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Faculty and trainees recognized at 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

At the beginning of August, members from the Department of Pathology & Immunology attended the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Anaheim, CA. The conference connects global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of laboratory medicine.

A number of department individuals were recognized during the meeting:

  • Mitchell Scott, PhD, Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Dennis J. Dietzen, PhD, Past President’s Award
  • Mark Zaydman, MD, PhD (current PSTP trainee), Distinguished Abstract Award
    • Poster: Extending the analytical measuring range of homogenous turbidemetric immunoassays using a novel kinetic calibration method
  • Chris Farnsworth, PhD (former Clinical Chemistry Fellow and now LGM faculty), 2nd Place Student Oral Presentation Award
    • Presentation: Parameters for Validating a Hospital Pneumatic Tube System: Lessons learned from closing a satellite laboratory
  • Melissa Budelier, PhD, Richard Marshall Education Travel Award

Check out photos from the event: