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UNC-Chapel Hill Clinical Laboratory Science Service Society Spring 2019 updates

April 1, 2019

Five years ago, our students launched the UNC-CH Clinical Laboratory Science Service Society. The organization is dual-purpose: to promote the profession of clinical laboratory science and to give students an opportunity to interact with one another outside the classroom in ways that provide other learning opportunities and social interactions. This year, service society members have … Read more

Kristine Barnette Receives 2019 Louise Ward Excellence in Teaching Award

April 1, 2019

Kristine Barnette ’07, received the Louise Ward Excellence in Teaching Award from the Division of Clinical Laboratory Science. The award is presented annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching. Barnette is the manager of the division’s student laboratory.

Jennette receives distinguished service award

February 27, 2019

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).

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science’s Kripa Ahuja to Represent the UNC School of Medicine at Nationwide Interprofessional Competition

February 8, 2019

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 … Read more

Junior Olivia King Finds Fit in Clinical Laboratory Science

February 6, 2019

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 … Read more

First-Generation College Student Norma Villegas Set to Graduate in 2019

December 6, 2018

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 … Read more

Division of Clinical Laboratory Sciences Faculty Member Tara Moon Receives Educational Grant

October 1, 2018

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, … Read more

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science Alumni Continue to Lead the NCABB

September 8, 2018

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 … Read more