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Expert in Molecular Diagnostics and Clinical Laboratory Medicine

Expert ID: 731375 Virginia, USA

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As a board certified clinical molecular geneticist and clinical chemist, Expert directed clinical laboratories engaged in testing human samples for various genetic and immunological disorders.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Richmond, Virginia - Alexandria, Virginia - Roanoke, Virginia - Lynchburg, Virginia

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Biochemistry Institution: Ohio State University
Year: Degree: Fellowship in Clinical Chemistry Subject: Clinical Chemistry Institution: Ohio State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2002 to 2013 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Professor Department: Pathology Responsibilities: Direct Molecular Diagnostics, Clinical Genomics and Immunology Laboratories
Years: 1995 to 2002 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Professor Department: Pathology Responsibilities: Direct Molecular Diagnostics, Clinical Genomics and Immunology Laboratories
Years: 1988 to 2002 Employer: University of North Carolina Medical School Title: Director, Division of Molecular Pathology Department: Department of Pathology Responsibilities: Member, Curriculum in Genetics (1993-)
University of North Carolina Medical School Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Years: 1986 to 1994 Employer: University of North Carolina Medical School Title: Associate Professor Department: Pathology Responsibilities: Associate Professor of Pathology and
Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Years: 1979 to 2002 Employer: North Carolina Memorial Hospital Title: Associate Director Department: Clinical Chemistry Responsibilities: Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry
Director, Special Chemistry Laboratory
Department of Hospital Laboratories
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Years: 1979 to 1986 Employer: University of North Carolina Title: Assistant Professor Department: Pathology Responsibilities: Assistant Professor of Pathology and
Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Years: 1976 to 1979 Employer: Hospital of the Good Samaritan Title: Director Department: Clinical Chemistry Responsibilities: Director of Clinical Chemistry
Hospital of the Good Samaritan
Los Angeles, California
Years: 1977 to 1979 Employer: University of Southern California Title: Assistant Clinical Professor Department: Pathology Responsibilities: Assistant Clinical Professor of Pathology
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Years: 1969 to 1971 Employer: US Army Title: Medical Laboratory Specialist Department: 5th Class Responsibilities: Medical Laboratory Specialist, 5th Class,
US Army

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
North Carolina Section: Secretary-Treasurer; Nominating Committee,Chair
Southern California Section: Councillor
National Committees: Awards Committee
Symposium Committee, AACC National Meeting
Abstracts Committee, AACC National Meeting
Program Committee, Beckman Symposium
Symposium Committee, Co-Chair, AACC National Meeting; Executive Committee, AACC National Meeting
Public Information Committee
American Association for Advancement of Science
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
American Society for Human Genetics

Licenses / Certifications
FACMG, Fellow, American College of Medical Geneitcs
DABCC, Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Chemistry

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:
American Board of Clinical Chemistry, 1976
American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Molecular Genetics), 1996
American College of Medical Genetics, Fellow, 2005
Professional Appointments
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
Member, Foundation for Cardiovascular Research Research Committee, (Pasadena California)
Clinical Advisory Board, Beckman Instruments, Inc.
Diagnostic Advisory Board, Hybritech, Inc.
Editorial Advisory Board, Clinical Chemistry News
Board of Editors, Yearbook of Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Board of Editors, Clinical Chemistry
Board of Editors, Clinica Chimica Acta
Editorial Advisory Board, Strategies for Clinical Chemistry
Executive Committee, Clinical Chemistry, Reviews Editor
Board of Editors, American Journal of Clinical Pathology
Beckman Conference Organizing Committee
Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry, Board of Directors, Vice-President for Program Evaluation
International Federation of Clinical Chemistry Committee on Molecular Techniques
Neurofibormatosis Integration Panel - US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
American Board of Clinical Chemistry, Director
Vice-President (Credentials)
Chair, Molecular Diagnostics Board Exam Committee
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act Committee, Work Group on Genetic Diseases
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act Committee, Full Committee
Chair, CLIAC Genetics Working Group
Consultant, Food and Drug Administration, Medical Device Advisory Committee: Molecular and Clinical Genetics Panel Chair
Scientific Advisory Board, PPGx
Scientific Advisory Board, Bayer Molecular Diagnostics
Research Advisory Panel, USADA (United State Anti-Doping Agency)
College of American Pathology – Molecular Resource Committee
Johns Hopkins University Genetics and Public Policy Center Expert Panel on Genetic Testing Oversight
Consultant, Food and Drug Administration, Medical Device Advisory Committee: Immunology Panel
Scientific Advisory Board, Partnership for Clean Competition

Invited Reviewer - Clinical Chemistry, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of the American Medical Association, Biotechniques, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Journal of Medical Genetics, Clinica Chimca Acta, Diagnostic Molecular Pathology, Journal of Molecular Diagnostics

Awards / Recognition
SPECIAL HONORS AND AWARDS:
Kappa Scholar; Chi Epsilon Mu Honorary (Chemistry) Washington and Jefferson College
ISCABER Award (Research Society in Basic Sciences) Ohio State University
AACC Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement by a Young Investigator
Philip Blatt Award for Teaching Laboratory Medicine, selected by University of North Carolina Pathology Residents
Miriam Reiner Award from Capital Section AACC for Contributions to Clinical Chemistry
AACC Award for Outstanding Contributions in Education
IFCC/EDMA Outstanding Scientific Paper, Second Place Award, Glasgow
Medical / Professional
HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES: (UNC)
Research Advisory Committee (Department of Hospital Laboratories), Chair, Co-chair
Biological Sciences Research Center Advisory Committee (UNC School of Medicine)
Faculty Council (UNC)
Task Force on Human Genetics
Innovative Projects Evaluation Committee
Current Topics in Laboratory Medicine, Chair
University Committee on Gene Therapy
Qualifying Examination Committee, Genetics Curriculum Chair

Publications and Patents Summary
Over 150 peer-review publications and book chapters

Fields of Expertise

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