WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 AACC and AACC Academy Awards. Through this annual awards program, AACC strives to support laboratory medicine professionals in all stages of their careers and to build awareness of the essential role that clinical laboratory testing plays in improving patient health.
"I commend this year's award recipients for the outstanding contributions they've made to clinical laboratory testing and healthcare," said AACC President Dr. David G. Grenache. "Their tremendous accomplishments have strengthened the ability of lab experts to provide crucial insights so that patients get the care they need—which is more important than ever as the coronavirus outbreak enters its second year, and lab experts continue to work heroically on the pandemic's frontlines."
The 2021 AACC and AACC Academy Award winners will be recognized during the opening plenary session of the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center on Sunday, September 26.
About AACC Dedicated to achieving better health through laboratory medicine, AACC brings together more than 50,000 clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and business leaders from around the world focused on clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of progressing laboratory science. Since 1948, AACC has worked to advance the common interests of the field, providing programs that advance scientific collaboration, knowledge, expertise, and innovation. For more information, visit www.aacc.org.