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Instructor, Medical Laboratory Science Program Manager, Applied Health Sciences

Health Sciences Campus

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  • I'm a certified medical laboratory scientist and educator currently serving as Program Manager and faculty member of the M.S Medical Laboratory Science program. Through my work, I'm excited to help build the next generation of medical laboratory scientists that uses their skills and knowledge to not only lead the laboratory, but to ultimately saves lives.

    • BS, Roosevelt University
    • MPH, Loyola University Chicago

    What prompted you to pursue your field?

    I decided to pursue a career in medical laboratory sciences because I wanted to be a part of a team that contributes to saving lives. I enjoy using hands-on skills and knowledge to come to conclusions that are beneficial to patient care. The versatility of the degree was also a huge reason why I chose to pursue medical laboratory science.

    Why is this area of study important at this point in time?

    Many medical decisions are based on laboratory results generated by medical laboratory scientists. Medical laboratory scientists work behind the scenes to provide accurate and reliable laboratory results to help clinicians monitor, treat, detect and prevent diseases. Without laboratory results, clinicians are unable to make reliable medical decisions.