Five-year AACC memberships are available to clinical laboratorians from emerging areas worldwide. Each membership also includes a Clinical Chemistry Journal subscription and two Division Memberships. Applications are accepted year round. To apply for a grant click here.
AACC is grateful to Sandy and Jerry Gallwas, whose gifts made the inauguration of this program possible – and whose gifts have funded dozens of "Gallwas Members." Their ongoing support makes it possible for many in the developing world to have access to the best and latest in laboratory medicine, technology and science and to network with the most knowledgeable clinical laboratory scientists wordlwide. Recent gifts from the Wilding Family Foundation have also funded these memberships.
Learn More about AACC's International Membership Grant Recipients
Supported by Gerry and Sandy Gallwas, The Wilding Foundation and Scherago International, AACC is able to provide 5-year membership grants to deserving clinical laboratorians from emerging countries worldwide. In a new feature, each month AACC will focus on one grant recipient who will explain how he/she entered the field of laboratory medicine, the challenges facing the field in their country, etc.
April 2012: Bodhraj Acharya PhD Student, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Medical School of Kyungpook National University.
January 2012: Subir Das PhD, Associate Professor, College of Medicine & JNM Hospital, WBUHS, Kolkata, India.
October 2011: Agnes Ivanov Quality Manager, Clinical Chemistry Department, Tartu University Hospital, United Laboratories, Tartu, Estonia.
August 2011: Aurelian Udristioiu, MD, Director, Clinical Laboratory, Emergency County Hospital, Targu Jiu, Romania.
July 2011: Ming Guan, PhD, Huashan Hospital Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
June 2011: Jagannadha Rao Peela, III, MD from Al-Arab Medical University Benghazi, Libya.
May 2011: Snezana Jovicic, Belgrade, Serbia.
April 2011: Lina Khorovskaya, MD, PhD, St. Petersburg, Russia.
If you are interested in supporting and expanding this important program, please visit AACC's website here or contact Stefanie Kleinman, or on (202) 835-8712 or 800-892-1400 ext. 1712.