ARUP to Host Mini-Lecture Series At AACC Annual Convention

Four ARUP Medical Directors Featured

Jul 29, 2013, 07:00 ET from ARUP Laboratories

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARUP Laboratories will highlight innovation and new themes in laboratory diagnostics with four unique presentations during the Clinical Lab Exposition hosted by the American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Convention in Houston, Texas on Tuesday, July 30 and Wednesday, July 31.


Tuesday, July 30
11:00 a.m.—Brian Jackson, MD, MS
Vice President, Chief Medical Informatics Officer
A Hippocratic Oath for the Diagnostic Industry

2:00 p.m.—Elaine Lyon, PhD
Director, Genetics Division, Co-Medical Director, Pharmacogenomics, 
Co-Director, Clinical Molecular Genetics Fellowship Program
Why Labs Request Clinical Information: Examining the Impact on Patient Care

Wednesday, July 31
11:00 a.m.—Gwen McMillin, PhD
Medical Director, Toxicology, Co-Medical Director, Pharmacogenetics
What's in a Number? Can Quantitative Drug Testing Results Be Used to Delineate Partial vs. Full Dose Compliance?

2:00 p.m.—Joely Straseski, PhD, MS, MT(ASCP), DABCC
Medical Director, Endocrinology
Children Aren't Small Adults (and Other Pediatric Reference Interval Challenges)

For more information about ARUP Laboratories and its involvement in AACC, please visit ARUP at AACC's Clinical Lab Expo 2013.

About ARUP Laboratories
Founded in 1984, ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. ARUP offers more than 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP serves clients across the United States, including many of the nation's top university teaching hospitals and children's hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, group purchasing organizations, military and other government facilities, and major clinics. In addition, ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology®.

About AACC
AACC is an international scientific/medical society of clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and other individuals involved with clinical chemistry and related disciplines. Founded in 1948, the society has over 8,000 members and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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