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Organized by AACC, the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board is made up of volunteers from 17 partner societies representing the clinical laboratory profession and other health professions. At least one member expert from each society sits on the Editorial Review Board and contributes to the development and review of all content on the website. Other laboratory professionals as well as experts in a particular field are consulted at times to assist the Editorial Review Board in the review of content. These individuals are acknowledged in the Sources section of the article they review.

Roberta B. Carey, PhD, D (ABMM), CMQ/OE (ASQ)
Former Director of Laboratory Quality Management Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
Affiliation: American Society for Microbiology
This activity is being performed by Roberta B. Carey, PhD in her private capacity.
No official support or endorsement by CDC is intended or should be inferred.

Anne Chenoweth, MBA, MT(ASCP)CM, CQA(ASQ)
Director, Accreditation and Quality, AABB
Bethesda, MD
Affiliation: AABB

Alicia Diaz-Thomas, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Affiliation: Endocrine Society

D. Robert Dufour, MD
Emeritus Professor of Pathology, George Washington University
Washington, DC
Affiliation: AACC

James D. Faix, MD
Director of Chemistry and Immunology, Montefiore Medical Center - Moses
Bronx, NY
Affiliation: College of American Pathologists

Laboratory Administrative Director, Morrill County Community Hospital, Bridgeport, NE
MLT, MLA & PBT Program Director, Western Nebraska Community College, Scottsbluff, NE
Affiliation: American Society for Clinical Pathology

Shannon Haymond, PhD, DABCC FACB
Director, Clinical Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Associate Professor of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Affiliation: AACC

Barbara A. Karczeski, MS, CGC, MA
Genetic Counselor / Program Manager, Johns Hopkins DNA Diagnostic Laboratory
Baltimore, MD
Affiliation: National Society of Genetic Counselors

Anthony Kurec, MS, DLM (ASCP)
Clinical Asst. Professor, Emeritus
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY
Affiliation: Clinical Laboratory Management Association

Chuanyi Mark Lu, MD, PhD
Professor and Staff Hematopathologist
VA Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center
Chief, Hematology Laboratories, Lab Medicine Service, VA Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Affiliation: American Society of Hematology

Joseph Lutgring, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Affiliation: Infectious Diseases Society of America

Sharon S. Master, PhD
Biological Sciences Bureau Chief
NM Department of Health Scientific Laboratory Division
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Affiliation: Association of Public Health Laboratories

Cheryl Murray, MPA, MT(ASCP) SM
Manager, AAFP-PT Education & Technical Assistance
Leawood, KS
Affiliation: American Academy of Family Physicians

Kathy Nucifora, MPH, MT(ASCP)
Director of Accreditation, COLA
Columbia, MD
Affiliation: COLA

James H. Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN
Affiliation: Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute

Mary Lowery Nordberg, PhD, CLSp(CG, MB)
Director, Delta Pathology Molecular Diagnostics (Delta MDx)
The Delta Pathology Group
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
LSU Health/Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
Shreveport, LA
Affiliation: Association for Molecular Pathology

Elissa Passiment, EdM, CLS 
ASCLS, Executive Vice President Emeritus, McLean, VA
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Science
Rutgers, School of Health Related Professions
Affiliation: American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

Michael A. Pentella, PhD, D(ABMM)
Clinical Professor, College of Public Health
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
Affiliation: Association of Public Health Laboratories

Ron S. Quicho, MS
Associate Project Director, Department of Standards and Survey Methods
Strategic Business Unit Lead, Laboratory Accreditation
Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation
The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Affiliation: The Joint Commission

Kristian T. Schafernak, MD, MPH, FASCP, DABCC, FACB
Staff Pathologist/Hematopathology Subspecialist and Section Chief, Molecular Pathology and Microbiology, Phoenix Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Child Health and Pathology, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Phoenix, AZ
Affiliation: American Society for Clinical Pathology

Patrick St. Louis, PhD, Dip CC
Clinical Chemist
LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Affiliation: Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists

Keith Steinbach, MLT, CACE, MS (IPT)
Educator, Laboratory Services, Edmonton Zone
Alberta Health Services
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Affiliation: Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science

Michelle Strecker, MS, LCGC
Senior Director, Genetic Counseling Services
Irvine, CA
Affiliation: National Society of Genetic Counselors

Carmen L. Wiley, PhD, DABCC
Regional Manager of Scientific Affairs - Cardiac, Roche Diagnostics
Spokane, WA
Affiliation: AACC

William E. Winter, M.D., DABCC, FACB, FCAP
Departments of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine
Pediatrics, and Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, USA
Affiliation: AACC Academy

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