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Tara C. Moon, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM 

Professor, Director of the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science



BS in Biology and Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MS in Health Services Research from Wake Forest University; PhD in Health Related Sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University.


Director of the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science. Teaches Immunohematology, clinical courses in Immunohematology, Research Methods; Directs the Education Practicum and Capstone I and II.

Research/Scholarly Interests

Diagnostic Testing for Cystic Fibrosis, Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine (ABO blood groups and lifespan, Massive Transfusion Protocols), and CLS workforce and education issues.


Research and Reports Editor for Clinical Laboratory Science Journal; Secretary for North Carolina Association of Blood Bankers; Faculty Advisor & Intellectual Development Chair for Alpha Chi Omega, Epsilon Chi Chapter, UNC Chapel Hill.


Faculty member since 2002.

Tara Moon, CLS Faculty Member