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Our editorial advisory board members are leaders in the clinical laboratory arena and contribute articles on a regular basis. With features such as Learning Scope 2 in cooperation with LabCorp, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, ADVANCE provides continuing education opportunities for laboratory personnel.

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ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory
Presents the People Who Help Us to be the 'Expert in the Field.'

Our editorial board consists of four consultants and 21 advisors with decades of experience in areas such as pathology, chemistry, microbiology, automation, and safety. An ad in ADVANCE buys you an audience of 29,400* lab administrators who receive the latest news straight from the experts.

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Stanley Bauer, MD, is associate chairman of the Department of Diagnostic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY. His laboratory was one of the first to become automated.

David G. Beckwith, PhD, is president, CEO and clinical director of Health Network Laboratories LLC, Allentown, PA.

President of Cheriton Management Inc., British Columbia, Canada, Diane Chervinski, RT(CLST), has served on CLMA's international board of directors, among others.

At the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Janice M. Engberg, MS, MT,C(ASCP), is system specialist for electronic medical records.

As the owner and laboratory director of Colorado Coagulation Consultants, a national laboratory in Aurora, Gordon E. Ens, MT(ASCP), specializes in the areas of medical technology, coagulation and hematology.

Robin Felder, PhD, is the associate professor of Pathology, associate director of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology and director of the Clinical Robotic Research Group for the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville.

Wm. Daniel Follas, MS, is president of Follas Laboratories Inc., offering reference laboratory services in Indianapolis, IN.

Offering expertise in a variety of disciplines, Debby Giusti, MT(ASCP), is a generalist with Peachtree Regional Hospital in Newnan, GA.

Gerri S. Hall, PhD, serves as staff microbiologist in the Department of Clinical Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Blood banking specialist Lynn Hoffstadter, MT(ASCP)SBB, DLM, practices as an administrative technologist at the V.A. Hines Medical Center in Hines, IL. She is also an inspector for the AABB.

Gerald Kost, MD, PhD, is professor of Medical Pathology and Biomedical Engineering and the director of Clinical Chemistry at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Kost specializes in pathology and point-of-care testing related issues.

As senior medical technologist in hematology at American Medical Laboratories Inc., Chantilly, VA, Mary Lavoie, MT(ASCP)SH, MBA, specializes in job motivation for technicians.

John A. Lott, PhD, is professor of Pathology, director of Clinical Chemistry at the Ohio State University, OSU Medical Center in Columbus.

Peggy Prinz Luebbert, MS, MT(ASCP), CIC, is a risk management specialist for Alegent Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE.

At the University of California in San Francisco, Tom McHugh, MS, MT(ASCP), assistant director of immunology, researches infectious and viral diseases in the clinical laboratory.

Robert F. Moran, MS, PhD, FCCM, FAIC, is president and owner, mvi Sciences Consulting and Educational Services, Methuen, MA.

Eileen P. Page is the president and founder of People & Process Solutions Inc. (PPS), Ontario, Canada.

Serving as director of technical and field services for Diagnostic Products Corp., Randolph, NJ, is Nils B. Person, PhD.

Sue E. Steven, PhD, MBA, currently serves as decision support manager for SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Collegeville, PA.

John G. Thomas, PhD, MS, HCLD, is director of Microbiology and Virology, West Virginia University Hospitals, and professor for the Departments of Pathology and Periodontics, West Virginia University Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center-North, Morgantown, WV.

Dennis Winsten is president of Dennis Winsten & Associates Inc., Tucson, AZ.

William E. Winter, MD, is professor in the Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics & Microbiology; medical director and section chief of Clinical Chemistry and director of the Residents Training Program, at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville.

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William N. Bigler, PhD, is the director of the Center for advanced Medical Technology at San Francisco (CA) State University.

Gary F. Braley serves as president of Braley Consulting Services Inc., Minneapolis, MN.

Jim Cook, MBA, MT(ASCP) DLM, is the director of Laboratory Services at Charleston (SC) Memorial Hospital.

Serving as both associate director of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and the director of Clinical Chemistry and Central Processing/Phlebotomy for St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia is Barbara M. Goldsmith, PhD, FACB.

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New! Perspectives in Pathology
The American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) now sponsors this column on management, professional and technical issues affecting pathologists. Plus, our special partnership with the American Association of Pathologists' Assistants (AAPA) allows you to reach this rapidly expanding group of influential professionals who focus on the daily operations of the lab. ADVANCE is available to ASCP members who are lab managers or pathologists as a benefit of membership.

Eye on Integration
ADVANCE Newsmagazines formed an alliance with the Congress on Integrated Health Care Systems Management, a cutting-edge movement dedicated to advancing multidisciplinary departmental and management issues. Eye on Integration is published in ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory, and three other ADVANCE magazines, in cooperation with the Congress, which includes the Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA).

Learning Scope 2
Learning Scope 2 is sponsored by LabCorp. LabCorp is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. This feature provides an exciting opportunity for lab managers to earn valuable CEUs.
 

In addition, LabCorp is recognized as an approved provider of continuing medical education for laboratory and related personnel by the ASCLS PACE program, the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel/Florida Dept of Health, and by Laboratory Field Services/California Department of Health Services.

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Thank you,
David


David November 16, 2012




     

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