Stakeholders

  • Clinical Laboratory Management Association Logo

    Founded in 1976, the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) is an international association of over 1,600 clinical laboratory professionals. CLMA provides tools, resources, and advocacy for the clinical laboratory industry, supporting laboratory professionals as they take on leadership roles in their laboratories. CLMA educates and advocates on behalf of members and plays a leadership role in enhancing the image and increasing the visibility of the laboratory management profession.

    Board representative: Anthony Kurec, MS, MASCP, MLT(ASCP), H, DLM, Clinical Associate Professor, Emeritus, SUNY Upstate Medical University

  • Soft Bones logo

    Soft Bones, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit, US-based patient advocacy group dedicated to hypophosphatasia.

    Soft Bones powers the HPP community by raising awareness of this rare, metabolic disease, providing hope by advocating for and funding research, and connecting patients with each other and with the medical community to advance the understanding of HPP. We provide medical information as well as a support system for patients and families living with HPP.

  • Lymphoma Research Foundation

    The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding lymphoma research and supporting the lymphoma community through evidence-based education, support services, and resources. LRF’s mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease. Through lymphoma-specific research grants and consortia, LRF seeks to better understand the more than 100 subtypes of lymphoma and support the development of new treatments. LRF’s focus on supporting early-career scientists ensures the best and brightest remain in the field of lymphoma research so that innovation and progress continue. Simultaneously, LRF works tirelessly to help patients, survivors, caregivers, and families understand their diagnosis and ensure they have access to the support and resources they need.

  • Sociedad Española de Química Clínica (SEQC) Logo

    The Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine was founded in 1976 as the Sociedad Española de Química Clínica (SEQC), or the Spanish Society of Clinical Chemistry. Its principal mission is to bring together all scientists who are interested in the field of Clinical Biochemistry, to promote the dissemination of scientific and technical publications, to organize both national and international meetings and educational programs, and to cooperate with other scientific societies.  With support from EDMA and FENIN, SEQC launched Lab Tests Online-ES in 2007.

  • Réseau de Laboratoires de Biologie Médicale Accrédités (LABAC) Logo

    LABAC is an association of more than 300 private and hospital medical biology laboratories. Its objective is to promote good practices in medical biology and to be attentive to international scientific publications. It is a pivotal interlocutor of all partners in medical biology in France (labs, Cofrac, institutions and government).

  • AACC Logo

    AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Our leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.

    Board representatives:

    Jill S. Warrington, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Robert Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont; Laboratory Director, Averhealth; Acting CLIA Director, Vermont Department of Health Laboratory

    Thomas Kampfrath, PhD, DABCC, Medical Officer, Laboratory Diagnostics, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

  • AABB Logo

    AABB is an international, not-for-profit association representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The association is committed to improving health through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and educational programs that focus on optimizing patient and donor care and safety. AABB membership includes physicians, nurses, scientists, researchers, administrators, medical technologists and other health care providers. AABB members are located in more than 80 countries and AABB accredits institutions in more than 50 countries.

    Board representative: Meredith Eller, MBA, MT(ASCP)SBB(CM), CQA(ASQ); Director, Accreditation and Quality, AABB

  • COLA Logo

    COLA is a national laboratory accreditor and an advocate for quality in laboratory medicine and patient care. It is a physician-directed organization whose purpose is to promote excellence in laboratory medicine and patient care through a program of voluntary education and accreditation. In 1988, COLA was established by the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American College of Physicians (ACP) as an organization to help keep small physician-office laboratories (POLs) in compliance with the newly created Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA ’88). COLA has evolved through the years and today serves over 7,000 laboratories of all sizes, nationwide.

    Board representative: Kathy Nucifora, MPH, MT(ASCP) Chief Operating Officer, COLA

  • Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (SIBioC) Logo

    The Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (SIBioC) is the largest Italian laboratory society, with approximately 3500 members. It was founded in 1968 and accepts applications by laboratory physicians, laboratory scientists and medical technologists. The Society is leaded by a president and by a board that includes the heads of the following  divisions: scientific, international, regional sections, and education and communication.  Every year, the Society organizes a national congress that is attended by 1200-1500 delegates. It regularly publishes a journal (BC) and an on-line news letter.  With support from EDMA and Assobiomedica, SIBioC launched Lab Tests Online-IT in 2007.

  • Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry-Clinical Biochemistry (GSCC-CB) Logo

    The Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry-Clinical Biochemistry (GSCC-CB) was founded in 1989 and associates more than five hundred, laboratory scientists and medical doctors, working in the field of clinical chemistry-clinical biochemistry in clinical laboratories in Greece. The Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry-Clinical Biochemistry is the major professional society for practicing clinical biochemists and is a full member of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) and EFCC (European Federation of Clinical Chemistry). Membership of the GSCC-CB provides both professional and individual benefits. Every year, the Society organizes a national congress that is attended by 1200-1500 delegates. It regularly publishes a journal (BC) and an on-line news letter. The GSCC-CB welcomes graduates in science and medicine together with students and anyone with an interest in clinical biochemistry. With support from EDMA, GSCC-CB launched Lab Tests Online-GR in October 2008.

  • Polish Society of Laboratory Diagnostics (PTDL) Logo

    The Polish Society of Laboratory Diagnostics (PTDL) was founded in 1964 with its headquarters in Warsaw, Poland. Its mission is to disseminate new achievements and new technologies in laboratory medicine; to provide members and the healthcare community with education relevant to laboratory medicine, directed at management and clinical issues on such topics as quality management, utilization and cost-effectiveness of laboratory measurements; and finally, to contribute in organization, planning and delivery of healthcare in Poland. There are about 3,500 members in the Society. Polish Society of Laboratory Diagnostics is a full member of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine and the European Communities Confederation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. With support from EDMA and IPPDL, PTDL launched Lab Tests Online-PL in 2007.

  • Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (KSLM) Logo

    The Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (KSLM) was founded in 1980 and is the official community for professional clinical pathologists to cope with the trend of specialization, to meet the needs of clinicians, to contribute to advancement and to develop well-organized train programs in the fields of laboratory medicine. It provides leadership in clinical laboratory medicine through academic activities including conferences, meetings and its journal, the Korean Laboratory Accreditation Program, proficiency testing and international activities. Lab Tests Online-KR launched in April 2012.

  • Hungarian Society of Laboratory Medicine (MLDT) Logo

    The predecessor of the Hungarian Society of Laboratory Medicine (MLDT) was founded as a joint scientific organization of clinical chemists and pathologists in 1946. MLDT focuses its activity mainly on professional and scientific matters in laboratory medicine and promotes the educational, practical and scientific development of its members. It is also active in advising and influencing healthcare policy decisions, professional and healthcare regulations and laws which impact on the work of medical laboratories and education of laboratory specialists. The Hungarian Society has about 500 members and 15 corporate members. With support from EDMA and HIVDA, MLDT launched Lab Tests Online-HU in 2007.

  • Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry (CSKB) Logo

    The Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry (Česká společnost klinické biochemie, CSKB) was founded in 1958 and associates more than thousand medical doctors, scientists and laboratory technicians, working in the field of clinical biochemistry in clinical laboratories in the Czech Republic. The main role of CSKB is to promote clinical biochemistry among laboratory and clinical colleagues, organize regional, national and international meetings, publish results of research of its members and create guidelines in laboratory diagnostics of serious diseases. CSKB significantly participates in quality improvement of laboratory tests and cooperates with the government in organization of health care in the Czech Republic. Czech version of the project Lab Tests Online (Lab Tests Online-CZ) was introduced in October 2008 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of CSKB and is supported by CSKB and CZEDMA.

  • American Society of Hematology Logo

    The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world’s largest professional society of clinicians and scientists dedicated to furthering the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood. For more than 50 years, the Society has led the development of hematology as a discipline by promoting research, patient care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology

    Board representative: Chuanyi Mark Lu, MD, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair UCSF Department of Laboratory Medicine; Director, Clinical Laboratories, San Francisco VA Healthcare System

  • The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) is the national certifying body and professional society for medical laboratory professionals, with over 14,000 members in Canada and around the world. Members include medical laboratory technologists, medical laboratory assistants, educators and scientists, who work in public and private laboratories. CSMLS supports members by offering continuing education, professional recognition programs and grants and scholarships. CSMLS is an active participant in the health care planning process in Canada, working with federal and provincial governments on issues relating to medical laboratory testing. Board representative: Keith Steinbach, MLT, CACE, MS (IPT), LSSBB, Educator, Edmonton Zone Alberta Precision Laboratories, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Logo

    The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) is the national certifying body and professional society for medical laboratory professionals, with over 14,000 members in Canada and around the world. Members include medical laboratory technologists, medical laboratory assistants, educators and scientists, who work in public and private laboratories. CSMLS supports members by offering continuing education, professional recognition programs and grants and scholarships. CSMLS is an active participant in the health care planning process in Canada, working with federal and provincial governments on issues relating to medical laboratory testing.

    Board representative: Keith Steinbach, MLT, CACE, MS (IPT), LSSBB, Educator, Edmonton Zone Alberta Precision Laboratories, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  • The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Logo

    The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is the oldest and largest non-registry professional society, representing 12,000 non-physician clinical laboratory practitioners. The society’s members include clinical laboratory directors, managers, supervisors, hematologists, immunologists, educators, clinical chemists, microbiologists, phlebotomists and other professionals. The mission of ASCLS is support its members in their quest to provide quality services for all consumers. The members ascribe to a code of ethics and are committed to safeguarding the dignity and privacy of patients and providing accurate information to other health care professionals about laboratory services. The Society promotes the highest standards of practice and professional competence through conferences, publications and education programs.

    Board representative: Elissa Passiment, EdM, CLS, ASCLS Executive Vice President Emeritus, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, School of Health Professions, Department of Clinical Laboratory and Medical Imaging Services

  • Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (ACB) Logo

    The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (ACB) was founded in 1953, and is one of the oldest such Associations in the world. Based in the United Kingdom, it is a professional body dedicated to the practice and promotion of clinical science. The Association has medical and non-medical members in all major UK healthcare laboratories, in many university departments and in several commercial companies. The links with its Corporate Members leads to a fruitful relationship with the clinical diagnostics industry. ACB liaises with and is consulted by many national and international organizations on issues relating to clinical biochemistry, and is the publisher of Lab Tests Online-UK.

  • Chinese Society of Laboratory Medicine (CSLM) Logo

    The Chinese Society of Laboratory Medicine (CSLM) is the largest professional society for practicing laboratory medicine in China, with 73 committee members and hundreds of thousand of ordinary members. It was founded on Sep. 7, 1979 in Jilin province. CSLM is committed to bring together all scientists in the field of laboratory medicine, to promote popularization of clinical laboratory science and publications, to advance the development of laboratory medicine in China through service, education and research, and to organize both national and international meetings and educational programs. CSLM launched Lab Tests Online-CN in November 2009.

  • Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica/Medicina Laboratorial (SBPC/ML) Logo

    The mission of Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica/Medicina Laboratorial (SBPC/ML) is to be a Medical Society of Specialty that brings together individuals and organizations engaged in scientific and professional areas of Laboratory Medicine, with the aim of continuous improvement of this activity in health care. Lab Tests Online-BR launched in August 2010.

  • Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB) Logo

    The Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists is the major professional society for practicing clinical biochemists in Australia and New Zealand and is a full member of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) and Asian and Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry (APFCB). Membership of the Association provides both professional and individual benefits. The AACB welcomes graduates in science and medicine together with technicians, students and others with an interest in clinical biochemistry. AACB launched Lab Tests Online-AU in 2007.

  • Association of Clinical Biochemistry Specialists (KBUD) Logo

    The Association of Clinical Biochemistry Specialists (KBUD) was established in Istanbul, Turkey in 1999 in order to encourage the development of Clinical Biochemistry and to protect rights and benefits of its members. Association members include academicians, researchers, and colleagues who have completed or are continuing their training and education in the specialty of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry. KBUD organizes various National and International congresses, symposia and courses. KBUD is responsible for a National External Quality Control Program (KBUDEK), Laboratory Reference Ranges for Turkey (TURA), and translation of selected articles from AACC’s Journal of Clinical Chemistry. Lab Tests Online-TR launched in March 2011.

  • Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) Logo

    The Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) is a national scientific and professional society representing clinical biochemists across Canada. It provides leadership in the practice of clinical biochemistry and clinical laboratory medicine through service, education and research. The Society establishes standards for diagnostic services and serves as a resource to government, industry, and health care associations, in the interest of the general public.

    Board representative: Hui Li, PhD, FCACB, DABCC, FACB, Clinical Chemist, Medical Laboratory Director Dynacare, Ontario, Canada

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Logo

    The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) advances the various roles of genetic counselors in health care by fostering education, research, and public policy to ensure the availability of quality genetic services. To learn more about genetic counseling or to find a genetic counselor near you, visit the National Society of Genetic Counselors website at aboutgeneticcounselors.org or use NSGC’s “Find a Genetic Counselor” tool at FindAGeneticCounselor.org to locate a genetic counselor in your area.

    Board representative: Michelle Strecker, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor