10, 2021

The June 25, 2021 episode of the ASCLS “Off the Bench” podcast featured three UNC Division of Clinical Laboratory Science alumni. Host Sophia Chandrasekar (CLS ’16) interviewed Lisa Cremeans (MDS ’12 and former CLS faculty) and Gabbi Frimpong (CLS ’21) about the impact of COVID on teaching and learning in the CLS program. We are … Continued

MDS Alumna and Adjunct Faculty Member Michelle Campbell ’18 Named to “Power List”

August 2, 2021

Michelle Campbell, a 2018 graduate of the Master’s of Clinical Laboratory Science – Molecular Diagnostic Science program, was recently recognized on The Pathologist website’s  “Power List for 2021”. This list honors the most inspirational laboratory professionals for the year.  Michelle is currently a Development Technologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and is also … Continued

Congratulations Class of 2021!

May 14, 2021

Clinical Laboratory Science students joined other members of the Class of 2021 from the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Social Work, Public Health, Dentistry, and Nursing at the year’s first commencement ceremony in Kenan Stadium on May 14, 2021. Graduates enjoyed an in-person celebration with Carolina Blue skies and speeches from Drs. Anthony Fauci and Kizzmekia … Continued

Dr. Melissa Miller interviewed on LabChat

April 30, 2021

In this episode of Laboratory Equipment’s LabChat podcast, Michelle Taylor speaks with Melissa Miller, PhD, the director of the Clinical Molecular Microbiology Laboratory and the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory at the UNC Medical Center, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a critical need for medical laboratory professionals in the workforce.

Assistant Professor Lisa Cremeans Featured in Article About Laboratory Workforce

April 14, 2021

Lisa Cremeans, Assistant Professor in the UNC Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, is featured in this article about the Laboratory Workforce Shortage. Cremeans has been a member of the UNC CLS faculty since 2013 and currently serves on a clinical laboratory workforce task force for the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. https://www.medicaltechnologyschools.com/medical-lab-scientist/interview-clinical-worker-shortage

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Critical Need for Medical Laboratory Professionals

February 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a critical need for medical laboratory professionals —or those who work tirelessly behind the scenes in laboratories across the United States— to develop, perform and interpret diagnostic tests, among other duties. The Need for Medical Laboratory Professionals Nationally and locally, medical laboratory professionals fill roles at medical centers, but there … Continued

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science Alumna Srijana Chhetri ’20 Contributes to COVID-19 Research

January 7, 2021

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science alumna Srijana Chhetri ’20 was weeks away from graduation when the COVID-19 pandemic emerged—which facilitated the opportunity for her to study the virus alongside other researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill. In early 2020, Chhetri joined a the Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Ecology (IDEEL) Lab, part of the Institute for Global Health … Continued