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
In Their Own Words
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 2012, AACC continues to focus each month on one grant recipient who explains how he/she entered the field of laboratory medicine, the challenges facing the field in their country, etc.
The featured member for June 2012 is Wei Wei Liu, PhD, Assistant Professor and Supervisor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai, China.
Previously Featured Members in 2012:
May 2012: Felix Abekah Botchway, Principal Biomedical Student, Department of Chemical Pathology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana.
April 2012: Bodhraj Acharya, PhD, Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, Kyungpook National University, Jung-gu Daegu, Republic of Korea.
February 2012: Adina Stanciu, PhD, Senior Scientific Researcher, Institute of Oncology in Bucharest, Romania.
January 2012: M. Muzzafar Mir, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry at the Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinigar, India.
2011 AACC Membership Grants
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.