J. Charles Jennette, MD, the Kenneth M. Brinkhous Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Medicine, and Chief of Pathology and UNC Laboratory Medicine Services, has been selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC).
Two students from the Department of Allied Health Sciences will represent the UNC School of Medicine at the annual CLARION case competition, an initiative dedicated to improving health care through interprofessional education and hosted by the University of Michigan. Kripa Ahuja, a junior who has nearly completed her first year of study with the Division … Continued
Olivia King is nearly complete with her first year in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, an undergraduate program she discovered when she enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill. While in high school in Mooresville, North Carolina, King realized she excelled in biology and chemistry but did not want to immediately pursue medical or nursing school. When … Continued
Senior and first-generation college student Norma Villegas excelled in math and science as a child, and she found her way to the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science thanks to mentors who wanted to see her pursue a career that made her happy. “I knew that was the program for me,” she said. “I love microbiology … Continued
Division of Clinical Laboratory Science Associate Professor Tara Moon, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM received the ASCP Foundation Laboratory Science Program Director Educational Grant for Technology in Laboratory Teaching (TILT) from the American Society for Clinical Pathology. The grant will provide funding for equipping student laboratory benches with tablets used as learning tools to access electronic textbooks, atlases, … Continued
The North Carolina Association of Blood Bankers (NCABB) held its 46th annual NCABB fall meeting in Concord, North Carolina in September. Division of Clinical Laboratory Science class of 2003 graduate Rebecca Perry Coward, MT(ASCP)SBBCM, was named president elect. Class of 2001 graduate Angela Mahathey, MT(ASCP), has just finished her term as past president following her term as president in 2017. Additional … Continued
Kaitlin Cruz, a senior in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, has received a scholarship from the Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity. The fraternity supports undergraduates and laboratory science professionals through the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. Cruz said she decided to major in clinical laboratory science because she liked the program’s focus on hands-on … Continued
Morgan Fisher, a rising junior in the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, has received the Eleanor Parchman Memorial Scholarship from The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. Fisher, a first-generation college student, credits volunteer and work experiences, including in an emergency department and memory care unit as a certified nursing assistant, with cultivating an interest in laboratory science. “I love … Continued