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    • Jalane M. Locke, Medical and Technical Explorer, CLS, I&M Engineer, Writer
    • Nancy B. Williams, MS, Medical Writer and Principal, BioText Communications
    • Deborah Levenson, Health Writer
    • Eric Seaborg, Health Writer
    • Sarah Keller, Science Writer
    • Sara Ann Friedman, Independent Consultant/Writer
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    • Bernadette Smith, Science Writer
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    • Lisa Moynihan, Health Writer

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    • Joanne Lozar Glenn, MS, Independent Writer-Educator
    • Mary Jane Gore, MA, Health Writer and Editor
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  • ACCENT® Program Content Reviewers

    The following individuals successfully participated in the AACC Member ACCENT® Program and are recognized as Lab Tests Online Web Content Reviewers.

    Charbel Abou-Diwan, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Director of Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology, & POCT, Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix

    Sami Albeiroti, PhD, DABCC, Scientific Director, Sutter Health Shared Laboratory

    Nansy Albtoush, PhD

    Faryal Ali, CLS/MLS, MBA, MSc, Senior Clinical Lab Scientist, USCF, ZSFG Clinical Laboratory

    Mahesheema Ali, MSc, PhD

    Ghaith Altawallbeh, PhD, Clinical Chemistry Fellow

    Nicole Amistani, BS CLS, MT (ASCP)

    Nadia Ayala-Lopez, PhD, MLS, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University

    Mustafa A. Barbhuiya, PhD, MLS (ASCP) MB (ASCPi)

    Rohit Bhandari, PhD

    Abbejane Blair, MLS(ASCP), QLS(ASCP), CQA, CRA, Principal Consultant, Total Laboratory Compliance Experts

    Gregary T. Bocsi, DO

    Jagadish K. Boppisetti, PhD, Senior Scientist

    Boris Calderon, MD, DABCC, FACB, Staff Scientist, Clinical Center NIH

    Jing Cao, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry, Texas Children's Hospital

    Balu K Chacko, PhD, NRCC, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Allison B. Chambliss, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Scientific Director, LAC+USC Medical Center Core Laboratory

    Siaw Li Chan, PhD

    Donald Walt Chandler, Exec. Director Endocrine Sciences, LabCorp

    Li-Sheng Chen, PhD, DABCC, FACB

    Qian Cheng, PhD, NRCC

    Nandu Chindarkar, PhD, DABCC, FAACC. Technical Director (Chemistry), Kaiser Permanente Regional Lab

    Shawn Clinton, PhD, DABCC, Laboratory Director

    Jennifer M. Colby, PhD, DABCC

    Bridgit O. Crews, PhD, DABCC, Scientific Director, Northern California Kaiser Regional Laboratories

    Svetlana Dambaeva, PhD, D(ABMLI), Research Assistant Professor, Associate Director Clinical Immunology Laboratory, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL

    Pradip Datta, PhD, DABCC

    Erika B. Deaton-Mohney MT(ASCP), CPP

    Kim L. Diehl, MLS(ASCP)CM, Laboratory Director

    Sean Dill, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM, Director of Laboratory Operations, Highline Labs

    James G. Donnelly, PhD, DABCC, FCACB, Chief Scientific Officer and VP of Laboratory Operations, Babson Diagnostics

    Adrienne N. Eckhardt, BS, MT(ASCP)

    Adetoun A. Ejilemele, MB.ChB., DABCC, Clinical & Technical Consultant, Kaiser Permanente Regional Laboratory

    Mutasim Elfahal, PhD, DABCC

    Shu-Ling Fan, PhD, DABCC, Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry, Department of Pathology, Boston Medical Center

    Lei Fu, PhD, DABCC, FACB, FCACB, Clinical Biochemist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto

    Ron Haas, PhD DABCC

    Hoda Hagrass, MD, Ph.D., Medical Director of clinical chemistry and immunology laboratories, UAMS

    Abdel B Halim, PharmD, PhD, DABCC, FACB, VP Translational Medicine, Biomarkers and Diagnostics

    Kristin Hauff, PhD, FCACB, Interior Health Laboratories BC

    Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    Nicholas Heger, PhD, CC (NRCC), Assistant Director - Clinical Chemistry, Tufts Medical Center Boston

    Wyenona Hicks, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB

    Brett Holmquist, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Technical Director, Endocrine Sciences, LabCorp

    Hoon Loi, Chong, MD, FASN, FRSPH, IPFPH, Physician, MJ Health Care Centre

    Kenneth Ihenetu, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Laboratory Director, Unitec Laboratories, Inc.

    Ola Z. Ismail, PhD. Clinical Biochemistry Fellow at McMaster University

    Beth A. Jackson, MT (ASCP), BS (Micro)

    Kamisha L. Johnson-Davis, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Associate Professor, University of Utah; Medical Director, ARUP Laboratories

    Erin Kaleta, PhD, DABCC, Clinical Director, Sonora Quest Laboratories

    Thomas Kampfrath, PhD, DABCC

    Mark D. Kellogg, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC, Assistant Professor Harvard Medical School

    Rita Khoury, MD, DABCC, FACB, Laboratory Director, Aculabs, Inc.

    Stanley S. Levinson, PhD, DABCC

    Hui Li, PhD, DABCC, FACB, FCACB, Clinical Chemist, Dynacare

    Kristin Luckenbill, PhD, JD, DABCC, Clinical Chemist, Sanford Bismarck Laboratory

    Bereneice Madison, PhD, MT(ASCP)

    Marina Marinkovic, PhD, Principal Scientist, Nova Biomedical

    Mary M Mayo, PhD, DABCC, FAACC, Global Medical and Scientific Affairs, Beckman Coulter

    Hannah Mbatia, PhD, ASCP, NRCC

    Qing H. Meng, PhD, MD, DABCC, FAACC, Professor and Director of Clinical Chemistry and Special Chemistry Laboratories, Department of Laboratory Medicine

    Lori M. Millner, PhD, NRCC, Laboratory Director, US Medical Scientific

    Michelle Moy, M.Ad.Ed, MT (ASCP) SC, Program Director and Assistant Professor, Medical Laboratory Science/Biomedical Science Madonna University

    Penn Muluhngwi, PhD, NRCC, SC(ASCP)

    Yanal M. Murad, PhD, DABMM

    Hari Nair, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Technical Director, Boston Heart Diagnostics

    Christina P. Nickel, MHA, MLS(ASCP)cm, Laboratory Quality Manager, Bryan Medical Center

    William Nowatzke, PhD, DABCC, President, MeDx Consultants, LLC

    Beth A. O'Donnell, MLS (ASCP) CM

    lajumoke Oladipo, MD, DABCC, FAACC, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

    Morgan E. Pacini, MS, Technical/General Supervisor, LSA Toxicology Laboratory

    Jayson V. Pagaduan, PhD, Clinical Chemist, Intermountain Healthcare

    Michelle L. Parker, PhD, FCACB, Clinical Chemist, DynaLIFE Medical Labs

    Jagannadha Rao Peela, MD

    Eleonora Petryayeva, PhD

    Peter L. Platteborze, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Laboratory Director

    Jennifer L. Powers, DABCC, Assistant Director, Core Lab for Clinical Studies, Washington University in St. Louis

    Joshua E Raizman, PhD, FCACB

    Rose Romeo, PhD, DABCC, FACB

    Jenna Rychert, PhD, D(ABMM), Medical Director, ARUP Laboratory

    Cierra N. Sharp, PhD, NRCC

    Wendy S. Shea, MT(ASCP), Atrium Health, Carolinas Medical

    Patrick Sheehy, C(ASCP)

    Irene Shu, PhD, DABCC, Assistant Laboratory Director, USDTL

    Preetpal S. Sidhu, PhD, C (ASCP), Director, Progressive Diagnostics

    Kimia Sobhani, PhD, Director, Core labs, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

    Alina G. Sofronescu, PhD, NRCC-CC, FACB

    Carole A Spencer, PhD, FACB, Technical Director, USC Endocrine Services Laboratory

    Sydney Webb Strickland, PhD, DABCC, Director, LabCorp

    Dean R. Sylvaria, BS, CHS Supervisor, Histocompatibility Lab, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Danyel H. Tacker, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Technical Director, WVUH Laboratory Chemistry & Mass Spectrometry Sections

    Imad Tarhoni, MD, PhD Candidate, Department of Cell and Molecular Medicine, Rush University Medical Center

    Nicole V. Tolan, PhD, DABCC, Associate Director of Chemistry and POCT, BIDMC and Harvard Medical School

    Manoj Tyagi, PhD, NRCC CC, Medical Lab Director, Captiva Lab

    Uvaraj Uddayasankar, PhD, FCACB, Clinical Biochemist, LifeLabs ON

    Jill Warrington, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, BLA Partners, Clinical Pathology, University of Vermont Medical Center

    Alan F. Weir, PhD, DABCC, Instructor, Fox Valley Technical College

    Sarah E Wheeler, PhD, FAACC, Assistant Professor University of Pittsburgh, Medical Director Automated Testing Laboratories UPMC Mercy, UPMC Children's Hospital, Associate Medical Director Clinical Immunopathology UPMC Presbyterian, Shadyside, Magee Women's Hospital

    Brooke M Whitaker, MS, MLS(ASCP

    Samantha E. Wildeboer, MA, MS, MT(ASCP), Clinical Pathology Operations Supervisor, AbbVie

    Grace R. Williams, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Pathology, Toxicology Laboratory Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory Associate Director

    Kenneth A. Wong, BSc (MLS), MLT, Instructor, NAIT

    Fang Wu, PhD, DABCC, Clinical Biochemist, Saskatchewan Health Authority

    Tatiana Yuzyuk, PhD, FACMG, University of Utah, ARUP

    Xiaochun Zhang, PhD, DABCC, DABMLI, HCLD, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cleveland Clinic

    Yanhua Zhang, PhD, DNRCC-TC, FAACC, Scientific Director, Total Toxicology Labs

    Zhen Zhao, PhD, DABCC, Director of General Chemistry, Department of Laboratory Medicine, NIH Clinical Center

    Hong Zheng, PhD, NRCC, Lab Director, Clinical Toxicology Laboratory

    Carolyn Sue Ziegler, MBA, MLS(CM)

    Nicole Ziegler, MT (ASCP)