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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

Division of CLS seeking new faculty member

December 21, 2020

The UNC Division of Clinical Laboratory Science is seeking a full-time faculty member. Position posting closes on 2/12/2021.  For more information, please visit https://go.unc.edu/CLSfaculty.

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