Lisa Cremeans

Lisa Cremeans, MMDS, MLS(ASCP)CM, SMCM, MBCM

Assistant Professor

Email:  lisa_cremeans@med.unc.edu

Education

BA in Clinical Laboratory Science from The College of St. Scholastica; Master of Molecular Diagnostic Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Certificate in Core Public Health Concepts, and Certificate in Environment, Health and Safety Technology.

Teaches/Directs 

Undergraduate and graduate level coursework in clinical microbiology, molecular diagnostic science, and clinical course practicums in microbiology and molecular diagnostic science.

Research/Scholarly Interests

Workforce initiatives, recruitment and retention of clinical laboratory science professionals, laboratory safety, interprofessional education and practice in healthcare, and patient safety.

Service

Service at local, state, and national levels. CLS Service Society Advisor, Department of Allied Health Sciences Interprofessional Education and Practice Committee, North Carolina Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Treasurer, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Choosing Wisely Committee.

Experience

Faculty member since 2013. Fourteen years of experience as a medical technologist in physician office laboratories, the McLendon Clinical Laboratories Clinical Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory at UNC Hospitals, and the Nephropathology Laboratory at UNC. Additional experience working in emergency medical services, organ and tissue donation services, and for clinical research organizations in clinical trials and post-approval pharmaceutical safety.