American Association for Clinical Chemistry
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AACC NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Peter Patterson
(202) 835-8718
800-892-1400 ext. 1718
Email: ppatterson@aacc.org

Monday, October 17, 2011
AACC ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF 2011 ELECTIONS

Washington, DC, October 17, 2011   The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces the results of the 2011 elections for President, Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee:

President-Elect
Robert H. Christenson, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Professor of Pathology, Medical & Research Technology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Board of Directors
Steven C. Kazmierczak, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Director, Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Lori J. Sokoll, PhD, FACB, Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry, John Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

Nominating Committee
Veronica I. Luzzi, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Associate Director, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI (Chair-Elect)
Robert L. Fitzgerald, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Director of Toxicology, University of California, San Diego, CA
Christopher McCudden, PhD, DABCC, Clinical Biochemist, Assistant Professor, The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, Ottowa, ON, Canada
Shirley L. Welch, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Director of Chemistry, Kaiser Permanente NW, Portland, OR

Dr. Christenson and the other successful candidates will assume their offices in January 2013.  For more information about AACC, contact Peter Patterson by email or on either of the above phone numbers.

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